Organizers have a new plan in the works a year after canceling the annual local fundraiser for American Cancer Society research because of the coronavirus quarantine.
By the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
The sausages will be different, as will the venue, but the spirit of the annual event is still on the menu, organizers said.
A food collection set for Tuesday will help “fill the freezer” at the Herring House, a home away from home for patients and their families that have to travel for cancer treatment.
Hundreds lined up Wednesday on foot or by car to receive a free box with Thanksgiving food essentials including stuffing, vegetables, apples, a mac and cheese tray, squash, cranberry sauce, gravy, dinner rolls and a turkey. An assembly line of volunteers pack the boxes while the line of cars…
A “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk” will debut in Walla Walla on Saturday at Pioneer Park starting at 8:30 a.m.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Frazier Farmstead Museum’s Summer Fest will be at 1403 Chestnut St. from 6-10 p.m. Saturday.
Money is being raised for a couple displaced by a fire Thursday that destroyed their Poplar Street home and critically injured the woman.
The Walla Walla winery co-owned by a television superhero will raise money for a real-life one.
Seattle country band Santa Poco performs Saturday at the spring barbecue and dance at the Frenchtown Hall.
Beautiful plants. Cool shade beside a pond. These are all part of the annual Hospice Pond and Garden Tour, happening this year on Sept. 8. The tour is self-guided, so you can visit each one in any sequence you choose. The featured gardens show a variety of style and plantings, so tour partic…
The line of people outside the ballroom at the Marcus Whitman Hotel snakes way down the hall. It’s been growing since early morning, and customers are armed with bags, carts, strollers and comfy shoes. When the doors open at 9 a.mm on Friday Feb. 22, such a crowd will surge through the doors…
The Alternative Gift Fair moved from the Young Ballroom at Reid Center on the Whitman College campus to the virtual realm.
The race is on. Members of the Walla Walla Police Department entered the No Shave November challenge with other area law enforcement teams, including personnel from the College Place Police Department and Walla Walla Sheriff’s Office.
SonBridge Community Center raised $65,000 at its supporter luncheon on Oct. 24. This surpassed its goal of $50,000.
A “load the barrel” ceremony Thursday kicks off the local wine industry’s eighth annual fundraiser for the Blue Mountain Action Council Food Bank.
Eighth-graders at Milton-Stateline Adventist School are planning a destination trip to the Oregon coast at Lincoln City, Ore.
Walla Walla’s new Tractor Supply Co. is poised to introduce its annual Paper Clover event to the community.
MILTON-FREEWATER — There is a lot to know about Braxton Corbett Tracy, but probably the most important thing to know is that he’s a fighter.
If you think tickets to a Pearl Jam concert sell out quickly, wait until you hear about the Walla Walla wines made especially as a fundraiser for the Seattle band’s upcoming shows at Safeco Field.
The Milton-Freewater Kiwanis Club hosted its annual “Color Me Freedom” fun run Saturday. The 5K event started and finished at Yantis Park, and registration fees were to help fund the club’s scholarship program and work it does with local Oregon National Guard families. Guard units, including…
When: Monday and Tuesday. Monday’s meeting starts at 9:30 a.m., recesses at noon and reconvenes at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday’s workshop begins at 9:30 a.m.
When: 6 p.m. Wednesday
MILTON-FREEWATER — The folks who normally battle flames and save lives will be on point to wash cars from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, May 5, at Baker Boyer Bank in Milton-Freewater.
In one spot in town on Saturday evening, school girls will be getting dressed up in beautiful gowns.
Banda Los Recoditos, a U.S. and Latin Grammy-nominated band from Sinaloa, Mexico, will headline a new family festival and Friends of Children of Walla Walla fundraiser this summer.
Volunteers have worked down to the wire sorting nearly 40,000 books into categories for the annual Walla Walla Affiliate of American Association of University Women’s book sale.
What’s grown into a three-year tradition will be back for a fourth when an ensemble of top local musicians led by two on grand pianos bring songs of the holidays to the Gesa Power House Theatre.
The volunteers at Providence St. Mary Medical Center keep everything at the hospital running smoothly. One of the big projects is the annual fundraiser, the Christmas Fantasy Bazaar, which takes place this week.
Milton-Freewater Rotary Club 294 heard a status report from Baker Boyer Bank’s John Mathwich, trust adviser, and John Cunnison, senior portfolio manager, on the Ross and Helen Lee Scholarship Fund the club established in 1988, reported Rotarian Robby Robbins.
Organizers of the annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot are calling it a family-friendly fun-draiser.
Martin O’Malley, former governor of Maryland and 2016 candidate for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, will visit Walla Walla on Saturday for a local party fundraiser.