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Homelessness in the 509

Homelessness in the 509

Nick Maahs, Staff Reporter
February 23
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

The Walla Walla homeless encampment sits atop a small plot of land cordoned off with chain link fence, wrapped in green tarp to provide privacy. Roughly 40-50 people currently live at the Getting Off the Road Homeless Campground, sleeping in tents. The refuge was established in August of last year on c...

City Council Votes to Close Aviary, Plans for Future

Lane Barton
February 27
Filed under FEATURE

The Pioneer Park Aviary, which has teemed with a wide variety of avian wildlife for years, may soon find its enclosures empty after Walla Walla City Council voted to close it two weeks ago. A motion to begin the planning phase of closing the aviary, which has been the subject of closure talks since ...

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