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Walla Walla’s week of smoke: Air pollutants spike

Grace Fassio, Staff Reporter September 24, 2020

A thick haze of smoke engulfed Walla Walla last week, resulting in unhealthy air quality and official recommendations to stay inside. According to Washington’s Department of Ecology’s smoke blog,...

Walla Walla’s smoke to last through week

Sean Gannon, News Editor September 15, 2020

Walla Walla’s smoke and unhealthy air quality will persist throughout the week, according to the Washington Department of Ecology, setting an “air quality alert” in the county until noon on Friday,...

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Total rando shows up to club meeting

Maude Lustig, Giardia Carrier February 27, 2020

No one could have anticipated it. Grayson Pools sent out the normal emails, telling his club's listserv, “meeting in 15 minutes” and “BUMP.” Yet no one ever bumped back. Pools, who is president...

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