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Diversity Takes Center Stage in City Council

Captured by Tywen Kelly

Kate Grumbles, News Editor

September 18, 2017

On Tuesday, Sept. 12, Walla Walla City Council and community members gathered to discuss changes to the council’s electoral process. Walla Walla City Council is currently made up of seven members, including Walla Walla’s Mayor, Allen Pomraning. The election process for the city council seats is termed “at...

History Comes Alive at Fort Walla Walla

History Comes Alive at Fort Walla Walla

Aleida Fernandez

October 23, 2013

"Let's start with ‘Bringing in the Sheeps,'" said Reverend James H. Wilbur, and in a booming voice, he led the crowd in the hymn. At 2 p.m. on Oct. 20, 2013, Fort Walla Walla Museum was transported back to 1857. On a sunny afternoon, and amidst a fall background, Reverend Wilbur engage...

Sustainable Walla Walla Prepares for Fourth Annual Green Travel Competition

Illustration by Marlee Raible

Maegan Nelson

April 25, 2013

You might see a few more bikes next time you walk downtown.  In honor of Earth Week, community organization Sustainable Walla Walla is gearing up for its fourth annual Green Travel Competition for local businesses, agencies, schools, churches and organizations. Participating organizations will be eligible for awards for the best green travel pr...

U-B Letters to the Editor spur conversation on climate change

U-B Letters to the Editor spur conversation on climate change

Emily Lin-Jones

April 19, 2012

"Here's a challenge for anyone who really believes anthropogenic global warming exists: prove it," wrote Steve Singleton in a December 2011 letter published in the Walla Walla Union Bulletin. Over the past few months, several Whitman students and Walla Walla residents have taken Singleton up on...

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