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Return of the Fall Furr Ball

Sebastian Squire, News Reporter October 20, 2022

On Oct. 15, 2022, the Blue Mountain Humane Society (BMHS) held its annual Furr Ball event at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds. The Fall Furr Ball is a black-tie formal event which helps fund the organization's...

Phyllis Pawa and her cat Scout play on the Reid side lawn.

Unconditional Love: How Pets are Shaping the Student Experience

Claire Reichle and Sophie Liebsohn September 24, 2018

Ask many students what they miss most about being away from home, and they will tell you their pets. Dogs, cats, lizards, horses and chickens are just a few of the creatures that students leave behind...

Two Cats in the Nighttime

Jack Swain, staff writer April 28, 2016

Enter the scene: two vivacious, rapscallious alley cats descend a long brick staircase, old and worn, full of new-growth weeds and dandelions, finding their way among the cracks, surviving on just enough,...

Browning Out: Summer job hunt

Callie Brown April 16, 2015
“Yes,” she responded with the kind of half grin that you give to your weird cousin at family gatherings. Then, of course, I booked it out of there, after contemplating taking a picture with the cat and deciding against it.
A hawk soars over Walla Walla.

Birds Receive Protection, Face Mammalian Threats

Hannah Bartman February 7, 2013
Walla Walla’s populated mix of progressive college students, farmers and small town families is also home to a group of unacknowledged individuals: birds.
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