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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, Sept. 18.  Washington has seen smoke from Northwest wildfires linger since Friday, Sept. 11....

Student and Community Activists Respond to Limits in Contraceptive Care

With the closure of Walla Walla General, Providence St. Mary Medical Center is the only remaining hospital in Walla Walla.

Christy Carley, News Editor

April 12, 2018

The closure of Walla Walla General Hospital (WWGH) in July of 2017 left a hole in the healthcare system of the Walla Walla Valley. Beyond increased waiting times at other facilities, WWGH's closure also means limited access to reproductive health services in town – an issue that senior Politics Major Meg Ri...

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