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Washington 16th District candidates square off in virtual forum

Photo contributed by Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce.
October 15, 2020

On Oct. 6, the forum for candidates running for 16th Legislative District office was dominated by subjects such as COVID-19, the economic recovery, taxes and recent wildfires. The forum was conducted over...

Fast Food’s Foibles

Illustration by Lydia Petroske
October 9, 2017

The average person knows that fast food is unhealthy, but there doesn’t seem to be any viable solution, at least not yet. A stroll through town or a scroll through Google reveals just how many fast food...

ASWC: No More Mr. Nice Senate

February 23, 2017

Since the dawn of time, the members of ASWC senate have been known for their deep-seated reverence of the noble duty of representing students. Their solemnity in their time-honored task is well marked...

Sean Spicer Returns Home, Dignity Intact

Illustration by Taylor Penner-Ash
February 16, 2017

Last weekend, White House Press Secretariat Sean Spicer returned home for the first time in weeks. After being constantly on call for President Trunk for nearly a month, Spicer had a chance to kiss his...

This Week In Politics

February 18, 2016

--Nation surprised when reminded that Supreme Court is still a thing --Ted Cruz announces plans to nominate himself to Supreme Court if elected --Anonymous source: Jeb Bush apparently still running...

Homelessness Activists Address Cold Weather

Homelessness Activists Address Cold Weather
February 20, 2014

In the face of cold temperatures and heavy snowfall earlier this winter, homeless men and women in Walla Walla found themselves well cared for. Volunteers and community leaders converted the First Congregational...

Issue 3: Voices of the Community

Issue 3: Voices of the Community
September 24, 2013

Should the United States use air strikes against the Syrian Government?  Videographer Jade Blake-Whitney polls the community on what they think about the US government using air strikes against...

Earthquake in Italy may set new ethical guidelines for scientists

October 6, 2011

In 2009, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake killed more than 300 people in L'Aquila, Italy. It also destroyed many of its historic buildings, along with a university dormitory and a hospital. An earthquake...

La Más Importante

August 31, 2011

It wouldn't be the last time that my mom would "save" me in anything. Although I am just a host daughter, I am still part of the family, and therefore it is very important that she helps me in most everything...

WikiLeaks initiates war between citizens and government

WikiLeaks initiates war between citizens and government
December 9, 2010

Following Google's retreat from mainland China, WikiLeaks is provoking another war between the citizens and their government. Over 250,000 classified cables from U.S. embassies have been released to The...

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