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Whitman faculty and staff find passion in sports

Eddie DeLeon finds community in boxing. Photos contributed by Kevin Pogue and Eddie Nelson.

Ryder Brookes, Sports Reporter

March 12, 2020

Mustering up the motivation to exercise can be difficult, yet some Whitman staff and faculty have incorporated sports into their daily routines and have experienced major health benefits. Post Office Supervisor, Eddie DeLeon, is an avid boxer and loves that he has the time to go to the boxing gym w...

Walla Walla Valley sustains damage from flooding

The Walla Walla Valley was heavily impacted by flooding. While downtown Walla Walla was unharmed, there was damage in Waitsburg, Upper Mill Creek, Pendleton and the Umatilla Indian Reservation. Photos contributed by Andrew Kinney

Abby Malzewski, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

Walla Walla County experienced immense flooding beginning Thursday, Feb. 6, following days of constant rainfall.  Ki Bealey, the public works director for the City of Walla Walla, described the events that unfolded surrounding the flooding. Bealey informed The Wire that, on Feb. 6,  the city dis...

Wine sparks academic pursuit

Photos by Catie Bergman.

Adam Brayton

November 8, 2012

Walla Walla's wine industry is certainly a nice addition to the town for parents and seniors, but its emergence and growth also hold academic promise. Professor Kevin Pogue of the geology department has a sign hanging from his office door emblazoned with the pun, "Terroirist Headquarters." Though...

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