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City Council Votes to Close Aviary, Plans for Future

Lane Barton

February 27, 2014

The Pioneer Park Aviary, which has teemed with a wide variety of avian wildlife for years, may soon find its enclosures empty after Walla Walla City Council voted to close it two weeks ago. A motion to begin the planning phase of closing the aviary, which has been the subject of closure talks since ...

Walla Walla Community Moves to Restore Public Pool

Walla Walla Community Moves to Restore Public Pool

Lorah Steichen

October 23, 2013

Despite the fact that temperatures in Walla Walla are known to spike above 100 degrees Fahrenheit each summer, the community has no access to a public pool facility, which could provide escape from the sweltering heat.  With the exception of Jefferson Park Pool, a shallow pool open only to those 10...

When Sex Gets in the Way of Story

When Sex Gets in the Way of Story

Aleida Fernandez

October 10, 2013

We've all seen the story line before: Boy meets girl (or perhaps he always knew girl); boy and girl have loads of bottled up sexual tension; boy and girl almost kiss; boy and girl chalk it up to something weird in the air; boy and girl finally kiss, and kiss and kiss. It's the classic "When Harry Met Sally" pr...

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