Whitman Wire

Waitsburg Weighs In on Nestle, Declines Offer

Kate Grumbles, News Reporter

September 15, 2016

The Nestle America company will not build a $50 million water bottling plant in Waitsburg. Nestle’s proposed project would have tapped Waitsburg’s water supply, using around 150 million gallons of Waitsburg’s spring and well water. The company had offered to build a bottling plant that would provide 50 j...

Chances to Escape: A Guide to Towns and Cities Outside Walla Walla

Karah Kemmerly

February 28, 2013

Looking for a change of scenery? It might seem like Walla Walla is in the middle of nowhere, but there are actually plenty of options for students looking to get away for a while. Below are some of Whitties most favorite places to visit for a day-trip out of Walla Walla. Waitsburg Drive just 20 miles east, and...

Waitsburg offers slice of small town life

Sam Adler

April 5, 2012

Is Walla Walla feeling a bit old-hat, yet you're still yearning for a slice of small town Americana? Look no further than Waitsburg, Wash. "Waitsburg? I didn't know there was anything to do in Waitsburg!" Well, you were wrong! Located just 20 miles east of our fair college town, the town of...

Whitman news since 1896
Waitsburg