Thursday Feb 6
Connell man sentenced leading police on 15-mile chase, reaching 100 mph
Seth J. Klindworth, 27, was ordered this week to serve 45 days in the Walla Walla County jail, with credit for 37 days he’d already served.
Connell named safest city in Washington
The SafeWise Report released its "50 Safest Cities in Washington" list this week.
Franklin County cemetery district fraud report edited
The state auditor's office is removing a line about the Franklin County Sheriff's Office from its report on fraud in a local cemetery district.
Connell City Council to have monthly meetings
The meetings will be at 6 p.m. the second Monday each month at the Connell Community Center, 211 E. Elm St. "This will be a place where citizens can drop in and talk freely with me and council," said Mayor "Blacky" Blackwell.
Former Connell councilwoman accused of stealing from cemetery district
A former Connell city councilwoman, who is already serving two years in prison for skimming $160,000 from a Mesa farm, stole tens of thousands more from a cemetery district, according to the state auditor’s office.