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  1. Sexual assault allegation investigated after Democratic meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | The Columbian

    A longtime progressive activist was removed from party positions earlier this year when reports surfaced alleging he sexually assaulted a young volunteer after a state Democratic Party meeting in Walla Walla. Police in Walla Walla investigated reports that the volunteer, a college student who isn't old enough to legally drink, had consumed so much alcohol she was incapable of providing consent, and therefore was sexually assaulted when she had intercourse with the man, who is nearly 30 years older.

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  2. Teacher in sexting case to be tried in Walla WallaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Columbian

    A Tri-City teacher, who reportedly has submitted his resignation, pleaded not guilty Monday afternoon to three criminal charges related to accusations he was sexting with a Walla Walla County teenager for two months starting last spring. Edwin J. Bush, 29, of Kennewick, is set for trial in Walla Walla County Superior Court starting Oct. 31 on two counts of possession of depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct and one count of communication with a minor for immoral purposes.

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  3. All-terrain wheelchair keeps man huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | The Columbian

    Nels Hadden may not be able to move his arms or legs, but he can still take down a deer with a crossbow. There's no magic spell or use of the Force, just the power of technology that lets quadriplegic men and women do things that would have been impossible years ago.

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  4. Air quality concerns triggered in Washington, IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | The Columbian

    According to air quality officials, strong winds have pushed the smoky haze down from the wildfires raging in British Columbia. This has caused readings climbed into the unhealthy range for sensitive groups throughout eastern Washington, spreading from Walla Walla to Spokane.

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  5. New pulp mill planned for S.E. Washington will turn straw into commercial productRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Columbian

    Columbia Ventures Corp., at 14301 S.E. First St., bought a 60 percent stake in the pulp mill by buying $32.5 million in private shares. The firm valued its technology, reusing waste from wheat and alfalfa straw that would have been burned into air pollutants, and thinks it can impact the papermaking industry.

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  6. Drones take businesses to new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Columbian

    The more he can share about what he can do with the technology - by the way, peeking into windows is by far one of the hardest tasks, and one that someone who went through the trouble of getting a license is not likely to risk it for - the better liaison he can be for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems flying community. "Chances are, everybody I come across with my drone is seeing it for the first time," Westoby said.

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  7. Thunderstorms spark concerns about wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Columbian

    The Lower Columbia Basin of Washington and Oregon was under a red flag fire warning until 10 p.m. Monday night. After a string of 90-plus degree days, the National Weather Service's Pendleton office said thunderstorms were rolling across the region.

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  8. Clark College food pantry plan advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | The Columbian

    Fruits and vegetables in the Clark County Food Bank await distribution. Clark College's Penguin Pantry hopes to partner with the county food bank.

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  9. Wine industry transforms town best known for big prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | The Columbian

    Walla Walla used to be best known for sweet onions and as home of the state penitentiary, where death row inmates once were hanged. But the remote town along the Washington-Oregon border has reinvented itself in the past two decades into a center of premium wines and wine tourism.

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  10. Silk dress once owned by one of fort's founding mothers to be displayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | The Columbian

    Born in 1826, Maria Pambrun was the eldest daughter of Pierre-Chrysologue Pambrun, a Hudson's Bay Company chief trader, and his wife, Catherine. While living at Fort Walla Walla in 1841, he died after falling from a horse.

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  11. Oregon midwife gets trial date for delivering babies without a licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Columbian

    A midwife who has never been licensed to practice in Washington pleaded innocent Wednesday to allegations she delivered at least two babies in Kennewick. Her trial is scheduled for June 5 on two charges of practicing a profession without a license.

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  12. Top-seeded Clark ousted by WhatcomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Columbian

    There he sat on Clark's bench, picking up his fifth foul inside 2 minutes left in regulation. It prematurely ended a career night for the sophomore forward and Camas native, and in turn, his final college game.

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  13. Oregon midwife charged with delivering babies in Kennewick without a licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Columbian

    An Oregon woman who has been a midwife for four decades is accused of illegally delivering at least two babies in Kennewick. Sherry Lee Dress, 69, allegedly practiced in the Mid-Columbia without a valid Washington license, and falsified the birth certificates to say the babies were born in Oregon.

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  14. Brunell: Donated wreaths will deck military gravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Columbian

    It is especially painful for American military families whose son, daughter, spouse or parent was killed while serving in uniform. Normally, the fallen are remembered on Memorial Day, but thanks to a Maine family and over 800,000 donors and volunteers, more than a million wreaths will be laid on the tombstones of our fallen soldiers, sailors and airmen on Dec.17.

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  15. Walla Walla revises businesses' rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Columbian

    City businesses will be licensed and have annual renewal fees starting in 2018, the Walla Walla City Council decided in a 5-2 vote Wednesday. The license - which had been strongly opposed by the Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce - will be administered by state Department of Revenue officials, who will also charge a one-time $19 application fee and an annual renewal fee of $11, both of which are in addition to the city's $50 annual fee.

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  16. Person of interest IDa d in party drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Columbian

    Authorities said they have identified a person of interest in an investigation in which students at Whitman College may have been drugged at parties. The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin reported Whitman College and Walla Walla police said Tuesday a student had been identified as a possible source of the drugs distributed to students without their knowledge.

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