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Two people shot in Walla Walla, two suspects in custody

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Two people were shot in Walla Walla early Tuesday morning and were transported to the hospital to be treated for their injuries, according to police. The Walla Walla Police Department received reports of gunshots around 12:33 a.m. Tuesday near the 200 block of Tausick Way. Upon...
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Two shot, two in custody after an early morning shooting

WALLA WALLA, Wash. -- Two people have been shot, two others taken into custody after Walla Walla Police received several calls of shots fired Tuesday morning. Police say calls first came in at about 12:30 a.m. for several gunshots heard in the area of the 200 block of Tausick Way.
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Umatilla County, ORWalla Walla Union-Bulletin

Umatilla County health: Leaders must push vaccination rate needle

At 340 positive tests per 100,000 people, Umatilla County’s COVID-19 case numbers are back in the days of extreme risk, public health director Joseph Fiumara said Monday, July 26. “What we think we are seeing is a bump tied to Whiskey Fest,” Fiumara told county commissioners, referring to the annual...
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Weather Forecast For Walla Walla

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Walla Walla: Tuesday, July 27: Slight Chance of Showers And Thunderstorms; Wednesday, July 28: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Thursday, July 29: Mostly sunny then haze during the day; while haze overnight; Friday, July 30: Mostly
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Two Injured and Two Suspects in Custody in Walla Walla Shooting

Two people were shot in Walla Walla early this morning and two suspects are now in custody. Multiple bullet casings were found in the 200 block of Tausick Way after Walla Walla Police responded to the area just after 12:30 am. Police shut down the road and after a short time, two injured persons with gunshot wounds were discovered in the area of 2nd and Main Street.
Walla Walla, WAWalla Walla Union-Bulletin

Rerouted: Valley Transit navigates Plaza Way construction

Along with the Plaza Way construction project has come road closures that have led to transportation reroutes throughout Walla Walla. General Manager of Walla Walla Valley Transit Angie Peters shared that major construction projects throughout the city have impacted all but one bus route. "Every single route besides route three...
Oregon Statepnwag.net

Wolf Depredation Confirmed In Oregon’s Umatilla County

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says a calf found dead in the Meacham area of Umatilla County last week was killed by nearby wolves. ODFW crews were called to a 4,000-acre forested private-land pasture Wednesday morning where a 300 pound calf had been discovered. Investigators said the carcass was mostly intact, but both hind legs and part of the right side has been consumed. Tooth scrapes, punctures near the spine and bite marks over the body indicate the calf had been attacked by a predator.
Walla Walla, WAWalla Walla Union-Bulletin

Regional wildfires have burned nearly 110,000 acres

On Monday, July 16, the three major fires in the area had burned about 110,000 acres. While hazy skies covered the region, the Southeast Washington smoke outlook for Monday, July 26 to Tuesday, July 27 reported good to moderate smoke conditions. Elbow Creek Fire. The Elbow Creek Fire — approximately...
Walla Walla County, WAelkhornmediagroup.com

WW County sets COVID clinic dates for August

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla County Department of Community Health will open COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Aug. 4, 11 and 18 at the Providence Southgate campus. The clinics on Aug. 4 and 11 will run from 3-5 p.m. and the Aug. 18 clinic will run from 3-7 p.m. Clinics held after August 18 will be announced later as DCH evaluates the vaccine interest level in the county.
Washington StateEast Oregonian

Washington company buys McKennon Station, PGG seed division

PENDLETON — Pendleton Grain Growers sold one of its last properties in its namesake city, but the PGG banner will remain. According to Umatilla County property records, The McGregor Co., a Colfax, Washington-based agronomy and seed company, bought McKennon Station from PGG on July 20 for $924,720. McGregor Co. President Ian McGregor confirmed the purchase and added the company plans to keep McKennon running as a seed processing facility under the PGG brand.
Walla Walla, WAelkhornmediagroup.com

Walla Walla turns to its wells

WALLA WALLA – One or more of Walla Walla’s seven groundwater wells will soon be used to supplement the drinking water supply for the city’s utility customers. Walla Walla’s primary source of drinking water comes from the 36-square-mile Mill Creek watershed. The secondary source comes from a network of seven 800 to 1,400 feet deep wells.
Umatilla County, ORWalla Walla Union-Bulletin

Cases climb, but county won’t shut down Pendleton Round-Up

PENDLETON — Umatilla County officials said they personally will not take any action to prevent the Pendleton Round-Up from happening. But with cases rising at greater rates than almost anywhere else in Oregon, they voiced concerns about the state stepping in. Joe Fiumara, director of Umatilla County Public Health, said...
Woodinville, WA425magazine.com

Wine Wanderings in Woodinville & Walla Walla

’Tis the season for wine tasting, both in Woodinville as well as the vineyard-rich region of Eastern and Central Washington. Complement your tasting with a weekend getaway with these staycation-worthy options. Willows Lodge Summer “Sipnic” is its new seasonal overnight package in one of the upgraded guest rooms or suites...
Umatilla County, ORnortheastoregonnow.com

July 26: Umatilla County Health Reports 50 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 50 new cases of COVID-19 for Umatilla County – up 16 from Friday. Today’s new cases bring the county’s overall total to 9,181. There are currently 454 presumed cases of COVID-19 – up 11 from Friday. A total of 92 people have died. More details...
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Price check: Diesel prices around Walla Walla

(WALLA WALLA, WA) The price of diesel varies by as much as $0.24 in the greater Walla Walla area, according to a recent price survey. The survey looked at prices across the greater Walla Walla area, and found that the cheapest gallon of diesel as of Tuesday was $3.55, at Conoco at 403 E Main St. By comparison, the most expensive was $3.79, listed at Chevron at 102 N 2Nd Ave.