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2014-03-27 12:26:20

Join the Marcus Whitman Hotel at Feast Walla Walla for a weekend of local dining, drinking and gathering to benefit the Wine Country Culinary Institute WALLA WALLA, Wash., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspire your palate with locally crafted bites and sips at Eastern Washington's annual 'Feast Walla Walla,' a culinary celebration of the region's best restaurants, wineries, breweries and more. Feast Weekend takes place over April 11 and 12, 2014 and features a 'Chefs' Table on...

2013-12-16 12:23:22

It's the most wonderful time of the year at The Marcus Whitman Hotel WALLA WALLA, Wash., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Set in charming Walla Walla, in the heart of Washington wine country, the luxurious Marcus Whitman Hotel is the perfect backdrop for holiday celebrations. The historic Walla Walla landmark offers festive holiday activities in December with special rates in January to combat the post-holiday blues. The Marcus Whitman invites guests, visitors and locals alike to partake in the...

2012-06-26 10:23:37

WALLA WALLA, Wash., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bold new approach to discipline at Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, Washington, has revolutionized the lives of its students. The film Resilient: The School Discipline Revolution in Walla Walla, WA, tells the story of how Lincoln High School, a small alternative school in Walla Walla, was able to reduce its suspension rates by 85 percent, almost entirely eliminate expulsions, and increase graduation rates. Follow Principal Jim...

2010-04-21 14:13:00

SEATTLE, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Tracing the travels of explorers Lewis and Clark, Cruise West (www.cruisewest.com), the world's leading provider of small-ship explorations to the most fascinating destinations on earth, sails on two of the West's mightiest rivers with the seven-night River Voyage of Discovery from April through October. Commencing and ending in Portland, Oregon, the cruise traces nearly a 1,000 miles of the famed expedition along the mostly pristine and wild Columbia...

2008-07-21 12:01:08

By Sara Schilling, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash. Jul. 21--WALLA WALLA -- Walla Walla schools are joining a growing number in the Mid-Columbia offering more students the chance to take classes online. The district is starting a virtual program in the fall aimed at home schoolers. An information meeting for families is planned at the end of the month. "We think there's a lot of opportunity for expansion in the future," said Mark Higgins, district spokesman. "This is a great way for...

2007-12-12 00:00:15

By Pratik Joshi, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash. Dec. 11--WALLA WALLA -- Freda Tepfer of Walla Walla considers the new Grape Line bus service her link to Pasco and beyond. It helps her connect with Greyhound buses and Amtrak trains so she can visit family in Seattle, said Tepfer, who doesn't own a car. People are loving the service, she said. Tepfer was one of about 30 community members who braved a chilly Monday morning to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the formal start...