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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...

2012-06-14 02:21:34

WALLA WALLA, Wash., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Organix, Inc. of Walla Walla, Washington announced today that Gerry Hood has been added to its Advisory Board to help oversee the final development and national rollout of the company's RePeet(TM) brand soil amendment. The Board is comprised of officers at Organix, financiers and industry experts. Mr. Hood was the president of the Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association (CSPMA) for twenty years - from inception in 1988 until retiring from...

2011-12-01 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Washington's Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance today launched a promotion for travelers using Walla Walla Regional Airport that offers two key benefits to travelers who visit one of the nation's premier wine regions. Called "Taste and Tote," the offering provides Alaska Airlines' passengers exclusive tasting fee waivers at more than 70 renowned Walla Walla wineries as well as waived baggage handling fees on Alaska Airlines for the...

2011-08-22 04:00:00

WALLA WALLA, Wash., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Organix, Inc. of Walla Walla, Washington announced today that it has hired Kevin Anderson to its management team in the role of Chief Operating Officer. "Kevin's experience dovetails nicely with where we are about to go as a company," explains Russ Davis, President of Organix. "I have known Kevin for 25 years and I know he has very valuable growth-company experience. Having him on board will allow me to focus more on new markets and product...

2011-01-31 07:00:00

WALLA WALLA, Wash., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Organix, Inc. of Walla Walla, Washington announced today that it has begun shipping its horticultural peat moss alternative, RePeet(TM), from a dairy in Yakima County, Washington. RePeet(TM) is manufactured from dairy fiber resulting from the anaerobic digestion of manure for renewable energy production. An anaerobic digester acts like a short term, renewable peat bog - submerging the fiber for up to 45 days. Organix further processes the...

2010-02-23 07:41:00

WALLA WALLA, Wash., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Wines of Substance has been singled out by Wine Business Monthly (http://www.winebusiness.com) as number two among "Hot Small Brands" for 2009. Since the inception of this annual ranking, the Top 10 Hot Small Brands list recognizes up-and-coming wineries with annual case production under 150,000. Writes Cyril Penn in the February 2010 edition of the magazine, "We gravitate toward wineries and brands that represent market trends or innovation,...

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...

2006-04-14 19:17:25

SEATTLE (Reuters) - The first lavish dinner of China President Hu Jintao's historic visit to the United States next week will be in a big, secure house in Washington where the host is one of the world's most powerful men. The White House? No. It won't be in Washington D.C., but Seattle, Washington, and the April 18 dinner will be held at the $100 million lakeside mansion of Microsoft Corp. founder and the world's richest man, Bill Gates. The approximately 100-person guest list is a...