After hearing from community members and visitors, the National Park Service offered Lake Roosevelt Vacations Inc., a one-year contract extension. If this is accepted the Kettle Falls Marina will operate through April 30, 2018, but your feedback is still needed.
A lot of what we value in this country is protected every day by people who are willing to sacrifice their own safety. Our law enforcement personnel selflessly look out for us, and this incident is no exception. Please keep the injured deputy in your prayers and hope for a speedy recovery.
By rolling back the "Waters of the U.S." rule, President Trump stood up for the basic rights of private property owners. This rule started during the Obama Administration aimed at putting every puddle, ditch, and stream on private property under federal jurisdiction.
Thank you, Linda, for your letter to the editor. When the federal hiring freeze was enacted, I was troubled about what it would mean for seasonal firefighters that are crucial for protecting this region. Thankfully our seasonal firefighters are now exempt from the hiring freeze.
We owe a great debt to our veterans for their service to our country, and now they are asking for assistance most of us can easily help with. The veterans nursing home in Walla Walla is looking for donations to create welcome bags for residents. Click here for a full list of items they are looking for and ways you can help out!