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Wine Industry Transforms Town Best Known for Big Prison
WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — 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 w…
Crews Gaining Ground on Walla Walla’s Blue Creek Fire
WALLA WALLA (AP) — Crews continue to fight a wildifre in southeast Washington that has destroyed one home and seven outbuildings.
The Blue Creek fire has burned more than nine square miles of grass, shrubs and timber about 10 miles east of Walla Walla, a city of 60,000...