Local growers, most with Italian antecedents, do whatever it takes to preserve the unique qualities originally inherited from the Island of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea, the ancestral home of the Walla Walla Sweet.
Following Bering's discovery of sea otter riches, an almost endless train of adventurers and brigands struck out from Asia for North America with wild dreams of staggering wealth. Many crew members were hardened criminals.
Many of Narcissa’s letters from Walla Walla to her family in Upstate New York have been saved. It’s worth taking a closer look at these fading documents to see if there are other aspects to this dramatic and ultimately sad story.
Matching the current Chinese deployment of weather or intelligence balloons over North America are attempts by the 1940s Japanese military government to inflict harm and alarm along America’s West Coast, using low-cost giant balloons.
During his college summers, while working the wheat harvest, the future U.S. Supreme Court Justice enjoyed listening to the tales of Wobblies, the Industrial Workers of the World, who were considered criminals by many of his neighbors.
River fishing is one way the Wanapum Native culture has been kept alive. In protecting and enhancing that culture and its 12,000-year-old fishing tradition, Natives of the region point to revered prophets.