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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

Now showing in Walla Walla the week of 8/14/2017

Summer 2017: Tips for Water Conservation

Watering lawns can be both time consuming and costly. We want to help you find the balance between water conservation and sustaining an attractive, healthy landscape.

Updating the Walla Walla Comprehensive Plan

Attend the May 23 live event or fill-out the online survey

People’s Climate March in Walla Walla

Starts 10 a.m. April 29 at First Congregational Church

Biannual Meeting 3/30 @ 7pm - 26 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla

Bring yourself, your ideas, and a friend!

Public Workshop to Develop a Network of Non-Motorized Trails and Transportation

Share your ideas on connection and destinations

Upper Mill Creek History to be Honored by Sign Dedication Nov 18, 2016

Dedication at 2pm on Friday, November 18 at Camp Kiwanis
1855 Council, drawing by Gustav Sohon

Commemorative Activities for the 160th Anniversary of the Second Walla Walla Treaty Council & Stevens Skirmish

Sept. 19, 2016, 3 pm @ WWCC Water & Environmental Center rotunda

WW2020 General Meeting Fall 2016

Walla Walla 2020 general meeting: Thursday, September 22, at 7:00pm @ Whitman College’s Glover-Alston Center, 26 Boyer

WW 2020 Big Band Dance at Heritage Park on May 13

Second Annual Big Band Dance at Heritage Park from 7-9 pm on Friday, May 13

Wallula Historic Site Dedication Scheduled for April 30, 2016

Dedication on the 210th anniversary of the final departure of Lewis & Clark expedition from Wallula

Share your vision for Mill Creek in downtown Walla Walla

See conceptual ideas from WSU students and provide your own visions and ideas for Mill Creek.

Take This Two-Minute Survey on Transportation Priorities

The Walla Walla Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is developing the region's transportation plan

Opportunity to Put Your Fingerprints on Walla Walla's Future

There are openings on several City advisory committees, five of which were created as a result of lobbying by Walla Walla 2020.

60th Anniversary of Garrison School Oct 23-24, 2015

Reunion of the first five classes to graduate as 9th graders from Garrison in 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, and 1960

Germantown History Events Planned at Garrison School Oct 23-24

A Salute to the Heritage of Walla Walla’s Germans from Russia

Rally & March to Save the Trees on Mill Creek Levee

Rally and march on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 10 a.m.

Sign Dedication for Flathers Halfway House on Mullan Road at Prescott

On Friday, September 25, a sign will be dedicated honoring the Flathers’ Halfway House at the Touchet River crossing of the Mullan Road.

Walla Walla Chinatown Talk & Sign Dedication Ceremony

On Friday, August 28, a sign honoring Walla Walla’s final Chinatown will be dedicated at the City Hall block in downtown Walla Walla.

Aug 12: Another Chance to make a Real Difference

Wednesday, August 12, is shaping up to be a day of important public meetings, some or all of which we hope you will consider participating in.

Public Workshop for the Long Range Transportation Plan Aug 12 @ Noon

Discuss the Community’s transportation vision, needs, issues, and priorities.

Baker School Sign Dedication Set for Friday July 24 @ 2pm

On Friday, July 24, an interpretive sign honoring the site of Baker School will be dedicated by Walla Walla 2020.

Thursday Walla Walla Farmers Market

Going away for the weekend and can’t make it to the Saturday Farmers Market? Go to the Thursday Farmers Market.

Museum After Hours Thursday July 30th @ 5 pm - Walla Walla 2020: Historic Sites and Markers

Walla Walla 2020: Historic Sites and Markers -- Telling the stories and marking the sites of significant Walla Walla History
Second Walla Walla Treaty Council & Stevens Skirmish

Please Send Comments on Homelessness Plan to Walla Walla County

The June 24 meeting to give input on a new County Homeless Housing Plan was well-attended...

Dedication of Walla Walla Treaty Council Sign: Friday June 12 at 2 pm

A new interpretive sign honoring the treaty council will be dedicated by Walla Walla 2020 to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the Council.

Get Involved! Openings on Walla Walla City committees close June 19

There are currently openings on several Walla Walla City committees where it’s important to have people with a long-term and broad vision.

Walla Walla 2020 to revive Edgewater Park for big band dance

The historic Edgewater Park Dance Pavilion will come to life at a free, big band dance to be held 7 p.m., May 29 at Heritage Square Park, 116 E. Main St.

GESA Power House, Community Solar, 18 Other Projects Receive Walla Walla 2020 Community Awards

The Grand Prize in Walla Walla 2020’s “Community Awards for a Decade” ceremony on April 27, 2015 went to the GESA Power House Theatre...

Help shape the future: Isaacs project open house

There will be an Open House at 4:00 today (Tuesday, April 14)…

Walla Walla citizens’ group to resume community awards

Walla Walla 2020 is going back more than a decade to catch up on what used to be annual awards it gave to honor examples historic building restoration, compatible new construction, energy and water efficiency, landscaping and public art.

Walla Walla 2020 Presents: "Awards for a Decade" April 27 at GESA Powerhouse Theatre

The ceremony will be held at 7 pm at the GESA Powerhouse Theatre, and the public is invited to attend.

Find Walla Walla 2020 on Facebook

Walla Walla 2020 is currently on Facebook under the name Sustainable Walla Walla, which is a committee we organized in March 2008 that has now been taken more actively under 2020’s wing.

Save the Dates: Landscaping with Native Species 3/24 and 4/25

Sustainable Living Center Presents: Landscaping with Native Species 3/24 and 4/25

Friendly and Enjoyable Opportunity to Make a Difference

There are currently openings on several Walla Walla City committees where it’s important to have people with a long-term and broad vision.
William W Davies & The Walla Walla Jesus

WW2020 Presents: William W. Davies and his Community - Feb. 27, 2015 @ 1:30pm

Walla Walla 2020 presents a talk by local historian Ron Klicker on William W. Davies and the religious community he established

Walla Walla 2020 website treasure trove of historical sites

Walla Walla Union Bulletin : By Annie Charnley Eveland : As…

Mill Creek Visioning at Council Work Sessio​n

On Monday, December 8, a landscape architecture class from WSU…
Fort Walla Walla to Fort Colville Wagon Road, now used as a ranch road in Cow Creek, Adams County, Washington.

Museum After Hours: Building the Fort Colville & Mullan Roads, 1859

Thursday Oct. 30, 2014 @ 5 pm at Fort Walla Walla Museum

Quarterly WW2020 Board Meeting

Oct 27, 2014 : 7 pm in Building 24, Room 111 (Whitman College Science Building)
Washington State Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (WA-ACHP)

State Historic Preservati​on Meeting in Walla Walla

The Washington State Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (WA-ACHP) is meeting in Walla Walla on Friday, October 24
Walla Walla Cnty Poor Farm - Main house circa 1965. Photo courtesy of Dell & Lenore Wagner

Program to discuss sites of WW County Poor Farm, Cemetery

1:30pm Oct. 24, 2014 : A free program about the history of the Walla Walla County Poor Farm and Poor Farm Cemetery will be presented at College Place City Hall, 625 S. College Ave.

Opportunit​y Beckons: Openings on Walla Walla City Committees

This is a chance to add your own life experience and community values to discussions and recommendations about local policies

St. Jean-Baptiste Day Celebration on Saturday June 21, 2014

This has been another year of progress for the Frenchtown Historical Foundation, and we’re glad to be able to share the news with you.
A Privileged Life: Memoirs of an Activist by Daniel N. Clark (Dec 12, 2013)

U.S. Dept of Energy plans to bring outside radioactive waste to Hanford

End 2013 and Start 2014 with ten minutes to send in a comment for nuclear safety and Hanford Clean-Up

How Global Warming Causes Extremes

This is the clearest explanation of what "global warming" is about in terms we can see and understand.

Walla Walla’s 20th Annual Diversity Day Festival

We hope you can join in this multicultural community celebration.

St. Jean-Baptiste Day Celebration 2013

The Frenchtown Historical Foundation and Three Rivers Winery have joined together to host a celebration of our region’s French-Canadian heritage on Saturday, June 22, 2013.

A look back: Walla Walla Valley Transit in 1907 and 1908

Life in the Walla Walla Valley is transformed by environmentally-friendly transportation: a look back to 1907 and 1908 in advertisements.
Second Walla Walla Treaty Council & Stevens Skirmish

Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the Second Walla Walla Treaty Council

On Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, the Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the Second Walla Walla Treaty Council between Governor Isaac Stevens and Indians from throughout the region, as well as related events that took place 150 years ago in the Walla Walla area will be observed.