Work starts on new nursing home for veterans in Walla Walla

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BY GEOFF FOLSOM

Seeing work begin on a new $36 million nursing home for veterans was a long-awaited treat for many former service members on Wednesday.
“It’s long overdue for our veterans here in Southeastern Washington,” said Larry Watson of Pasco after a groundbreaking ceremony for the Walla Walla Veterans Home. “The closest nursing home is in Spokane. There’s two on the other side of the mountains. The problem from a family’s perspective is they’ve got a long way to drive in the winter or summer to get back and forth to see their (relative). This one should solve a lot of those problems, and there is a justifiable need for it to be built here.”
Watson, a former state American Legion commander, was one of 150 people who attended the hourlong ceremony.

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