Union-Bulletin's longtime editorial page editor Rick Eskil to hang up his keyboard

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

The ink had barely dried on 23-year-old Rick Eskil‘s Western Washington University diploma when he joined the Union-Bulletin news staff on Jan. 2, 1980. He graduated from WWU in December 1979.

He has been a joy to work with ever since — for more than four decades.

His wry, rapier-sharp humor, lightning wit, accuracy, political acumen, passion for community dialog, committed belief in reporting the facts and memory-like-a-trap are legendary.

“From the beginning, I was taken by Rick’s skill and quick wit. I admired and learned from his intelligence, tenacity and more,” said former colleague Terry McConn.

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