Solution for 10.7.07

by santoki

NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday Puzzle for October 7, 2007:

Name a well-known city in the United States, two words, 10 letters altogether. Add the letter A at the front, add the city’s two-letter state postal abbreviation at the end, the resulting 13-letter chain will be palindromic.

What city is this?

While history might remember this city for the “Whitman Massacre,” word has it that they make lovely wine in Walla Walla.