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Prosser, Washington is located in Benton County. Zip codes in Prosser, WA include 99350. The median home price in Prosser is $159,900. More Prosser information.

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Washington-Oregon stakes claim in sweet onion competition

Onion growers and shippers in the Columbia Basin say their sweet onions can keep up with better-known rivals from Walla Walla, Wash., and Vidalia, Ga., - and perhaps will pass them in certain aspects in the future.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Richland, Kennewick discuss marijuana bans

The Richland City Council isn't as unanimous, but is expected to consider a ban on recreational marijuana businesses in the next couple of months.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Benton County commissioner faces 2 challengers

Benton County Commissioner Shon Small is looking to defend his District 2 seat against two challengers in the Aug. 5 primary election.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Kennewick man who became a firefighter in 1975 back on crew at age 70

When a wildfire raged near the Washington State Patrol offices south of Kennewick in 1975, it inspired one man, then 30, to become a firefighter.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Letter: Legal marijuana

I applaud the city of Prosser for allowing a pot store to open and allowing democracy to rule the day.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Man convicted of sex offenses living in Prosser

A sex offender recently convicted of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes is now living in the Prosser area, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.

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Tri-cityherald.com

2 men portray 20 characters in 'Greater Tuna' starting Aug. 1 in Prosser

Brad Smith, right, as Pearl and Jack Mariotti, left, as Vera in Greater Tuna, a Valley Theater Company Production.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

SFGate

Winds fan Washington wildfire, threaten homes

Tanilo Gonzalez leads his crew from G.H. Ranch down a road near Sprague River, Ore.

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Los Angeles Times

Washington declares a state of emergency in battle against wildfires

Fire crews responded to a brush fire just east of Prosser, Wash., and just south of Interstate 82. A state of emergency was declared in 20 eastern counties in the state of Washington after a handful of new wildfires forced evacuations and threatened more than 500 homes.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Benton County brush fires about half contained; West Richland fire continues

Brush fires east of Prosser and between Hildebrand and Clodfelter Roads in Kennewick are at least 50 percent contained, according to fire officials.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Prosser fire burns more than 1,000 acres, now 80 percent contained

Fire crews from at least 10 local fire departments responded Tuesday to a brush fire just east of Prosser and just south of Interstate 82. View Full Gallery The fire started around 1:30 p.m. and was stopped near the Interstate 82 interchange at Gibbon Road, said Kennewick Fire Chief Neil Hines, whose department was one of 10 to respond.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Prosser to consider banning medical marijuana

Thursday, city officials in Prosser plan to review a proposal to effectively prohibit the production or distribution of medicinal pot.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

CWU apparel major completing internship at Prosser boutique

Andrea Wright is spending her summer working in retail each day, including weekends -- and not getting paid a dime for it.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Deadline Monday to register for Build Your Own Brat Class in Prosser

The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center will host a "Build Your Own Brat Class" from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Walter Clore facility, 2140A Wine Country Road in Prosser.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Mid-Columbia meeting agendas for July 14-16

Pasco City Council, 7 p.m., 525 N. Third. Ave.: discuss recreational and medicinal marijuana business ban; update on Pasco Sanitary Landfill cleanup; fire inspection safety program.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Wenatchee World

Local pot grower makes first shipments to eager retailers

The crew at local pot grower and processer Monkey Grass Farms harvested their first crop of locally grown weed this week, and was up just after midnight Sunday to get orders shipped to eager new retailers in Tacoma, Prosser and Vancouver.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Time

Spirits Even Higher Than Prices on First Day of Legal Weed in Washington State

Cannabis City owner James Lathrop addresses the crowd before a ceremonial ribbing cutting at his shop on the first day that sales of recreational pot became legal Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Seattle.

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Tri-cityherald.com

First customers buy legal pot at Prosser marijuana store

Altitude — which received its marijuana retailer license Monday along with 23 other businesses across the state — didn’t receive its first shipment of marijuana until 7:50 a.m., almost two hours after the first eager customers had taken their place in line and just 10 minutes before the scheduled opening.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Hundreds line up for legal pot in Washington state

Twenty months after voters legalized recreational cannabis for adults over 21, Washington state's first few licensed pot shops opened for business Tuesday, catering to hundreds of customers who lined up outside, thrilled to be part of the historic moment.

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The News Tribune

A look at legal pot as Washington sales begin

Some questions and answers about the industry: The state's Liquor Control Board on Monday issued the first 24 licenses to shops seeking to sell recreational marijuana - 14 stores in western Washington and 10 in eastern Washington.

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