Friday Dec 13
BFT manager resigns after 18 years
BFT’s board of directors will appoint an interim director and begin the search for a replacement in the coming weeks, the release said.
Prosser School District owes attorney fees
The Prosser School District owes more than $18,000 in attorney fees after the state appeals court said a family's partial breach of a past agreement didn't eliminate the district's requirement to cover the family's legal fees.
The News Tribune
Husband-wife team at Daven Lore creating top wines
The husband-wife team of Gord Taylor and Joan Davenport runs Daven Lore Winery. Taylor, rarely seen without his Australian Outback hat, is the talented winemaker, while Davenport, who works at Washington State University's Irrigated Agriculture Research & Extension Center in Prosser, is known in the valley as "Dr. Dirt" because of her work in soil ... (more)
Deadline Tuesday to donate gloves, mittens to help Prosser students
Donate mittens and gloves for kids of all ages during a mitten collection drive organized by a Prosser store and the school district.
Experts: Cold snap threatens dormant cherry buds
With low temperatures in the low single digits in cental Washington, the Yakima Herald-Republic reports that a weather system by Washington State University says damage to the buds is likely.
Kennewick, Prosser residents selected for leadership program
The Washington Agriculture and Forestry Leadership Program has selected two outstanding individuals to participate in the Agriculture and Forestry Leadership Development Program.
Cold weather could harm cherry buds
Weather forecasts calling for temperatures right around zero for tonight and Sunday threaten to damage dormant cherry buds, according to a notice from AgWeatherNet, a Prosser-based weather system operated by Washington State University.
'Christmas Carol' takes stage Dec. 6 in Prosser
A Christmas Carol, presented by the Valley Theatre Company, runs Dec. 6-7, 13-14 at The Princess Theatre in downtown Prosser.
Wind chills of 20 to 25 below zero in forecast for Tri-Cities
Wind chills of 20 to 25 degrees below zero are in the forecast for the Tri-Cities, Prosser, Connell and Sunnyside from Friday night to Saturday morning, the National Weather Service reports.
Tri-City port officials to tackle projects
The Port of Benton will make $1 million in improvements at Crow Butte Park marina to build ten new boat slips, widen the boat launch and add a fish cleaning station and restroom, he said.
Canadian buyer pays $8.7M for Red Mountain vineyards
A Canadian buyer successfully bid $8.7 million for 31 parcels of vineyard land in the Red Mountain American Viticultural Area on Saturday.
Scrooge also taking the stage in Prosser starting Dec. 6
Fred Bray loves everything about Christmas, from the holiday music to colorful light shows, which makes him an unlikely person to play the role of Scrooge in A Christmas Carol .
Week in Photos - November 24-30, 2013
November 25, 2013 - Tammy Bennett, right, helps Erika Hernandez, 16, left, Santo Campuzano, 15, and Hailey Buttars, 15, with their lab assignment in her advanced plant science class at Prosser High School, as Robert Arriaga, 16, back, looks on from another group.
Pay Mid-Columbia Library fines with nonperishable food
Donations will go to Second Harvest Tri-Cities, Basin City Help Services, Benton City Food Bank, Othello Food Bank, Connell Food Bank, Kahlotus Food Bank, and Jubilee Ministries Prosser Food Bank.
Grandview diner burns to the ground
The explosion occurred at 8:50 p.m. inside the tiny restaurant, which was carry-out only and had no inside seating.
Prosser girl hit by pickup truck
The girl was standing near the entrance to a trailer park on the 500 block of Wine Country Road when the truck hit her around 7:35 a.m., according to Prosser police.