The hottest ticket in town; the Eighth Annual Art Walk & Wine Gala
July is time for the Prosser Chamber of Commerce's 8th Annual Art Walk & Wine Gala.  On Saturday July 16, the historic streets of downtown Prosser will be transformed into a delightful garden of greenery, music and art. Yellow Rose Nursery will once again create an enchanted park in downtown Prosser complete with foliage, benches and fountains.

March 25, 2015

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Grandview native plays in NCAA national tournament

Illegal weapon purchase claims the life of a Grandview resident

Grandview staff
Grandview - March 17, around 7:25 p.m. Grandview police were detailed to the 200 Block of Ave E reference a citizen's report of a gunshot being heard.
Upon arrival, officers contacted several juvenile and adult males standing on the street corner adjacent to the suspect house. The subjects were uncooperative with officers.
 While checking the area, Officers discovered a blood trail. Officers were able to follow the blood trail to leading from the back of the suspect residence. No victim was located at that time.
16-year old Genaro Garza Jr   was checked into the Prosser Hospital emergency room suffering from a gunshot wound.

By Ronda Penwell
The Boise State Bronco's women's basketball team made it to the big dance this year, qualifying for the NCAA National basketball tournament.  They earned a spot after winning the Mountain West Championship.  Well wishes and good luck hopes were widespread as the town proudly cheered on Bronco team member and Grandview native Kinzi Poteet.

Governor Jay Inslee declares drought for Yakima County

By Tim Curtiss
On March 13, Governor Jay Inslee made a drought declaration for Yakima County, Walla Walla county, and parts of the Olympic Peninsula.
The snowpack is 7 percent of normal in the Olympic Mountains. It ranges from 8 to 45 percent of normal across the Cascades, and is 67 percent of normal in the Walla Walla region.
For farmers in and around Grandview area, farmers have been monitoring the water situation all winter long said Frank Lyall president of the Yakima County Farm Bureau. 
"I think most of all farmers have been following the general water storage situation, and the amount of rain fall and snow fall over this past winter. We've known the later it gets the more significance problem with the kind of winter we've had," said Lyall.