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.

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Grandview's 38th Annual Flag Raising Ceremony July 4th

Grandview and Yakima County fourth of July firework ban

By Tim Curtiss
Heading into the the 4th of July celebration approaches, the Yakima County Fire Marshal's Office would like to remind residents of the local fireworks laws.
In Grandview, the fireworks ban has been in place since 2013, and Fire Chief Pat Mason said the only fireworks allowed in Grandview are fireworks done by a certified fireworks company.

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A crowd gathers for the very first flag raising in Grandview 38 years ago.

By Tim Curtiss
On July 4 starting at 9:00 a.m. the 38th Annual Flag Raising Ceremony will be held at Stokely Square, and Representative Dan Newhouse will be the guest speaker.
Bill Flory one of flag raising ceremony, said it's the first time a congressmen from the fourth district has spoken at the event.
The Lower Valley Honor Guard will present the colors, 21 gun salute for all departed Veterans, and taps will be performed by the Honor Guard.
Jabrelli Moralez will sing the Star Spangled Banner and Joe Ashton, Bishop of the Rattlesnake Mountain LDS Ward, will provide the Invocation.
A special recognition of Melvin Mailonee who served in the Korean Conflict and was a prisoner for three years.
The ceremony will also recognize young men who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in 2014 and 2015 from the Lower Valley.
State Representative Brad Klippert from the 8th district will be the other feature speaker, and the Children Chorus will perform "Yankee Doddle Dandy" Jim Parrish will do the Benediction.
Everyone is invited to the continental breakfast following the flag rising ceremony.
The event is sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Rattlesnake Mountain Ward.
Mike Bren resigns from City Council, Mike Everett to fill in

By Tim Curtiss
At the Grandview City Council meeting held on Tuesday, June 23, Mike Bren resigned from the Grandview City Council.
Bren a former Mayor, and has been involved with the Grandview City Government for around 30 years. In a letter to Mayor Norm Childress, Bren wrote that this was the best time to step away before the budget sessions start up.  
The Grandview Herald and Prosser Record-Bulletin
will be closed Friday, June 3 in observance of the
4th of July Holiday.