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)
Mon Dec 09, 2013
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.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
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.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
'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.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
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.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
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 .
Mon Nov 25, 2013
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.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
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.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
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.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Firefighters Offer Tips on How to Use Space Heaters Safely
NBCRightNow.com - As cooler temperatures move into the area, some people may be tempted to turn on their space heaters.
Video: Jeep collides with semi-truck on Highway 221
A Jeep Liberty driven by Amanda Fejes of Paterson collided with a semi-truck on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 on Highway 221.
Highway 221 blocked by truck-car wreck
Highway 221 south of Prosser is blocked Wednesday morning near Anderson Road because of a collision between a semi-truck and car.
Thanksgiving dinner: Think lots of wines for feast
Our strategy is simple: Open a lot of bottles, spread them around the table, then let your guests figure out what they want to drink.
No consensus reached on Benton County urban growth planning
The Benton County Planning Commission on Tuesday night couldn't reach a consensus on a request from Kennewick officials to include more than 1,200 acres in the city's the urban growth boundary for industrial development.