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Kiona-Benton City School Board to tour former medical clinic it leased for offices
The Kiona-Benton City School Board will tour a former medical clinic it has recently leased for administrative offices at 5 p.m. Monday.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Benton PUD to meet with public about electricity rates
Meetings are planned from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Benton PUD Auditorium, 250 N. Gap Road, Prosser, and from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Benton PUD Auditorium, 2721 W. 10th Ave., Kennewick.
Northwest Wine: White wines from 2012-13 vintages are shining
Spice Cabinet Vineyard overlooks the Columbia River in the southern Horse Heaven Hills in Washington.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Mid-Columbia schools on state's top-performer list
Ten Mid-Columbia schools were named among Washington's top performers Wednesday by state education officials.
Man's body found near Benton City
The body was out of the water on a conveyor belt that holds debris filtered from the Chandler Canal before the water is returned to the Yakima River.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Washington Policy Center
Public safety sales tax increase on ballot in Benton County
In August voters in Benton County will consider Proposition 14-5 and whether to increase the local sales tax rate by 0.3% raising approximately $9 million per year for public safety spending.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
200-acre Mabton fire left to burn out
The fire started about 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 19000 block of Highway 22 after a controlled burn spread, jumping across the Yakima River and onto land managed by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, according to Yakima Fire District 5. About 50 firefighters were able to bring the fire under control by midnight.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Benton County Courthouse set to get facelift
The county plans to use a $350,000 grant to repair and restore some exterior features of the almost 90-year-old building, including terra cotta, stucco, masonry and some galvanized iron pieces.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Fires keep Benton County crews busy Monday
A house at 92506 N. Harrington Road was a total loss after a fire started in the attic, said Benton Fire District 4 Chief Bill Whealan.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Grenache a red wine with a bright future in Washington
Grenache grapes are grown at the Spice Cabinet Vineyard, overlooking the Columbia River in the southern Horse Heaven Hills.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Grandview home destroyed by fire
The home owned by Gregory Marple was a complete loss, officials said. The value of the loss is estimated at about $440,000.
Letter: Legal marijuana -- Not here, not ever
Subsequently, the Washington attorney general ruled that individual counties and municipalities can choose to not authorize permits to dope dealers wishing to establish retails stores within their jurisdictions.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Prosser Baby Among Dozens In Region To Be Born With Severe Birth Defect
She just learned her yet to be born son will likely never walk. Prosser mom Alicia Jones is one of dozens of expecting moms in our region recently affected by a trend of birth defects.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
The News Tribune
WSU researchers developing tasty new apple, WA 38
It's burgundy red and juicy, and compares favorably with the popular Honeycrisp variety, with the same kind of crispy crunch.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Woman killed in rollover crash near Grandview
The Washington State Patrol says Magaly Barocio Valderas was a passenger in a car driven by a 21-year-old Prosser man.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Mid-Columbia highway repairs might cause delays
Drivers will see lane closures Tuesday and Wednesday near the Interstate 182 bridges linking Pasco and Richland, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Kiona-Benton City School District leases former clinic
The school board voted unanimously this week to sign a 12-year lease for the former clinic building belonging to Prosser General Hospital in downtown Benton City.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Prosser center tells the story of Washington's wine industry
While the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center's building is complete, some finishing touches are needed to complete the center's ability to tell that story.
Woman injured when SUV crashes into Yakima river
The SUV took out a telephone pole near Byron Road before going off the road and into the river, fire officials said.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
The News Tribune
14 Hands winery opens April 12
The new 14 Hands Winery tasting room in Prosser, Washington, features reclaimed wood sourced from barns in the local region Prosser, WA, - The new 14 Hands winery and tasting room in Prosser officially open its doors for business on April 12. Owned by Ste.