Financial aid available for conservation

Financial assistance is available to help land owners with soil and water conservation projects, such as converting from rill irrigation to sprinkler, drip, pump-back systems, filter strips or similar systems.

The application deadline for financial assistance is Aug. 31.

More information about the financial assistance program is available by contacting the South Yakima Conservation District office in Sunnyside (837-7911).

Wine Country Road bridge dedication set

for tomorrow

PROSSER - Gov. Christine Gregoire is scheduled to appear at the dedication of the City of Prosser's new Wine Country Road bridge on Tuesday, July 12, at 3:30 p.m.

The $16 million project was initiated almost 10 years ago.

The ribbon cutting event will be followed by a wine reception at the Quilted Country Inn, located directly across the street from where the bridge will be dedicated.


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