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Prosser chamber has tax-exempt status restored

Update is retroactive for donations

The local chamber of commerce is wrapping up 2016 with a clean slate in the eyes of the IRS.

Group plans February production

Valley Theater Company has announced it’s first production of 2017.

Wonderland opens Friday

Winter Wonderland festivities will begin at 5 p.m. Friday on the HAPO Community stage at Howard Amon Park in the parkway.

Band attends Grammy ceremony

The locally-based Avión band attended the Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Nov. 17 in Las Vegas.

Make plans to attend ballet

Mid-Columbia Ballet presents its production of The Nutcracker Dec. 9-11 at Richland High School Auditorium, 930 Long Ave.

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Christmas Carol coming

The play is an abbreviated version

The 2016 Little Watts Children’s Series of Family Entertainment concludes with a live theatrical performance of “A Christmas Carol” at Gesa Power House Theatre at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 15.


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Balance sought for Cascade wilderness area

Imagine majestic peaks, alpine lakes and seemingly endless solitude all from the saddle of a horse.

Educators’ holiday dinner planned

The local teacher union’s annual Christmas dinner will be 5:30 p.m. Dec. 8, in Sierra Vista Middle School, 916 N. 16th St.

Zillah bazaar Saturday

The annual Christmas Bazaar will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Civic Center, 119 First Ave.

Cocoa, cookies event

The annul Cocoa and Cookies holiday event at Stokely Park on Second Street will be at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Author host book signing

Bickleton author Tami J. Whitmore will be signing copies of her latest book, From Dot to Pompeii, at the annual Merry Making Craft Fair Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Choir to sing at two events

The Sunnyside Christian School choir will be performing at two community events in the coming weeks.

Christian women’s program set

“The Gift of Love” is the theme of the Dec. 6 meeting of the Lower Valley Christian Women Connection.

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Try this delicious candy dish

The perfect treat for the holidays or any special occasion can be found by purchasing a locally produced product, Chukar Cherries. Amaze your visitors with Cherry Bliss Bars.

Wapato singer receives state honor

Bands, orchestras and choirs to meet in Bellevue

A Wapato High School sophomore has been selected as one of the top musical students in the State.

Nominations sought for awards banquet

The Prosser Chamber of Commerce is asking for the community’s help to make sure community volunteer and organizations are recognized for their contributions.

Garden classes offered

Application deadline extended

Have you ever wanted to learn how to work smarter not harder in your own garden and share your new knowledge with the community?

Scholars named

Grandview’s Fred E. Hayes Post No. 57 of The American Legion recently presented certificates of award to fall sports athlete scholars and first quarter vocational scholars for Grandview High School.

Girls to miss first invite

The Grizzlies girls wrestling team will not be traveling to South Hill on Saturday.