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Summer celebration

Children in Prosser Library’s summer reading program celebrate yesterday during a party in the park.

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The insulating factor

Glass insulator collectors share hobby

As soon as electricity was discovered to be a power source, man has tried to harness it.

Blood drive dates set

The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Aug. 25.

Winery hosts film,dinner

Two Mountain Winery, 2151 Cheyne Road, is hosting as summer evening dinner and movie Aug. 27.

Annual Gary O’s car show

A car and bike show to benefit area veterans will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3207, 1101 Wine Country Road.

Car show and market set

The Alder Creek Pioneer Association Carousel Museum will host its ninth annual car show and flea market Labor Day weekend.

Parade forms available

The answer to the question, “Where are the parade applications for the Sunshine Days Parade, is that they are available on Facebook.

Grizzly Academy begins

Incoming freshmen may attend Grizzly Academy, a four-day event, beginning at 9 a.m. Aug. 23 at the high school, 1801 E. Edison Ave.

Rob Conciene’s 1948 Chevy takes ‘Best of Show’

A total of 86 classics took part in the 11th Annual Grandview Chamber of Commerce Car Show on Saturday in Grandview Country Park.

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There’s an apple for that

Apple harvest is underway

If you’ve ever stood in the produce aisle and wondered what apple to select among the many varieties available, you’re not alone.

Grandview Library offers new reading program

We ‘transform’ lives every day

The Library is now part of Libraries Transform, a public awareness and advocacy campaign about what libraries and librarians do for and with people.

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Babies race at diaper-dropping speeds

Prosser boy wins 31st Diaper Derby

The need for speed was evident in aspiring young racers Saturday afternoon with the winner of the 31st annual Diaper Derby clocking in a lightning-fast time of 6.07 seconds.

Sawhorses, stories earn cash awards

Critter Tales draws entries from all ages

The winners of the Decorated Critter and Critter Tale contests saw the Lower Valley Knitting Club’s peacock as the first-place winner in the senior division of the Foundation for the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo.

Firemen’s breakfast set

The annual Fire’s breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at the station house, 513 S. Eighth St.

Housing funded boosted

The Catholic Family and Child Services’ Young Adult Housing Program, with branches in the lower valley, has been awarded a $130,597 grant to provide housing resources for young adults.