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Replacing the line

Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District workers dig up a portion of the main irrigation line on Grandview Avenue.

New home tops starts

A new, single-family home accounted for nearly half of the city’s new building valuation during the month of January.

New name for grape group

The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers has a new name and logo.

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Lawmaker’s first bill passage to help wine industry

Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, unanimously passed his first bill off the House floor last week.

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Crowds toast lower valley wines

Venues packed from Yakima to Benton City

Sophie Martin of Seattle served delectable samples of JM Pastries and Chocolates to Pontin Del Roza Winery visitors, while her husband, James Martin, the chocolatier, greeted visitors to the Cultura Winery in Zillah this past weekend.

Dairy farmers helping out in cold weather

This harsh winter weather has wreaked havoc throughout Washington. The higher than average snow accumulation and bitter temperatures have caused extra work for everybody, especially dairy farmers.

WSU hosting hotel lectures

A panel of nine hotel and hospitality industry professionals will share expertise during the annual, public Burtenshaw Distinguished Lecture Series 2-3:30 p.m., March 24, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.

Shops show the love

A regional coffee chain is donating $1 from every drink today to local food organizations.

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Love’s on the way

The Love’s truck stop in Prosser is nearing completion, complete with a sign to indicate its impending arrival.

Changes ahead for Whitstran Brewery

Renovation, new line of beer planned

Whitstran Brewery, 1427 East Wine Country Road, has been quietly serving the beer lovers of Prosser for more than 20 years at its location on east Wine Country Road.

Zillah firm expands line

Stadelman’s Fruit LLC’s recent expansion of its production line is paying benefits.

Smith earns top honors

For the fourth year in a row, Smith Funeral Home has received the Funeral Home of the Year award presented by Purple Cross.

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Train Station tasting room yet another draw

When the Côte Bonneville Train Station tasting room closed the day after the 2016 Red Wine and Chocolate event for remodeling, it missed Spring barrel tasting.

Benton REA to mark 80th anniversary

A regional utility cooperative will mark its 80th annual membership meeting this Saturday.

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Valley Hills buys Wapato site

Renovation, service expansion planned

A Lower Yakima Valley-based firm has expanded into Wapato.