The hottest ticket in town; the Eighth Annual Art Walk & Wine Gala
July is time for the Prosser Chamber of Commerce's 8th Annual Art Walk & Wine Gala.  On Saturday July 16, the historic streets of downtown Prosser will be transformed into a delightful garden of greenery, music and art. Yellow Rose Nursery will once again create an enchanted park in downtown Prosser complete with foliage, benches and fountains.

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Photo courtesy of Wear Red for Ed
Wear Red for Ed and Support Prosser Teachers are the logos for the recent teachers negotiations.  On Friday ninety-eight percent of teachers voted in favor of the strike which will start Sept. 8. Teachers decided on that date in order to give parents and the school district proper time to prepare for the strike.

Prosser teachers vote to strike

By Victoria Walker
The Prosser School District and the Prosser Education Association (PEA) were in negotiations the majority of last week and during the weekend.  On Friday afternoon, the Bethel Church hosted Prosser teachers for a meeting where the voting body decided to strike.
Sunday another negotiation meeting began at 4:15 p.m.Though both parties continue to "bargain in good faith," said Fred Brey, President of the PEA, they have been unable to make an agreement.  It has been 12 years since the contract between teachers and the district has been negotiated. They met again Monday at 1 p.m. to continue talks.
Oly Olsen Grand Marshall of the 90th States Day Parade

By Victoria Walker
Oly Olsen will be Grand Marshall of the 90th States Day Parade in Prosser.    "I was stunned!  My first thought was…. why?  There are so many others more deserving than me.  That being said, if it is true, I am thrilled.  Humbly honored! Blow my mind, I have never been Grand Marshall," said Olsen. 
Olsen is a Prosserite through and through.  His grandparents came to Prosser in 1908.  Olsen's father, Ralph was the result of their happy union.  His grandpa used to talk about having had "America Fever".  The Olsen family came to America, looking for a better life; one filled with opportunity.
Prosser's Joslyn Felicijan visits Washington D.C.

Prosser - Joslyn Felicijan, senior at PHS attended Girls State in June at Central University. After three day of speeches and open forum questions she was elected to be American Legion Auxiliary US Senator for Washington State and attend Girls State and represent WA State at Girls Nation in Washington DC in July.  Prosser hasn't had a young lady attend Girl's Nation in 26 years.

Prosser's 90th States Day celebration schedule of events

 7:00 a.m.                 Parade Check-in                                         Keene Riverview School
  8:30 a.m.                         Judging begins                                                 
10:00 a.m.                Grand Parade
11:00 a.m.                Concessions open                                          Prosser City Park        
                        Carnival
11:00 a.m.                Benton County Museum tours                          Benton County Museum
12:00 p.m.                STAGE SHOW - Flag Salute                                 Sylvan Stage
                        Prosser Grid Kid Cheerleaders
  1:00 p.m.                "The Valley's Got Talent" Finals
  2:30 p.m.                Announcement of "The Valley's Got Talent" winners                        
10:00 p.m.                Carnival Closes