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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Leota Olney

A life well lived in Prosser
By Victoria Walker
In the early morning hours of Tuesday April 8, Leota Olney passed away.  Born in Iowa in 1928, she came to Prosser in 1940.  She graduated Prosser High School in 1944 and then went on to Central Washington University graduating in 1949. 
In 1951 she became an elementary school teacher but said in a past Record-Bulletin article, "I was a lousy teacher." She taught for two years before retiring and returning to Prosser.  In 1952 her father purchased Olney's Furniture which was in the Mercer Building for 50 years where   Leota then focused on Real Estate investments in Prosser.

Moving on down the road

By Victoria Walker
On March 4, Ron McHenry, Executive Director for the Boys & Girls Clubs began transitioning to a new position as CEO/Executive Director for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County. McHenry has spent 10 years with Clubs in Benton and Franklin Counties.
He came to Prosser in June 2010 to open the Boys & Girls Club. Prior to that he lived and worked at Clubs in the Tri-Cities.
McHenry is a graduate of Eastern Washington University where he earned a degree in Music Education. From there he went on to work in the Hermiston School District.  After five years, he went on to Kennewick and opened a Boys & Girls Club there. 
Dr. Desmond O'Rourke speaks to Prosser Economic Development

By Victoria Walker
On Monday evening, Dr. Desmond O'Rourke spoke to the Prosser Economic Development about the future of farming and the effects on rural communities. 
With 48 people at the meeting, O'Rourke spoke about global politics, energy, agriculture, technology and how they are changing. 
Get ready to uncork for Spring Barrel Tasting

By Victoria Walker
Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27, Washington Wine Country will be ready to roll out the barrels for the annual Spring Barrel Tasting events.
Wine connoisseurs and travelers will have an opportunity to sample the yet unfinished fruits of the vine wines from the barrel. These wines are the best of the best.