Prosser Montecito Fire, June 27, 2018

A fire that started near Montecito Estates in SW Prosser, WA has burned up the Horse Heaven Hills and into the wheat fields to the south. Early on authorities evacuated housing on the hillsides to the west of Montecito Estates. After a wind change, the fire headed back east and the Painted Hills area was evacuated. There is a Red Cross Shelter open at Housel Middle School for evacuees. More than 1,500 acres have burned as of 11:30 pm on the 27th. Fire fighting assets continue to arrive.

Update 1: As of approximately 12:15 am, June 28th, the fire is 40% contained. Officials believe between 1,500 and 2,000 acres have burned. Crews hope to achieve  100% containment by Thursday evening, the 28th.

Update 2: As of 6:00 am, June 28th, the fire is 80-90% contained and evacuation orders have been lifted.

Looking down at burn on top of Horse Heaven Hills. The fire burned into wheat fields. Date: 6/28/18 Photo Courtesy of Jim Willard

Prosser Kiwanis Organizational Meeting, June 21, 2018

There will be an organizational meeting for starting a Prosser, WA Kiwanis Club on Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 6:00 pm. Bring a friend, coworker, or family member to help start the Prosser chapter and improve the community.

Location:

Best Western Plus

The Inn at Horse Heaven Hills

259 Merlot Drive

Prosser, WA

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. Every club is committed to doing service that is close to its hear and crucial to its community. Local clubs determine their own projects, and the best way to meet the needs of their community. Learn about and serve your community, make new friends and develop new relationships,  and do it all as a fun team; join Kiwanis!

Interested in finding out more? Contact Bill Glenn, Pacific Northwest District of Kiwanis International at mrradiodad@aol.com.

Click here to download a printable pdf flyer.

Mitch Meeske Benefit, May 5, 2018

Saturday, May 5th 5:00pm – 11:00pm
Prosser Eagles1205 Bennett Ave, Prosser, WA 99350 
 mitchThe Prosser Eagles are honored to be working with the friends & family of Mitch Meeske to host a Benefit to assist the family with their medical expenses. Eagles will be holding a dinner, silent auction, live auction, and raffle.

Dinner starts at 5:00pm – Tacos, rice, & beans $10.00 a plate.

Live Auction starts at 7pm

Raffle drawing is at 7:30, tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased at the club.

There will also be tables of silent auction items to bid on as well.

1st – Pit Boss 8-1 Wood Pellet Grill ($550 Value)
2nd – Fire Pit & Camping Accessories: 2 Chairs & Camp Stove ($375 Value)
3rd – RTIC Cooler ($200 Value)

Must be 18 or older to purchase, need not be present to win. Purchase of dinner tickets in advance is preferred so that an accurate headcount can be achieved. Please call or stop by the Eagles to get dinner tickets.

Fees/Admission:
$10 Dinner plate of tacos, rice and beans
$5 raffle tickets

Prosser Eagles Facebook page

Prosser Eagles phone: (509) 786-1844

Prosser Area Thefts/Burglaries, Apr. 6, 2018

LVA members have reported and Prosser Police have confirmed an unusual number of burglaries and thefts in the Prosser area overnight. Thefts mainly appear to be from unlocked vehicles, RVs, and trailers as well as unsecured items such as bicycles, but there have been break-ins as well. Be on the lookout for suspicious persons. Lock up your vehicles and outbuildings.

HHSS Turkey Shoot, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

The annual Horse Heaven Sportsmen Society turkey shoot takes place Saturday, November 18th from 9am – 3pm at the Horse Heaven Sportsman Range. Compete for your chance to win a turkey, ham and other prizes. The competition is for all age groups and fun for the entire family. .22 Long Rifle from off hand standing position. Rifles and ammunition provided. Bring your own .22’s (scoped 50yds only). Prizes awarded after each round. $1 ages 16 & under, $2 for Adults. Hot BBQ Food and drinks served.

Directions: Use Smart Phone, enter Dump Road. Prosser. or take Prosser Exit 82 from I- 82, left on Wine Country Road, left on HW 22, left towards Patterson on HW 221; then right on Dump Road immediately after wrecking yard; follow Dump Road to the range.

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A Night Out – Community Charity Event – Sept. 9th, 2017

Save the date and get ready to come out and support your community at this charity fundraising event.

Saturday, September 9th, 2017
Yellow Rose Nursery, Prosser

Award Winning pouring wineries, breweries & distilleries

Gourmet Dinner, Music & Dancing

Live and Silent auction benefiting the NW Community Foundation

This is one of Washington Wine Country’s premier charity events, hosting over 450 guests from across the Northwest. Last year’s event was a huge success because of people like you who gave generously of their finances, products, services and time.

Join us at our Wine Country Gala reception and Silent Auction along with award winning wineries, NW Micro Breweries, & Hors d’oeuvres in the stunning display gardens of the Yellow Rose Nursery.

Reservations will be accepted in the order of return receipt. All seating will be assigned so please let us know with whom you wish to be seated.

Friendship tables for 8 are $1,200, Couples for $200.00 and Individual seats are $100.00, Visa, Mastercard and American Express accepted.

Online ticket reservation coming soon. Reserve tickets by calling our message line at (509) 786-8499.

Show your support for our local communities by donating a Live or Silent Auction item.