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Santa sightings

Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus greets children of all ages at the first city Christmas tree lighting ceremony Thursday night at Centennial Square

Garden classes offered

Application deadline extended

Have you ever wanted to learn how to work smarter not harder in your own garden and share your new knowledge with the community?

Nominations sought for awards banquet

The Prosser Chamber of Commerce is asking for the community’s help to make sure community volunteer and organizations are recognized for their contributions.

Wapato singer receives state honor

Bands, orchestras and choirs to meet in Bellevue

A Wapato High School sophomore has been selected as one of the top musical students in the State.

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Try this delicious candy dish

The perfect treat for the holidays or any special occasion can be found by purchasing a locally produced product, Chukar Cherries. Amaze your visitors with Cherry Bliss Bars.

Christian women’s program set

“The Gift of Love” is the theme of the Dec. 6 meeting of the Lower Valley Christian Women Connection.

Choir to sing at two events

The Sunnyside Christian School choir will be performing at two community events in the coming weeks.

Author host book signing

Bickleton author Tami J. Whitmore will be signing copies of her latest book, From Dot to Pompeii, at the annual Merry Making Craft Fair Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Cocoa, cookies event

The annul Cocoa and Cookies holiday event at Stokely Park on Second Street will be at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Zillah bazaar Saturday

The annual Christmas Bazaar will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Civic Center, 119 First Ave.

Educators’ holiday dinner planned

The local teacher union’s annual Christmas dinner will be 5:30 p.m. Dec. 8, in Sierra Vista Middle School, 916 N. 16th St.

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When ‘making do’ was the only option

Depression is Christmas open house theme

While leaders promised “a chicken in every pot” during the Great Depression of 1930s, not everyone had a pot.

Romance and sex topic of new research

Teen age romantic and sexual relationships are the focus of a new research project being undertaken by two state researchers.

‘Fa La La La’ – its school concert time

The sound of children singing carols around the holidays is sure to get even the meanest scrooge in the mode for the season.

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Mission to disciple new Christians

A Sunnyside native came to church Sunday dressed in Cambodia dress to plead her case for support of her international humanitarian mission.