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Colorful display at the balloon rally

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Pilots prepare balloons for take-off as crowds take in the sights prior to Saturday’s balloon launch.

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Firing up the torch to inflate one of the balloons Saturday morning is one of 23 scheduled pilots.

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A group of balloon enthusiasts watch from canoes on the Yakima River as the skies fill on Saturday.

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The skies are filled with an array of color as the balloons fly over the glassy waters of the Yakima River on Saturday.

photo thumbnail Jason Domanico

A balloon begins to take on hot air before it lifts above the grounds of the Prosser Airport.

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Photo by Job Wise

A family watches from the parking area at the Prosser Airport as the pilots start to inflate their balloons prior to launch Saturday morning

photo thumbnail Jason Domanico

A balloon pilot maneuvers just above the tree line, giving spectators a closer view.


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