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By Dee Bryson
Gazette Columnist 

My Favorite Recipes: Palouse Empire Fair, 2018

 

September 6, 2018

Hudson Startin

Hudson Startin with her Heifer calf, "June Bug."

The days are still comfortably warm and the nights are getting cooler. School is back in session and the seasons will soon change. With the beginning of the school year and fall quickly approaching, we find ourselves welcoming the county fair. According to washingtonruralheritage. org, the history of the Whitman County fair goes back to at least 1902. In 1903, the first carnival rides appeared at the fair. Many generations of Whitman County residents have participated in this tradition. I asked a few people what their favorite traditions and memories are in regards to the fair.

One resident...



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