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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Tidbits from the Palouse Empire Fair 2019

 

September 12, 2019



At the fair’s main gate, wasn't it strange not to see the late John Henry of the Colfax Rotary Club taking tickets?

Friday night's rodeo ran late, with an extended list of barrel racers, and Wylie and the Wild West was supposed to play at about 9 p.m.

It was past 9:30 p.m. and they would still have to bring out the flatbed stage and get everything ready. How long would it take?

After the last barrel racer, the Jones Truck & Implement semi rolled through the end gate, parked in the dirt just in front of the new grandstand, and fair volunteer Steve Larkin plugged in the power. Wylie pluc...



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