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By Dena Martin
The Times 

First Responders Receive Fair Tribute


September 7, 2017

Dena Martin

Flashing lights, uniformed first responders, and emergency vehicles lines the rodeo arena during a heartfelt tribute to emergency first responders at the Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days on Thursday afternoon.

WALLA WALLA – Waitsburg resident and Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days Director Stan Bly went to some extra effort to make sure emergency responders received some well-deserved recognition at this year's fair. Bly organized a tribute to EMS personnel, filling the rodeo arena with EMS personnel and vehicles from various agencies from Walla Walla and neighboring counties, prior to this year's demolition derby.

A portion of the announced tribute read: "Not everyone can do what they do. It takes a strong person to put their own wants and desires on hold so that they may be accessible to ot...

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