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By Dena Martin
The Times 

Waitsburg Livestock Show and Fair is Longstanding Tradition

Applied arts building received the State Fair Commission Special Award


Dena Martin

Kate Kuykendall (center) receives Best Doe of Show award as Bailey Standring looks on.

WAITSBURG – Rainy weather didn't put a damper on Waitsburg's 64th-Annual Waitsburg Livestock Show and Fair on June 9. A longstanding Waitsburg tradition, the event was well-attended by competitors and spectators alike.

It was once known as the Waitsburg Livestock Show, and open only to 4-H and FFA members. However, the name was changed a few years ago to be more inclusive, and now welcomes open class entries.

Walla Walla County youth and adults of all ages compete in a variety of animal categories, including beef, swine, sheep, goats, poultry, rabbits and horses. Competitors practice po...

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