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By Beka Compton
the Times 

154th Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days cancels

Commissioners voted to cancel the annual fair in a meeting Monday

 


WALLA WALLA—At a meeting on Monday, June 8, Walla Walla County Commissioners voted to cancel the 154th Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days due to safety concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic. Commissioners said that the decision did not come easily.

The decision ultimately came down to a safety issue, as coronavirus numbers are slowly beginning to rise in the county again. Meeting attendees expressed that they were uncomfortable hoping that Walla Walla County would be in the proper phase of Governor Inslee’s Safe Start plan come Labor Day weekend. Currently, Walla Walla County is in Pha...



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