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County fair sets dates, theme

To run Aug. 25-28

The Klickitat County Fair Board has decided on this year's fair dates and theme.

This year, the county fair -- held at the Klickitat County Fairgrounds in Goldendale -- will run Aug. 25-Aug. 28. The theme will be "Denim and Dust."

The 2011 Klickitat County Fair & Rodeo Queen is Justine Partlow of Goldendale.

At the Fair Board's January meeting, Helen Rolfe presented additional information to the board, including the new pre-show and fair weights for market animals. The weights are: swine, 40-100 pounds pre-show, 230-280 pounds fair weight; beef, 1,050-1,500 pounds fair weight; goats, 40-70 pounds pre-show, 65-105 pounds fair weight (possibly will change to 115 pounds); sheep, 50-100 pounds pre-show, 115-150 pounds fair weight.

The next Fair Board meeting will be Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. at the 4-H room at the Klickitat County Fairgrounds.


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