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Posts tagged "Okanogan County Fair"
Tourism funds awarded despite questions

Tourism funds awarded despite questions

By Marcy Stamper

Nonprofits in Okanogan County that have been waiting to find out how much they will get back from the tax levied on lodging — which they use to promote tourism — should get the word this week. The Okanogan County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) scored applications in January for …

County fair seeks community involvement

County fair seeks community involvement

Lonnie Dixon, the newly elected chair of the Okanogan County Parks and Recreation Board, is looking for ideas and involvement to improve the Okanogan County fair for exhibitors and attendees. Current projects include new restrooms and the possibility of rebuilding the grandstands and RV park. The fair has received a $50,000 grant from the Washington...
Prepping for county fair takes time and effort

Prepping for county fair takes time and effort

By Marcy Stamper
Shelby White has been whistling and singing to her steer, T-bone, to get him ready for the Okanogan County Fair next week.
County fair opens Sept. 5

County fair opens Sept. 5

The annual Okanogan County Fair, offering its usual array of agricultural, arts and handicraft exhibits, family entertainment, rodeo, horse racing and carnival, will take place Sept. 5-8 at the fairgrounds in Okanogan. Hours are 9 a.m.-10 p.m. each day except Sept. 8, when the fair will close at 3 p.m. Ticket prices are $8 through...