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Malheur County Fair garners applause

A local youngster shows off his rabbit at the Malheur County Fair last week. The five-day event was deemed a success overall by fair manager Lynelle Christiani.Christiani said she was also pleased by the number of vendors that participated in the agriculture festival. (The Enterprise/John L. Braese)

By John L. Braese
Malheur Enterprise

ONTARIO – The animals have been sold, the vendors are counting the money, and the volunteers are taking a much-needed rest.

The 107th annual Malheur County Fair came to a close last Saturday, Aug. 6.

“There were a few hiccups, but all in all, it was a successful fair,” said first-year manager Lynelle Christiani. “We have some things we need to remedy.”

The most prominent . . .