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Vale 4th of July Parade

The Girl Scouts of America wave to spectators at Vale's Fourth of July parade. (The Enterprise/Kristine de Leon)

Vale’s annual Fourth of July parade was held on Wednesday as part of the city’s Independence Day festivities.

The parade kicked off at 5 p.m. from the Vale High School parking lot and snaked its way down Yakima Street and A Street towards downtown Vale. It lasted 40 minutes.

Spectators gathered with friends and family along the entire parade route. They escaped the heat . . .