Malheur County Fair faces challenges pulls through with volunteers

Pansy the Clown tells 4-year-old Nolan Scott to smile for the camera after he requests a balloon sword at the Malheur County Fair last week. The fair encountered a number of hurdles but volunteers helped save the day. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

ONTARIO — The Malheur County Fair was plagued with problems before the gates even opened to the public last week.

“We all survived,” Lynelle Christiani, Malheur Fairgrounds manager, said. 

That’s a win in her book. 

The hiccups started the Sunday . . .