A good year at the NCW Fair

Crowds braved smoky air, and some cool, drizzly weather to enjoy the NCW Fair Aug. 23-26. A variety of activities and attractions were on tap for young and old.
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The NCW Fair is here

It's all happening at Waterville — the NCW Fair is now underway through Sunday. There will be lots of activities for everyone in the family to enjoy.
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4-H group ready for the fair

The fairgrounds in Waterville was a busy place on Aug. 13 as youth and adults gathered to prepare for the NCW Fair which opens today through Sunday.
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Mansfield kids get ready for NCW Fair

Mansfield 4-H and FFA members are primping, preening and making sure their livestock get an extra helping of food as they prepare to show their animals at the North Central Washington Fair Aug. 23-26.
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Pictorial Past | State dignitary attends the fair

Washington Gov. Clarence D. Martin, at far right, attends the 1939 Waterville District Fair (or Douglas County Fair as it was also known).
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Fairgrounds are prepared

Groups and individuals turned out Aug. 4 for Beautification Day to help prepare the NCW fairgrounds for the upcoming fair.
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NCW Fair: A look at the past

Scenes from fairs of the past. This year’s NCW Fair runs from Aug. 23-26.   Some of the many concession offerings at the 2009 NCW Fair. (Wenatchee World file photo/Kathryn Stevens) Kids have fun riding the Paratrooper at the carnival during the NCW Fair in 2010. (Wenatchee World file photo/Mike Bonnicksen)
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Kids’ zone provides a range of activities

Families attending the NCW Fair this year can look forward to visiting the Kids’ Zone.
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Don’t miss the Big Bend Roundup Rodeo Aug. 25 and 26

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent The Big Bend Roundup Rodeo is an integral part of the NCW Fair. The event is held each year on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. It will begin this year at 4 p.m. Aug. 25 and at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 26. The price of fair tickets includes admission to the event, though tickets for covered grandstand seating are an extra $5. The rodeo includes a variety of events,...
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NCW Fair is almost here

Are you ready for four days of great family fun? Make plans to come on up to Waterville... the NCW Fair is just around the corner! This year's fair runs from Aug. 23-26 and it will be packed with something for everyone.
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