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By Rebecca Gourley

Board president: ‘Fair will go on’ despite new budget cuts


“The fair will go on,” said Klickitat County Fair Board President Juan Randall.

The Fair Board got word in the fall of 2011 that the state might cut the funding of the Klickitat County Fair, slashing approximately $34,000 from their revenue.

Despite the overwhelming undertaking before him and the rest of the board, Randall seems optimistic that it will have little or no impact on the fair in 2012.

Last year, they were also faced with tightening their budget belts when this same notice was put onto the table. But last year, the state decided to continue funding the fair.

“We went through and line-itemed our revenues and expenses and tried to cut some stuff [last year],” said Ra...

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