Cake Judge Kelli Kennedy, left, and Lucinda VandeVelde, 7, compare notes about the chocolate cake entries at the Thurston County Fair. The number of entries was low, and fair event coordinator Theresa Reid thinks the heat discouraged potential contestants from turning on their ovens.
Cake Judge Kelli Kennedy, left, and Lucinda VandeVelde, 7, compare notes about the chocolate cake entries at the Thurston County Fair. The number of entries was low, and fair event coordinator Theresa Reid thinks the heat discouraged potential contestants from turning on their ovens. Zoe Sayler zsayler@theolympian.com
Cake Judge Kelli Kennedy, left, and Lucinda VandeVelde, 7, compare notes about the chocolate cake entries at the Thurston County Fair. The number of entries was low, and fair event coordinator Theresa Reid thinks the heat discouraged potential contestants from turning on their ovens. Zoe Sayler zsayler@theolympian.com

Too hot to go to the fair? Organizers have taken Thurston County’s heat by the horns

August 04, 2017 08:00 AM

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