Fair holds tribute to Dr Jack

first_img • What: Clark County Fair.• Hours today: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.• Where: 17402 N.E. Delfel Road.• Admission: Adults, $10; seniors 62 and older, $8; kids 7-12, $7; kids 6 and younger, free. Parking, $6; C-Tran shuttle, $2 per person round trip from area park-and-ride lots; children 6 and younger ride free. $1 discount on admission with a bus fare stub.• Carnival: Opens at noon; unlimited rides today, $30.• 99.5 The Wolf Grandstands: Monster trucks, 2 and 6:30 p.m.• Other highlights: The Black Pearl Friesian Dance Troupe, 1 and 7 p.m.; Toddler Trot Contest, 1 p.m.• Pets: Not permitted, except for personal service animals or those on exhibition or in competition.• More information: http://clarkcofair.com or 360-397-6180.• Online: View The Columbian’s mobile website for the Clark County Fair at: http://columbian.com/fair-mobileAmong dozens of notes dedicated to the memory of Dr. Jack Giesy at the Clark County Fairgrounds on Friday, one summed it up: “The fair is just not going to be the same without you.”More than 150 people gathered at the horse arena named for Giesy, who served as the fair’s veterinarian for 45 years, to celebrate his spirit. Giesy, 80, died July 28.The crowd fell silent as they took a moment to remember him, and the Clark County Fence Riders led a solitary riderless horse into the arena. Flags at the fair flew at half staff all week. Dr. Jack Giesylast_img

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