75 years ago

1,000 fans see donkey baseball — Aug. 10, 1944

Donkey baseball fans numbering more than 1,000 attended the show sponsored by the Lynden Lions Club and Red Cross chapter at the Fair Grounds Friday evening. 

 

50 years ago

53rd Northwest Washington Fair to open Tuesday — Aug. 7, 1969

Fresh sawdust is in all the cattle barns at the Northwest Washington Fair and everything is in readiness for the 53rd annual exposition which opens Tuesday for a five-day run. 

 

25 years ago

Grandstand date leads to marriage — Aug. 10, 1994

The Northwest Washington Fair can be credited with a lot of things: fond memories of furry creatures, lip-smacking food, and the meeting place for what’s turned into a 50-year marriage for Fred And Margaret Greiner. 

 

Editions of old Tribunes are missing for portions of 1919 (100 years ago).