Grant County Fair

Grant County Fair opens Tuesday

August 14, 2017 at 3:00 am

Five days of exhibits, competition, food, rodeo

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Tomás Garcilazo prepared to wow rodeo crowds

August 04, 2017 at 3:00 am

MOSES LAKE — Tomás Garcilazo shares the charro history and his heritage with his audiences as much as he just plain wows crowds across the globe.He’s one part vaquero, one part charro, one part horse whisperer and 100 percent full of life. ...

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The man in the can: Keith Isley loves to make rodeo fans smile

July 28, 2017 at 4:00 am

MOSES LAKE — He’s worked the National Finals Rodeo, Cheyenne Frontier Days, the Pendleton Roundup and many of the major outdoor rodeo events over the course of his 43-year career.The big ones operate on the verge of the spectacular. But it’...

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More info from the 1980 Grant County Fair

August 26, 2016 at 1:45 pm

OK folks, I’m not ready to let go of the fair, this year’s fair and past fairs. Read on. E-mail from Cheryl Facts from the past gleaned from the Moses Lake Herald, Columbia Basin Herald and The Neppel Record by Cheryl (Driggs) Elkins: Fr...

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Murals add new artistic dimension to fairgrounds

August 23, 2016 at 6:00 am

MOSES LAKE — Local art groups and artists are combining on a project to bring more art to the Grant County Fairgrounds. The first set of three murals will be completed by the end of this week and will be displayed at selected times in summe...

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Coping with adversity part of exhibiting animals at fair

August 23, 2016 at 6:00 am

MOSES LAKE — The payoff for all the work done by FFA and 4-H livestock participants comes at the stock sale, Friday morning at the Grant County Fair. Kids spend all spring and summer (and winter, if they’re raising a steer) taking care of ...

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Cowgirl Tea Party gives kids a chance to meet some 'Sheroes'

August 23, 2016 at 6:00 am

MOSES LAKE — On a day where Moses Lake Roundup rodeo fans were wearing purple in support of the Man Up Crusade to put an end to domestic violence in America, seven little girls from the Columbia Basin gave us the look of innocence. They wo...

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Bob Ottmar has seen all 73 Moses Lake Roundups over the years

August 22, 2016 at 1:45 pm

{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="da8ac466-68c4-11e6-a2fb-57ca77e33df3"}} MOSES LAKE — Bob Ottmar drove his truck through the security gate just outside the Moses Lake Roundup rodeo office. With a nod and a smile, the security guard waved ...

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All-star rodeo cast does not disappoint at Moses Lake Roundup

August 22, 2016 at 1:45 pm

MOSES LAKE — The 73rd annual Moses Lake Roundup was a virtual who’s who of rodeo talent competing over the course of three days and the world-class cowboys and cowgirls did not disappoint. The No. 1 ranked saddle bronc rider in the world a...

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A test of character

August 20, 2016 at 6:00 am

MOSES LAKE — Turns out most pigs don’t like hot weather any more than most humans. “They get cranky, they don’t want to show, they just want to lie down,” said Shanna Golladay, a volunteer for swine fitting and showing competition at the G...

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