The streets overflowed with people watching the annual Ravalli County Fair parade Wednesday, August 29. The Bitterroot Mountettes State Champion drill team presented the colors. They also won first place for Mounted Groups at the parade. Other winners in the categories were:

  • Horse-drawn vehicles - Roy Woodside of Potomac with white-soxed mules
  • Adult Novelty - Rodeo Clowns Nancy and Karen
  • Clubs & Organizations - Ravalli Services
  • Schools and Churches - Hamilton School District
  • Commercial - Lakeland Feed and Supply
  • Antique Machinery (restored) - Darrel Sperry
  • Antique Machinery (unrestored) - Blair Stevens wil the 1947 Model AI International
  • Vehicles (1950 and older) - Bob And Saron Luedecke with 1917 Model T Touring Car
  • Vehicles (1050 and newer - Tom Chaffin and 1951 Pontiac
  • >Dogs - 4-H Dog Project
  • And, the crowd favorite (at least for the kids!) the Donaldson Readi-Mix Candy Conveyor (see photo below).

    Donaldson Bros. candy conveyor. (Sue Smith Photo, Townsquare Media)