A cowboy tracks a wayward steer during the annual cattle drive through downtown Puyallup - one of the strong traditions of the Washington State Fair. The fair will open during Labor Day weekend for the first time this year.
A cowboy tracks a wayward steer during the annual cattle drive through downtown Puyallup - one of the strong traditions of the Washington State Fair. The fair will open during Labor Day weekend for the first time this year. Drew Perine News Tribune file photo, 2010
A cowboy tracks a wayward steer during the annual cattle drive through downtown Puyallup - one of the strong traditions of the Washington State Fair. The fair will open during Labor Day weekend for the first time this year. Drew Perine News Tribune file photo, 2010

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