Results from Northwest Montana Fair

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Reserve Champion Market Lamb: Amber Pugh (Photo by Karly Hanson/Karly Katherine Photography)

The 2018 Northwest Montana Fair & Rodeo wrapped up over the weekend.

The market stock sale grossed $562,291.50 Saturday as local 4-H and FFA members bid farewell to their steers, hogs and lambs. This year’s stock sale grossed approximately $47,000 more than last year’s sale.

The Reserve Champion Market Lamb was raised by Amber Pugh of Whitefish and purchased by Les Schwab Tires of Whitefish. The lamb weighed 140 pounds and sold for $14 per pound.

Whitefish residents who earned honors for their entries in various categories at the fair:

Fine Arts – Open

Children (ages 4 and under)

Reserve Champion: Lillian Hammel,

Special Needs

Reserve Champion: Alison DeSmyter

Photography – Open Class

Film or Digital, Adults (60 years and over)

Reserve Champion: John Williamson

Floriculture - Open


Grand Champion: Marlene Becker


Grand Champion: Marlene Becker

Flowers, Advanced

Best of Show: Marlene Becker

Home Arts & Needlework – Open

Child (ages 11 & over) – Sponsored by Quilt Gallery

Best Article: Isaac Bertrand

Beef – 4-H/FFA

Junior Beef Showman – Sponsored by Western Outdoor and Open Horizons 4-H Club

Grand Champion: Brady Boll

Rabbit/Pocket Pals – 4-H/FFA

Best of Breed, Any Other Purebred, Semi-Arch

Winner: Brady Boll, Whitefish

General Projects – 4-H/FFA

Mechanical Science Aerospace – Sponsored by Montana Logging Association

Grand Champion: TJ Gannon

Reserve Champion: TJ Gannon

Senior Fine Arts – Sponsored by Flathead 4H Foundation

Grand Champion: Karly Green

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