Priest River celebrates timber heritage

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  • (Photo by MARY MALONE) Competitors in the log burling portion of the Timber Days logging competition try to be the last one on the log as it begins to spin under their feet.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Mike Boles, right, of Priest River, took first place in the “Super Modified” category and was awarded “Best of Show” during the Big Back-in lawn mower races Saturday during Priest River’s Timber Days festivities.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) The Wells Fargo Bank crew helped cool down the crowd during the Timber Days parade on Saturday.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) The Timber Days parade commenced Saturday morning, heading past the crowd at Priest River City Park as participants made their way down High Street.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) The 2018 Bull of the Woods, Doug Cook, center, waves at the crowd during the Timber Days parade on Saturday.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) The Timber Days parade commenced Saturday morning, heading past the crowd at Priest River City Park as participants made their way down High Street.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Young parade-goers pick up the piles of candy thrown by truck drivers during the Timber Days parade on Saturday.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) The log trucks are a staple of the annual Timber Days parade in Priest River.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Families headed to the Priest River Junior High School to check out the Show ‘n’ Shine entries following Saturday’s Timber Days parade.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Cross cut was one of five Timber Days logging competition events local competitors participated in on Saturday.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) The stock chainsaw event was one of five Timber Days logging competitions local competitors participated in on Saturday.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) During the pole climb portion of the Timber Days logging competition on Saturday, competitors had to climb to the top of the pole, put an egg in their mouth and make it back to the ground without breaking the egg.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) During the pole climb portion of the Timber Days logging competition on Saturday, competitors had to climb to the top of the pole, put an egg in their mouth and make it back to the ground without breaking the egg.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Competitors in the log run portion of the Timber Days logging competition were tasked with walking to the end of a log pole to retrieve a ring hanging from the end of it while trying not to fall into the water below.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Competitors in the log run portion of the Timber Days logging competition were tasked with walking to the end of a log pole to retrieve a ring hanging from the end of it while trying not to fall into the water below.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Competitors in the log burling portion of the Timber Days logging competition try to be the last one on the log as it begins to spin under their feet.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Randy Poirer of Priest River high fives some youngsters as he makes his way back down the track during the Big Back-in lawn mower races held during Saturday’s Timber Days events. Poirer won second place in the “OMG” category, as well as “People’s Choice.”

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) During the pole climb portion of the Timber Days logging competition on Saturday, competitors had to climb to the top of the pole, put an egg in their mouth and make it back to the ground without breaking the egg.

  • (Photo by MARY MALONE) Competitors in the log burling portion of the Timber Days logging competition try to be the last one on the log as it begins to spin under their feet.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Mike Boles, right, of Priest River, took first place in the “Super Modified” category and was awarded “Best of Show” during the Big Back-in lawn mower races Saturday during Priest River’s Timber Days festivities.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) The Wells Fargo Bank crew helped cool down the crowd during the Timber Days parade on Saturday.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) The Timber Days parade commenced Saturday morning, heading past the crowd at Priest River City Park as participants made their way down High Street.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) The 2018 Bull of the Woods, Doug Cook, center, waves at the crowd during the Timber Days parade on Saturday.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) The Timber Days parade commenced Saturday morning, heading past the crowd at Priest River City Park as participants made their way down High Street.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Young parade-goers pick up the piles of candy thrown by truck drivers during the Timber Days parade on Saturday.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) The log trucks are a staple of the annual Timber Days parade in Priest River.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Families headed to the Priest River Junior High School to check out the Show ‘n’ Shine entries following Saturday’s Timber Days parade.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Cross cut was one of five Timber Days logging competition events local competitors participated in on Saturday.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) The stock chainsaw event was one of five Timber Days logging competitions local competitors participated in on Saturday.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) During the pole climb portion of the Timber Days logging competition on Saturday, competitors had to climb to the top of the pole, put an egg in their mouth and make it back to the ground without breaking the egg.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) During the pole climb portion of the Timber Days logging competition on Saturday, competitors had to climb to the top of the pole, put an egg in their mouth and make it back to the ground without breaking the egg.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Competitors in the log run portion of the Timber Days logging competition were tasked with walking to the end of a log pole to retrieve a ring hanging from the end of it while trying not to fall into the water below.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Competitors in the log run portion of the Timber Days logging competition were tasked with walking to the end of a log pole to retrieve a ring hanging from the end of it while trying not to fall into the water below.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Competitors in the log burling portion of the Timber Days logging competition try to be the last one on the log as it begins to spin under their feet.

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) Randy Poirer of Priest River high fives some youngsters as he makes his way back down the track during the Big Back-in lawn mower races held during Saturday’s Timber Days events. Poirer won second place in the “OMG” category, as well as “People’s Choice.”

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    (Photo by MARY MALONE) During the pole climb portion of the Timber Days logging competition on Saturday, competitors had to climb to the top of the pole, put an egg in their mouth and make it back to the ground without breaking the egg.

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