Taylor Jones clips a goat — just one of many tasks local 4-H members will do ahead of this year’s fair, which starts Thursday. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Oreo did a happy dance when Jasmin Tripp entered his pen with breakfast, bouncing on his two front feet and nudging her with his snout. With her mom looking on, the 11-year-old poured grain into the pig’s bowl, then added leftovers from her family’s breakfast — oatmeal and pancake scraps. Grunting contentedly, Oreo stepped into his bowl to gobble up his food.
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