May 21, 2011
Amy Arnzen, 14, of Walla Walla holds her hog steady for ear stamping, while her sister, Jessica, 16, waits to help put the animal back in her pickup.
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Awards are given to youths whose hogs gain the most by the fair.
WALLA WALLA — A hog, a scale, a couple tags to the ears, a boy or a girl, and a long line of farm rigs stretching nearly 200 yards, all waiting their turn for the decades old tradition known as swine weigh day at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds.