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Theme for Oregon Trail Days announced

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The theme for some locals' favorite time of year has been announced.

The beloved Oregon Trail Days theme for this year is "Walking West on the Oregon Trail."

Event organizers have been hard at work getting things together as the early July date quickly approaches. General chairman Bill Schlaepfer says that the theme was well thought out and he hopes the public will have fun with it.

"It just pertains to the fact that all our migration was to the west, so we're going to be walking west on the Oregon Trail," says Schlaepfer. "And we'd like to have all the entries for the parade keep that in mind that that's what we're talking about, walking west on the Oregon trail. Keep it in mind when you're doing your floats and stuff."

Oregon Trail Days kicks off on July 5th with a concert from Neal McCoy.
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