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By Roger Harnack
Franklin Connection 

Franklin County commissioner chastises rural residents for moving ahead with rodeo

Basin City activities get underway at 8 a.m. Friday


Last updated 7/2/2020 at 2:14pm

PASCO — Franklin County Commissioner Brad Peck admonished rural residents Wednesday for moving forward with plans for a rodeo, parade, dance and fireworks July 3 and 4 despite the coronavirus scare.

“I think it’s the wrong thing,” Peck said during a radio interview, chastising residents of Basin City and the surrounding area who are continuing their rodeo efforts. “I think those communities will pay for the price for it.”

Peck’s comments came a day after he attended a forum with Gov. Jay Inslee at Columbia Basin College.

Although Peck was not invited, Peck sat in on that foru...

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