BY SAGE FAULKNER
Pretty Tough Cattlewomen
The Los Alamos Reporter and Pretty Tough Cattlewomen are working together to showcase livestock youth exhibitors from Rio Arriba and Los Alamos Counties for the Rio Arriba County Fair, which runs from July 27-30. Please come out and support youth competitors at the fair at the Rio Arriba County Rural Events Center near Abiquiu. The auction is slated for 5 p.m. Sunday.
Adalene Zielie, 7, right, and Cora Zielie, 5, of White Rock are showing their lambs for their first year. Cora is also showing chickens for the first time. They are members of the High Country Team 4-H Club. Courtesy photo
Tiffani Archuleta, 15, attends and plays basketball for Santa Fe Indian School. She enjoys showing beef and goars at the Rio Arriba County Fair and jackpost. She also enjoys dancing for San Juan Pueblo feast days. Tiffany calls both San Juan and Ojo Caliente home. Courtesy photo
Logan Tafoy is a 16-year old junior home-schooled student from the Tierra Amarilla/Chama area. He is president of both the Rangers 4-H Club and the Rio Arriba County 4-H Council. He has been chosen as the Chama Days King. This year at the County Fair, Logan will show a market goat and three market swine. He also enjoys hunting and fishing. Courtesy photo
Aiden Cole, 10, is pictured with his pig, Beacon. Aiden is enjoying his first year in 4H. He wants to wish all the 4H and Future Farmers of America kids the best of luck at Fair and can’t wait to see them all there. Aiden and his family are from Hernandez. Courtesy photo
Kendra Cole, 5, loved learning about 4H and showing her pig, Pork Chop, with her brother Aiden. Kendra wll show in the open/booster class with her brother’s pig as a learning experience. Kendra lives in Hernandez. Courtesy photo
Interested youth can contact Sage at firstname.lastname@example.org to submit their picture and short bio.