Following about 25 years as an Evergreen State Fair judge and contestant, Laura Elhai is the 2017 Fair Honoree. This year, she heads the American Heritage exhibit on the 1950s and judged baking and canning. Here, Elhai sets a crock pot of fermented sauerkraut on the table in a 1950s era kitchen display. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

State fair honoree has seen both sides — judge and contestant

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