NORTH FORK – The 2018 Mid-Sierra Loggers Jamboree has a new royal court.
After Saturday’s parade through North Fork, the community gathered at the Town Hall at 6 p.m. for a tri-tip dinner and the crowning of Little Logger and Little Princess.
Loggers Jamboree royalty contestants earn top spot by selling the most tickets ahead of the weekend’s events. The money raised goes to support the North Fork Boosters’ maintenance of the Town Hall and the Rec Center, along with other community projects and events.
The five little contestants and their sponsors raised a total of $13,500. Colbie Reagan took the title of Little Princess, raising the hefty sum of $7,680. She was sponsored by Foothill H20 Inc., and 2017 winner Emma Sweeney presented her with her new crown
The title of Little Logger went to Wyatt Allen, who raised $1,890. He was sponsored by Bandit Town, and got a hug, along with his new yellow hard hat, from 2017 winner Curtis Hale.
Other cuties vying for the title of Little Princess were Birdie McMillian sponsored by Miller’s Landing, and Avrey Hodges sponsored by the Buckhorn Saloon. The other contestant for Little Logger was Jameson DeLuca sponsored by Tom Wheeler.
Taralee was crowned at the Woodchoppers Ball on Saturday evening as 2017 Jamboree Queen Kate Hough passed the crown to this year’s winner. Taralee raised $5,620 and was sponsored by Gas ‘n Stuff.
The two other Queen Candidates for 2018 were Felicity Johnson sponsored by Amber Campion Essential Oils, and Emily Bourdon sponsored by the North Fork Pizza Factory.