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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

She's not 'pollen' your leg, she's retiring

O'Connor says goodbye as flower show superintendent


August 19, 2017

Tracie Mitchell

Jane O'Connor stands in her flower garden behind her rose bush which sports over three dozen roses Wednesday afternoon at her home in Worland.

WORLAND – Jane O'Connor, Washakie County Fair flower show superintendent, has decided to retire from her position and hand the vines over to someone else. Her successor hasn't been decided yet but O'Connor will be around to help make the transition smooth.

"I don't know who's going to, they [Garden Club] have to decide that, I will still help, of course, but someone else is going to take the leadership. I think it's time someone else should learn because I am in my 80s," O'Connor said. "I've enjoyed it, there has always been a really talented group of flower growers here in Worland, very...

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