2Caliente and Alamo observed the Fourth of July with celebrations, the annual parade, food, activities and a fireworks display.

The theme in Alamo was “A Star Spangled Summer.” Sisters Maxine Poulsen and Marion Sparrow Gooch were the twin grand marshals.

First prize in Alamo’s float contest went to the Poulsen family for their float “Star Spangled Heritage.”

The theme in Caliente was “Salute to Volunteer Service”. Ann Smith was grand marshal in recognition of her volunteer service with the Meadow Valley Ambulance Service for the past 26 years.