JOSEPH — Caitlin Summer Strutz was recently declared the first-place winner of the City of Joseph Holiday Light and Decoration Contest, according to a press release.

First place receives $200 off their city water bill and $200 to a local charity or school group. Strutz is choosing to donate to the Wallowa County Humane Society.

The second-place winner is the Thomas family. They receive $100 off their water bill and can donate $100 to a local charity or school group. They chose to send their $100 to the Joseph Charter School drama class.

The cash donations come from city coffers.

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