Lane County Fair Goes Green

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Fair kicked off its recycling efforts Wednesday as it opened up the gates. Stop by the fairgrounds this week and you’ll see bigger and improved Sanipac stations with recycle bins, garbage bins and descriptions about how you can help the environment. “Not only are we recycling, we’re composting, and … Continue reading »

Woman Crashes Car Through Fence

EUGENE, Ore. — A 75-year-old woman went to the hospital after driving through one of the gates at the Lane County Fair. Eugene police say she fell asleep behind the wheel and came to just before hitting the gate. Eugene fire crews have a station at the fair, so they helped the driver right away. … Continue reading »

Lane County Fair Gets Under Way

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Fair kicks off at 11:00 Wednesday morning. Season passes are still available for $20 at any Carl’s Jr. restaurant or $25 at the fair. Fair vendors were busy Tuesday setting up and trying to stay cool. Because of the expected high temperatures, fair organizers have already planned for some … Continue reading »

Animals Keep Cool at the Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Fair is here just in time for some of the hottest days of the year. You’d think the animal barns would be some of the hottest corners of the fair, but it turns out the livestock have it made. Between the cross-breeze and the fans and a constant flow … Continue reading »

Lane County Fair Begins Setup

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Fair is just nine days away and today was the first official day of set up at the fairgrounds. Organizers and participants say it’s something they work up to all year long, and though the first day of set up is busy and symbolic, as the next week rolls … Continue reading »

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