Oregon Country Fair

Oregon Country Fair

Posted: Mar. 14, 2019 9:50 AM
Updated: Mar. 14, 2019 9:50 AM

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it were." tanish gupta is an community members are speaking out about the effects of the oregon country fair on the neighborhood. on kezi 9 news at five we heard from many who look forward to this event every year because they say it helps the economy. now....kezi 9 news reporter jillian smukler speaks with this year will be the oregon country fair's fiftieth year... and many in the community say they're excited for whats to come. chapman, "i don't think you can find this at any other part of the country i've lived in two other parts of the country and there's nothing like it." ayers, "an icon in the area its well known." others? not so much. "the noise does not stop" ben flott lives 3 properties away from the campgrounds and says every year he goes stirr-crazy from the music. "and you get that three or four nights in a row then by the time the fairs over youre just like exhausted." he tells me hes lived there since 1980 and every year theres a lack of respect for the people that live around where the fair is set up. "lots of times theres just stuff piled on the side of the road that stays there for weeks on end." bridge: this area during the time of the fair comes to life as its filled with music....vendors...and people....but neighbors living neaby tell me the festivities get out of hand and causes many problems. "this road gets like a racetrack and people are speeding up and down and you know people ride bicycles and stuff out here and you cant do it when thats happening." loud noise....trash....and heavy traffic.... all are things neighbors say ruin the overall experience of the fair. and many say they don't want it to end....they just want things to change. organizers say theyre working to address all the issues community members pointed out in the lane county board of
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