Bike Safety Fair This Weekend

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The City of Central Point Parks and Recreation Department and Rogue Valley Transportation District will hold a Bike Safety Fair this Saturday, September 13th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Central Point City Hall, located at the 100 block of S. 2nd Street. The purpose of the event will be to teach … Continue reading »

Four Fairgoers Suffer Heat Exhaustion

Medford, Ore. — So far this year, four people have been hospitalized at Providence Medford Medical Center for heat exhaustion. Hospital staff said it’s important to stay cool while you’re at the fair.  They say heat stress happens when the body is dehydrated and is unable to cool itself enough to maintain a healthy temperature.  If … Continue reading »

Fairgrounds Hoping To Ride Momentum

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — While horses lined the gates, horse racing fans lined the ticket window at Grants Pass Downs in what was a sharp increase compared to 2012. More than 21,000 attended Grants Pass Downs this season despite having two fewer races per day. Josephine County Fairgrounds officials hope this is a sign things … Continue reading »