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Though fair attendees won’t be able to follow the smells of kettle corn and funnel cakes to their favorite food booths as they would at a typical fair, they will be able order their favorites from their cars at both the North Idaho and Spokane Interstate fairs over the next several weeks.
For the first time in 119 years, the Washington State Fair has installed metal detectors and mandatory bag checks to secure the Puyallup fairgrounds.
Country singers Craig Morgan and Jerrod Niemann will headline the opening day “Party in the Dirt” concert.
Throughout a long, storied career marked mostly by examples of sportsmanship, Larry Fitzgerald has never spiked a football in celebration of a scoring play. That changed Sunday and it’s all his kid’s fault.
Yakima Police say an officer who used pepper spray on a teen and knocked him down while breaking up a fight has been placed on desk duty pending an investigation.
The Washington State Fair opens on Friday, Aug. 31, in Puyallup, with rides, entertainment, exhibits, animals and fun for all ages through Sept. 23.
Wednesday night at the Idaho State Fair the James Barker Band is scheduled to open for country star Randy Houser at his “Party in the Dirt” concert.
Two flocks of birds at the recently concluded Central Washington State Fair were infected with bird flu, but health officials say it’s a strain that has not been shown to infect humans.
It’s been difficult for people to watch a one-room school in central Oregon deteriorate at the Oregon State Fairgrounds, where it was relocated in 1976.
Excessive corrosion on a support beam caused a “catastrophic failure” of a thrill ride at the Ohio State Fair that killed an 18-year-old man and injured seven others, the ride’s Dutch manufacturer said in a statement posted Sunday on Facebook.
Officials say rides shut down at the Ohio State Fair after a thrill ride broke apart and killed a man are open after being re-inspected.
Inspectors repeatedly looked over a thrill ride while it was assembled at the Ohio State Fair and signed off on it hours before it flew apart in a deadly accident that flung passengers through the air, according to authorities and records released Thursday.
The Kootenai County Fairgrounds board didn't have to look far to find its next general manager. The board has hired Alexcia Jordan, who has been the assistant general manager since February 2015, as the next leader of the fairgrounds and North Idaho State Fair.
Living marijuana plants went on display Friday at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it’s the first state fair in the nation to allow cannabis for public viewing.
If the mix of entertainment seems eclectic at the North Idaho State Fair next week, that’s no accident. Fair organizers went looking for attractions representing different corners of the globe to fit the theme, “The World of Fun.”
People flocked to Oregon’s first-ever marijuana growers’ fair on Saturday where a competition for best pot plants was being held, with the winners to be displayed at the Oregon State Fair.
Country band Sawyer Brown will headline the North Idaho Fair in Coeur d’Alene this year.
Garrison Keillor is bringing back familiar elements of “A Prairie Home Companion” at least one more time.
Bring on the blue ribbons, corn on the cob and corn dogs. County fair season is right around the corner. And that means fair food – or pretty much anything deep-fried or served on a stick – or in the case of corn dogs, both.
Norma “Duffy” Lyon, whose life-size butter sculptures of cows, Elvis and even Jesus and his disciples delighted Iowa state fairgoers for nearly half a century, has died. She was 81.