Commissioners ban smoking at Umatilla Co. Fair

Starting next year, smokers in Umatilla County won't be able to light up at the annual county fair.

The county's board of commissioners unanimously voted to ban smoking at the Umatilla County Fair starting next year.

This year, smoking will only be allowed in designated areas.

Fair organizers say the smoking restrictions are meant to make the fair healthier and safer for children and animals.

The 2013 Umatilla County Fair kicks off August 6th.

    Starting next year, smokers in umatilla county won't be able to light up at the annual county fair.
    The county's board of commissioners unanimously voted to ban smoking at the umatilla county fair starting next year.
    This year, smoking will only be allowed in designated areas.
    Fair organizers say the smoking restrictions are meant to make the fair healthier and safer for children and animals.
    The 2013 umatilla county fair kicks off august 6th.