Councilors raise concerns about Jamboree impacts
September 19, 2018
By Sean C. Morgan
Of The New Era
The Oregon Jamboree will need to look at new options for camping next year and city councilors are concerned about the length of time the country music festival keeps Sankey Park closed to the public.
Those were among the topics discussed during the Sept. 11 City Council meeting, in which Jamboree Festival Director Robert Shamek gave a report regarding the 2018 event, which was held Aug. 3-5.
The Oregon Jamboree is a three-day camping and country music festival held annually, typically during the first weekend of August. The event was founded in 1992, as a...