PUYALLUP, Wash. — In the wake of news that several sex offenders had been employed at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup, fair officials decided to make some changes this year.
They’re going to conduct background checks for all employees of the company that handles the carnival rides and games. That’s great news to local parents at the fair. “That’s outstanding,” said fairgoer Lisa Pryne. “That’s something you worry about. I have a GPS/Amber Alert tracking app on my phone and it alerts me and on the car ride here they popped up one after the other.”
Fair officials are being extra vigilant this year because last year three employees had to be let go because they were registered sex offenders and lied on their applications. Full Article