Colorado State Fair


Thu August 29, 2013

Changing Times Brings Adaptation To Colorado State Fair

Marley Nahum of Douglas, Co., Colo. shows her prize-winning chicken at the state fair's youth livestock auction.
Luke Runyon KUNC and Harvest Public Media

Not just in Colorado, but all across the country, more people are moving from rural towns to cities. Since it takes fewer people to run farms these days, what’s the role of one of rural america’s the highest profile institutions: the state fair?

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Fri August 23, 2013
Ag Life

State Fairs: A Summer Tradition

The Missouri State Fair has everything from carnival rides to a mule show.
Credit Abbie Fentress Swanson / Harvest Public Media

It’s August. The days are growing shorter, fall is approaching, but summer isn’t done just yet. All over the country folks are flocking to that ultimate summer tradition: the state fair.

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Fri May 31, 2013

Colorado State Fair Goes Cashless

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Fri August 24, 2012

Colorado State Fair Kicks Off

Ferris Wheel at Colorado State Fair
Colorado State Fair

The 140th annual Colorado State Fair began this morning in Pueblo and runs through Labor Day. But, the fairs opening weekend coincides with another Colorado event drawing a large number of spectators, the USA Pro Cycling Challenge which wraps up in Denver Sunday.

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Fri March 2, 2012
State Politics

State Fair Seeks Help Demolishing Old Buildings

Officials with the Colorado State Fair are looking to the legislature for help in funding the demolition of a few buildings contaminated with lead paint and asbestos near the fairgrounds in Pueblo. 

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