Colorado State Fair

5:02pm

Thu August 29, 2013
Agriculture

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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5:00am

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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4:20pm

Fri May 31, 2013
Business

Colorado State Fair Goes Cashless

It's So Sunny! Flickr/Creative Commons

2:36pm

Fri August 24, 2012
Community

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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12:56pm

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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