Colorado State Fair http://kunc.org en Changing Times Brings Adaptation To Colorado State Fair http://kunc.org/post/changing-times-brings-adaptation-colorado-state-fair <p>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?</p><p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 23:02:34 +0000 Luke Runyon 48993 at http://kunc.org Changing Times Brings Adaptation To Colorado State Fair State Fairs: A Summer Tradition http://kunc.org/post/state-fairs-summer-tradition <p>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.</p><p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld & Harvest Public Media 48693 at http://kunc.org State Fairs: A Summer Tradition Colorado State Fair Goes Cashless http://kunc.org/post/colorado-state-fair-goes-cashless <p>Cash won’t get you far at the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.coloradostatefair.com/" target="_blank">Colorado State Fair</a>&nbsp;this year. Fair vendors will only be accepting a smart card form of payment.</p><p> Fri, 31 May 2013 22:20:24 +0000 Emily Boyer 45140 at http://kunc.org Colorado State Fair Goes Cashless Colorado State Fair Kicks Off http://kunc.org/post/colorado-state-fair-kicks <p>The 140<sup>th</sup> annual <a href="http://www.coloradostatefair.com/" target="_blank">Colorado State Fair</a> 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 <a href="http://kunc.org/term/usa-pro-cycling-challenge" target="_blank">USA Pro Cycling Challenge</a> which wraps up in Denver Sunday. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 20:36:11 +0000 Emily Boyer 32638 at http://kunc.org Colorado State Fair Kicks Off State Fair Seeks Help Demolishing Old Buildings http://kunc.org/post/state-fair-seeks-help-demolishing-old-buildings <p>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.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 19:56:31 +0000 Emily Boyer 23320 at http://kunc.org State Fair Seeks Help Demolishing Old Buildings