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2 years 10 months ago

Two Colorado State Fair goats disqualified

Two goats have been disqualified from the Colorado State Fair Junior Livestock Sale after they tested positive for an illegal substance. Tests show the presence of ractopamine in the goats. The Food and Drug Administration has not approved ractopamine for use in goats, which means that no level of...

2 years 11 months ago

State Fair by the numbers

More than 515,000 people enjoyed this year's Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. Just released numbers show this year's attendance came in just shy of 2010's. 2011: 515,995 2010: 517,140 The biggest day of the fair this year came on Saturday, August 27th when 69,135 people came through...

2 years 11 months ago

State Fair parade nearly underway

The annual Colorado State Fair parade is just minutes away from beginning in downtown Pueblo. The route will travel along Main St. downtown. Spots are filling up fast, but there's still time to come out and enjoy the festivities if you're in the area.

3 years 3 weeks ago

New state fair silver queen crowned

A woman from Trinidad is the new Colorado State Fair Silver Queen. Today Frances Garbo was crowned at a ceremony at the Pueblo Convention Center. She competed against eighteen other elderly women. Garbo is 100 years old. Her duties as Silver Queen include greeting people for senior day at...

3 years 8 months ago

Colorado State Fair turns higher profit

More good news for the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. Recently released figures show the 11-day fair run this year turned a profit of roughly $980,000. That's up about $160,000 from the 2009 fair. General Manager Chris Wiseman says the fair saw higher food and carnival sales. However the rodeo...

3 years 11 months ago

Monday at the Colorado State Fair

The crowds will be smaller today, but the fun will be there for the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. Here's what's happening: Cowboys Kickin' Cancer Fundraiser/50th PRCA Dodge Rodeo 7:00 pm Rodeo from Rodeo Arena Stage - $10 regular rodeo ticket $50 ticket for special St. Mary Corwin...

3 years 11 months ago

This weekend at the Colorado State Fair

The Colorado State Fair is in full swing in Pueblo, including a Pancake Breakfast at the Gold Dust Saloon Saturday morning, followed by the State Fair Parade through downtown beginning at 10 am. Here's what's on the schedule this weekend-- Friday, August 27 Home Brew Competition...

4 years 1 day ago

Free health screenings in Pueblo area

Walgreens and AARP have begun offering free health screenings in Pueblo, Pueblo West and Canon City. Six health tests valued at $140 -- bone density, cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, waist circumference and body mass analysis -- will be given free in Pueblo through Aug. 29. It's part of...

4 years 1 month ago

Enter now for state fair chocolate contest

Love to bake with chocolate? Then the Colorado State Fair has a competition perfect for you. Registration is now open for the Ghirardelli Chocolate Championship. Bakers must submit a recipe with at least one all natural Ghirardelli baking product (chocolate chips, bars and/or cocoa), and up to 10 other ingredients....

4 years 4 months ago

2010 State Fair entertainment heavy-hitters

The Colorado State Fair has nailed-down some big name entertainment for this year's late-summer run, with more to come. Right now--plan on seeing Charley Pride, Smokey Robinson, America, Queensryche and Mariachi sol de Mexico all coming to Pueblo. Of course, the PRCA Dodge Rodeo will do a 5-night run....

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