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Colorado State Fair re-imagined amid coronavirus

By Jon Pompia, The Pueblo Chieftain Colorado State Fair organizers are moving forward with a re-imagined expo this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. Scott Stoller, the fair’s general manager, received unanimous support last week from the event’s board of authority to move forward with a pared-down celebration that respects health directives limiting the number of […]

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The Colorado State Fair has lost money for 21 straight years, audit finds

The Colorado State Fair has lost money for 21 straight years and a state audit of the operation says it has not been managed strategically. Colorado Public Radio reports the Colorado State Auditor’s Office found the fair’s deficits have averaged $4 million each year from 2014 to 2018. The audit reports the Colorado State Fair Authority does […]