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Colorado State Fair Starts Friday with Eight Nights of Rodeo Action

The upcoming Colorado State Fair is hosting eight nights of thrilling rodeo action and each night in the Budweiser Rodeo Arena offers a different mix of entertainment and discounts. 

Rodeo fans will be on the edge of their seats as Professional Rodeo's top cowboys and cowgirls compete for top scores and fastest times. PRCA Ram Rodeo announcer, Boyd Polhamus, and rodeo entertainer, John Harrison, will keep the arena hopping. Special discounts also provide rodeo fans the most bang for their buck.

Rodeo 4 Pack

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Slim Randles

You have to hand it to Windy. When Alphonse "Windy" Wilson chooses to speak, it is a bombastic sampling of creativity. Windy has yet to find a word he can't make better through his own unique methods.

Well, what got him fired up the other day was a meeting of the ladies of the garden club down at the nursery. Windy's been helping Dewey with his manure business on the one day a week he spends helping others. Today wasn't a helper day, but he couldn't pass up the audience.

They hadn't gotten through old business when Windy stood, smiled, and spoke.

Free Entertainment at the Colorado State Fair

The Colorado State Fair kicks off next week with a wide variety of free events that are sure to please every fair goer. 

Free opportunities include:

*The Agricultural Pavilion, presented by the Colorado Department of Agriculture, provides the ultimate experience for ag education.  The young and young-at-heart can be a farmer for a day, visit the petting zoo, and learn how agriculture plays a role in all our lives.

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PROMO 660 x 440 People - Slim Randles

Slim Randles

You have to hand it to Windy. When Alphonse "Windy" Wilson chooses to speak, it is a bombastic sampling of creativity. Windy has yet to find a word he can't make better through his own unique methods.

Well, what got him fired up the other day was a meeting of the ladies of the garden club down at the nursery. Windy's been helping Dewey with his manure business on the one day a week he spends helping others. Today wasn't a helper day, but he couldn't pass up the audience.

They hadn't gotten through old business when Windy stood, smiled, and spoke.

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PROMO 660 x 440 People - Slim Randles

Slim Randles

"Sanctimonious siphons, it's hot!" said Dud, sitting at the philosophy counter and turning over his coffee cup for action with a single smooth move.  Dud is a regular at the Mule Barn truck stop's legendary world dilemma think tank.

"Epithet time again, Dudley?" said Doc.

"Epithets and heat time, Doc. When that heat comes along, the only thing that can really change an attitude is a properly tuned epithet. It's man's emotional release valve, but of course you know that, being a doctor and all."

Dud doctored his coffee and took a sip.

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PROMO 660 x 440 People - Slim Randles

Slim Randles

The evening was one of those that come back to you time after time, year after long year. It comes back and whispers of how good life can be when you're well fed, enjoying life, and a good friend shares the front porch with you on a summer's evening.

It was that way with Doc and Steve the other night. Doc thought he might have to do a scientific paper on the soporific effects of ice tea, fried chicken, and corn on the cob. As long as it didn't take any effort.

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By Slim Randles

Mrs. Forrest has always been a compulsive feeder. Before she retired, she was cooking for the Mule Barn truck stop's customers, and is singularly responsible for about three flabby tons of avoirdupois on this nation's truck drivers, and may have been marginally responsible, third-hand, for a cardiac event or two.

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PROMO 660 x 440 People - Slim Randles

By Slim Randles

The closed-season school board meeting was called to order half an hour late by its chairman, J. Buckdancer Alcott, because the board members saw Windy Wilson sitting in the audience.

 Windy had no children, and he sure as sugar wasn't a teacher, but he could talk. And he was patiently biding his time. Despite the board's foot dragging through the agenda, Windy didn't give up and go home.

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By Slim Randles

We all know that someone will find Jenkins's cabin. Someday. Oh, it's up there in those hills somewhere. We all know that.

It's become a friendly object of conjecture and speculation. No one living has seen it, as far as we know. Jenkins himself died quietly when he was on one of his infrequent trips to town for supplies. Funny guy, that Jenkins.