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Deadline July 20 for State Fair Fine Arts Entries

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Artists throughout Colorado are busy preparing their artwork for the Colorado State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition. The popular and prestigious part of the annual event showcases original artwork by Colorado residents. 

All artwork chosen for the exhibition will be on display in the Fine Arts Building during the entire length of the Fair. Two divisions for artwork submission are being offered: Emerging Artist and Professional. 

Fresh Air Friday – Skip the Crowds, Enjoy Colorado Parks

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Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busy holiday season, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges you to step away from the hustle and bustle this time of year can bring. November 24, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) invite you to connect with family and friends by getting outside and celebrating Fresh Air Friday.

NJC Rodeo Team Champs in Wyoming Competition

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The Northeastern Junior College (NJC) Rodeo Team returned home from Riverton, Wyoming, and the Central Wyoming College Rustler Round-Up victorious with a men's team championship.  Riverton was the fourth and final stop of the fall college rodeo season.  Leading the charge for a team title was sophomore, Jace Staudt an Ag Business major from Nathrop, Colorado.  Staudt started the day with a solid 3rd place finish in the team roping heading for JD Kirwin of Gillette College.  Staudt followed it up with a go-round win and an average title in the tie-down roping.  The w

Annual Photo Contest Focuses on Colorado Agriculture

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From rolling green fields and helpful pollinators to patriotic cowboys and cattle in the morning light, the beauty of Colorado agriculture is evident. It's once again time to capture the "spirit" of Colorado agriculture through pictures. The 20th annual "Colorado...it's AgriCultural" photography contest is seeking entries as a way to celebrate the state's agricultural heritage. 

LCC Rodeo Team Preps for 2017-2018 Season

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The Lamar Community College Rodeo team is working hard and looking forward to the 2017-2018 season. The team participates in ten rodeos within the Central Rocky Mountain Region: five in the fall and five in the spring. 

This year's roster is comprised of 20 members including 12 on the women's team and eight on the men's.

"Our women's team will be led by two good returners, Tacie Canfield and Ashten Marchant," LCC Head Rodeo coach Fred Sherwood said. "Both were seated in the top ten in the region in their events, so they should do well this year."

State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition Deadline is July 27

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Artists throughout Colorado are busy preparing their artwork for the Colorado State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition. The popular and prestigious part of the annual event showcases original artwork by Colorado residents. 

All artwork chosen for the exhibition will be on display in the Fine Arts Building during the entire length of the Fair. Two divisions for artwork submission are being offered: Emerging Artist and Professional.