National Western Stock Show
The massive renovation plan for the National Western Complex just got an infusion of cash, and the money will make it a state-of-the-art hub for agricultural research, business and education, according to supporters.
The Colorado Senate has approved a $350 million plan to put Colorado State University buildings at the National Western Stock Show site in Denver.
State lawmakers say too many children in the child welfare system are disappearing for weeks at a time without anyone looking for them. They also say most of the children rescued from sex trafficking are in the foster system.
A victim of a hit-and-run is recovering at a Denver hospital and he and his family want the driver responsible captured.
An FBI probe during the National Western Stock Show has led to an arrest of two alleged sex predators.
The National Western Stock Show wrapped up after a record year, packing more than 670,000 people into the complex and bringing in an estimated $100 million.
The grand champion steer at this year’s National Western Stock Show was set to be auctioned off Friday night, and to honor the day the big steer was the honored guest during high tea at a landmark Denver hotel.
Cowboy boots, cowboy hats, gaudy belt buckles and denim everywhere. Coming from metropolitan south Florida, it’s a culture shock.
Visitors to the National Western come mainly for the livestock. The Stock Show is where even city slickers can be cowboys for the day. It’s also a place where cowboys and others can get a city service for free.
Some artists use a paintbrush—others use a chainsaw.