Summer's flying by, and what some would consider the ending bookend to summer in Montezuma County, the county fair, is just around the corner. Also in this week's roundup, fishing limits lifted at Groundhog Reservoir. This story is sponsored by Big-O Tires and the LOR Foundation
What a way to start the county fair. Singer-songwriter Logan Mize will open the Montezuma County Fair along with featured guest, Tim Montana. You're watching the Local News Roundup brought to you by Big O Tires and the Lor Foundation. I'm Hannah Robertson. Gussied up sheep and cattle, pigs and 4H kids return the Montezuma County Fairgrounds July 29th through August 6th for the annual county fair. This year's theme, goin' showin' of course features animal shows flower and veggie shows, art exhibits, vendors and all manner of fun. Special events include a family gymkana, an ATV rodeo and lawnmower race, goat roping contest, a water fight, a team roping contest and our favorite, a chili and salsa contest. And to start the festivities a concert with county singer-songwriter Logan Mize with special guest, Tim Montana both accomplished musicians with top 20 hits will be on opening Friday night. Tickets for the concert are $15 in advance and $20 after Saturday, July 23rd. Gates open at 6 PM. Concert starts at 7 PM at the fairgrounds. Visit montezumacountyfair.com for schedules and more information. Fishing limits have been removed at Groundhog Reservoir. The salvage operation has been established because water levels are being drawn down to allow for repairs on the dam's outlet. Anglers must have a 2022 fishing license and use only lawful angling methods. The emergency salvage operation will continue through October 31st. Visit cpw.state.co.us for more information. Thanks for watching this edition of the Local News Roundup. I'm Hannah Robertson.