The Pueblo Chieftain Editorial Board, Author at Colorado Politics

Sarah Cummings is leaving her position as general manager of the Colorado State Fair on a high note -- showing a profit for two years in a row and a definite upbeat outlook for the future. She has accepted the position of executive director of Western Fairs Association and will be returning to California, where she worked prior to her two-year tenure in Pueblo.

Colorado Springs appears to be stonewalling federal and state requests to turn over evidence pertinent to claims against the city for violating environmental standards on Fountain Creek. The United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment allege that Colorado Springs has willfully and improperly withheld records they are entitled to in an environmental lawsuit against the city in U.S. District Court in Denver.