Arkansas River

(courtesy: Durango Herald)

Flood & Wildfire Preparedness Week: Long Duration Flood Events

Flood and wildfire awareness week continues across Colorado with today’s message taking a closer look at flood events that last anywhere from several hours to several days.

03/17/2015

Ken Buck (credit: CBS)

Rep. Buck: ‘No More Acting Like King Barack’

Colorado Republican Representative Ken Buck is joining other GOP leaders in claiming that President Barack Obama has abused his authority.

02/19/2015

Browns Canyon (credit: CBS)

Obama To Designate New National Monument In Colorado

President Barack Obama is designating a new national monument in Colorado for protection as an ecologically significant site.

02/18/2015

Artist Christo speaks at a press conference unveiling two original preparatory collages for 'Over The River' donated to the National Galley of Art's permanent collection by French environment artist Christo at the National Gallery of Art on November 8, 2011 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images)

Over The River Opponents Lose State Court Appeal

The Colorado Court of Appeals has rejected an appeal from a group opposing the artist Christo’s plans to drape a stretch of the Arkansas River with fabric.

02/12/2015

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Colorado Snowpack Takes A Slight Dip After January Thaw

All 8 major river basins dropped 2 to 7 percent due to the very warm temperatures over the past week.

01/29/2015

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Colorado Snowpack Struggling In Some River Basins

The latest numbers for statewide snowpack show parts of Colorado are running behind where they should be for this time of year.

01/23/2015

An artist's rendition of what Christo's project "Over the River" will look like. (credit: CBS)

Artist Christo’s Colorado Project Gets Federal Approval

Opponents of a plan by the artist Christo to hang nearly 6 miles of silvery fabric in sections over the Arkansas River say the project is still a danger to fish and visitors and they are considering an appeal after a federal judge refused to intervene.

01/03/2015

An artist's rendition of what Christo's project "Over the River" will look like. (credit: CBS)

Judge Rules Against Opponents Of Christo’s Arkansas River Project

A judge Friday shot down a lawsuit intended to stop international artist Christo’s plans to hang 1,000 luminous silvery fabric panels over the Arkansas River between Canon City and Salida.

01/02/2015

Browns Canyon National Monument Measure Debated

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall asked for the public’s help Saturday to designate 16 square miles of federal land as a monument and wilderness in Browns Canyon.

12/06/2014

Tourists visit the Royal Gorge on Sept. 1, 2014 (credit: CBS)

Tourists Flock To Rebuilt Royal Gorge

A Colorado icon that’s recovering from last year’s devastating wildfire has rebounded to rave reviews.

09/01/2014

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