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Christo (credit: CBS)

Artist Christo Takes Small Steps On Colorado Project

Construction of the proposed “Over the River” project in Colorado is on hold pending legal challenges, but artist Christo said Wednesday his team is doing other work.


An image showing how Over The River would look. (credit: CBS)

Christo Delays Colorado ‘Over The River’ Project

The artist Christo is once again delaying the timeline for exhibiting his Over the River project amid legal challenges against agencies that have given approvals for it.


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Arkansas River Reopens To Rafters After Wildfire

A stretch of the Arkansas River west of Canon City is open to rafters again now that a small wildfire has been contained.


Hickenlooper on the Arkansas River on Saturday (credit: Amy Larson)

Hickenlooper Hops In Raft To Scope Out ‘Over The River’ Site

Gov. John Hickenlooper got a close look at the proposed location of a controversial art project on the Arkansas River.


An image showing how Over The River would look. (credit: CBS)

BLM Seeks Dismissal Of Lawsuit Over Christo Plan

The Bureau of Land Management is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by citizens who oppose the artist Christo’s latest project.


Water Pipeline Project Hits Snag

Colorado Springs Utilities is reviewing whether to appeal a judge’s ruling on a water project that would pump Arkansas River water from the Pueblo Dam to Colorado Springs.


Maroon Bells (Photo by Julie Miller of Greenwood Village)

Udall Wants Feedback On Creating Wilderness Areas

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall says he wants the public to help him craft legislation that would create wilderness and national monument designations for two popular recreation areas in Colorado.


An image showing how Over The River would look. (credit: CBS)

Christo’s Over The River Now Planned For 2015

The artist Christo is pushing back the time frame for his Over the River project, which would involve suspending 5.9 miles worth of silvery, translucent fabric over specific sections of a 42-mile stretch of the Arkansas River.


Christo at a meeting in Fremont County in February (credit: CBS)

DU Law Students Aim To Halt ‘Over The River’

The artist Christo wants to stretch fabric over the Arkansas River as part of a massive art exhibition. But now a group of University of Denver law students are joining in on the fight to put a stop to it before it ever starts.


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

Salazar Announces Approval Of ‘Over The River’

The artist Christo will be allowed to drape huge pieces of fabric over the Arkansas River in Colorado, Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced on Monday.