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Arkansas River

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

Leases Approved For ‘Over the River’ Project

The artist Christo is a step closer to being allowed to drape huge pieces of fabric over the Arkansas River.

10/09/2011

(AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Man Accused Of Investment Fraud Pleads Guilty

A man accused of defrauding investors of about $865,000 on water rights deals in Colorado has pleaded guilty during his trial.

10/02/2011

The Arkansas River (credit: outdoors-adventures.org)

Pipeline For Arkansas River Stirs Concerns

A proposed water pipeline from Lamar to Elbert County is raising concerns over depleting water in the Arkansas River and losing irrigated farmland.

08/08/2011

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Union Pacific To Help Remove Pueblo Rail Bridge

Union Pacific has agreed to dismantle part of an old railroad bridge over Fountain Creek in Pueblo.

07/30/2011

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

Blm Backs Christo’s River Proposal, With Changes

Artist Christo’s plan to suspend huge fabric panels over parts of the heavily rafted Arkansas River in Colorado is largely intact under a version federal land managers identified Thursday as the preferred alternative for the project.

07/28/2011

Christo (credit: CBS)

Colorado Parks Division Sued Over Christo Project

Opponents of the artist Christo’s plan to suspend huge fabric panels over stretches of the Arkansas River are suing the Colorado parks division for allowing him to carry out the project.

07/27/2011

A bus owned by Vessels for Honor Rafting Co. rolled on its top on U.S. Hwy 50 along the Arkansas River Thursday afternoon near Salida. (credit: Jeff Shane/Canon City Daily Record)

Colorado Authorities Investigate Rafting Bus Accident

Colorado parks and wildlife officials are investigating the rollover of a rafting bus that injured 10 people.

07/22/2011

An image of the car in the Arkansas River (credit: CBS)

Raft Guides Save 2 From Overturned Car In Arkansas River

It started as a normal work day for two raft guides in Canon City, but it took a heroic turn when the men risked their own lives to save two people after their car crashed in the Arkansas River.

07/12/2011

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

Colorado Parks Board OKs Pact With Artist Christo

The Colorado State Parks Board has approved an agreement for the artist Christo to pay $550,000 to state parks to carry out his Over the River project, which would suspend 5.9 miles worth of fabric panels over parts of the Arkansas River.

06/24/2011

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Name Of Rafter Who Died On Arkansas River Released

A San Antonio woman was killed in Colorado on Wednesday during a rafting trip on the Arkansas River in Chaffee County.

06/09/2011

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