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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)

Christo Arkansas River Project Clears Legal Hurdle

Christo’s Over the River project cleared a legal hurdle with a judge upholding state parks officials’ approval of the project.

09/06/2013

Fire damage from this summer's wildfire in the Royal Gorge Park (credit: CBS)

Royal Gorge Rebuilding Underway, Focus On Visitors

The rebuilding effort at one of Colorado’s most scenic attractions is underway just two months after a wildfire destroyed much of the Royal Gorge Park.

08/22/2013

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

Christo Facing New Lawsuit To Stop His ‘Over The River’ Project

The push for a massive art project along the Arkansas River is facing a new lawsuit.

08/12/2013

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)

Appeals Board Upholds Permit For Christo Project

An appeals board is upholding the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to grant the artist Christo a permit for his Over the River project, which involves temporarily suspending huge fabric panels over parts of the Arkansas River in Colorado.

06/28/2013

Royal Gorge Fire (credit: CBS)

Royal Gorge Fire 40% Contained

The weather conditions combined with the hard work of firefighters helped bring the Royal Gorge Fire to 40 percent containment.

06/14/2013

An image of the fire (credit: coloradolivecams.com)

All Evacuations Lifted In Royal Gorge Fire

All evacuations have been lifted in connection with the wildfire burning near Royal Gorge Park. The wildfire has destroyed much of the park and damaged the famous bridge.

06/13/2013

Royal Gorge Fire (credit: CBS)

Royal Gorge Fire Damages Bridge, Most Of Park

A wildfire near Royal Gorge Park has destroyed much of the park and damaged the famous bridge.

06/12/2013

Browns Canyon National Monument (credit: John Fielder/brownscanyon.org)

Udall Seeks Feedback On Proposed National Monument

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is asking for the public’s help in crafting legislation to create a national monument that would include 22,000 acres on both sides of the Arkansas River between Salida and Buena Vista in south-central Colorado.

05/18/2013

The rafting season this year is looking up after a wet and snowy April and May (credit: CBS)

Rafting Season Rushes In With Forecasted Rapids

After a dismal season last year with low water flows, rafting companies are riding on the rushing rapids forecasted this spring and summer.

05/10/2013

(credit: CBS)

County Leaders Hope Endangered Fort Lyon Could Help Veterans

Among the Colorado historical sites making the list of Colorado’s most endangered places is a place seeped in tragedy and pop culture, Fort Lyon.

04/09/2013

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