Arkansas River

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

The artist Christo takes a rafting trip down Arkansas River (credit: CBS)

Artist Christo Rafts Down The Arkansas River

The artist Christo took a rafting trip down the Arkansas River, the same location he has planned to make the centerpiece for his next art project.

08/21/2014

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

Coroner IDs Kayaker Who Drowned In Arkansas River

Authorities have released the name of a kayaker whose body was pulled from the Arkansas River north of Buena Vista.

07/29/2014

Browns Canyon (credit: CBS)

Browns Canyon One Step Closer To Becoming National Monument

The plan to turn one of the most popular rafting sites in Colorado into a National Monument gets one step closer.

07/25/2014

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

Woman Killed In Rafting Accident On Arkansas River

Authorities say a Texas woman was killed in a rafting accident on the Arkansas River north of Buena Vista.

07/24/2014

Jeffrey Cathcart (credit: Pueblo Police)

Bank Robber’s Body, Money Pulled From Arkansas River

Authorities extracted a body on Monday morning from the Arkansas River near where a suspected bank robber jumped in to avoid capture.

07/21/2014

Jeffrey Cathcart (credit: Pueblo Police)

Bank Robbery Suspect Taunted Officers Before Jumping In River

Police in Pueblo are still searching for a suspected bank robber after he jumped into the Arkansas River in an attempt to escape from officers.

07/19/2014

Police in Pueblo search for a bank robber who jumped into the Arkansas River (credit: Pueblo Police)

Bank Robbery Suspect Disappears After Jumping Into River

A bank robber jumped into the Arkansas River to get away from police in Pueblo during a chase. He never surfaced.

07/17/2014

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