A fire burning on an estimated 200 acres south of the Royal Gorge Bridge and Arkansas River led to the evacuation of the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park near Canon City.
The ex-convict suspected in the killing of Colorado’s prison chief who was mistakenly released from prison four years early slipped off his electronic monitoring bracelet, but parole officials didn’t realize he had fled until just hours before the slaying.
Colorado court officials have vowed to review procedures to ensure that a clerical mistake that allowed the early release of a prisoner — who then went on to allegedly shoot the state’s corrections director last month — doesn’t happen again.
A man has been arrested, suspected of killing his brother in Fremont County.
The federal Bureau of Land Management has lifted fire restrictions on public land in about 20 Colorado counties.
Tourism in Fremont County, and in much of the state, took an economic hit after the Iron Mountain Fire moved fast and furious in the Copper Gulch area after igniting on June 2, 2002.
Officials have identified a first-time skydiver killed and an instructor injured when their main and reserve parachutes became tangled during a tandem jump.
A Fremont County official says one skydiver was killed and an instructor was injured when their main and reserve parachutes tangled during a tandem jump.
Fremont County commissioners voted Tuesday to approve a permit for the artist Christo’s Over The River project.
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.