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Fremont County

Officials ID Jumpers In Fatal Skydiving Accident

Officials have identified a first-time skydiver killed and an instructor injured when their main and reserve parachutes became tangled during a tandem jump.

04/02/2012

1 Killed In Fremont County Skydiving Accident

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.

04/01/2012

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

Fremont County OKs Christo’s Over The River Plan

Fremont County commissioners voted Tuesday to approve a permit for the artist Christo’s Over The River project.

03/27/2012

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.

02/01/2012

For some people, going to Canon City can mean they are going to be there for a long, long time. It’s been the prison capitol of Colorado since the 1800s. But for those who know they’ll be there only a short time, making a visit to the Museum of Colorado Prisons is a must ... READ ON: Museum Of Colorado Prisons Shows Off Creativity Behind Bars (credit: CBS)

Museum Of Colorado Prisons Showcases Creativity Behind Bars

Going to Canon City can mean going there for a long, long time. But for those who won’t be, making a visit to the Museum of Colorado Prisons is a must.

12/01/2011

Deputies: 2 Die From Gas Leak In Fremont County

Authorities say two people have died in a home west of Canon City as a result of a gas leak.

10/11/2011

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Freeze, Drought Declarations Issued In Colorado

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Fremont County in Colorado as a primary natural disaster due to a series of freezes that occurred in April and May, and expanded drought assistance to nine counties.

07/13/2011

Duckett Fire (credit: CBS)

Residents Near Duckett Wildfire Begin Returning Home

Residents evacuated from a Colorado wildfire are beginning to return home.

06/20/2011

Duckett Fire (credit: CBS)

Costs To Fight Duckett Fire Reach $4M

Fire officials say costs of fighting a blaze burning on seven square miles in the southern Colorado mountains have reached about $4 million.

06/19/2011

Smoke from the Duckett Fire burning in southwest Colorado. (credit: CBS)

Calmer Weather Helps Fire Fight In Southern Colorado

Firefighters are working to contain a seven square mile wildfire burning in the southern Colorado mountains ahead of hot, dry, windy weather returning this weekend.

06/18/2011

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