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.
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.
Authorities say two people have died in a home west of Canon City as a result of a gas leak.
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.
Residents evacuated from a Colorado wildfire are beginning to return home.
Fire officials say costs of fighting a blaze burning on seven square miles in the southern Colorado mountains have reached about $4 million.