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2 years 6 months ago

Dinosaur Flats closed on Saturday

CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) - The Dinosaur Flats area north of Canon City will be closed this Saturday while volunteers clean up litter. Dinosaur Flats consists of 2,300 acres of public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management. The agency says the Fremont County 4-H Sharpshooters, the Clover Rovers...

4 years 1 month ago

Fremont County breaks up crime racket

Several people believed to be involved in a crime spree in August have been arrested by members of the Fremont County Combined Investigative Response Team (CIRT) , the Cañon City Police Department and Deputies from the Fremont County Sheriff's Office. The suspects are accused of several car thefts, burglaries...

4 years 2 months ago

Clean up planned at Starsmore

The Starsmore Discovery Center is looking for help to clean up North Cheyenne Cañon Park this Saturday. The event happens from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on September 25. Volunteers aged 15 and older are invited. Those 12 to 14 may come as well, if they have a guardian...

4 years 3 months ago

Fun for Kids: Art Lessons

Kids bored? The Starsmore Discovery Center is offering Children's Art Lessons Saturday, July 31 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Art professional, teacher and exceptionally talented painter Dave Koller will be in the Starsmore gardens to lead a watercolor painting lesson on for kids 9 -15 years old....

4 years 4 months ago

Parkdale Fire now contained

The fire burning near Royal Gorge west of Canon City has been contained. A total of 628 acres are reported burned. It took about 275 firefighters to finish containment. "Achieving 100 percent containment has taken a true interagency effort from every firefighter, law enforcement officer, and supporting resources involved...

4 years 5 months ago

Royal Gorge fire could be contained tonight

While crews estimate the fire burning near the Royal Gorge is 65 percent contained, the efforts are "in good shape." It started Monday along railroad tracks near Parkdale the number of acres burned has been downgraded to 600 acres.  Containment is now estimated to happen sometime early Friday morning. ...

4 years 5 months ago

Royal Gorge fire two thirds contained

The fire burning near the Royal Gorge in Fremont County is now reported at 65 percent containment. The fire started earlier this week along the railroad tracks near Parkdale. The cause is still undetermined. This afternoon Sheriff Jim Beicker told News First the fire had grown only slightly since...

4 years 5 months ago

Snow melts, water rises in Colorado rivers

Coloradans are keeping a nervous eye on rising rivers as a late spring heat wave melts snow quickly, swelling waterways, wiping out bridges and flooding some homes. The high water has prompted some rafting companies to halt guided trips. In Estes Park, some 500 sandbags were handed out Monday...

4 years 6 months ago

Christo returns to Colorado

Artist Christo will appear in Colorado Tuesday and Wednesday as he continues planning for his Over the River art project. Over The River is a planned two-week temporary work of art that calls for 5.9 miles of silver fabric panels to be suspended above the Arkansas River along a...

4 years 6 months ago

Christo to visit Salida

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) - Artist Christo plans to visit the Upper Arkansas River Valley this month to thank supporters of his proposed "Over the River" project, which would involve suspending a total of about six miles of fabric over sections along a 40-mile stretch of the Arkansas River. Christo's...

4 years 9 months ago

Canon City passes medical marijuana moratorium

In Cañon City Monday night, all seven city council members unanimously passed a 120 day moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries. The ordinance prohibits any new dispensaries from operating within city limits. Applications for a permit or license to operate a medical marijuana dispensary will not be processed during that time....

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