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Fabric Artist Asks For Dismissal Of Sheep-Related Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.13.2013 | Arts

Fabric artist Christo and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management are asking a federal judge to cut off a lawsuit aimed at stopping the artist from hanging...

Royal Gorge Bridge And Park Repairs Could Cost Up To $35 Million

Posted 07.16.2013 | Denver

The fire that burned over 3,000 acres could cost the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park tourism attraction $25-$35 million. The Royal Gorge fire that bro...

Another Win For Over The River Project

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 08.28.2013 | Denver

DENVER — An appeals board is upholding the Bureau of Land Management's decision to grant the artist Christo a permit for his Over the River proj...

Royal Gorge Bridge Intact

Posted 06.13.2013 | Denver

Though the Royal Gorge Fire has been wrecking untold havoc across an estimated 3,800 acres, the historic Royal Gorge Bridge reportedly remains intact....

'Over The River' Project Making Small Gains

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 03.25.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Construction of the proposed "Over the River" project in Colorado is on hold pending legal challenges, but artist Christo said Wednesda...

Christo's 'Over The River' Project Put On Hold

AP | Posted 09.14.2012 | Denver

By ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER -- A federal judge has ruled that the artist Christo cannot begin construction of his Arkansas River project in Colorado...

Is 'Over The River' Through The Woods?

Posted 03.28.2012 | Denver

Christo's 'Over The River' project just took another step forward. On Tuesday, commissioners in Fremont County approved a permit for the fabric art pr...

Christo's 'Over The River' Pushed Back Again

Posted 02.22.2012 | Denver

Fabric artist Christo is yet again pushing back the date for his "Over the River" project which proposes to hang 5.9 miles of aluminum coated fabric p...

DU Law Students ROAR To Block Christo's 'Over The River' Project

Posted 02.01.2012 | Denver

Law students in the Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law plan to file a lawsuit on Wednesday in attempt to block ...

Prison Sewage Seeped Into Arkansas River

Posted 12.15.2011 | Denver

State officials say raw sewage from three Canon City state prisons has been leaking into a creek that empties into the Arkansas River. The sewer l...

'Over The River' Project Waiting On The Locals

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 01.07.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Federal land managers announced a final decision Monday approving Christo's art proposal to suspend 5.9 miles worth of silvery, translu...

'Over The River' Art Project Is Approved

AP | Posted 12.07.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The Colorado State Land Board has approved two leases for the artist Christo's proposed Over the River project, which would temporarily...

Sheets Of Fabric Will Be Suspended Over Arkansas River

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.08.2011 | Home

DENVER — The Colorado State Land Board has approved two leases for the artist Christo's proposed Over the River project, which would temporarily sus...

Group Sues Colo. Parks Division Over Christo's Arkansas River Project

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Opponents of the artist Christo's plan to suspend huge fabric panels over stretches of the Arkansas River are suing the Colorado parks divis...

10 Injured In Rafting Bus Rollover

AP | AP | Posted 09.22.2011 | Denver

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) -- Colorado parks and wildlife officials are investigating the rollover of a rafting bus that injured 10 people. Authorities say...

Fabric Artist Christo To Speak In Vail Today

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2011 | Denver

World-renown fabric artist Christo will speak at the Vail Symposium this evening at 5 p.m to discuss his life work and his hope for his Colorado proje...

Chirsto To Suspend Fabric Over Parts Of Arkansas River

AP | Posted 08.25.2011 | Denver

SALIDA, Colo. -- The Colorado State Parks Board approved an agreement Friday for the artist Christo to pay $550,000 to state parks to carry out his Ov...

Arkansas River Water Deals Could Dry Up One Third Of Farm Land: Report

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

PUEBLO, Colo. — Deals transferring water out of agriculture eventually could dry up one-third of the historically irrigated land in the Arkansas...

Kansas Coal Plant Proposal Renews Debate Over Water Use From Arkansas River

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

TOPEKA, Kan. — A western Kansas utility's push to build a new coal-fired power plant has already embroiled it in a lengthy public dispute about ...

Nestle's Arkansas River Water Deal Came

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Nestle corporation plan to tap the Arkansas River Basin in Chaffee County for its "Arrowhead Springs" mineral water product will make the company ...

Christo's River Art Hearing Wrapped Up By BLM

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Eighteen years after Christo and his late wife envisioned hanging huge fabric panels over the Arkansas River, the artist said Thursday ...

Caught Between a Rock and Red Tape

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

It doesn't seem right to have a family waiting for the return of a loved one's body while all the usual agencies are consulted and a pointless "process" drags on.

Christo River Installation

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Federal land managers say artist Christo's plan to drape fabric over several miles of the Arkansas River in Colorado would have a signi...

Aurora-Nestle Water Deal:

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Last year, the city of Aurora made a deal to lease 65 million gallons of water to Nestle. In making the deal, the city council moved against the city'...

Christo's Arkansas River Project Faces Hurdles

The Denver Post | John Wenzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

"Over the River," a provocative public-art project along 40 miles of the Arkansas River between Salida and Cañon City, is very much alive, its co-cre...