The agency’s brownfields program just came into lots of new money. And they want rural and small-town Colorado to help spend it.
It’s been 23 years since trains rumbled through the tunnel atop Tennessee Pass. That could change as interest in the dormant Tennessee Pass Line between Cañon City and Dotsero grows. A fledgling railway project in Utah’s Uinta Basin and a billionaire New York City developer with thousands of acres of wheat and an existing rail […]
A man and a 3-year-old boy remain missing in Eagle County’s turbid, swollen rivers. Shawn Diaz, a 36-year-old from Denver, has been missing in the Upper Colorado River near Radium since May 31. And 3-year-old Sebastian Castro was last seen in an Eagle apartment complex near the Eagle River late on June 5. More than […]
By Dean Krakel, Fresh Water News With warming temperatures in Colorado’s mountains and spring runoff in full swing, the whitewater boating season should be off to a roaring start. But Colorado’s stringent COVID-19 travel and recreation restrictions are forcing commercial rafting companies to create social distance on unruly rivers and face the potential for smaller […]
CAÑON CITY — The #mycanoncity fever rising in this Arkansas River town got splashed with cold water Tuesday evening when residents gathered in the high school auditorium learned they lost a small-town makeover competition to Searcy, Arkansas. The bleachers in the Cañon City High School gymnasium filled with a hopeful crowd Tuesday evening as they […]
CAÑON CITY — The languid seven blocks or so of Main Street that mark the heart of downtown here hardly seem like a place for a revolution. Traffic rushes by on U.S. Highway 50 a block away, most drivers oblivious to the struggling downtown business district — even if city officials tout it as the […]