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3 years 5 months ago

Travel Channel show taping in Canon City

The Travel Channel is taping an episode of "Bert the Conqueror" in Canon City this weekend. The show's star, Bert Kreischer, travels the country looking for thrills and challenges American towns have to offer. Sometimes it is at theme parks and other times in people's backyards. In Canon,...

4 years 4 weeks ago

Both sides meet over rafting rights

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado panel to settle rafting disputes between landowners and paddlers has begun sorting through ideas to calm the waters. A task force set up after a rafting bill died in the state legislature held its first meeting Wednesday in Salida. Task force member Bob...

4 years 5 months ago

Property owners offer truce to Colorado rafters

Property owners have declared a temporary truce in a dispute with commercial rafters and will allow commercial rafting on their property this summer. The Jackson-Shaw company, which owns the Wilder on the Taylor fishing reserve, said Friday it is granting the two Taylor River rafting companies, Three Rivers Outfitting and...

4 years 6 months ago

Lawmakers object to proposed rafting settlement

A state lawmaker says attempts to reach a settlement between a Taylor River landowner and a rafting company won't affect legislation defining the rights of rafting firms to use private Colorado waterways. House Majority Leader Paul Weissman of Louisville says talks between the landowner who developed a fishing resort...

4 years 6 months ago

Rafters, fishermen float alternatives to raft bill

Rafting and fishing supporters are floating last-minute compromises, hoping to avoid a fight over a bill that was originally intended to protect rafters' rights to continue using Colorado rivers. Rep. Kathleen Curry, a registered independent from Gunnison, said Friday that groups from both camps are threatening to take the...

4 years 7 months ago

CSU-Pueblo offers Jump Start program

Incoming freshmen at Colorado State University-Pueblo have the opportunity to earn nine college credits in just five weeks this summer in a unique Jump Start program. The program teaches student success skills and time management in preparation for full-time enrollment in the fall by requiring students to live on...

4 years 8 months ago

Rafting bill navigates through legislature

A move to resolve a feud between landowners and professional river rafters is coming to a crest in the Colorado Legislature. The House Judiciary Committee is taking up a measure on Monday that would clarify rights of navigation for guides employed by river outfitters and provide limits on landowner...

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