The Cañon Current’s feature on animals up for adoption at the humane society. This week, we have Eli and Rudy!
Gold is a dense, soft, shiny, malleable metal that mankind has sought since the beginning of history. In the early 1860s, it brought thousands of people into Colorado hoping to strike it rich. Although not as intense as before, Colorado is currently experiencing a Gold Rush of sorts, due in part to television and the [...]
Cañon City selected as host community More than 2,000 bicyclists will traverse the Royal Gorge Bridge and later stay in Cañon City during the 28th Annual Ride the Rockies bicycle tour, slated June 8 to 15. “We are very excited,” said Royal Gorge Bridge and Park General Manager Mike Bandera. “With the riders and all [...]
The Bureau of Land Management’s Front Range District is seeking nominations for five positions on its Resource Advisory Council, which advises BLM Colorado on public land issues. The BLM’s RACs, composed of citizens chosen for their expertise in natural resource issues, help the Bureau carry out its stewardship of 245 million acres of public lands. [...]
The Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (AHRA) is accepting nominations for their Citizen Task Force (CTF). Self-nominations are accepted, but endorsement by AHRA partner organizations is encouraged. The nominations will be accepted through Feb. 28. The task force, comprised of seven interest areas represented by 14 members, has been functioning since 1990 as an advisory group [...]
The public is invited to learn about The Great Backyard Bird Count and how to identify local species starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 at the John C. Fremont Library, 130 Church Ave. in Florence. SeEtta Moss, Conservation Chairperson of the Arkansas Valley Audubon Society and the Audubon Colorado Council, will give a slideshow [...]
This is the final week to register your child for the 2013 Youth Basketball with the Cañon City Recreation and Park District. There are separate divisions all based on the grade your child is in. There is a first/second grade league, a third/fourth grade league, a fifth/sixth grade league, and a seventh/eighth grade league. The [...]
A ribbon cutting celebrated the reopening of the Brookside Junction portion of the Arkansas Riverwalk on Nov. 29. After a more than 15-month closure, the Cañon City Recreation and Park District (CCRD) and the Fremont Sanitation District celebrated the opening of the Brookside Junction of the Arkansas Riverwalk. “We would like to thank the Fremont [...]