Salida http://krcc.org en Two-Mile Section of Arkansas River Reopens http://krcc.org/post/two-mile-section-arkansas-river-reopens <p>A two-mile stretch of the Arkansas River near Salida has reopened to boaters.&nbsp; It closed at the beginning of June due high waters that caused a hazard at a recently constructed boat chute.&nbsp; The portage trail used to bypass the chute had also become impassable.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 22:16:11 +0000 Andrea Chalfin & AP 20929 at http://krcc.org Two-Mile Section of Arkansas River Reopens Section of Arkansas River Restricted Due to High Waters, Strong Currents http://krcc.org/post/section-arkansas-river-restricted-due-high-waters-strong-currents <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A two-mile stretch of the Arkansas River near Salida continues to remain restricted due to dangerous conditions.&nbsp;</span>KRCC’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Tucker </span>Hampson<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 23:26:15 +0000 Tucker Hampson 19951 at http://krcc.org Section of Arkansas River Restricted Due to High Waters, Strong Currents Browns Canyon Subject of National Monument, Wilderness Area Proposal http://krcc.org/post/browns-canyon-subject-national-monument-wilderness-area-proposal <p></p><p>Senator Mark Udall is expected in Chaffee County today to unveil new proposed legislation that looks to declare Browns Canyon a national monument and wilderness area. KRCC’s Maggie Spencer has more.<br />&nbsp;</p><p>The Arkansas River runs through Browns Canyon, and if passed, the bill would declare 22,000 acres of land from Nathrop to Salida a national monument and an additional 10,500 acres as protected wilderness.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:38:55 +0000 Maggie Spencer 12145 at http://krcc.org Browns Canyon Subject of National Monument, Wilderness Area Proposal