Willow Creek Reservoir near Granby closed due to potential toxic algae

GRANBY, Colo. (KDVR) – Officials closed the Willow Creek Reservoir for water activities on Saturday, warning that there is a potential toxic blue-green algae bloom. Willow Creek Reservoir is west of Highway 34 between Granby and Grand Lake and is normally open to non-motorized recreation only. Forest officials say they...
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‘South Park’ icon Casa Bonita not for sale, owners confirm

Casa Bonita, a Mexican restaurant made famous by the television show “South Park,” will not be sold to the show’s creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker. The restaurant’s parent company Summit Family Restaurant Inc., tells TMZ they have no plans to sell despite filing for bankruptcy in April. The restaurant — which can seat more than 1,000 people — has been closed since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Adams 12 Five Star Students & Staff Given COVID Protocol Guidance

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Adams 12 Five Star school officials issued some clarity for families ahead of the new school year and in light of rising COVID concerns. The school district says it consulted with local health officials and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment before coming to the following conclusions: Masks will be optional for all students, but strong recommended and encouraged in all buildings. Masks are required for everyone on district buses per federal law. Masks will be required for all staff, adult visitors and volunteers in all district buildings regardless of vaccination status. Vaccinations are encourage, but not required...
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Boulder County Music Teacher Arrested In Student Sexual Assault Investigation

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A Boulder County music teacher was arrested on Thursday and charged with sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust. Da’Jon Tyrik James, 27, taught at the Dawson School in unincorporated Boulder County. Da’Jon Tyrik James (credit: Boulder County Sheriff’s Office) Investigators say four female students ages 17-19 reported that James had touched them sexually. The students told detectives that the incidents began in January and continued until a report was made on February 4. “The four female students disclosed they were subjected to inappropriate language, sexually explicit imagery, prolonged hugging, fondling, inappropriate complementing, and inappropriate kissing on their foreheads,” stated the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office. All of the alleged incidents happened on school property during school hours, according to the students. James was arrested on Thursday and booked at the Boulder County Jail. He faces two felony counts of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust and one count of unlawful sexual contact. Anyone with information about the case or additional victims is asked to call Detective Compton at 303-441-1760.
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COVID In Boulder: Push For Restaurants To Consider Requiring Proof Of Vaccinations

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, more restaurants and businesses are asking their patrons to show they are vaccinated. In Boulder, there’s a new push to get restaurants to band together and require some type of vaccine passport in order to keep their doors open should we see another wave of COVID cases. (credit: CBS) “Last year many businesses made sacrifices but no business more than restaurants,” Bobby Stuckey founder of Frasca hospitality group. The turning point for the industry came with vaccine access but with covid cases ticking up again, many fear more closures are coming. “There’s a growing consensus...

Prolific career of Donnie Boyce ‘validated’ by CU Buffs Hall of Fame nod

There are times when Donnie Boyce believes he didn’t get the credit deserving of a player who left his school as the basketball program’s all-time leading scorer. Yet to be clear, whatever regret Boyce still harbors from his time at the University of Colorado certainly has never stemmed from some personal ego trip. Boyce always has understood that when it comes to recognition, winning is the thing. And the Buffaloes simply didn’t do enough of it while Boyce was routinely filling up box scores in the early 1990s.

Burn scar areas on elevated flood threat

Forecasters are also warning that the Cameron Peak, East Troublesome, Calwood and Williams Fork burn scar areas are likely to be impacted as rain begins to fall. These areas can flood with less than an inch of rain falling in 15 minutes. Due to loss of vegetation after wildfires, there's little to soak up the falling rain and both flooding and mudslides can occur.