Forest Service closes park next to Rainbow Gathering

ROUTT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest and U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the closure of California Park effective 8 a.m. Saturday through July 15. The closure corresponds with the arrival of thousands of Rainbow Gathering attendees. The festival is being held this year in Adams Park, immediately to the north of … Read more

No Avs Watch Party For Game 6 At Tivoli

DENVER (CBS4)– There won’t be a Colorado Avalanche watch party at the Tivoli for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. This comes after fans outside the gates of Friday’s watch party for Game 5 breached the fence and went into the quad on the Auraria Campus. (credit: CBS) Fans inside the event were eagerly … Read more

Colorado Groups Absorb Hate At LGBTQ+ Events To Protect Families

DENVER, (CBS4)- Usually at LGBTQ events like Denver’s Pride celebration Eli Bazan is working. Especially if it is a family friendly event like a Drag queen story hour. He’s one of the co-founders of the Parasol Patrol. They are a group of volunteers that tries to separate event attendees from protestors. (credit: CBS) “What we … Read more

Longmont Police Ask For Surveillance Video In Arson, Vandalism Investigation

LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4)– Police in Longmont are investigating vandalism and arson at the Life Choices building. Longmont Public Safety responded just after 3 a.m. Saturday to the fire at 20 Mountain View Avenue. (credit: Longmont Public Safety) When they arrived, they found the building had sustained fire and heavy smoke damage. The front of the … Read more

Former Loveland Police Officer Acknowledges Not Intervening In Rough Arrest

DENVER (AP) – A former Colorado police officer has acknowledged failing to stop another officer from shoving an elderly woman with dementia to the ground during a shoplifting arrest. Daria Jalali, 28, pleaded guilty Wednesday to the misdemeanor charge. (credit: The Life & Liberty Law Office) She and fellow Loveland police officer Austin Hopp were … Read more

Bear Swats Woman Sleeping Inside Tent Near Trinidad

TRINIDAD, Colo. (CBS4)– Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for a bear that swatted a woman early Friday morning. The woman was inside a tent with her husband and 2-year-old child at Monument Lake Resort, about 37 miles west of Trinidad. The woman suffered scratches to her head after the bear swatted the tent, striking … Read more

Man Dies, Woman Rescued After Canoe Capsizes On Sweetwater Lake

DOTSERO, Colo. (CBS4)– Deputies with the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office were notified of a female who was stranded on the cliffs north of Sweetwater Lake near Dotsero on Wednesday. They learned the woman had been canoeing with her husband and dog the night before. That’s when the canoe capsized. The woman and her dog were … Read more

Some Coloradans offering help following historic Supreme Court Roe v. Wade announcement

DENVER (CBS4) – Hundreds of people protesting the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe V. Wade gathered Friday outside the Capitol. Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains says they’re fortunate to be able to offer services to patients from other states. Some Coloradans are opening their homes to help. Dr. Kristina Tocce at Planned Parenthood … Read more