TRAFFIC ALERT: Westbound I-70 is closed at the top of Vail Pass and eastbound I-70 is closed east of Bennett, both due to accidents.

Boulder Canyon

(from left to right) Nederland Mayor Joe Gierlach, Gov. John Hickenlooper, Boulder County Commissioner Deb Gardner and CDOT Executive Director Don Hunt (credit: CBS)

Officials Celebrate Reopening Of Highway 119 After Flooding

Gov. John Hickenlooper said Monday that contractors and Colorado highway workers “moved heaven and earth” to get a major highway from Boulder into the Colorado Rocky Mountains finished a week early.

10/07/2013

Officials move away the roadblocks on Sunday. (credit: CBS)

Highway 119 In Boulder Canyon Reopens Ahead Of Schedule

A highway devastated by last month’s floods reopened ahead of schedule on Sunday.

10/06/2013

Nicolette Vassar walks with her father during their wedding preparations. (credit: CBS)

Wedding A Go After Change Of Venue Due To Flooding

Planning a wedding in Colorado in 2013 has been tough. Wildfires closed some venues, and then came the September floods, and then the shutdown.

10/04/2013

Boulder Canyon (credit: fs.usda.gov)

Woman Hurt In Rock Climbing Accident Near Boulder

Authorities say a 20-year-old woman was seriously injured when she fell about 30 to 40 feet while rock climbing in a canyon west of Boulder.

09/01/2013

Ryan O'Malley — aka Helicopterbearshark (credit: Facebook)

‘Helicopterbearshark’ Rocks In Boulder Canyon

If you’re in Boulder Canyon this summer and you hear what sounds like a live jazz-rock band echoing off the canyon walls, relax, you’re not losing your mind.

06/22/2013

An image of the brush fire in Boulder Canyon (credit: Ron Erickson)

Warm, Dry Weather Means Fire Concerns Remain High

In the northeast part of the state fire danger ranges from high to even extreme thanks to the warm weather and low humidity. The danger is much lower in the high country, but it doesn’t take long for that to change.

01/22/2013

(credit: CBS)

Rock Climber Dies, Another Injured In Separate Falls West Of Boulder

A rock climber has died and another was injured in two separate incidents west of Boulder on Sunday.

09/02/2012

(credit: CBS)

Highway 119 Back Open After Rock Slide In Boulder Canyon

The slide is located approximately 12 miles west of Boulder and the road closure is expected to stretch until the early evening.

08/06/2012

The Flagstaff Fire burning near Boulder June 2012 (credit: CBS)

Evacuations Lifted For Boulder Residents In Flagstaff Fire

All evacuations have been lifted for the Flagstaff Fire burning in Boulder. Flagstaff Road reopened Friday morning.

06/29/2012

An image of the boulder on Highway 119 (credit: CBS)

Cleanup Of Boulder Canyon Rock Slide Continues

Colorado transportation officials are hoping to get both lanes of the highway between Boulder and Nederland open after a rockslide.

05/08/2012

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