Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Friday morning.
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Salvation Army offering free Christmas Day meals at several El Paso County locations
The Salvation Army will be serving free Christmas Day meals at several locations in El Paso County Friday. The organization is planning to serve up to 2,000 to-go meals throughout the county though due to the pandemic, there will not be any in-person dining at these locations. The organization will begin serving the free community meals from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pueblo deputies looking for missing 81-year-old woman
The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office continues to look for a missing 81-year-old woman who was last seen Thursday afternoon. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation issued an alert Thursday evening for Arlene Carter who was last seen around 4:15 p.m. in the area of 34th Lane and Ford Road in Pueblo County. A spokesperson with the sheriff's office said search efforts will continue Friday morning for Carter, who is described as being 5'1" tall, weighing 110 pounds with gray hair and blue eyes.
Simply beautiful weather for Christmas Day!
The weather story is simple today: it's going to be amazing outside! We'll see light winds and sunny skies through the region with some of the warmest air of the month!
Data shows active outbreak at Colorado Spring In-N-Out with 60 positive staff cases
The latest data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment shows an active outbreak at the Colorado Springs In-N-Out location with 60 staff members who have tested positive so far. The state's website was last updated Wednesday, reporting 60 employees have tested positive with nine people who are considered probable cases. According to the health department, this was determined to be an outbreak on Dec. 6.
Giving back and paying it forward for Christmas
The ups and downs 2020 brought are making it difficult for many families to have their traditional Christmas celebrations. To help relieve a bit of that and rebound, a local woman came up with a way to give back. Mari Baker created a Facebook page that is now "sprinkling" a bit of Christmas cheer to families who may need it most this holiday season.
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