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5 things you need to know - February 14, 2020

Sangre de Cristos James Martinez
Posted at 5:51 AM, Feb 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-14 08:01:28-05

Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Friday morning.

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Air Force excited for huge hockey week

The transformation is almost complete at Falcon Stadium. After two weeks of work, the venue is poised to host the first hockey games in its 58-year history. The NHL Stadium Series kicks off this hockey week Saturday with the Colorado Avalanche and Los Angeles Kings facing off starting at 6 p.m. You can watch the game tomorrow on KOAA followed by an exclusive 30-minute special diving into the rivalry between Air Force Falcons and Colorado College Tigers.
4-story tall Amazon fulfillment center coming to Colorado Springs

Amazon's presence right here in Colorado Springs is about to get a whole lot bigger with a new fulfillment center. The building to be constructed will have an estimated 850,000-square-foot foundation. Add in four stories of space and there's roughly 4 million square feet of room in the huge center planned. It could be the biggest one the company has ever built.
FINALLY warmer and sunny today!

After a WEEK of cloudy and cold weather, we're finally going to see some warmth. Other than a few areas of fog in the morning, most of us will be dry and sunny through the entire day! A cold front overnight will push temperatures on Saturday back around 10 degrees cooler than we'll see today, meaning it'll be pretty chilly out at Falcon stadium for the hockey game
New Pueblo Rescue Mission opens at capacity

The grand opening of the Pueblo Rescue mission is celebrated the same day of a dangerous fire that engulfed a homeless camp along Fountain Creek in Pueblo. The new shelter offers meals, showers, laundry and guidance toward ending homelessness. There are 100 beds at the shelter and on it's first day open, there was not one empty bed.
Crews conduct search in 35-acre area for Gannon Stauch

Crews continued searching the same 35-acre area that they were searching on Wednesday, 17 days after Gannon Stauch disappeared. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says that search could go into the weekend, and will definitely continue Friday. Crews are also searching other areas, but the 35-acre area is the biggest one currently underway.
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