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5 things you need to know - February 17, 2020

Presidents Day play will benefit Stauch family
Snowfall Accumulation 2/17/2020
Posted at 5:33 AM, Feb 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-17 07:33:50-05

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

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SPECIAL: Faceoff at Falcon Stadium

The U.S. Air Force Academy and Colorado College hockey teams will go head-to-head in the Faceoff at Falcon Stadium tonight at 5 p.m. This game is available to 2019-2020 Air Force hockey season ticket holders. Tickets and parking can be purchased online by clicking here. News5 Sports gives you an exclusive inside look at the teams, the history behind the rivalry, and how crews transformed the football field into a hockey rink.
Presidents Day play will benefit Stauch family

Today marks three weeks since 11-year-old Gannon Stauch was reported missing from his home in the Lorson Ranch neighborhood. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has received hundreds of tips since then that has led to new search areas. A Presidents Day play put on by the Fountain Community Theater will help raise money for the Stauch family.
Complicated and unsettled forecast through the week

We're going to be dry today but at the end of the day and mostly tonight, we'll see snow run back through the region. Snowfall is going to favor the eastern mountains slopes west of I-25.There will be a narrow snow band that likely sets up over the region, but it's going to be very difficult to figure out exactly where that band will set up.
Alert issued for girl missing from Saguache County

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has issued an alert for a 13-year-old girl from Saguache County who may be in danger. Cara Poland was last seen leaving her home in the 25000 block of Ford Avenue in the town of Moffat at around 5:15 p.m. Sunday. Investigators believe she may be traveling with someone she met through social media or a dating app.
USS Arizona survivor Donald Stratton passes away

A Colorado Springs resident and USS Arizona survivor Donald Stratton has died. The 97-year-old passed away over the weekend in his sleep. Stratton's contributions to the U.S. as a veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor were recognized by members of Congress and the Colorado State Legislature.
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