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5 things you need to know - January 7, 2019

Pedestrian bridge in Palmer Lake
Great Sand Dunes National Park
Posted at 5:58 AM, Jan 07, 2020

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

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Task force launched to solve case behind mysterious drones

A task force is working to find out more about the mysterious drones seen in the skies of northeastern Colorado and western Nebraska. Officials say there's still a question of whether the drones could be military-related, but several agencies like the FAA and the Air Force have said they do not have information about the drones.
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Pedestrian bridge coming to Palmer Lake

A pedestrian bridge in Palmer Lake, nearly a decade in the making is finally going to be put in place this morning. It's part of a bigger initiative to restore the lake and its surrounding area by making it safer and more accessible to everyone.
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Warmer today with lighter winds across lower elevations

Wind advisories are in place this morning along the mountains and foothills today from Douglas to Jefferson counties, up north to Estes Park and west of Fort Collins. The wind advisory will expire by noon, but until then wind gusts up to 70 mph will be possible down the foothills and across Highway 105 & I-25
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New program in Pueblo aims to help people with substance abuse

Front Range Clinic and the Southern Colorado Harm Reduction Association are partnering to create a free clinic that will provide counseling, treatment, medication, and other services to help people with their addictions. Those wishing to seek treatment can visit the clinic either on Mondays or Thursdays.
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Initiative to reintroduce gray wolves to Colorado makes 2020 ballot

The Elections Division at the Colorado Secretary of State’s office announced Monday that Proposed Initiative 107 (“Restoration of Gray Wolves”) has qualified for the 2020 General Election ballot. Last month, the Rocky Mountain Wolf Action Fund submitted to the Colorado Secretary of State more than 210,000 signatures gathered since September.