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5 Things You Need To Know - June 23, 2020

City Council proceeding with Citizen's Accountability Advisory Board
Pueblo double homicide
Agate, Colorado
Gillette Flats Spring, Telle
Posted at 6:33 AM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 08:33:34-04

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

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Colorado Springs City Council to take public comment on new police oversight board

After a city work session on Monday, the Colorado Springs City Council will take public comment Tuesday morning on the new Police Accountability Advisory committee. The Monday work session was to work out the details of the new committee that includes: how many members will be on it, what work they do and how they will be selected.
Pueblo Police make arrest in double homicide investigation

The Pueblo Police Department announced Monday evening a juvenile male has been arrested on the charge of first-degree murder for the deaths of 38-year-old Andonia Marie Bouzos and 36-year-old Jesus Antonio Gutierrez. The two were found Sunday night after police conducted a welfare check.
Scattered strong afternoon storms - pulse severe possible

We're going to start sunny and nice across the region with clouds and storms building through the afternoon and evening hours. Pretty much all of southern Colorado has a chance for strong to severe weather today, but severe chances will come in bursts and not last long. Hail and strong winds are the two main storm concerns today, but there will also be quite a bit of lightning.
Colorado Tourism Office launches two campaigns encouraging in-state travel, responsible tourismThe Colorado Tourism Office is now encouraging people to get out of their homes, explore the state, and reactivate our tourism economy. While encouraging people to travel again, CTO is also asking travelers to not only care for Colorado's natural resources, but also, for the people who live in Colorado by following COVID-19 safety guidelines.
College students develop cost-effective plan to keep Gillette Flats Spring open

The question of how to best moderate the use of the Gillette Flats spring along Highway 67 has long been looking for an answer, and thanks to two bright college students, the spring has the potential to stick around for years to come. For years, residents have shown up to the springs with buckets and other containers with water.
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