Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Friday morning.
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Letecia Stauch faces new charge for solicitation to escape
Letecia Stauch, who is accused of murdering her stepson, will be advised of a new charge she is facing and be back in court for status hearings this week. The court announced Stauch is facing a solicitation to escape charge in a new case after being accused of writing notes to an inmate in the El Paso County Jail with plans to escape. She will be in court this morning for status hearings on this case and the murder case.
Colorado releases finalized guidance for houses of worship, outdoor and personal recreation to resume
Colorado issued finalized guidance Thursday for the reopening of houses of worship, outdoor and personal recreation, including swimming pools, after draft guidance was released earlier this week. Social distancing will be required inside houses of worship and faith leaders are encouraged to add more services to accommodate extra distancing and more parishioners.
Hottest day of 2020 so far might bring new records
We're set to reach the hottest temperatures of the year so far in southern Colorado! Dry air under a ridge of high pressure combined with sunshine will push highs in the lower elevations into the 90s and triple digits. Be sure to wear sunscreen and drink plenty of water during the afternoon if you're outside. Take plenty of breaks in the shade if you're working outdoors in the afternoon.
Broadmoor World Arena to offer drive-in movies, yoga
Tickets are going on sale Friday for drive-in movies and yoga at the Broadmoor World Arena. From June 11 through the 13, the Broadmoor World Arena will host two drive-in movie events each night that will feature "Jumanji" with Robin Williams and "Talledega Nights" with Will Ferrell. The arena is setting up a parking lot off Geyser Drive where moviegoers can park and maintain social distance while enjoying these flicks.
Pueblo & Colorado Springs playgrounds to reopen on Friday
Playgrounds in Pueblo & Colorado Springs will reopen on Friday, June 5th, according to the City of Pueblo & Colorado Springs. Both cities have specific guidelines to use the playgrounds, which include masks and 6-foot “social distancing” requirements. Colorado Springs will only allow 10 people per playground for its 137 playground locations.
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