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5 Things You Need To Know - May 6, 2020

Letecia Stauch (EPCSO booking photo)
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Two F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard taxi towards the runway during a practice alert scramble, Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, Mar. 31, 2020.
Posted at 6:44 AM, May 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-06 08:46:11-04

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

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Majority of Pueblo residents vote against Ballot Issue 2A, Black Hills Energy to stay

An overwhelming majority of Pueblo residents voted against Ballot Issue 2A in a special election Tuesday that would have allowed the city to end its contract with Black Hills Energy and create a municipal utility. Nearly 20,000 voted against the ballot measure and about 6,000 people voted for it. As of Wednesday, the results are not official. Pueblo City Council adopted an ordinance back in February to allow voters to decide if the city opt out of its current contract with Black Hills.
Brighton City Attorney's Office employee cited, accused of leaking Letecia Stauch affidavit

A woman in Adams County accused of leaking the arrest affidavit of Letecia Stauch has been cited by law enforcement, according to the 4th Judicial District. The arrest affidavit for Stauch detailing the events that led investigators to believe she murdered her 11-year-old stepson, Gannon Stauch, was released by the 4th Judicial District on April 3 following authorization by the court and the leak of the document. The individual has been identified as Sherie Farstveet, a Brighton City Attorney's Office employee.
Mild and breezy today with warmer air tomorrow

Today is going to be very similar to yesterday. We're going to see sunny skies in the morning followed by breezy and cloudy conditions in the afternoon. Temperatures will be fairly seasonable through the region, with overnight lows dropping into the 40s. For the full forecast, click on the link above.
Colorado Air National Guard to perform flyovers to salute Colorado heroes

Look up to the sky today! The Colorado National Guard announced that flyovers will be performed across Colorado to salute those fighting on the front lines of the war against COVID-19. As part of Operation American Resolve, Air Force units around the country are doing flyovers in an effort to boost morale during the pandemic.
We're Open Colorado: Embracing Spirit Yoga offers free classes online

Embracing Spirit Yoga is run by Stacie Wyatt who is working to provide a donation based set of online yoga instructional videos to help those stuck at home maintain a level of self care. During a normal year, Stacie runs her own studio and also teaches classes for multiple organizations throughout Colorado Springs including working with those who are in long term care. When the current crisis struck she shifted everything online, continuing to work with those in long term care as well as offering video classes to anyone and everyone.
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