Good morning southern Colorado! Here's what you need to know to get you started on your Wednesday.
Inside the Living Art Tattoo Shop, Nikko Alan created a following and developed friendships one tattoo at a time. Little did those closest to him know, his work would soon hold a deeper meaning after family and friends learned Alan was killed in a shooting outside a car wash in Colorado Springs Monday.
High fire danger across southern Colorado today with warm air, low humidity, and strong afternoon winds. Temperatures will be unseasonably warm across the region today with winds gusting between 25 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Colorado transportation officials have announced plans to install new technology along Interstate 70 that would increase the speed limit through Glenwood Canyon. Officials say the speed limit system would be the first of its kind installed in the state along with a dozen new signs, weather-monitoring stations and closed-circuit cameras.
A bipartisan push came from Colorado lawmakers demanding the federal government do more. They want more money from the feds - millions of dollars and remediation over several years. State senators, representatives, and staff with Environment Colorado met at Fountain Creek Regional Park for a press conference to discuss this issue.
Chutes Trail in North Cheyenne Cañon Park is closing for construction and will be finished after two weeks, weather permitting. This phase of construction will wrap up the trail's conversion to a dedicated downhill mountain bike trail.