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5 things you need to know - September 27, 2019

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Quail Lake Sunrise
Posted at 6:01 AM, Sep 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-27 08:28:02-04

Good morning southern Colorado and happy Friday! Here's what you need to know to get you started on your day.

Pueblo County to preserve historic documents

Pueblo County has received a big chunk of change to preserve its oldest paperwork, including some documents that date to before Colorado was a state.

Challenger Learning Center opens in Colorado Springs

Colorado's only hands-on student space exploration program celebrated its dedication and grand opening. It's welcoming the community tomorrow morning for a first look at the new facility and to enjoy its state-of-the-art features.

Cimarron Hills standoff ends peacefully

The incident on Pahokee Court, near Palmer Park and Peterson, began around 7:45 p.m. Thursday. The suspect barricaded himself inside an apartment and later surrendered to authorities after midnight today.

Cooler with isolated thunderstorms around Pikes Peak Region

Sunny and breezy to start the day as a cold front pushes in from the north. The winds will turn easterly this afternoon, helping to generate some scattered showers and thunderstorms across the Pikes Peak Region.
Adding solar: New collection site for Colorado Springs Utilities near completion

Renewable energy in Colorado Springs is months away from a major boost. A massive new solar collection site at the south end of El Paso County is on a fast track for completion by the end of the year.