After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
A Highlands Ranch special forces soldier is dead after enemy forces attacked his unit while he was serving in Afghanistan.
The Pentagon says Staff Sergeant Christopher M.-Falkel died Monday in an attack of small arms fire.
His unit was conducting combat operations at the time.
The 22-year-old was a weapons sergeant assigned to the First Battalion, Third Special Forces Group, based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He was deployed in June.
Falkel was born in Massachusetts and joined the Army in October 2001.
Defense officials say he began special forces training in 2002, and graduated a year later after completing courses in Arabic language and survival, evasion, resistance and escape.
Falkel has received numerous military honors including the Bronze Star Medal with Valor device and the Purple Heart.
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