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5 Things to Know for Jan. 14

Posted at 11:21 AM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 13:21:03-05

Good morning! Here are 5 Things to Know for Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.

1.Colorado Supreme Court rules in favor of oil and gas regulators in Martinez environmental case
The court overturned a lower court's decision that said the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission was required to weigh the impact of oil and gas development on public health and the environment in deciding whether to approve new drilling permits and rules pertaining to the oil and gas industry in the state.

2. Are you signed up for emergency alerts?
We collected the links for every Colorado county's emergency alert system. Less than a fifth of the state's population is registered. Wouldn't you want to know about an emergency in your community as soon as possible? Here's how to sign up.

3. Mild start to the week with snow possible later
The temperature will soar above freezing today, so get ready for some slushy snow melt. A snowstorm is possible as we head into the weekend. Here's your full forecast.

4. Is your radon mitigation contractor honest?
Do you know how to test radon levels in your home? Or the importance of it? We talked with an expert to learn how to pick a contractor that will share the truth with you about radon in your home. She also told us what red flags to look for. Learn more here.

5. Keep an eye on your car at the dog park
It can be easy to get lost in the fun and cute pups at the dog park, but that's what some thieves seem to be taking advantage of in Denver. They're targeting the Kennedy Dog Park.