5 Things to Know for Oct. 19

Posted at 8:35 AM, Oct 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-19 10:35:58-04

Good morning and happy Friday! Here are 5 Things to Know for Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. 

1. Arapahoe Basin opens this morning

And some lucky skiers and snowboarders waited at the base of one of the lifts for the 9 a.m. official opening. You can check out the live video on our Facebook page. 

2. And on that note, wondering when the other ski resorts open?

We have you covered. Here's a full list of when they all open. And if that's not enough to get you hyped for the ski season, here are all the new events, lifts, runs and more at the resorts

3. But this weekend will be anything but cold

In fact, it will reach highs in the upper 60s and low 70s! And it will stay relatively dry. The next expected storm will occur in the middle of next week, so enjoy your beautiful weekend!

4. Here are some things to do this weekend!

With beautiful weather and two full days to take it all in, you'll likely want to take full advantage and get out of the house. Here are seven fun events to go to and things to do this weekend, no matter if you're looking for something fun or something spooky. 

5. Cell phone video shows Evans teacher taping student to chair

The Evans Police Department is investigating a Prairie Heights Middle School teacher after police said cellphone video surfaced showing the teacher taping a 7th-grade student to a chair. Evans Police Chief Rick Brandt called the video “alarming.”