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Prescribed burns, STEM conference and more: 5 Things to Know for Monday, Oct. 16

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Posted at 6:05 AM, Oct 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-16 08:05:26-04

DENVER – Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Monday, Oct. 16.

1. Prescribed burns scheduled in Bear Creek Lake Park

West Metro Fire Rescue, in cooperation with the City of Lakewood and Bear Creek Lake Park, has scheduled a series of prescribed burns in the park that will go on until the first part of November. 

2. American Heart Association to host Bring STEM to Life conference for 75 high school girls

Bring STEM to Life will engage 75 junior and senior girls to participate in a day-long conference to build confidence in STEM education and a rapport with female leaders in STEM fields.

3. If you're looking for a job, the CSP might be able to help

Colorado State Patrol will begin accepting applications for those wanting to be State Troopers this Monday. 

4. Mass decontamination exercises in the metro

A mass decontamination (decon) exercise will be conducted at thre separate metro area hospitals on 3 different days.  The first will take place at Swedish Medical Center on October 16, 2017, the second at Saint Anthony's North on October 17, 2017 and the last on October 20, 2017 at Denver Health Medical Center.  All the scenarios will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 2 p.m. 

5. Expect mildy and dy weather as you start your work week

More mild and dry weather can be expected for early next week-with 70s sticking around! We are in a quiet weather pattern for now, so no major storms are heading our way for the next 7 to 10 days - enjoy!