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The Nike-Kaepernick controversy and CO's best ski passes: 5 Things to Know for Sept. 4

Posted: 8:41 AM, Sep 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-04 14:41:33Z

Good morning. Here are 5 Things to Know for Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. 

1. Tragic turn at Labor Day parade in Windsor

A young boy died after he was hit by a float during the parade. A GoFundMe account was set up to help the family. “The child and family are in our hearts right now," said Windsor Police Chief Rick Klimek. 

2. Nike chooses Colin Kaepernick as the face of its advertising campaign

Some people are thrilled about it and others are burning all their Nike attire. In 2016, the former San Fransisco 49er started kneeling during the National Anthem to raise awareness about police brutality against African-Americans. Here's more .

3. Want a say in Denver Public Schools' next superintendent?

Superintendent Boasberg is in his last year, and the search is on for a replacement. DPS will hold six meetings this month to welcome public input. Here are the dates and locations of each meeting.

4. How to get the best bang for your buck with ski passes

Sure, the official end of summer is nearing, but here in Colorado, that just means that skiing and snowboarding is right around the corner. This is your guide to Colorado's best ski passes

5. We may be in for a stormy afternoon, but nothing severe

By the afternoon, temperatures will reach the upper 60s and low 70s to 80s at lower elevation. The temperatures will head skyward as we approach the weekend. Here is your full forecast.