Trump-Kim meeting, 416 Fire and more: 5 Things to Know for Tuesday, June 12

Posted at 5:59 AM, Jun 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-12 07:59:44-04

Good morning. Here are 5 Things to Know for Tuesday, June 12, 2018.

1. Trump hails "excellent relationship" following N. Korea summit
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed what Trump called a "very important document" at the conclusion of their landmark talks and Trump said he'd developed a "special bond" with Kim. Read the joint statement here.

2. San Juan National Forest closed
The San Juan National Forest in southwestern Colorado -- all 2,800 square miles of it -- is closed due to fire danger as the 416 Fire near Durango continues to burn. We expect to get an update on the fire later this morning.

3. Council approves plans for redevelopment around Elitch Gardens
The council heard public comment before voting to unanimously approve a plan that would allow for future changes and development at the current site of Elitch Gardens and the surrounding parking lots. Revesco Properties, which owns Elitch Gardens and the land around it, wants to reimagine the area to include more housing options, hotels and outdoor spaces.

4. E3 expo kicks off today
The biggest event in the computer/video game industry -- the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3 -- kicks off today in Los Angeles. Companies like Nintendo, Sony and various game developers will be showing off their latest and greatest games and other products.

5. Nice day ahead
Tuesday will start out very pleasant with morning temperatures in the 40s in the mountains and 50s on the plains. Temperatures will reach the 70s to low 80s in the mountains Tuesday afternoon with mid-80s to low 90s on the plains and in the western valleys.