Three Things You Need to Know on December 17th

December 17, 2018

This weekend, a federal judge ruled that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.  Government officials say the ACA will be appealed through higher courts.  People covered under the ACA do not need to worry about coverage now, the law remains in place while the appeal process plays out. 

There is now a 25-thousand-dollar reward for information in the case of a missing Woodland Park mother.  Kelsey Berreth hasn't been seen since Thanksgiving.  Police say the reward money is being offered by an anonymous donor, and investigators are looking for tips.  The home and property of Berreth's fiancé, Patrick Frazee has been searched in connection with the case. 

Grocery and convenience store owners in Colorado will be getting their big Christmas present on January 1st.  That's the first day that full-strength beer can be sold in their stores.  Stores around the state have been restricted to selling three-point-two beer for decades, but that changed when state lawmakers wrote new rules regulating alcohol sales and possession in Colorado.  Among other changes starting in the New Year are allowing all forms of alcoholic beverages in state parks and allowing grocery and convenience stores to deliver alcohol.