JEFFCO SPORTS
It's all downhill from here: Evergreen Town Race
The Evergreen Town Race is back after a two year hiatus, and the Alpine Rescue Team is getting support from a climber rescued nearly a year ago. 
Golden cyclists have themselves a merry little Christmas in July
Despite the time of year, it was beginning to look a lot like Christmas recently in downtown and north Golden. Hundreds of cyclists donned their jingle bells, ugly holiday sweaters, reindeer-antler headbands and more for the “Christmas in July”-themed Golden Bike Cruise on July 26.
Mount Evans Hill Climb brings hundreds of competitors
Hundreds clad in spandex and neon bustled about Building 103 at sunrise July 23 for the Bob Cook Memorial Mount Evans Hill Climb. 
Clear Creek featured hike: St. Mary’s Glacier
Even the road to St. Mary’s Glacier is beautiful, thick with the scent of pine.
Nancy Wellnitz reimagined senior recreation at Apex Parks and Recreation
For Nancy Wellnitz, senior recreation has always hinged on one key tenant: connection.
MORE NEWS IN & AROUND JEFFCO
First Tee coach Jill Boerner talks with a group of students about the proper golf swing techniques.

Parmalee students learn about golf and character

Who knew a golf game could teach life skills?
The Gold Strike Station Little Free Library adorned with Saint Patrick's Day Decoration.

Little Free Libraries at RTD stops a labor of love for Arvada Artist

About a year ago, Nikki Biefel was playing Pokémon Go at Gold Strike Station in Arvada when she noticed an old newspaper box. The newsstand was empty and dilapidated, but Biefel, a local artist, found a flicker of inspiration.
Boatright presents to North Arvada Middle School Students.

Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Brian D. Boatright visits Arvada North Middle School

Eighth graders at Arvada North Middle School got a visit from a special guest on March 11 when Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Brian D. Boatright came for a Q&A with students from history teacher Matt Chisholm’s class. Chisholm said the visit arose from a letter that one of his students sent Boatright.
Exterior and signage at the Colorado Tap House.

Colorado Tap House opens massive facility along Ralston Creek Trail in west Arvada

Low temperatures and some snow flurries didn’t stop community members from coming out en mass to the Colorado Tap House on March 9 for the long-awaited grand opening of the expansive facility on 69th Avenue in west Arvada.
More than 40 janitors who clean and maintain the Coors Brewery in Golden and their commercial offices joined Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 105.

Coors janitors join union, win wage increases

More than 40 janitors who clean and maintain the Coors Brewery in Golden and its commercial offices joined Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 105 following a majority union vote and negotiations with Integrated Cleaning Services.

Veteran news leader named Colorado Community Media editor

The next editor-in-chief of Colorado Community Media is Lisa Schlichtman, an experienced, award-winning news executive and an industry leader.

Jeffco Eats receives record food donation

Jeffco Eats, a nonprofit on a mission to feed hungry school children and families in Jeffco, received a record-setting donation of 4,856 pounds of food Feb. 10.

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