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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Farmers 5000 Fosters Community

BRANDY MARTIN AND THE FEED YOUR SOUL FITNESS TEAM sported the largest group at the 2018 Farmers 5000 road race, held Sept. 16 at Wheat Ridge High School. The distinction earned them the coveted “Fittest on the Farm” award. The event is a major source of funds for the school’s clubs, activities, sports and groups. PHOTO COURTESY OF FEED YOUR SOUL FITNESS

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FRONT PAGE NEWS: 2018 West Colfax MuralFest

FLORIDA-BORN STREET ARTIST STEVEN TELLER APPLIES THE FINISHING STROKES to a large installation created for the 4th Annual West Colfax MuralFest. The event featured live painting, local entertainment, food trucks, craft beer and creative activities in the 40 West Arts District at Lamar Station Plaza, 6501 W. Colfax Ave. PHOTO BY KATHRYN ZEIGLER

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PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Jazz Vocalist Overcame Challenges To Succeed As Full-Time Musician

A JAZZ VOCALIST ON DENVER’S MUSIC SCENE for 40 years, Sloan Lake resident Tina Phillips says singing has always brought her joy. PHOTO BY KEN LUTES

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PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Chief Jim Lorentz Training First Responders To Deal With Dementia

IN ADDITION TO HIS WORK IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, Wheat Ridge Police Division Chief Jim Lorentz trains first responders around Colorado on identifying people with dementia. PHOTO COURTESY CITY OF WHEAT RIDGE

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Get outside, some beer and prizes on the Sloans Lake Bike 'n Brew Loop Tour, the weekend of Sept. 22 through 24, presented by the West Colfax Business Improvement District.

Guided by a map, participants pedal to seven breweries and are eligible to receive free schwag after purchasing an 8-ounce pour (or more) at each, between Friday, Sept. 22 and 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24.

Or, meet up do the loop as a group on Sunday, 2:30 p.m., at Sloans Lake Tap & Burger, finishing 5 p.m. at the Alamo Theater’s BarFly.

Breweries include Sloans Lake Tap & Burger, 1565 Raleigh St.; Joyride Brewing Co., 2501 Sheridan; Hogshead Brewery, 4460 W. 29th Ave.; Little Machine Brewery, 2924 W. 20th Ave.; Strange Craft Beer Co., 1330 Zuni St.; Seedstock Brewing Co., 3610 W. Colfax Ave.; and BarFly at Alamo Theater, 4235 W. Colfax Ave.

For more information and a map, visit bit.ly/sloansbikenbrew.