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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Bike Racing & Beer At Criterium And Brewfest, June 10

The Ridge at 38 Criterium is a cycling race on a fast, 1.15-mile course. Participating cyclists ride as many laps of the closed-loop circuit as possible within the time limit. This ensures a lot of action and excitement for spectators and athletes. PHOTO: BECKY OLSTAD

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FRONT PAGE NEWS: ArtLine To Open With Dinosaur-Sized First Friday Celebration

Signage and a bright green-painted line on sidewalks guides visitors along the 4-1/2 mile route between three parks, packed with activities and artwork in each. PHOTO: WILL STRATHMANN

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PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Edgewater Bee Guardian Abuzz about Bees

Edgewater resident Kelly Shinn is seeing fewer honey bees flitting from flower to flower than she would expect during this time of year, and she’s not alone.

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WEST METRO FIRE: West Metro Adds New Rescue To Fleet

It’s nearly 43 feet long, weighs in at more than 36 tons and carries 500 gallons of water. West Metro Fire Rescue’s newest apparatus is a combination fire truck and rescue truck, designed to get firefighters out the door and on scene faster.

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County Public Library’s new website gives residents an improved online library to enjoy.

Library users can discover, explore, search, connect and do more online with the new jeffcolibrary.org. The site has many new features patrons have asked for, including the ability to create reading lists and manage reading history. It also makes it easier to discover all of the resources the library offers.

New features include:

• More access to new books and other materials

• Improved search, especially for formats like DVD and e-books

• Options to keep track of what you’ve read, watched, or listened to

• Sharable lists, reviews and ratings

• An easy-to-remember username

• Options to send books and other materials to your nearest library with one click.

• Mobile-friendly and ADA-compliant

Jefferson County Public Library collaborated with Toronto-based software company BiblioCommons to build the new website, online catalog and events system.

Visit the Jefferson County Public Library’s website at jeffcolibrary.org.