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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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Do you think you know everything there is to know about TABOR (Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights)? Join the League of Women Voters Jeffco at on Feb. 15 to test your knowledge with a game of “TABOR Trivial Pursuit!”

“If you’ve never heard of TABOR or don’t really understand it, there will be a chance to win, especially after reading the League’s study materials that are sent to current members,” said Christina Manthey, First Vice President, LWV Jeffco.

“TABOR is not a trivial thing, but knowing how it impacts our state is a worthwhile pursuit. And you might be able to have some fun at TABOR’s expense.”

  The February meeting is open to the public and will be held Thursday, Feb. 15 at 9:15 a.m., at the Cason Howell House, 1575 Kipling, in Lakewood.

  The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

  For more information, call 303-238-0032, email info@lwvjeffco.org or visit www.lwvjeffco.org.