Rapids Stop the Bleeding: The defending Major League Soccer champion Colorado Rapids snapped a three-game losing streak this weekend with a 1-1 win against the Chicago Fire (Associated Press).

Office Politics: Is Boulder big enough for two Michael Scotts? The Office‘s politically incorrect boss will have to contend with a 58-year-old retired schoolteacher, after departing the show last week for the People’s Republic (Daily Camera).

Park and Bide: Denver police are once again walking the 16th Street Mall beat (Denver Post). But don’t complain to them about the confusing meter language for the new overnight parking rates. That’s for the Public Works department to figure out (CBS4).

Rockies’ Red Flag? The Colorado Rockies lead the National League West by more than four games, but star pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez had another bad start yesterday. What’s going on with Jimenez (Denver Post)?

Nobu Don’t: Celebrity chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa is preparing to launch another Matsuhisa outpost (combining Peruvian and Japanese flavors) in Vail this summer (Vail Daily). Perhaps Wanda James, owner of Denver’s 8 Rivers Cafe, can brief him on the politics of Yelp (Westword).

Remembering Barbara Evert: The 77-year-old retired teacher and avid outdoors enthusiast from Englewood died Thursday after falling during a hike in the Grand Canyon (9News).

Vanessa Martinez contributed to this post.