5 Things to Know: June 28, 2017

Posted at 6:08 AM, Jun 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-28 08:10:36-04

DENVER -- Good morning! Here's what you need to know today, Wednesday June 28.

1. Bike to Work Day
Thousands of bike commuters will be pedaling to work throughout Colorado Wednesday. And there are some good deals to be had for those who choose their bike today, including at Chipotle.

2. Search for missing Littleton officer in Russia may come to end
The Russian search for missing Littleton police officer and young father Steven Beare may come to an end Wednesday. Russian search crews will be calling off their search if they don’t find Steven.

3. Aspen Ideas Festival kicks off
Governor John Hickenlooper will be among the leaders attending the Aspen Ideas Festival, which is put on by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic.

4. New Sprouts store opens in Arvada
Sprouts Farmers Market is celebrating the opening of a new store at 15050 W. 64th Ave. The first 200 shoppers in line will get 20 percent off their purchase and every customer will get a free reusable grocery bag.

5. Cooler weather on the way
We'll see highs in the mid- to upper 80s this afternoon and there is a slight risk of severe weather - mainly east of Denver. Highs on Thursday will stay in the 70s.