anta braved the cold weather to greet some visitors on the I-70 overpass at the Idaho Springs exit.
Volunteers have pulled on their Santa hats, and are answering phone lines and monitoring wall-size tracking screens as NORAD Tracks Santa begins its 57th annual goodwill mission.
Some Coloradans aren’t just emailing and calling their representatives as the deadline for the looming fiscal cliff grows closer, on Thursday they broke out in song.
Santa already is piling up hefty numbers on social networking sites, so the volunteer Santa-trackers at NORAD are bracing for tens of thousands of calls and emails on Christmas Eve.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation is helping sick children shop for gifts for their family by bringing the merchandise to them.
Santa made an early appearance in Denver Friday evening.