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Confidence is biggest lesson at school for the blind

Tucked away on a quiet residential street in Littleton above the railroad tracks, the Colorado Center for the Blind goes unnoticed by many. But the school, housed in an old YMCA, is world-famous among blind people, who strive for years to attend the …
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Chasing the culinary dream

In the kitchen at West 29th Restaurant and Bar, Chris Johnson, 56, whips up intricately plated dishes and feels the heat as flames dance off the stove. He throws a meat-based pasta sauce in a pan as his mentor, chef Cory Matthews, handles another …
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How food can transform community

Nathan Mudd is a former attorney, and his wife Kimberly used to work as an accountant. But the two have always had a special dedication to the local economy and local food. “Our passion is to increase local food in the state,” Kimberly Mudd …
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    • Littleton council rejects storage facility on Santa Fe

      The proposal to build a self-storage facility south of the Denver Seminary on South Santa Fe Drive died at the Aug. 15 Littleton city council meeting, with members largely citing public outcry and a poor fit for their long-term goals for the river …

    • Dark skies ahead

      It’s a mighty big fuss for what amounts to a shadow. The moon butts its way in between the Earth and the sun Aug. 21, casting its shadow across the continental U.S. from sea to sea. A cross-continental U.S. total eclipse like this hasn’t …

    • Food pantry with big heart serves changing need

      Late one afternoon in October, a man knocked at the door of HOPE food pantry. His two children stood next to him. "I'm sorry to bother you," he told Bart Sayyah. "I have a job, but we don't have any food in our pantry to feed our kids. Can you …

    • Getting WISE to renewable water

      Too many cooks is usually a good way to ruin a good thing, but in the case of delivering safe, renewable drinking water to customers in the Denver metro area, the more partners the better. That’s the thinking behind the Water Infrastructure and …

    • Tesla opens on Broadway in Littleton

      A strip of South Broadway in Littleton lined with car dealerships just got its newest player: Tesla. Known for its all-electric cars, Tesla expanded its Colorado footprint to a Littleton location where Schomp Automotive once lived. Schomp moved …