Charter schools vie for bigger share of mill levy pie

Littleton Public Schools' Board of Education threw support behind a plan that would increase the amount of mill levy override funding they share with Littleton's charter schools, while retaining …
Survey finds more frustration with traffic, government
Residents and business people in Littleton largely love the city, but are increasingly frustrated by traffic and the quality of city governance, according to a biennial survey. Conducted by the …

Fire Muster a blazing good time

The infectious enthusiasm of little kids lent a giddiness to Littleton's annual Fire Truck Parade and Muster, where kindgergartners hopped and squealed as some of the region's coolest firefighting …

Prison for man who attacked deputy with rifle

A Denver man was sentenced to 16 years in prison for attacking a Douglas County Sheriff's Office Deputy with an unloaded AR-15 rifle in Littleton last year. Deyon Rivas-Maestas, 26, pleaded guilty on …

My Name Is ... Merelee Whitcomb

Carving away I'm an art teacher by trade, and this fall I'll be teaching at Leman Academy in Parker. Teaching allows me the flexibility to spend a lot of my summer carving and sculpting. I started …

The downfall of Englewood’s Kmart — a hulking, 140,000-square-foot structure that puts the “big” in big box — may give rise to what a developer described as a “modern and aesthetically …
News

Torchy’s Tacos to open in Highlands Ranch

Taco fans in Highlands Ranch will soon be able to get their fix when Torchy’s Tacos opens its sixth Colorado restaurant June 26 at 1515 Park Central Drive, Suite 100, Highlands Ranch. Guests who …

Life

Castle Rock Band gets ready to rock Independence Day

The Castle Rock Band will play a free concert to celebrate Independence Day at 7 p.m. on June 30 at the town bandstand in front of the Philip S. Miller Library (100 S. Wilcox St.). The All-American …

Sports

Broncos haven't given up on Paxton Lynch

Denver Broncos fans have pretty much given up on Paxton Lynch. No longer do they fill the airwaves and social media posts with debates about how Denver's 2016 first-round draft pick should be …

Voices

Editorial Cartoon for June 21, 2018

Guest column

How do we decide which candidate to vote for?

It’s primary season in Colorado. So glad I never had one of those! June marks the end of my second quarter in seminary, a place I never thought I’d be, and yet also marks a gubernatorial contest, …

Letter to the editor: Vote Polis for governor

Vote Polis for governor In the 19 years since the shooting at Columbine High school, there have been no meaningful pieces of federal gun legislation. I should know, I am a Columbine survivor. When I …
Quiet Desperation

If you try to be cool, you’re getting colder

Whenever I am facing something I am unable to resolve on my own, I ask, “What would Lincoln do?” Abraham Lincoln is my guidepost, my lighthouse, my lodestar. “The Springfield Redbird” is what …
Winning Words

The customer is not always right, but still is always the customer

There is a very common saying in business, “The customer is always right.” It may be very common, but it is not always true. What is true is this, “The customer is not always right, but the …
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