Meet with us April 26

Shared Stories: Community forum on mental health and youth

Andrew Romanoff, CEO of Mental Health Colorado, and two of our local youth will share stories April 26 about mental health challenges and the importance of early intervention. The forum is from 7-9 p.m. at the Lone Tree Library in Douglas County. To sign up for this free event, go to DCL.org. Watch it live, here. More information at Douglascountynewspress.net

Littleton teachers rally for school funding

Teachers across Littleton Public Schools joined colleagues statewide advocating for better school funding on April 16, holding a brief before-school rally to drum up support for what they call needed …
Littleton council approves big step in fire merger plan
Littleton took a big step toward leaving the firefighting business at the April 17 city council meeting, with councilmembers voting 6-1 to initiate a process to dissolve the city's fire department …

Student walkouts dwindle at Littleton Public Schools

A couple dozen students huddled to reflect and rally on the football field at Heritage High School on the morning of April 20, almost 19 years to the moment after the first shots rang out in the …

Escape room at Woodlawn in Littleton offers fun and frights

Forget bowling. Want a real team-building exercise? Try working together to escape a murderous clown. Lights Out Escape Rooms, tucked away in the southwest corner of the Woodlawn Shopping Center at …

My Name Is ... Martin Gilmore

'International man of leisure' I'm a bluegrass guitar teacher at Swallow Hill Music School and the University of Northern Colorado, in their new bluegrass music program. I also play in a band called …

State Sen. Kagan formally accused of harassment

Two Republican state senators have accused state Sen. Daniel Kagan of being inside a restroom for female legislators and staff at the state Capitol, one filing a formal sexual-harassment complaint …

News

5 things to know on transportation for disabled, elderly

As the Denver metro area continues its population boom and local governments discuss ways to improve transportation options, the Transportation Solutions Arapahoe County council wants to make sure …

Life

Painter celebrates anniversary with reception at Parker studio

Painter Jay Moore is celebrating five years in his downtown Parker studio location with exhibition of a body of new works. Visitors are welcome to see his new paintings reflecting his love of his …

Sports

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Ella Chism, Arapahoe The sophomore played the back nine at Racoon Creek Golf Course in 3-under par and took medalist honors at the April 18 Centennial League girls golf meet with a 1-under-par 71. …

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Quiet Desperation

Jazz Age classic continues to be assigned of the times

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” was first published 93 years ago today (as this is being written). Fitzgerald was only 29. He would live another 15 years after a short career in both …
Winning Words

The most important step to success is step one

Have you ever had this incredible urge and surge to take on a big project or massive idea? You probably know what I mean, the kind of project that when we first think about it we get so excited that …
Winning Words

When we choose to win, that’s a good-news story

So how are you doing with the news these days? Maybe like some of my friends you just stopped watching or listening, thinking there is no place where you can go to find the truth. Nowhere to hide. As …
Quiet Desperation

Something rings true about conversation without phones

I had lunch with Mark, a good friend, someone I have known for 30 years, an important Colorado artist, and the wittiest man this side of New Smyrna. We met at a Littleton restaurant and reminisced …
Financial Strategies

What in the world is going on here?

First quarter 2018 is in the books. Now it is time to assess some of the significant economic changes worldwide and what that may mean for investors. First, let’s take a quick look back at last …
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