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Owner of Lakewood bakery sues state

Jack Phillips, the baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple because of his religious beliefs, is back in the news again.  Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in … more

Secretary Perry tours the innovative technology of NREL

Remarkable work on renewable energy and energy efficiency is being done at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). “The innovation that's within these walls is just stunning,” said U.S. … more

In Their Business

GQue comes to Park Meadows The owner of GQue Championship BBQ will open The Ice Cream Farm in November in the Vistas at Park Meadows. “I'm so excited to feature the best ingredients Colorado has to … more

Back to school: 5 things to know

Summer doesn't end until Sept. 22 according to the calendar, but it's over as of Aug. 17 for students in Littleton Public Schools. Here are five things to know about the 2018-19 school year. The … more

Neighbors come together for National Night Out

If you thought block parties went the way of poodle skirts and malt shops, you might've been one of the few folks not at a National Night Out block party on Aug. 7. The parties, held around the … more

Littleton welcomes Down Under delegates

With hearty handshakes and hugs, the American and Australian delegates of the Bega-Littleton Sister City Exchange greeted each other with the warmth of family members on Aug. 9. Bega Park at the east … more

City to ask voters to restore executive sessions

Five years after a citizen initiative restricting city council's ability to hold closed-door meetings passed by a landslide, council will ask voters in November: How about now? City council passed an … more

Englewood acknowledges missteps in flood readiness

In 1998, a report by an outside company outlined areas of Englewood that could be flooded during a so-called "100-year" storm. The map was rough, and the study acknowledged it shouldn't be used to … more

South Suburban budget hearing set for Aug. 22

South Suburban Parks and Recreation will have its first public hearing on the district's 2019 budget at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at Goodson Recreation Center, 6315 S. University Blvd., Centennial. The second … more

Nevada inmate charged with 1984 Lakewood, Aurora slayings

Police in Lakewood and Aurora have identified a suspect they believe is responsible for multiple murders more than 34 years ago. In a joint news conference Aug. 10, Lakewood and Aurora police … more

Education tax measure makes November ballot

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced Aug. 9 that a proposed constitutional amendment that would boost income taxes to raise money for education made the ballot. Initiative 93, also … more

Primrose School fire believed to be arson

An early morning fire at Primrose School of Littleton may have been arson, Littleton Police said. Littleton Fire Rescue and Littleton Police responded to a fire at the school at 7991 Southpark Way, … more

High-profile initiatives could be on way to November ballot

Petitions for an anti-fracking measure and an energy industry-backed property rights initiative topped the list of proposed November ballot questions submitted to Colorado's secretary of state ahead … more

In Their Business

Veterinary hospital to open Veterinary Specialists of the Rockies will officially open Aug. 13 to provide 24-hour emergency care in Castle Rock. Megan Rector, doctor of veterinary medicine and owner … more

Community leaders oppose Trump’s rollback of clean car standards

Several Colorado leaders are vocally defending the state’s ability to protect air quality through vehicle regulation. “We need to remember that policies made at the federal level impact … more

Serenity soon: Options school adding peaceful gardens

Kerry Nixon wants to help kids grow. Nixon, a science teacher at the Options Secondary Program school, is hard at work on a pair of gardens at the school: one where students will grow vegetables for … more

Metro district board votes down proposal for ice rink

Highlands Ranch Metro District Board of Directors rejected a proposal to pay $10 million to South Suburban Parks and Recreation for an ice rink at its new facility. “The benefits to Highlands Ranch … more

Council debates short-term rental regulations

Littleton officials are kicking off efforts to regulate the city’s dozens of largely unlicensed rooms, apartments and homes listed on sites like Airbnb. City councilmembers discussed a number of … more

Arapahoe County lifts open burning ban

The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office has rescinded the open-burning ban that had been in effect in unincorporated Arapahoe County, the City of Centennial, and the towns of Deer Trail and Foxfield. … more

Trail safe despite attack, say police and park officials

Littleton's Mary Carter Greenway is a safe place to be despite a shocking daylight attack that led to the capture of a man suspected of several sexual assaults, Littleton police and South Suburban … more
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