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The city is unlikely to compel the owners of the Windermere apartment complex to install fire sprinklers in a tower that was ravaged by fire in November, officials said.

Windermere probably won't face sprinkler requirement

A Winderemere apartment tower will likely not be required to install a sprinkler system as part of repairs after a deadly fire, city officials said. The apartment tower at 5829 S. Datura St. in …
Golden’s Hazel Senz will be recognized as the Giver Award recipient for her volunteer efforts with Epic Experience.

Gala sends adults with cancer to camp

Hazel Senz will be fighting lung cancer the rest of her life. But she said the bond she has made with other cancer patients gives her hope. Senz, 58, was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer in March …

How the Tri-County Overdose Prevention Partnership battles opioid misuse

When the Tri-County Overdose Prevention Partnership formed in 2016, the group aimed to battle the opioid epidemic from every angle. Members drafted a plan in which workgroups would focus on six key …

Items of White Fence Farm to be auctioned off

When White Fence Farm closed its doors for the final time on Dec. 30, it left behind more than a legacy of serving up its famous fried chicken. Pieces of White Fence Farm need to go, and soon, …
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U.S. Congress

Crow eyes ethics reform, campaign finance, guns

After besting five-term Republican Rep. Mike Coffman — who had previously proven to be ironclad in the 6th Congressional District — new Democratic Rep. Jason Crow in January entered Washington …
Education
Arapahoe High School principal Natalie Pramenko, left, speaks at a Littleton Public Schools roundtable on Dec. 10. Next to her are Desiree and Michael Davis, whose daughter Claire was killed by a classmate in 2013.

Arapahoe High tragedy spurred change, officials and parents say

In the five years since shots rang out in the halls of Arapahoe High School, Littleton Public Schools has made strides toward cultivating an environment of health and help, but the road ahead remains …

Local officials: Incidents do not indicate larger racial issue in Douglas County schools

Authorities from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Douglas County School District say two incidents — one involving a student fight and the other derogatory graffiti — at a Highlands …

Voters reject statewide education funding measure

Many educators across Colorado believe voters missed an opportunity to support students when they voted down Amendment 73, a constitutional amendment that would have instituted a graduated income tax …

Voters approve largest-ever LPS bond

Littleton Public Schools will kick off a long-term effort to rebuild many of the district's buildings after voters approved Ballot Issue 4A, a $278 million bond. The measure was passing by a wide …
Attendees of Littleton Public Schools' Sources of Strength meeting hold decals aloft that are meant to remind them to reach out to people in need.

Fighting youth suicide requires cultural change, says LPS group

All too often, young people battle mental health issues in silence and isolation. Winning those battles requires help from their schools, families and community — and perhaps a change in our …
Business
The old Littleton Savings and Loan building features an unusual sunscreen composed of interlocking rings. It's one of dozens of Modernist structures along Littleton Boulevard, according to a new study.

City boasts Modernist gems, report says

Driving east out of downtown Littleton, you might not realize you're entering an architectural time warp. Littleton's picture-perfect Mayberry Main Street may get all the attention, but the stretch …
A developer has put forth a set of plans for the long-vacant Columbine Square property, but local stakeholders aren't sold on it.

Columbine Square could see hundreds of apartments

Columbine Square's owners have offered the first glimpse at their plans for the long-empty parcel in west Littleton, but they're staying mum on the details. The site's owners would like to build more …

Columbine Courier publishes last edition

When the Columbine Courier newspaper published its last edition just before New Year’s, they found themselves on the wrong side of the old journalism adage: “Report the story, don’t become the …

Minimum wage rises in Colorado, 19 other states

As of Jan. 1, Colorado's minimum wage is $11.10 an hour, a 90-cent hourly increase from 2018. The Centennial State is not alone, as 19 other states also raised the minimum wage with the dawn of 2019. …

Lockheed Martin move to generate jobs

Portions of production for the Navy's Fleet Ballistic Missile program will be relocated to Lockheed Martin Space headquarters in unincorporated Jefferson County, at the Wateron Canyon site southwest …
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