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Citizenship ceremony highlights ‘beauty and value of diversity’

Marolina Montanez was 4 years old, her younger sister Guadalupe just 2 months old, when their family moved from Mexico to Colorado. They have since established lives and families in the United …

Roxborough State Park closed for rescue mission

Authorities have closed Roxborough State Park in Douglas County while they search for a missing person they believe may be suicidal. 

Colorado's Task Force lends a helping hand in North Carolina

Tropical storm Florence has had a devastating impact on North Carolina. A North Carolina Emergency Management spokesperson confirmed to the Lakewood Sentinel that the death toll from the storm is 16. …

Leage of Women Voters to break down ballot measures

Voters who want to learn more about the 13 statewide ballot initiatives and referenda, including the nine to amend the state Constitution, are invited to a free, nonpartisan presentation by the …

CCU’s soccer team welcomes 10-year-old boy

Joel Zamora, 10, walked up to a table at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood with a big, beaming smile. From the look on his face, you wouldn’t know he suffers from a bone cancer called …
Education

LPS scores high on state tests, as usual

Standardized test scores at Littleton Public Schools were well above the state average again in 2018, but still below where district officials would like them to be. Littleton's scores on the …

Family STEM festival returns to Denver

Exhibits and interactions with energy experts designed to spark students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math will highlight Energy Day, an annual free family STEM festival in …

LPS asking voters to OK bond for new buildings

Littleton Public Schools will ask voters to approve a nearly $300 million bond in November, aiming to begin a long-term effort to rebuild a district whose buildings date back to the baby boom. The …

ACC president earns excellence award

Arapahoe Community College President Diana Doyle has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 NASPA IV-West Presidential Excellence Award. Doyle, who has served as president of ACC since April …

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 …
Business

Q&A with Dr. Batra, leader of Sterling Ranch Medical Center

UCHealth has opened the doors of its 7,000-square-foot medical center in Sterling Ranch, the budding community in northwest Douglas County. After a 20-year buildout, Sterling Ranch is expected to …

Council proceeding with short-term rental rules

Littleton City Council is moving closer to enacting regulations on short-term home rentals like those offered by Airbnb, but still at issue is whether the owner of such properties must prove it's …

'Makerspace' to offer do-it-yourself paradise

Sure, this may be the do-it-yourself era, but DIY starts to feel a little silly once you start adding up the cost of buying a woodshop's worth of power tools to build a couple chairs or a shelf. …

Earth Treks gym is open for those ready to climb walls

Emily Camp smiled as she emerged from Earth Treks facility at 1050 W. Hampden Ave. in Englewood after spending a couple hours on the facility's indoor climbing walls. “I am an avid climber and I …

Kaufman's Tall & Big shop hits 60-year mark

Fred Kaufman had a thriving men's traditional clothing store in Englewood when he learned from customers of the apparel needs of big and tall men and opted to have his store meet those needs — …
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