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Developer proposes mixed-use project for Ensor property

One of the largest remaining parcels of undeveloped land in Littleton might become home to the city’s latest large-scale mixed-use development, but there are a lot of details to hammer out first. … more

Neighbors encouraged to 'buy nothing'

Kathy Powers wants her neighbors to take her stuff. Powers helped clean out three relatives' homes last year — and ended up with a garage and basement full of, well, things. “It's close to 200 … more

Colorado Community Media adds pair of Denver monthlies

Colorado Community Media is the new owner of the popular monthly newspapers Life on Capitol Hill and The Washington Park Profile. By adding the two newspapers, as of May 25, CCM now owns 20 community publications across the Denver metro area. more

ACC releases 2018 issue of prestigious Progenitor

Progenitor: A person who first thinks of something and causes it to happen. This definition faces an opening letter from the co-editors, Arapahoe Community College students Cara Allen and Rachel … more

Pen pals brighten up seniors’ day at Holly Creek

How do retired seniors get to know today’s youth? For 82-year-old Shirley Hull and 8-year-old Reagan Davis, they do it by talking about families and animals. And, said Hull, who has written letters … more

Amputees make strides toward goals at adaptive clinic

Traci Miller, 52, has been an above-the-knee amputee for 31 years. The one thing she hasn’t been able to do since losing her leg to a rare vascular disorder is run. “Now, I just really want to … more

Forums offer chance for discussion on mental health

Colorado Community Media, in partnership with Douglas County Libraries and the Douglas County Mental Health Initiative, will present a series of public forums, “Time to Talk,” on mental health in … more

Colorado Community Media takes home 47 awards

Colorado Community Media received 47 excellence in journalism awards, including 26 first-place honors and the Editorial Sweepstakes prize for the second year in a row for the Littleton Independent, … more

Deep Space venue selling, showing artwork in Parker

A member show and sale fills exhibit space at Deep Space Gallery Event Center, 11020 S. Pikes Peak Drive, #50, Parker, through May 5 with paintings, sculpture, photography and more in both … more

Columbine Square demolition enters final phase

Excavators tore into the remaining buildings at the long-derelict Columbine Square shopping center at Federal Boulevard and Belleview Avenue on April 2, bringing to an end a years-long saga that … more

Cherokee Castle has geology on agenda in two lectures

The Cherokee Castle property, at 6113 N. Daniels Park Road, Sedalia, contains a petrified forest with preserved fossil logs — and some were “harvested” and incorporated into the castle … more

Couple wins honeymoon cruise at wedding expo

One happy couple walked away with a honeymoon cruise from Highlands Ranch Travel, and about 150 people got a chance to talk to more than 40 wedding professionals at The Falls Event Center in … more

Build it and burn it to learn it

At this point in their training, a group of firefighter recruits from across the Denver metro area have learned the basic skills. They’ve studied all about hose work, personal protective gear, … more

Hearing on Grove/Vita lawsuit leaves plaintiff feeling dubious

Judges from the Colorado Court of Appeals heard arguments Feb. 27 in an appeal to a rejected lawsuit against the City of Littleton and the developer of Vita, the controversial apartment complex now … more

Bringing Malcolm X to life for a new generation

When future national Chautauqua scholar Charles Everett Pace was a young man, he read a book that changed his life, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X.” Malcolm X’s passionate pursuit of … more

Senior rehab center offers comfort and care

When Faye Johnson fell and fractured her femur and part of her hip, her phone wasn't near her in her home. She struggled to use her fingers to reach her husband's cane, and eventually, a neighbor … more

Homeless share stories on day for metro survey

“I don't smoke, don't drink — rent's too high,” said Kevin Murphy, a 56-year-old homeless man who spends time in the Englewood area. “I'm saving up money.” Murphy is one of the dozen or so … more

Funeral procession, services honor Adams County deputy

Adams County police officers were joined by police from across the state and thousands of well-wishers Feb. 2 to say goodbye to Deputy Heath Gumm, a man described as a witty prankster with a promising career in law enforcement. more

LPS art show brimming with youthful talent

If you took the labels off the paintings and sculptures at the new exhibition at Arapahoe Community College's Colorado Gallery of the Arts, you'd never guess you were looking at paintings by kids as … more
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