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South Platte River in Littleton closed to recreation after viral Facebook post

The South Platte River through Littleton will be closed to recreation for the first time in memory on July 14, in an attempt to prevent damage to the river habitat from potentially thousands of … more

El Lucero restaurant reopens at Woodlawn

Littleton's beloved El Lucero restaurant — and those addictive crispy chile rellenos — are back. Maria Navarro and her family are in business at Woodlawn Shopping Center at 1500 W. Littleton … more

Breckenridge Brewery event a real hoot

A pounding summer squall sent musicians and techs scrambling to cover instruments and mixing boards at the 28th annual Breckenridge Brewery Hootenanny in Littleton on July 7, but for the throngs of … more

My Name Is... Jade Sheeks

Creative surroundings I'm 19 and married. I moved to Colorado last year, and before that I've lived in Nebraska, Georgia and Indiana. My husband and our friends are musicians, and as a painter, I … 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

Cruising the trails on Bike to Work Day

Temperatures hit triple digits on June 27, but riders cruising along the banks of the South Platte River for Bike to Work Day seemed to have it easier than the drivers cranking up the AC on nearby … more

Project to inspect Littleton's sewers kicks off

Deep beneath city streets, a fleet of small rovers will spend the next six months crawling through Littleton's sewer system, taking video footage of all 175 miles of pipe that carry wastewater and … more

Charley Emley playground, courts revamped

A handful of kids briefly peered down from atop the new playground at Charley Emley Park as a slew of local leaders cut the ribbon inaugurating the park's renovations on June 18. In addition to the … more

ICE detainee in viral video faces sixth deportation

A man arrested by ICE agents as he was being released from the Arapahoe County Detention Center in Centennial in a now-viral video was initially jailed for failure to appear on a years-old traffic … more

Fire Muster a blazing good time

The infectious enthusiasm of little kids lent a giddiness to Littleton's annual Fire Truck Parade and Muster, where kindgergartners hopped and squealed as some of the region's coolest firefighting … more

Southwest Plaza evolves with 'experiential' attractions

The indoor malls of yesteryear that once played host to department stores and shoe stores, with food courts and dark corridors, are largely gone. In their place have arisen mixed-use outdoor … more

Arapahoe grads look ahead to bright future

With many students draped in honors sashes, the Arapahoe High School class of 2018 stepped into adult life on May 24 with high prospects. The class snagged a cumulative $23 million in scholarships, … more

Heritage grads strut their stuff on stage

A cooperative cloud shaded the Heritage High School class of 2018 as they strutted, shimmied and danced across the stage for their diplomas at Littleton Public Schools stadium on May 23. “How many … more

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed … more

Pye, Barrett, Lawful win SSPRD election

Susan Pye, Pete Barrett and Dave Lawful were elected to the board of South Suburban Parks and Recreation District on May 8. Each will serve a four-year term. Board members John Ostermiller, Mike … more

Highlands Ranch, LFPD residents approve fire unification

South Metro Fire Rescue became the second-largest firefighting entity in Colorado on May 8 after voters in Highlands Ranch Metro District and Littleton Fire Protection District allowed South Metro to … more

Western mystery authors come together at Tattered Cover

Two of the threads that weave the fabric of Western American literature were intertwined at the Tattered Cover bookstore on May 3, when novelists Sara Sue Hoklotubbe and Anne Hillerman sat … more

Littleton overhauls event permitting process

Groups seeking to hold events in Littleton will face a more rigorous permitting process after city council passed an ordinance overhauling the approval procedure. The ordinance is necessary because … more

My Name Is... Lisa Casper

Feeling the energy I host author events for the Tattered Cover. I’ve learned that amazingly talented authors are also just people. They’ve got their own belief systems and quirks, just like you … more

South Suburban candidates make pitches as election nears

Stay the course. That was the theme at the second of two public forums with candidates for open seats on the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District Board of Directors. Voters will choose three … more
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