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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

Former Littleton Independent editor/owner recalls career

Littleton was still a small town turning into a big town when Garrett Ray arrived as a young news reporter in 1962. Over the next two decades, Ray, as editor and later owner of the Littleton … more

Upgrades coming to Columbine Valley intersection

Changes are in the works for the intersection of South Platte Canyon Road and Hunter Run Lane — the primary access route to a new subdivision, called Wild Plum, slated to add 95 homes to the town … more

Littleton Public Schools cancels classes on April 27 as teachers rally at Capitol

Littleton Public Schools is canceling all classes on April 27 after a flurry of teacher absentee requests to attend rallies at the state Capitol calling for increased education funding. Child-care … more

Littleton council approves big step in fire merger plan

Littleton took a big step toward leaving the firefighting business at the April 17 city council meeting, with councilmembers voting 6-1 to initiate a process to dissolve the city's fire department … more

A look at South Suburban board candidates

South Suburban Parks and Recreation District, which manages parks, trails, recreation centers and community sports leagues for a vast swath of the south metro area including Lone Tree, Greenwood … more

My Name Is... Jon Felix

Branching out I grew up in Nebraska, and I was adopted. I’m married to my wife Jade, and we recently moved to Denver from Greeley. I worked fast food until recently, and now I work in retail. I’m … more

Dirt Coffee set to open storefront off Main Street

Daniel Boone said he feels like Santa Claus at work. “We go around and bring happiness to people,” Boone said, wearing his trademark conductor's hat as he served up java from the window of the … 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

My Name Is... Buffalo Soldier Wolf-Villa

Heritage is everything I’m a 2006 graduate of Arapahoe High School, and a member of the Arapaho tribe. My family and members of the tribe visit every other year to renew the ties between the school … more

Littleton Fire seeks full inclusion into South Metro district

Homeowners would be on the hook for roughly another $10 a month in property taxes if voters approve the inclusion of Littleton Fire Rescue into a larger, neighboring district this fall, according to … more

‘He would want us to forgive’: Arrest made years after teacher's death

Kiowa High School let out for the summer in May 2010, with popular science teacher Randy Wilson’s youngest son Dean among the 29 graduates. Wilson’s sons Cody and Weston had recently told their … more

‘You can’t fill those shoes’: Teachers, students remember slain teacher

A wooden cross marks the lonely prairie crossroads where Kiowa High School teacher Randy Wilson was found dead in 2010. At the school, 16 miles south, Wilson’s final, stoic yearbook photo hangs in … more

Dancers ring in St. Patrick's Day

The rhythmic clomp of Irish hardshoe dancing broke the quietude of Bemis Library in Littleton on March 11 as members of the McTeggart Irish Dance troupe kicked off the St. Patrick's Day season with a … more
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