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Littleton council approves new developer hearings

With development going gangbusters in Littleton — and becoming a hot-button political issue — Littleton City Council added a new step to the planning process for large projects that it hopes will … more

If you’re cloying or annoying, it’s our culture you’re destroying

The jails and prisons are overcrowded as it is, but there has to be room for a few more. There’s no excuse. Maybe there’s a story, but there’s no excuse. Anyone who leaves a shopping cart at a … more

Somehow time is a fastball that throws you a curve

Time flies. Time really flies. I just received an invitation to pre-order a 2019 SUV. The vehicle isn’t in the works: It already exists. I received the invitation in February 2018. When I was a … more

Amid gun glut, ‘This is Colorado’ says too much and too little

Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said, “This is Colorado. Everybody has a gun.” Seven words that create a mural. Should they be added to our license plates and the signs that welcome … more

Letter to the editor: Say yes to 4B, 4C

Our family moved to Colorado in 1992 and we purchased a fine home in unincorporated Arapahoe County. After living in the south metro area for a while we became aware of and began using South Suburban … more

Letter to the editor: Support South Suburban

I hope that voters in the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District will join me and many others in supporting ballot issues 4B and 4C. When our family moved into the district 36 years ago we had … more

Riders give RTD high marks

RTD customers perceive the overall quality of RTD services to be very high, according to the results of the district’s latest customer satisfaction survey. The average rating of the overall quality … more

Newcomers win Littleton City Council races

A contentious city council election that largely centered on how candidates would approach growth and development ended with two incumbents voted out and all four contested seats won by newcomers to government. more

Council candidates talk growth during forum

Littleton's nine city council candidates were in the same room for what may prove to be the only time, to participate in a candidate forum organized by community activists. Candidates answered a handful of questions posed to them by a moderator, … more

Fire consumes closed Columbine Square storefront in Littleton

An early morning fire consumed a portion of the long-abandoned Columbine Square Shopping Center at Federal Boulevard and Belleview Avenue on Jan. 3. Littleton Fire Rescue received a call just after 3 … more

What is there to be thankful for? Well ...

Thanksgiving is a day for a tasty meal, watching some football and having fun with family and friends who are like family. Thanksgiving is a time to offer thanks for many things that are sometimes … more

Reminding yourself to be patient is well worth whatever time it takes

Are you always on the go? Me too. Are you feeling like sometimes you are always in a rush? Me too. Are you feeling like at work and in your home life you are running late more than usual? Me too. Does all of this frustrate you? Me too. So, the … more

South Lakewood site of new business, residential renaissance

There was a long stretch of years there where the shopping centers around Wadsworth Boulevard and West Jewell Avenue were looking “tired,” as Sue King, president of the South Lakewood Business Association remembers. “We’re basically all … more

Opinions divided on 'scraping' in older neighborhoods

Scrape-offs — homes demolished and replaced with larger, newer ones by developers — have remade vast swaths of Denver in recent years, with hundreds popping up in trendy neighborhoods like … more

Partner Colorado Credit Union ranked as Best Places to Work

Partner Colorado Credit Union (PCCU) has ranked #6 as Denver's "Best Places to Work" in the medium-size company category by the Denver Business … more

Some things need to be brought home, but violence is never one of them

This isn’t going to be one of the funny ones. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “On average, 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States.” October is National … more

Regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that can track whether patients have taken their medicine. The Abilify pill was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002 … more

Cernanec looks back and forward

District 3 Littleton City Councilmember Phil Cernanec lost his re-election bid to newcomer Carol Fey in a contentious race. Cernanec was first elected to council in 2009, and was re-elected and … more

Arapahoe County: Standout Performers

Jakob Boos, Heritage The junior scored a hat trick, including the game-winner in overtime in the 3-2 hockey victory over Cheyenne Mountain on Dec. 8. Rebekah Sandstrom, Littleton The senior, … more

Looking back and forward

Debbie Brinkman, Littleton mayor What was the city’s biggest accomplishment in 2017? In terms of council action (in) 2017, I would say not much was accomplished except going backward on a number … more
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