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South Suburban seeks public input for recreation complex

A new recreation complex that is expected to include a field house, ice arena and gymnasium with pickleball courts is being developed by South Suburban Parks and Recreation, and the recreation … more

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 … more

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 … more

'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. … more

Littleton fire chief leaving for new job

Littleton Fire Chief Chris Armstrong will step down from his position effective Oct. 10, about 2 1/2 months before the department is dissolved and the city begins contracting with South Metro Fire … more

Breathtaking views for lung association Run the Rocks

Thousands of runners, walkers and volunteers are expected for Run the Rocks, an American Lung Association event to raise awareness and money in the fight for clean air and healthy lungs. Run the … more

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 … more

Rookie gets nod to start at running back for Broncos

Royce Freeman is set to become the first rookie running back to start a season opener for the Denver Broncos since Hall of Famer Terrell Davis in 1995. ``It's an honor to be mentioned with a man … more

Runner likes to go long

Max Tenbraak is usually a “lock” to be noticed at cross country meets. The Heritage senior typically is among the leading group of runners to finish a race, but it's his locks of hair that many … more

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 … more

Drilling setbacks are headed to ballot amid controversy

A contentious proposal to tightly restrict the location of new oil and gas wells in Colorado attracted more than enough petition signatures to qualify for the November ballot, according to election … more

On Campus: Centennial, Littleton, Englewood

Arapahoe • The girls softball team lost 10-1 to ThunderRidge on Aug. 23, but it was a game to remember. It was the first varsity game to be played at the school in 15 seasons. Arapahoe had been … more

Third-generation football player is big deal for area family

Zachary Gonzales, Arapahoe’s 6-foot-1, 320-pound nose guard/defensive end, likes to tease his grandpa about wearing a leather helmet when he played football. Gonzales is the third generation of the … more

We are far more alike than we tend to think

Doesn’t it seem like with each passing day we are pointing out our differences and standing behind personal agendas and objectives more than ever before, maybe even standing even firmer on our … more

Teams sign anyone for a `W,’ and sports go straight to `L’

I lost out. Or lucked out. When I was (much) younger, I thought about becoming a sports writer, partly because of my admiration for Jim Murray, whom I read daily in The Los Angeles Times throughout … more

Dancers plan shows to help one of their own

When Littleton Youth Ballet put out a call, dancers heard and responded. Colorado Ballet soloist Francisco Estevez, 29, has recently been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a rare disease that … more

Spacecraft will take astronauts back to the moon

A spacecraft capsule that will return astronauts to the moon has been completed and shipped to Florida for final assembly into a full spacecraft, according to a news release from Lockheed Martin. The … more

'Santa Fe Secret' is intriguing mystery

When Marilyn Brown Oden’s new mystery, “Santa Fe Secret,” appeared on my desk, I was immediately drawn in by the cover photo of that New Mexico City’s famous sunlit ancient plaza — an … more

'Rock Show' exhibit brings colorful works to gallery

Green Day's “American Idiot,” opening Sept. 7 at Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton, contains music from the American punk rock band’s 2004 album of the same name, is directed by Nick Sugar and … more
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