Suspect arrested in shooting of Littleton police officer after standoff in Brighton
The man suspected of shooting and hospitilizing a Littleton police officer earlier this week has been arrested, police said.  Rigoberto Valles Dominguez, 33, was taken into custody late …

Election 2021: Schlachter tops Littleton candidates in fundraising

Kyle Schlachter, who is running for Littleton mayor in the upcoming election, is outraising his two rivals, Jon Buck and Carol Fey, as well as all other city council candidates by thousands of …

Friends remember longtime Littleton community watchdog

If Frank Atwood could use one word to describe Jerry Hill, it would be “indefectible.” A fierce yet friendly watchdog for the community, Hill always had a finger on the pulse of Littleton, …

Littleton Immigrant Resources Center faces fund cutoff

For years, the future of Littleton's only affordable resource center for immigrants seeking citizenship has been uncertain. But following a recent city council budget meeting, members appear poised …

Bemis Library unites community through reading

Bemis Public Library's first community-wide reading event, One Book One Littleton, aims to bring the community together through reading. “After coming out of lockdown and quarantine and the library …

Theft from Centennial kids leads to ‘community coming together’

Eleven-year-old Asher Swann often sells ice pops in his west Centennial neighborhood in the summer with his younger brother. After Swann sold the frozen treats at a recent soccer event at Cherry …

News

Castle Rock mayor urges reliance on health experts in COVID fight

During the council comment portion of the Sept. 21 Castle Rock Town Council meeting, Mayor Jason Gray said he is continually getting emails and questions from the public regarding what they should do …

Life

Cider Days are here again in Lakewood

Blue skies, big crowds, lots of sun and cold, hard cider was the order of the day Sept. 25, at Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park.  Normally part of the larger Cider Days festivities, this year’s …

Sports

Lutheran girls pack a wallop in softball

Parker's Lutheran High School is competing in its second season with a varsity softball program, but the Lions don't have a home field and use three different venues in the area. The Lions do not …

Voices
Winning Words

Opinion: The 5 C’s for retaining top talent starts with connection

This is the first in a five-part series on best practices for attracting, hiring and keeping top talent.
Cathrine Floyd

Opinion: Colorado needs the right plan to expand early education

This summer, Gov. Jared Polis signed a historic bill to support universal Pre-K education in Colorado. The legislation’s passage represented a major milestone in a decades-long quest.
Winning Words

Opinion: Adding experience to life’s greatest teachers

This column is dedicated to all the wonderful and committed teachers in our communities. Before the pandemic began, they already had my deepest respect. So, a big shout-out to each teacher in my life …
Linda Newell

Opinion: Can we really prevent suicide? Maybe

It’s no secret that Colorado has one of the highest suicide rates in the nation. But what remains elusive is why and what we can do about it to truly make a significant difference. As the former …
Coming Attractions

Vail Film Festival ready for a bigger, bolder 2021

Doing something for the first time is always a fraught process, but you often come away with all kinds of beneficial lessons that can make it smoother next time. Such is the case for the Vail Film …
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