Getting in the spirit of the season at St. Nicks

It's hard to be a “Bah, humbug” type at St. Nicks Christmas and Collectibles. The sprawling store at 5221 S. Santa Fe Drive, topped by a statue of Santa Claus, is perhaps the sole remaining …
Food trucks must register with city under new rules
Food trucks that operate in Littleton will need to comply with a new program meant to ensure they're clean, safe and paying their share of taxes. Under the pilot program, food and vendor trucks will …

Ousted in election, Schlachter hopes council 'stays positive'

Kyle Schlachter, who was elected to a two-year term on Littleton's city council in 2017, lost his reelection bid in November. We asked him about his time on council, and what comes next. What are you …

New commission will seek to bolster arts community

Littleton will begin exploring how to bolster its arts and culture offerings through a new city commission. City council approved the Arts and Culture Commission in a 4-3 vote at its Nov. 19 meeting, …

My Name Is ... Dana Harris

Helping around town I'm a native Coloradan. It seems like there aren't that many of us around anymore. I went to a private Christian school in Nebraska, and I got so homesick I had to move back. I've …

Hobby shop is home for hands-on activities

All the cool kids are building models these days, and Littleton’s newest hobby shop is here to help. Old-school hobbies — and some new ones — are on the rise, said Corey Bosworth, the owner of …

News

Lakewood's suspected serial rapist arrested

On the afternoon of 11/29/19, an off-duty Lakewood Police Department Agent was in Fort Collins when she recognized the van and trailer of a suspected serial rapist in Lakewood. The Agent immediately …

Life

‘Destination’ is theme for Own an Original show

Littleton’s Fine Arts Board has decided to add a theme to its open entry exhibits and for the 50-plus-year-old Own an Original. It is “Destination,” which opened on Nov. 22 and runs through …

Sports

Prowess as hitter among athlete’s standout qualities

Katie Dack-Howell, a junior catcher for the Rock Canyon softball team, said blocking low pitches that were in the dirt was one of her strengths this season, but that was overlooked because of her …

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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Problem with heights is just medium high

Don’t look down. I would rather not look down from high places. How about you? I don’t have it bad, and it’s not vertigo. The misconception about Alfred Hitchcock’s film “Vertigo” is that …
Norton
Winning Words

One thing tops gratitude — the gratitude leftovers

Who in your circle of family and friends really prefers the Thanksgiving leftovers over the actual Thanksgiving Day dinner or meal? Well you can count me as one of those who loves leftovers in that …
Norton
Winning Words

Murmurs of disappointment, shouts of gratitude

Many times, it seems like just the opposite of this headline, doesn’t it? How often do we find ourselves shouting out about our disappointment and then only quietly murmuring about our gratitude? …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Tale of innovative artwork follows fascinating thread

When someone mentions “quilt,” what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Your aunt? Your grandmother? Your grandmother’s aunt? Me? I think of the young woman who cleans my teeth. Lindsay …
Norton
Winning Words

Confidently pursuing our success is needed approach

Perhaps you do not agree with the statement that there is power in the way we see ourselves, and that is OK, I welcome you to challenge the theory here. There are countless stories of success where …
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