Republican, Democratic officials agree: Arapahoe County elections are safe

Arapahoe County's Republican and Democratic party chairs both expressed confidence in the county's election security process, and said voters can trust their ballots will be counted. Both Dorothy …
Some Denver metro counties qualify for Colorado's new, eased COVID rules
Colorado released another round of new social-distancing rules, updating the state’s current “safer-at-home” policy to raise the cap on personal gatherings and event crowds for counties that …

Littleton man sentenced to 21 years for killing teen girl

Timothy Shelton was sentenced to 21 years in prison for the 2018 shooting death of Luisa Aguilar, six years longer than the 15-year-old victim got to live. Shelton, 24, admitted firing a shot that …

Soon-to-be Eagle Scout brings 'gaga ball' to Goddard

Goddard Middle School has a new place to play an unusual sport, thanks to a soon-to-be Eagle Scout. Faced with a summer of canceled plans, Boy Scout Collin Laughlin, 13, set out to design, plan and …

Country Financial donates $1,500 to Littleton Police K9s

Littleton Police Department's K9 team received a $1,500 boost courtesy of Country Financial of Littleton on Sept. 16, part of Country's nationwide Operation Helping Heroes program that seeks to …

'We get moved out of everywhere:' homeless sweep starts process over again

Misty Butterfield couldn't find her backpack. “It's green,” Butterfield said, her voice shaking, as she scanned the landscape beside the South Platte River, where her camp sat just hours before. …

News

Al fresco evenings carry on in downtown

Weekends on Main, the al fresco dining program that takes over Main Street in downtown Littleton on Fridays and Saturdays, will keep rocking through Halloween. Though the program, originally run by …

Life

Entertainers turn to podcasting

Without many opportunities to perform in front of a live audience, some Denver-area entertainers have turned to podcasting as a new way to grow an audience and stay creative. Local entertainers, …

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Sports

Regionals narrow ranks for boys golf tourneys

Teams and individuals for the state boys golf tournaments are set after the regional meets were completed. The first- and second-place teams in each regional tournament qualify for the state …

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Michael Norton
Winning Words

A little leadership goes a long way, especially now

A little bit of leadership does go a long way. Are you currently working with someone who you admire and respect as a leader? Have they been able to provide guidance to you and your organization as …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

You know, there may be, you know, something there

Do you know anyone, you know, who says “you know” excessively? Watching a documentary the other night, I started counting the number of times a commentator said “you know.” He reached 14 …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Instagram and indiscretion are on the shame page

Instagram, Instagram, wherefore art thou, Instagram — and why? I guess it must be good for something. But not a day goes by that someone isn’t apologizing or being shamed, slammed or threatened …
Norton
Winning Words

Hope, encouragement open endless possibilities

Hope may not be a strategy, but then again it just might be, especially when we tie it to encouragement. Although I have personally limited the amount of time I spend reading or watching the news, …
Newell
Guest column

Our community is bigger than we think

I’ve lived in Littleton for almost 30 years and have had a wonderful life here — close enough to access the arts, facilities, and museums of Denver, but nice and separate from the downtown …
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