In city planning, 'love notes to Littleton' recommended

Peter Kageyama wants elected officials, city staff and residents to write “love notes” to Littleton. But not in the literal sense. And his urgings weren't just for a feel-good time: He wants that …
Four vie for two seats on Littleton school board
Four candidates are running for the two seats up for grabs this fall on Littleton Public Schools’ five-member Board of Education. Board secretary Robert Reichardt will seek a second four-year term, …

'Great fall bloom period' ahead at Hudson Gardens

Just off one of the busiest highways in the south Denver metro area sits a quiet refuge of nature, where master gardeners pass on tips to the public. “This year was late starting in terms of when …

My Name Is... Bart Potter

Finding what worked I had several years of chronic pain in my 20s. My shoulder got so bad that I avoided using it. I learned to write left-handed. I quit playing guitar. It was seriously …

High marks but little change on state tests at LPS

Littleton Public Schools continued a trend of high scores on state assessment tests, though officials say there’s still a ways to go to meet state goals. LPS students performed well above state …

Pediatric nurse joins race for city council

Pediatric nurse Kelly Milliman announced her candidacy for the District 4 seat on city council this fall. Milliman, 53, has worked as a pediatric nurse at Children’s Hospital since 2007. She holds …

News

Collaborative technology lab may help develop 'smart cities' technologies

Two years ago, a coalition full of big names in business, education and local government launched, promising to change the way cities find solutions to decidedly Colorado issues such as traffic and …

Life

‘Cabaret’ is rousing but not all fun and games

In his director’s notes for the “Cabaret” program — the musical opened Sept. 6 at Littleton’s Town Hall Arts Center — Nick Sugar, aka Master of Ceremonies, says this is his seventh …

Sports

U.S. Soccer rules frustrate coaches at high schools

High school soccer in Colorado has been forced to adopt a new look over the past few seasons. Many of the best players are skipping high school soccer because of the commitment to play with …

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Voices
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Farewell to laundromats is a wash come true

I just washed a load of colors and had a particularly gruesome flashback to a time when I didn’t own a washing machine. I didn’t own a washing machine until I was 33. I depended upon the ones in …
Norton
Winning Words

Winning happens when we choose to win

When we are intentional about making our choices and deliberate when it comes to choosing our own path, we typically increase our chances of success. It’s when we allow others to make our choices …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Tariffs increasing market volatility

Thank goodness we live in the United States. Among the blessings we share is an economy that has been more self-reliant than most. The United States contains vast amounts of natural resources, the …
Norton
Winning Words

Words of encouragement, kindness draw attention

Thanks again for all of the emails regarding my column and the “Winning Words” found here each week. I truly appreciate you all. Interestingly enough, and based on the community’s feedback, it …
Quiet Desperation

Check out groceries, human scenery, and emotionally

“Place the item in the bag.” “Place the item in the bag.” How many times could you hear “Place the item in the bag” before losing your mind? This is an ode to the 21st-century American …
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