Quarantines growing at Littleton Public Schools
Littleton Public Schools is averaging seven to eight quarantines a day since bringing middle and high school students back for full-time in-person learning in mid-March, district officials say. More …

Development at Santa Fe and Mineral could get green light

A public hearing could soon give the green light to housing and retail development on one of Littleton’s largest remaining parcels of open land. City council will decide on April 20 whether to …

My Name Is... Thomas Quinlan

Surviving every day A few years ago, I was hit by a car and suffered a traumatic brain injury. I lost everything. I lost my business, my friends, and connections with my family. I became homeless. I …

Tri-County OKs one-month extension to COVID dial

The Tri-County Health Department’s board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state’s dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas …

A march to remember

Frank Francone was just 19 years old when he first laid eyes on Camp O’Donnell. The Denver native was drafted fresh out of high school in the summer of 1945, the final months of World War II. By …

STEM shooting suspect makes court appearance

The adult suspect in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting case appeared in court for one of his final hearings before going to trial this spring. During the April 9 pre-trial conference in Castle …


Rattlesnakes out and about: how to avoid them

Summer is in full swing, which means most Coloradans are spending more time outdoors. Whether it's a hike through Chatfield State Park, a bike ride along the High Line Canal, or a barbecue out back, wildlife encounters are inevitable. And snakes …


New Thornton Arts exhibit unites range of cultures

Audiences aren’t the only ones missing cultural events like art shows during the pandemic shutdown - the creatives have also been missing the opportunities to have their work seen and connected …


Castle View striker tunes into technique

Junior Jack Pucciano is a striker for the Castle View boys soccer team who works hard on the technical aspects of the sport. And he gives a lot of credit to his two dogs who help him polish his …


Listening to the whispers of success

This past week I was reminded of something as I once again experienced the intimacy, joy and power found in a whisper. Although it is just my wife and I who live in our home now, for some reason I …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

‘The 60 to 60 Success Plan for Life’

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to be a passenger in my friend’s Porsche 911 as he demonstrated how fast going from zero to 60 MPH in less than 3 seconds feels. And I will share with you …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Famous last words are not only for the famous

If someone were asked to recall the last thing that you had ever said to them, what would you hope those words would be? Famous last words are not just for the famous, and they are also not only …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

You might not care about vacuums, but suck it up

My vacuum cleaner has headlights. It's a great feature. It allows me to vacuum in the dark. Nietzsche might say that “vacuuming in the dark” was a good metaphor for existence. My vacuum cleaner …
Coming Attractions

Women+Film Festival celebrates talents behind and in front of the camera

Anyone who has participated in the last 11 years of Denver Film’s Women+Film Festival knows that stories told by and about women have a breadth and depth more than equal to their male peers. …
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