Two dead after plane crash near Centennial Airport; power outage expected in Lone Tree, Parker areas
One person is dead after a plane hit an electrical line and crashed in an open field in the Lone Tree area near Interstate 25, according to South Metro Fire Rescue. The crash caused a fire the …

‘It’s great to be back’

It was hard to miss the return of the Littleton Fire Muster. After a year off, the annual shindig celebrating the legacy of the American fire service came roaring back down Main Street in Littleton …

Littleton unveils draft of zoning overhaul

Littleton residents have until the end of July to weigh in on a draft of a sprawling document that will guide development in the city for decades to come. City officials released a draft of the …

My Name Is... Stacy Whitton

A passion for horses I’m an equine veterinarian. I take care of horses, donkeys, mules and miniature horses. I grew up in Franktown, and spent much of my youth riding horses. My dad and brother are …

Littleton Public Schools plans return to ‘normal’ this fall

School will look and feel a lot more normal when students return to classrooms in August, with Littleton Public Schools joining a wave of districts planning to drop the vast majority of COVID-19 …

‘Communal experience’ of movie theaters returns in Colorado

After long stretches of staying closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s major movie theater chains reopened locations in recent months. And with capacity restrictions on businesses now …


Redistricting tour seeks citizen input

Have opinions on what the state’s political maps should look like after they get reconfigured this year? Colorado’s redistricting commissions will be touring the state in July and August, looking …


SeriesFest season 7 expands in virtual realm

At this point in the pandemic, some events are marking their second COVID-19 iteration. While this certainly isn’t the ideal situation, it has allowed organizers to fine-tune their offerings, …


Evergreen rower bound for the Olympics

It’s still pretty surreal for Evergreen’s Kendall Chase when she says the words, “I’m going to the Olympics.” The athlete, a 2012 Mullen High School graduate, is part of the U.S. women’s …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

The past keeps populating the present

For the past year and a half, old acquaintances I haven’t heard from in five, ten, fifteen and even twenty years have written to me. Has the same thing been happening to you? Most have been former …

Pride Month brings a time to increase mindfulness

This column has nothing directly to do with race, politics, religion or beliefs. Phew! It does, however, have everything to do with being good neighbors. The only agenda I have is for all of us to be …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Failing to be facile was tassel-related hassle

You might think being chosen to speak at a high school graduation ceremony would be a welcome opportunity, especially for someone who is filled with opinions and loves the English language. No, I was …
Coming Attractions

The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

A numeral, a letter, and unsure what's better

What's 5G? What happened to 4G? Is 5G better than 4G? Is 6G next? Will the commercials for 6G be better than the commercials for 5G? The commercials for 5G give me a headache. Especially the ones …
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