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Condemned home demolished in Littleton

A south Littleton home declared dangerous after a still-unsolved fire was demolished in the first week of June, leaving neighbors hoping the demolition spells the end of a seven-year ordeal over the … more

Meet Littleton’s ‘cheese magician’

Sure, there are cheese aficionados. And you might find a real-live cheesemonger at Whole Foods. But only at Littleton’s Curds Cheese shop, at 2449 West Main St., will you meet Garrett Palecek — a … more

Event planners grapple with fee hikes

With fingers still being pointed over the cancellation of Littleton’s annual Block Party, some of the city’s biggest event planners are concerned about the impact of increased event fees from … more

New trail, surfing spot bolster Platte greenway

Denver-area surfers rejoice: There’s a new wave to catch on the South Platte River. On June 5, officials from South Suburban Parks and Recreation District and several partner agencies dedicated a … more

'We did our part'

There isn’t much time left to get to know someone like Ruth Mullis. Mullis, 96, is one of a dwindling number of “Rosies,” named for Rosie the Riveter — women who stepped into men’s roles in … more

Case against woman charged in fatal crash moves forward

Family and friends of a young couple killed in a February car crash following a police chase packed a Castle Rock courtroom during a hearing for the accused killer. Deanna Bixby, 20, faces several … more

Development in the works at Mineral and Santa Fe

Plans to build hundreds of homes, apartments and shops on vacant land near Mineral Avenue and Santa Fe Drive are moving ahead, adding pressure on city officials to address congestion at the … more

Heritage grads reminded to be authentic

Heritage High School's class of 2019 went off into the world with a reminder: you're not perfect. In the age of social media, it's important to remember life isn't always as great as we portray it … more

Arapahoe grads shaped by challenges

Arapahoe High School's class of 2019 has already faced its fair share of challenges. “It was a hard year to be a Warrior,” said Board of Education member Robert Reichardt, addressing the … more

Attorney, Littleton native announces run for city council

Littleton attorney Scott Melin announced a bid for an at-large seat on city council this fall. Melin, 35, is a senior associate attorney at the Bagley Law Firm, focusing on civil litigation, … more

Fire Muster bigger and better this year

Littleton’s annual Fire Muster will host some cool new gear this year, courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue. The annual fire truck parade and firefighting demonstration event on June 15 will feature … more

City council recognizes heroes of Windermere fire

Some pulled victims from rooms roiling with smoke. Some gave shelter to traumatized evacuees. Some found homes for scores of seniors left suddenly homeless. When tragedy struck, the heroes of the … more

LPS school board digs into group's concerns

The school board won't seek the firing of Arapahoe High School Natalie Pramenko, but it is interested in taking a deeper dive into concerns spurred by a largely anonymous coalition alleging a toxic … more

'We've practiced for this'

First responders descended on STEM School Highlands Ranch within moments of the initial 911 call, said South Metro Fire Rescue spokesman Eric Hurst, and years of training paid off. “We've practiced … more

ACC professor pulls man from wreck in mountains

From the moment he watched the van careen over the cliff, Elijah Dicks didn’t have time to stop and think. Dicks, a history professor at Arapahoe Community College, was driving down Highway 285 … more

Spring is in bloom in Littleton

Littleton’s famed Crabapple Route was in full spring splendor the first week of May. More than 7,000 flowering crabapple trees line the roughly 7-mile route through the heart of town, filling the … more

New pizza place in Littleton sports big-time pies

More than 2 feet across and weighing as much as a bowling ball, the Beast is a formidable pizza. Any pair of gastronauts who can tackle the monstrous mega-pie in 45 minutes or less gets their $45 … more

Arapahoe High community pushes back against accusations

Hundreds packed the Arapahoe High School theater on May 2 for a special meeting to discuss a group's allegations that the school has a toxic culture that prioritizes high achievers and disregards … more

Bringing the cosmos indoors

Real astronomers don't let overcast skies spoil their fun. Jennifer Jones, the chair of Arapahoe Community College's astronomy department, hosts a series of "star parties" every semester, hauling the … more

Reynolds Landing to see river improvements

Tucked away behind Breckenridge Brewery along the South Platte River, Reynolds Landing is quietly becoming another jewel in the crown of public improvements along the once-neglected waterway, … more
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