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My Name Is ... Sonja Sandquist

True Lutheran I'm originally from Wisconsin, and I'm from a Scandinavian background. I'm a true Midwestern Lutheran. I actually have a business degree, but in college I was a camp counselor at … more

Retiring mail carrier delivered letters and friendship

Ken Cruzan normally walks 15 miles a day. But on Oct. 27, he couldn't go more than 5 feet without being stopped. Cruzan, 66, will soon retire after 40 years as a mail carrier for the United States … more

Car seat inspections offer safety, confidence

There are a lot of wrong ways to install a child's car seat. Thankfully, there are a lot of folks who know the right way. “Many, if not most, car seats are installed wrong or could use a … more

Future unclear for Littleton seniors' home

Donna Ehlers says Geneva Village saved her life. “I was living in a mobile home park, and the lot fees just kept going up and up,” said Ehlers, 82, who deals with heart problems, macular … more

Second driver sentenced in chase that ended in fatal crash

The second driver in a police chase that ended with a crash that killed two young people was sentenced to three years in prison on Oct. 21. Mario Jose, 25, fled from Douglas County deputies in a … more

Littleton Decides: At-Large Candidate Scott Melin

An audio recording with reporter David Gilbert and Littleton City Council candidate Scott Melin. more

At LPS forum, lessons in how to care for each other

It's not up to kids to be each other's therapists. That was one of the key takeaways from “Ghosted,” a combination stage play and mental health workshop hosted by Littleton Public Schools at … more

Searchers solve Victorian mysteries

In the flickering light of kerosene lanterns, searchers combed the farm for clues. After piecing together riddles scattered between the barn, the blacksmith’s shop and the sumptuous parlor of the … more

Littleton passes first new comprehensive plan since 1980s

Applause broke out in the Littleton City Council chambers on Oct. 15, as the council unanimously approved the first new citywide comprehensive plan since "Ghostbusters" was in theaters. The … more

Criminal justice reformers decry call for new Arapahoe County jail

Arapahoe County officials say the county jail is dangerously overcrowded, worn out and short on space to conduct rehabilitative programs. They're asking voters to approve Ballot Issue 1A, which would … more

South Metro Chamber president to leave for new job

The South Metro Denver Chamber will be hunting for a new leader soon, after President and CEO Bob Golden announced he will step down from the post at the end of October. Golden, who has led the … more

Littleton Public Schools to be subject of youth suicide study

Littleton Public Schools will form one-half of a long-term study into the relationship between social environments and youth suicide. Dr. Anna Mueller, a professor of sociology from Indiana … more

City looks to recoup costs from fire at condemned home

More than six months after a condemned south Littleton home burst into flames — on the day before a March hearing was to decide its fate — city officials are hoping to recoup taxpayer dollars … more

Making a case for a different way to vote

Frank Atwood wants to change the way America votes. Atwood, 70, is the chairman of the Approval Voting Party. The group passed the threshold of 1,000 members in the state at the beginning of October, … more

Littleton High's baseball field renamed to honor former coach

Littleton High School's baseball field has a new name: Willie White Field, after the longtime coach who led and inspired young men for a generation. White, 84, was the guest of honor on Sept. 28, as … more

Englewood, Sheridan, Littleton embark on homelessness study

Homlessness in Englewood, Sheridan and Littleton will be the focus of an in-depth study conducted over the next few months by the University of Denver's Burnes Center on Poverty and Homelessness. The … more

Littleton animal shelter wins 'lifesaving' grant

The animals come first. That's what Jason Miller, a volunteer at the Humane Society of the South Platte Valley, said he loves about the shelter where he spends several hours a week walking dogs. … more

What to know before Election Day

Election Day is just around the corner, and Arapahoe County voters will weigh in on school boards, city councilmembers, and whether to raise taxes to build a new jail by the time polls close on Nov. … more

My Name Is ... Christine Johnson

Photography gone wild I was a fine arts photography major in college, but then I had my daughter, so I gave up on that and became a dental assistant. It's been an OK career, but now my husband and I … more

Lockheed wins contract for moon spacecraft

The spacecraft that could return astronauts to the moon got one step closer to liftoff in September, as NASA announced it finalized a contract to order up to 12 Orion space capsules from aerospace … more
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