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Women's fitness center finds new home

From humble beginnings, Camp MissFits is reaching new heights. The women's fitness center, founded in 2006 by Priscilla Freed, started out meeting in public parks. After years in a cramped studio … more

My Name Is ... Hamza Pecenkovic

Working on myself Fatherhood kind of takes over your life. It has to, and that's not a bad thing. I'm learning more about myself, and it's forced me to focus on self-improvement. My son's not even 2, … more

Governor touts preschool expansion during Littleton visit

Gov. Jared Polis and two state lawmakers visited Littleton's Village Preschool on Jan. 17, touting the benefits of a proposed preschool expansion on the heels of a full-day kindergarten program … more

LPS to pull cash from savings as budget cuts loom

Facing a $4.2 million budget cut, Littleton Public Schools will pull $1 million out of its savings to help soften the blow, the board of education decided unanimously Jan. 16. The move comes as LPS … more

Meals on Wheels, in 'forever home,' needs public's help

TLC Meals on Wheels is up and rolling in its new home, but there's still lots of work to do. Meals on Wheels, which delivers healthy food and companionship to homebound seniors and people with … more

Littleton council narrowly affirms acceptance of refugees

Littleton City Council narrowly approved a resolution to continue allowing foreign refugees to be resettled in the city, voting 4-3 at the Jan. 7 council meeting to join a wave of Front Range cities … more

It's winter on the farm

Winter is a quiet time at the Littleton Museum's living history farms. Though no crops are growing in the fields and the sheep spend more time in their pens than in the pasture, that doesn't mean … more

Former Arapahoe teacher sentenced for attempted sex assault on student

A former Arapahoe High School teacher was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Jan. 6 after pleading guilty to attempted sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust, a felony. Sarah … more

My Name Is ... Molly Zackary

Go west, young punk Music is a huge part of my life — so is motherhood. I teach a lot of singing, and I specialize in early childhood education singing classes. I also have a solo project I write … more

City council spikes proposed housing development

Littleton City Council soundly rejected a developer's request to rezone a north Littleton parcel from industrial to residential, spiking plans to build 85 three-story houses on an 8.5 acre … more

Trail attack survivor says she's still fighting

Vanessa Ursini is still fighting. Nearly a year and a half after Ursini, 30, fought off a brutal attack by Johnny Dewayne Harris in the woods next to the Mary Carter Greenway trail in Littleton, she … more

Former mayor Brinkman wound up on both sides of development fights

Debbie Brinkman is an organizer. Brinkman, 59, stepped down from city council in November, term limited to 12 years. After getting her start in politics at age 47, organizing neighbors against a … more

Charter group claims Littleton Public Schools unfairly withholds funds

The Colorado League of Charter Schools is seeking to revoke Littleton Public Schools' exclusive authority over its two charter schools, alleging LPS has failed to equitably distribute funds between … more

My Name Is ... Jurgen De Lemos

Worldly musician I've played classical music since I was a child, growing up in a tiny town in northern Bavaria. I began with violin and cello. My first paying gig was playing Handel's “Largo” at … more

Santa Claus hits the ice at the South Suburban Ice Arena

The North Pole's most famous denizen seemed at home on the ice at the South Suburban Ice Arena in Centennial on Dec. 13, as Santa Claus joined itty-bitty skaters for a spin around the rink. For mom … more

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
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