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The strange case of the car in the lake

It's a case as murky as the waters of Ketring Lake. Scuba divers from South Metro Fire Rescue made a strange find in Ketring Lake, adjacent to the Littleton Museum, on July 23: a 1994 Honda Accord … more

Congressman hears calls for help on housing, traffic

Federal dollars are crucial to addressing Littleton's housing, traffic and water concerns, city officials told U.S. Rep. Jason Crow on July 31. Crow represents Colorado's 6th Congressional district, … more

Low-income residents could be on the move

Jackie Chavez was finally starting to feel settled. Chavez, 28, spent her younger years moving from place to place in east Denver, with her young children in tow. Three years ago, she landed a … more

Federal and Bowles intersection faces slow road to upgrades

No new safety improvements have been implemented at the intersection of Federal Boulevard and Bowles Avenue, nearly two years after voters approved more than a half-million dollars in funding to … more

No new complaints about shooting range, officials say

A south Littleton shooting range that has been the target of controversy over the past year is officially open for business, and may get even bigger. Despite dire predictions from neighbors over … more

Running for city council? Do it for the right reasons, mayor says

Local social media pages are full of calls for a change on Littleton's city council. For those interested in putting their money where their mouth is, city officials are ready to assist anyone … more

Voters could decide on tax questions, mayoral elections

Littleton voters could decide on new or higher taxes in the next couple election cycles, city council heard on June 11. Council held a spitballing session on possible future ballot issues at the June … 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

City council gearing up for change this fall

Four seats are up for grabs on Littleton’s seven-member city council this November, and two councilmembers already know they’ll be asking to keep their positions. It’s still six months until … 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

Fear, loss of funds challenge Littleton immigrant center

Fear of interacting with federal immigration officials is scaring off immigrants eligible for citizenship from becoming Americans, leaders at the Littleton Immigrant Resource Center told U.S. Rep. … more

Littleton Business Chamber ready to flex political muscle

Not even two years since its founding, the Littleton Business Chamber is becoming a powerhouse in local commerce and politics, the group’s leaders say. The LBC “collaboratively fights for the … more

City hikes fees on developers to defray growth costs

City council voted to increase the amount of one-time fees the city collects from land development to pay for increased use of city amenities, though some officials wish the rates could be even … more

Amid building boom, city hopes to streamline permits

Several years into a building boom that has stretched the capacity of the city's permitting offices, Littleton's Community Development department is working to streamline the processes that get … more

House fire hits day before demolition hearing

A long-running battle over a condemned house in south Littleton took an ugly turn on March 19, when the home burst into flames the day before a hearing to determine if it should be demolished. The … more

Fire merger smooth so far, officials say

A historic merger of Littleton’s fire department with South Metro Fire Rescue is off to a solid start, according to a report. South Metro, a large consolidated fire district that began covering … more

How should city slice up funding pie for parks, trails?

As development reshapes the look of Littleton, the city's Open Space Task Force has developed specific priorities for open-space funding. The task force, convened in summer 2018, sought to synthesize … more

Following surveys, officials look at city's future

What should Littleton look like in 20 years? After a year spent quizzing locals on what they love (or don't love) about the city as part of the Envision Littleton project, city officials are gearing … more
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