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Littleton Adventist doctor:'This is far beyond the flu'

As the number of COVID-19 infections ramps up, Littleton Adventist Hospital is bracing for the impact. “This isn't a sprint, it's a marathon,” said Dr. Mark Elliott, the president of medical … more

Two residents at Littleton assisted living home test positive for COVID-19

At least two residents of Libby Bortz Assisted Living in Littleton have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said on March 24. The Tri-County Health Department had identified a total of six cases … more

Littleton Public Schools to expand free meals for kids program

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Littleton Public Schools will keep feeding hungry kids. The district will keep providing grab-and-go breakfasts for anyone under 18 at no charge for the foreseeable … more

Fitness center keeps its clients moving virtually amid pandemic

The future came fast for Priscilla Freed. The owner of Camp MissFits, a women's fitness center in Littleton, started her first virtual workouts March 17 in a new space large enough to accommodate a … more

Littleton ratifies emergency declaration

Littleton City Council held its shortest meeting in memory on March 20, taking less than two minutes to ratify an emergency declaration that city officials say is necessary to make Littleton eligible … more

Littleton Public Schools scrambling to go online

March 12 was supposed to be the opening night of "Guys and Dolls" at Heritage High School. Lillian Fuglei, a junior, was on run crew — the black-clad kids who swap out props and sets between … more

COVID-19 means homebound seniors lose personal touch during Meals on Wheels dropoffs

Hundreds of homebound seniors and people with disabilities in the south metro area are losing a regular source of human contact this week, as Nourish Meals on Wheels transitions to a no-interaction … more

The Independent stands by our reporting

At the March 3 Littleton City Council meeting, Councilmember Carol Fey accused the Independent of misreporting her words in an article following a January meeting on refugee resettlement. Fey claimed … more

Littleton set to declare state of emergency, close public buildings

The City of Littleton is expected to declare a state of emergency, and will close all public buildings and suspend public meetings in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, officials … more

Littleton agencies ready if coronavirus gets worse

Officials in Littleton are gearing up in case they need to respond to an outbreak of COVID-19, or novel coronavirus. Though there were no known cases in Littleton as of March 11, three cases of the … more

‘Barefoot in the Park’ is iconic crowd-pleaser

Lights go up on an empty apartment in an old brownstone on East 48th Street in New York City. It’s February 1963. Only the kitchen is furnished. A restless young woman enters and stuffs things into … more

Killers of young dad still at large

Jaime Villarreal's children still miss their father. Four years after Villarreal, 23, was killed in south Littleton, his killers are still at large. Villarreal left behind two children, now 5 and 6, … more

Percussion from Malaysia makes its way to Colorado

“Hands Percussion: Drumbeat Inferno” brings an ensemble of Malaysian percussionists with traditional and contemporary sounds to Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree, on March 22 at … more

Schools, parents share burden of student mental health, officials say

Littleton Public Schools officials say the district is putting serious effort into addressing students' mental health challenges, but they can't do it alone. “We're investing in the safety and … more

My Name Is... Jessica Boyd

Knowing the signs I'm working on a book, and I've even got some speaking engagements. I want to show how to reduce domestic violence. With education and awareness, domestic violence can be prevented … more

Future is cloudy for Goddard Middle School's old missile

After more than half a century, the towering missile that stands outside Goddard Middle School in Littleton is coming down, and longtime residents are hoping to save it from the … more

Bobby LeFebre, state poet laureate, to speak at ACC

Colorado's Poet Laureate will speak at Arapahoe Community College on March 4, and he hopes he's not the only one. “My work lends itself to conversation,” said Bobby LeFebre, who was named the … more

Amateurs welcome in new community choir

Not everyone thinks they're cut out to sing in a choir, but anyone who has sung in the shower or the car is qualified for Voices Rock. The no-audition-necessary, fun-focused choir that has made … more

Meeting the royalty of the air

The royalty of the air made a visit to South Platte Park on Feb. 22, as Nature's Educators introduced birds of prey to an eager audience. The Sedalia-based nonprofit showed off some of the birds … more

My Name Is ... Kristen Celusniak

Never stopped singing I've been singing since I was a little girl. I started in church and never really stopped. I have a bachelor's in vocal performance and a master's from the New England … more
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