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Voters could decide on tax increases this fall

Littleton City Council could ask voters as soon as this November whether to raise local taxes, in efforts to shore up sputtering city finances hit hard by the COVID crisis. City council is exploring … more

Love by the model trainload

“Do you believe in magic?” With the wave of a magic wand and an “abracadabra,” Ken Cook walked through the secret entrance — one he asked us not to divulge — to his model train room. In … more

Littleton Public Schools' nutrition chief: keep no-charge meals after COVID

The sun did little to chase away the single-digit cold on Feb. 12 as Sarah Kinney hopped from foot to foot outside Arapahoe High School. Standing beside a tall rack loaded with bags of food, Kinney … more

My Name Is... Patient Morgan

'I'm still breathing' I'm the owner of Genuine African Braiding, on Main Street in downtown Littleton. I began my business in 1999, when I moved to the United States from Liberia. For many years … more

Columbine Square's future murky after developer cancels meeting

The future is as murky as ever at Columbine Square. Neighbors to the long-derelict former strip mall at Federal Boulevard and Belleview Avenue received postcards from a developer in January inviting … more

My Name Is... Ian Krammer

A believer in giant projects I’ve always been a big believer in giant projects. Right now, mine is to climb every thirteener in Colorado — every mountain over 13,000 feet in elevation. Depending … more

For LPS, transition presents challenges

Eliot Ewy was getting pretty tired of online school. After Littleton Public Schools returned to all-online instruction in November, the 7-year-old first-grader at Centennial Elementary spent the tail … more

Littleton Museum, battered by budget cuts, looks to future

The Littleton Museum's farms are fairly quiet these days. On the 39-acre living history farms portraying life in pioneer-era Littleton, the blacksmith's hammer seldom rings against an anvil. Rarely … more

Littleton council chambers near completion of CARES-funded renovation

Crews are putting finishing touches on Littleton's newly renovated city council chambers, a project that city officials say will better accommodate COVID-era safety protocols — and that also … more

My Name Is ... Sara Overby

Poverty and health I'm a program officer for the Colorado Health Foundation, which provides grant funding for health programs with a focus on low-income communities and communities of color. I'm … more

'A healthy meal and a friendly face'

Seniors in need of a helping hand shouldn't hesitate to reach out to Nourish Meals on Wheels, the nonprofit's director said. Nourish Meals on Wheels, headquartered in south Littleton, delivers hot, … more

Littleton Public Schools eyes January classroom return

Littleton Public Schools is planning to bring elementary school students back to classrooms for full-week in-person classes in early January, with an eye toward bringing all students back in phases, … more

Downtown shines with spirit of the season

Most years, Littleton kicks off the holiday season in grand fashion on the Friday after Thanksgiving. At the Candlelight Walk, throngs follow behind Santa Claus' sleigh as he rolls down Main Street, … more

Election creates opening on LPS board

Littleton Public Schools will soon be searching for a new school board member, as current board member Carrie Warren-Gully prepares to step down after winning a seat on the Arapahoe County Board of … more

Police search for three men in assault on Littleton homeowner

Littleton Police are searching for three men suspected of assaulting a south Littleton homeowner on Oct. 22, though police say they have little to go on. A homeowner on South Windermere Circle, just … more

Englewood Schools to switch to online learning as COVID-19 cases climb

Englewood Public Schools will switch to fully-remote learning for at least two weeks beginning Nov. 2 in the face of climbing COVID-19 numbers, Superintendent Wendy Rubin announced on Oct. … more

Ballots rolling in ahead of Election Day

Ballots are rolling into the Arapahoe County elections warehouse at an unprecedented rate, and county elections director Peg Perl said she's thrilled. “We're really excited by this historic early … more

My Name Is... Carmen Kwolkoski

Farmer's daughter I grew up in Montana. My father was a wheat farmer and a schoolteacher in a one-room schoolhouse. He passed away when I was pretty young, and we moved into a house my grandparents … more

Littleton's 2021 budget fraught with challenges

Littleton's city finances face a challenging future, outlined in the 2021 budget approved by city council on Oct. 20. “The financial impacts of COVID-19 on the City of Littleton are profound,” … more

A place for art and creativity in Englewood

It's tough to say exactly what Carousel Emporium is. Is it an antique shop? A makerspace? A consignment shop? An art gallery? A community gathering place? How about all of the above? Daneen and Bob … more
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