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'Every day is Memorial Day for me'

On a mountainside in Afghanistan in 2005, Heritage High School graduate and Navy SEAL Danny Dietz gave his life for his country.Nearly 15 years later, his father, Danny Dietz Sr., spent Memorial Day … more

Class of 2020, Arapahoe County: Together, apart

Part of a series on the graduating class of 2020. more

Littleton's Main Street gears up for al fresco evenings

Littleton’s slate of summer festivals may have been canceled this year to contain the spread of COVID-19, but there could still be fun downtown events on the horizon. more

South Dakota hotelier received 3 Littleton city grants, records show

Out of 60 business recovery grants that the City of Littleton gave in early May to business owners affected by the COVID-19 shutdowns, three went to a South Dakota-based company that owns three chain … more

South Jeffco family in pandemic: 'Making it by the skin of our teeth’

On one hand, Matt Leising spent the past several weeks under pressure, hoping his wife’s two jobs and his paid leave could keep his family afloat as he stayed home to take care of their kids during … more

Farming the city: Urban homesteaders get back to the land

Sundari Kraft grew up reading Laura Ingalls Wilder. But while she fantasized about a self-sufficient life in a little house on the prairie, she lived in a bungalow in Northglenn. “As I got older, I … more

Keep your fingers crossed and your eyes open

We will assume, optimistically, that summer drama classes and performances for kids will happen, because registration has been ongoing. Some organizations are not on a regular track due to the … more

Future murky for Littleton immigrant center

For years, the Littleton Immigrant Resources Center has helped legal immigrants learn English, find jobs and become American citizens. Now, amid an unprecedented economic crisis that stands to … more

Director of Littleton assisted living facility to step down

The executive director of Littleton's Libby Bortz Assisted Living home will step down, weeks after an outbreak of COVID-19 killed at least five residents and left several other residents and staff … more

Denver metro area arts go online

Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton was just about to start its spring kids’ classes when the arrival of COVID-19 changed everything. “Once that all came apart, I, like everybody else, sort of sat … more

Museum, library soldier on despite furloughs, closures

When the City of Littleton announced it would furlough dozens of employees as the city reels from the financial blow of COVID-19 shutdowns, Bemis Public Library and the Littleton Museum took the … more

Littleton approves grants for small businesses

The City of Littleton will offer grants of up to $2,500 to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 shutdowns, the city council decided on April 21. The council voted unanimously to allocate … more

Summer events: postponed or fate unknown

It's shaping up to be a quiet summer in Littleton. With efforts to contain COVID-19 expected to continue for months to come, Littleton's summer festivals and events are largely postponed, canceled or … more

Littleton Police case load falls; burglaries, car thefts rise

Littleton Police are filing far fewer case reports than normal for this time of year, but the number of reported burglaries and car thefts are up. Littleton Police took 460 case reports between March … more

Polis 'optimistic' but not certain about schools re-opening in August

Gov. Jared Polis said he expects in-person classes to resume at the state's schools in the fall, but acknowledged that it isn't certain. more

City of Littleton furloughs 58 employees

The City of Littleton will furlough 58 employees through late June, part of efforts to curtail the city budget as tax revenue declines during the COVID-19 pandemic. The furloughs will come from … more

Goddard Middle School's missile leaves for new home

After more than half a century, Goddard Middle School's old missile has lifted off. A crew lifted the 41-foot-tall Nike Hercules missile from its footing in front of the west Littleton school on … more

Littleton business owners plead for help as city weighs grant program

Littleton city officials are hashing out plans to provide grants to struggling small businesses in coming weeks, but some business owners say the money can't come soon enough. City council discussed … more

Littleton begins cutting budget in response to COVID-19 shutdowns

The City of Littleton is beginning the process of cutting the city budget in response to fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, City Manager Mark Relph told city council. Relph announced cuts totaling … more

Together in isolation: How Littleton Public Schools is teaching under quarantine

A line of cars stretched around the block, as Littleton Public Schools staff and volunteers distributed laptops to families outside district headquarters near downtown Littleton. At the front of the … more
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