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Speakers share thoughts on optimism for contest

“Is there a fine line between optimism and reality?” Nine young speakers from the south metro area competed with their carefully expressed opinions on that topic in the first round of Optimist … more

Denver Home Show coming for three days

The Spring Denver Home Show will be filled with fresh ideas when it opens March 22-24 at the National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver. Included will be demonstrations of Ikebana, Japanese … more

Littleton avoids major issues amid blizzard

School was canceled, city offices were closed, trees were toppled and swaths of the city went without power — but Littleton still fared better than some areas amid the “bomb cyclone” blizzard … more

Silent auction will benefit library, museum

Through March 31 in Littleton, the Bemis Library Friends’ Fourth Silent Auction will lure book fans to try to acquire an assortment of 24 unique books that committee members have plucked out of the … more

Getting a birder's eye view

To die-hards of Carson Nature Center's First Wednesday birding group, the water features along the links of the Littleton Golf Club at Federal Boulevard and Bowles Avenue couldn't be more thrilling. … more

Poke salad arrives in Littleton

The Denver foodie scene has come a long way from the cowtown days, but there's a good chance you've never heard of poke salad. Pronounced “pokey,” the Hawaiian dish centered on raw fish and rice … more

My Name Is... Hannah Peiffer

Miner's daughter When I was born I lived in Victor, a mining ghost town in the mountains, south of Cripple Creek. It's a big part of my identity. There were hardly any people there, and I had the … 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

South Metro firefighter remembered for close ties to family, friends, colleagues after tumor battle

The firefighter was humble, but his influence will ring out far beyond his time on Earth. That's the picture family, friends and a colleague painted of Cody Mooney, 31, a firefighter in the south … more

'Evoke’ is concept of photography exhibit

Colorado photographers had a specific challenge from the Littleton Fine Arts Board this year as they considered entries for the 53rd “Eye of the Camera” exhibit: It was seeking printed … more

Student art show expands in its fifth year

For the fifth year, art students from Littleton High School carried examples of their work a few blocks west for an exhibit at the nearby Depot Art Gallery, 2069 W. Powers Ave. What began as a … more

Carmody Middle School assistant principal arrested

Michael Pate, a 38-year-old assistant principal at Carmody Middle School in Lakewood, and former assistant director at Outdoor Labs, was arrested on March 1 at his residence in Littleton. Pate … more

Aging population, housing prices to weigh on city, expert says

News flash: Baby boomers are getting old. But how will Littleton respond to a wave of retirees? That's one of the questions Littleton will have to answer in coming decades, said Chris Akers, an … more

Joan Lopez: The new face of the clerk and recorder's office

Joan Lopez, Arapahoe County's new clerk and recorder, was one of three Democrats who beat incumbent Republicans in Arapahoe County races in November, alongside Sheriff Tyler Brown and Assessor PK … more

Littleton City Attorney Kemp resigns under pressure

Littleton City Attorney Steve Kemp resigned his position on Feb. 26, following a special city council meeting in which council offered Kemp “the opportunity to resign.” Littleton Mayor Debbie … more

Murder of cheerleader from Columbine Valley remains a mystery after nearly 50 years

Marilee Burt never made it home. Burt, 15, decided to walk home from Goddard Middle School in Littleton on Feb. 26, 1970, after a scheduling mixup left her without a ride from cheerleading … more

‘Dames at Sea’ is upbeat production

In his director’s notes, Robert Wells speaks of those elaborate 1930s film musicals — “kaleidoscopic camera treatments of scores of beautiful women ... dozens of dancing sailors ... Busby … more

Animals are featured attraction in art show

Art Students League of Denver has an appealing exhibit, “Man’s Best Friend: Animal Portraiture” that runs through April 5 at the school, 200 N. Grant St., Denver. Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. … more

New Arapahoe County assessor focuses on connecting with public

When residents think of property taxes, smiling probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But PK Kaiser, the new Arapahoe County assessor, wants his residents to enjoy interacting with his … more

Time to tackle barriers to the blind, advocates tell Congressman Crow

Blind people face systemic barriers to independence, and it's time to address them. That was the message from leaders in the blind community at the Colorado Center for the Blind to U.S. Rep. Jason … more
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