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Voters reject statewide education funding measure

Many educators across Colorado believe voters missed an opportunity to support students when they voted down Amendment 73, a constitutional amendment that would have instituted a graduated income tax …

Brazilian steakhouse carves new space in Lone Tree

Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chão is set to open its second greater Denver area location. The multi-story restaurant at 8419 Park Meadows Center Drive in Lone Tree will open Nov. 23 with two fully …
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Election 2018

Looking back on Wist's tenure

Republican state Rep. Cole Wist met an unexpected defeat in the Nov. 6 election, falling to Democrat Tom Sullivan. Wist was appointed in January 2016 to replace now-state Sen. Jack Tate in the House …

Mothers' Milk Bank network gains donation center

Mountain Midwifery Center in Englewood is opening a human milk donation and outreach center, joining the national network of Mothers' Milk Bank. Mountain Midwifery will safely collect and transport …

Retired Marine Col. Richard Swedberg, left, reads prepared remarks beside Littleton VFW Post Cmdr. Joe Leber.

Remembering those who serve

They are older men now, their beards white and their shoulders drooped. But when Littleton's veterans stood at attention and saluted their nation's flag on Veterans Day, in their eyes burned the …
Education

Voters approve largest-ever LPS bond

Littleton Public Schools will kick off a long-term effort to rebuild many of the district's buildings after voters approved Ballot Issue 4A, a $278 million bond. The measure was passing by a wide …
Attendees of Littleton Public Schools' Sources of Strength meeting hold decals aloft that are meant to remind them to reach out to people in need.

Fighting youth suicide requires cultural change, says LPS group

All too often, young people battle mental health issues in silence and isolation. Winning those battles requires help from their schools, families and community — and perhaps a change in our …
Newton Middle School Principal James O’Tremba stands beside an electric wheelchair lift that traverses a four-stair rise, which he said can take eight to 10 minutes to utilize. Newton is one of the schools that would see a rebuild offering better disabilities access if voters approve Littleton Public Schools’ nearly $300 million bond issue this fall.

Bond would address access issues at Newton, officials say

Students, staff and parents with disabilities are at a serious disadvantage when navigating Newton Middle School, according to Littleton Public Schools officials, forcing staff to adjust student …
Heritage High's Class of 2014 caps off its graduation ceremony on May 22, 2014 at the Littleton Public Schools Stadium.

LPS ballot measure: 'This is our chance to leave a legacy'

Littleton Public Schools officials are asking voters to approve a nearly $300 million bond they say will help them better prepare students for life after school and begin replacing the district's …

The sign at Arapahoe High School in Centennial reads, “Warriors always take care of one another! Good luck in your activities,” on Oct. 4. Two Arapahoe students died by suicide within just days of each other, the school announced in letters to parents.

Arapahoe High School community grieves after students die by suicide

Arapahoe High School staff, parents and students grieved together after two students died by suicide three days apart, Littleton Public Schools officials said. Classes were canceled Oct. 3 and …
Business

Holiday shopping traffic nightmares in rearview mirror, officials hope

On County Line Road during the holidays, traffic more than doubles. More than 100,000 cars frequent the road to access the state's largest indoor mall, Park Meadows, according to Lone Tree officials. …
The Amazon 4-Star store is made up of products with at least four-star ratings. Some products are curated specifically to products that trend well online in the area.

Amazon 4-star store opens at Park Meadows

Shoppers can go from browsing the latest technology to cookware to the hottest books in one brief stroll around the Amazon 4-Star outlet store, the newest attraction at Park Meadows mall in Lone …
One of many car dealerships that line East Arapahoe Road in central Centennial, July 5, 2018.

Petition to halt Arapahoe Road dealership rule deemed sufficient

The Centennial City Council will find itself in a partial replay of a 2016 political battle over development on East Arapahoe Road now that a petition to challenge a move by the council allowing for …
Park Meadows mall is a major draw for Lone Tree.

Get to know the new shops at Park Meadows

The Park Meadows shopping center has cemented itself as not only a major attraction for Lone Tree residents, but also for people around the state and even in surrounding states. The mall regularly …

Led by Centennial Airport staff members, from left to right, Mike Fronapfel, director of planning; Gina Conley, senior planner; and Dylan Heberlein, noise and environmental specialist, the airport’s lighting energy-reduction effort earned it a Bronze Level Achievement recognition from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Environmental Leadership Program. Centennial Airport was one of 16 bronze-level achievers honored at this year’s awards ceremony Oct. 9 in Glendale.

Centennial Airport receives environmental honor

Centennial Airport received an award from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for reducing energy use on its airfield, along with several other environmental efforts, according …
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