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LPS student walkouts draw crowds, survivors

It went like clockwork. A 17-minute school walkout to memorialize the victims of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting that killed 17 people last month took place right on schedule. Hundreds of … more

Littleton High School teens exhibit at Depot Art Gallery

Young artists need to not only learn techniques, but presentation and basic steps towards organizing an art exhibit and publicizing it. Littleton High School’s Jennifer Jeanelle has 32 students — … more

Agatha Christie style is at work in show on Littleton stage

It was a dark and stormy night — 10 strangers are gathered in an isolated English country estate — unable to leave if they wanted to — and the host is dead! Sound familiar? Director Bob Wells … more

Glow-in-the-dark critters are focus of museum exhibit

Creatures of Light” is a new exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, a collaboration between American Museum of Natural History in New York, the Field … more

Coffman booed as people demand action on guns

Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last month in the Florida school shooting. “Let's do something for them!” one man yelled at the beginning of … more

Bringing Malcolm X to life for a new generation

When future national Chautauqua scholar Charles Everett Pace was a young man, he read a book that changed his life, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X.” Malcolm X’s passionate pursuit of … more

Book is bucolic look back at buddy bear

Holly Arnold Kinney, who grew up in the Morrison adobe replica of Bent’s Fort and now operates The Fort Restaurant, has written a picture book about her special childhood buddy — Sissy Bear, who … more

Heritage students pitch ice rink design

If all goes according to plan, Heritage High School seniors Alexa Balkema and Sarah Ervin can come to their high school reunions and take a spin on the synthetic ice skating rink they designed. … more

Denver Restaurant Week spotlights growing dining scene

The Denver metro area has been growing at an unparalleled rate over the last few years, and all those new people have a few things in common — one of those things is, they’ve all got to eat. … more

Photographer to give tips on outdoor composition

Perhaps viewing a sweeping stretch of the great outdoors causes puzzlement over how to capture the essence of a scene. Author and photographer Nasim Mansurov, founder of Photography Life, will offer … more

Littleton, Lakewood hospitals at cutting edge of new stroke treatments

Steven Squires was reading the comics at his kitchen table on a Sunday in September when his wife Carol heard him emit a strange groan. His hands curled, his mouth hung open. Carol called 911 as … more

Lunar eclipse draws early bird space fans

True die-hards turned out at South Platte Park in the pre-dawn hours of Jan. 31 to watch an astronomical event that won’t repeat for decades: a super blue blood moon. That’s a romantic way to say … more

Students in Littleton Public Schools get new start times

Students at Littleton Public Schools should be able to rest a little easier this fall, after the district approved a plan to juggle what time of day different grade levels start in the morning, a … more

Tongue-in-cheek play provides theater magic

As the audience is seated, they find the suggestion of the ornate, carved, gilded frame around the stage, such as one finds in a turn-of-the-century opera house or theater. A closer look finds an … more

LPS art show brimming with youthful talent

If you took the labels off the paintings and sculptures at the new exhibition at Arapahoe Community College's Colorado Gallery of the Arts, you'd never guess you were looking at paintings by kids as … more

Colorado aerospace companies flying high

Colorado’s economy may be more associated with beer and marijuana than space, but the state’s robust aerospace industry is flying high. Leaps in technology and beefed-up defense spending have … more

Fire district mergers picking up steam

The clock is ticking. The new year means Littleton is now less than a year away from the departure of its two fire partners — the districts that contract with the city for fire protection — which … more

Arrest made in 2010 slaying of teacher

The Elbert County Sheriff's Office announced it has arrested Dan Pesch, 34, in connection with the 2010 death of Kiowa High School teacher Randy Wilson. Pesch was arrested on Dec. 19 in Littleton by … more

Budget shortfall shutters Arapahoe House

A growing substance abuse problem but a lack of money to combat it has caught up with Denver-area treatment program Arapahoe House, forcing it close effective Jan. 2. “It's less about Arapahoe … more

Marijuana money and education in Denver metro schools

Jefferson County Public Schools is hiring six more social-emotional counselors for 14 elementary schools. Douglas County School District has one additional school counselor at each of its nine middle … more
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