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‘You can’t fill those shoes’: Teachers, students remember slain teacher

A wooden cross marks the lonely prairie crossroads where Kiowa High School teacher Randy Wilson was found dead in 2010. At the school, 16 miles south, Wilson’s final, stoic yearbook photo hangs in … more

No easy fixes on horizon for Denver metro area housing crunch

Even record levels of construction won’t fix the fact that demand will outpace supply in the Denver-area housing market for the foreseeable future, according to a new study that explores the … more

LPS students plan to be part of more walkouts

Many Littleton Public Schools students plan to participate in a fresh round of school walkouts next week to advocate for gun law reform and school safety, part of a national groundswell of student … more

LPS students protest school violence

Students from Littleton Public Schools joined their peers nationwide on Feb. 21, protesting for what organizers call a comprehensive approach to school safety that incorporates mental health care, … 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

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

Commissioner Sharpe focuses on planning ahead

Nancy Sharpe is in her second term as an Arapahoe County commissioner, and is currently the board’s chair. She talked with us about the board’s plans for 2018. What is Arapahoe County doing … more

Opinions divided on 'scraping' in older neighborhoods

Scrape-offs — homes demolished and replaced with larger, newer ones by developers — have remade vast swaths of Denver in recent years, with hundreds popping up in trendy neighborhoods like … more

Highlands Ranch Metro District to cut ties with Littleton Fire Rescue

And then there was one. The Highlands Ranch Metro District informed the City of Littleton on Nov. 29 that it would be joining Littleton Fire Protection District in severing ties with the city's fire … more

Sex-crime victims have allies in SANE nurses

Jennifer Bishara often meets people on the worst day of their lives. Bishara, a nurse, is the director of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner program — or SANE/SAFE … more

Locally built Mars probe almost ready for launch

A locally built robotic lander destined for Mars is almost ready to take off, and engineers at Lockheed Martin Space Systems are excited to watch it leave. The InSight Mars lander was largely built … more

Littleton Fire Protection District to sever ties with city, merge with South Metro

Littleton Fire Protection District, one of the city's fire partners, has announced it will be severing ties with the City of Littleton and merging operations with South Metro Fire Rescue effective … more

Vote of confidence

Things were quiet at the Arapahoe County Elections Facility on Federal Boulevard in Littleton on Halloween — ballots were coming in at a trickle, but Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Matt Crane said the deluge would soon arrive as the Nov. 7 … more

Littleton welcomes new postmaster

Littleton’s new postmaster is ready to deliver. Lora McLucas was officially sworn in on Oct. 24, though she’s been on the job in Littleton since Oct. 14. McLucas, who rose through the ranks from a part-time mail carrier in southern Colorado … more

Fire dispatch merger approved

Littleton City Council voted 6-1 to merge the city's fire dispatch services with South Metro Fire Rescue, ending months of wrangling. Councilmember Doug Clark remained steadfast in his opposition Oct. 17, having cast votes against the proposal at … more

LPS forum tackles youth suicide issues

Littleton Public Schools is addressing the issue of student suicide after two students took their own lives at the beginning of the school year. Panelists from a variety of mental healthcare entities spoke to parents, educators and community … more

Zombies: The life of the party

It was a beautiful day to be undead. The 9 annual Littleton Zombie Crawl staggered down Littleton Boulevard into downtown on Oct. 7, bringing out a few dozen would-be zombies and other creatures to hunt for brains. The crawl wound up at Reinke … more

Reinke Bros. haunted house still a year out

Reinke Bros.' famous haunted house in Littleton is still under construction, but don't be afraid — it'll be back next year. “The haunted house was always good, but now it'll be great,” said Reinke Bros. owner Greg Reinke. “We'll have more … more

Former LPS teacher sentenced for sex crimes

A former Littleton Public Schools teacher was sentenced on Oct. 6 to four years in prison, three years of probation and a lifetime on the sex offender registry after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting one of his students. A former student … more

Fire-dispatch merger hearing slated

There's one more chance to sound off on the proposed fire dispatch merger. Littleton City Council will hold a public hearing during its Oct. 17 meeting before making the final call on the off-again-on-again proposal to merge the city's fire … more
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