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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

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

Littleton Youth Ballet among companies staging `Nutcracker’

Soon, Tchaikovsky’s beloved music will be playing wherever one goes, and dancers—both professional and younger — will become snowflakes, Clara, party guests, military mice, princes and that … 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

Pottery sale returns just in time for holiday shopping

Colorado Gallery of the Arts, in the Annex Building at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, is the scene for the annual Arapahoe Ceramics Guild Holiday Pottery Sale. Mugs, … more

Theatrical options for the holiday season

The holidays mean something different to everyone, but if there’s one thing that most can agree on, it is that they should be spent with the people who mean the most to us. And as far as activities go for the holidays, few are better than … more

Students unplug, discover value of real face time

An initiative to ditch social media for a month that started with Littleton Public Schools students has gone viral, with thousands of youngsters around the country and the globe joining in the effort to get reacquainted with the world beyond their … 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 junior third at state cross country meet

Littleton’s Addi Iken finished seventh at the 2016 state Class 4A cross country meet and on Oct. 28 she fulfilled her desire to return to state this year and improve her finish as she came in third in the field of 153 4A girls entered in the meet … more

Poor conflict skills are costly in a wide variety of ways

Every year in the workplace, employers (including the government) across the country are losing millions of dollars in employee absenteeism, lost productivity, and employee turnover due to people not knowing how to prevent or manage conflict. How … more

Local breweries have solid showing at beer fest

Every year, the Great American Beer Festival brings hundreds of breweries from all over the country to the Mile High City to duke it out over who creates the best ales, IPAs, lagers, German beers and more. And while the real winners are those who … more

Choices abound for a family friendly Halloween

It can be a bit nerve-wracking for parents to send their children out trick-or-treating when Halloween rolls around every year, with strangers around and visiting places they might not be familiar with. But more and more cities, libraries and … 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

Lannie Garrett brings two revues to venue in downtown Littleton

Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton will present popular singer Lannie Garrett in two musical revues, accompanied by her quintet, Errand Boys of Rhythm: Oct. 13 (7:30 p.m.) and Oct 14 (2 p.m.): “The Chick Sings Frank: A tribute to Frank Sinatra.” … more

Mazes offer scares, family fun

There are many features that make a good haunted house, but there’s one none can do without — atmosphere. That’s a tricky thing to create artificially, but few places have it in spades like a cornfield at night. “A good haunt is all … more

Explore the happenings around us

My first concert was Tom Petty at Fiddler’s Green in 1990 when I was 5 years old. At that age I don’t remember much, except how I felt when he played “Free Fallin’.” Hearing everyone singing along in unison showed me how music could bring … 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

Centennial joins Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to boost infrastructure

Waiting at red light after red light on your commute might soon be a hassle of the past. The city of Centennial announced its membership in the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance, a partnership of public, private and academic institutions that … more

Dachtoberfest goes out with a dash

Dachshund lovers bid a fun-filled farewell to a beloved tradition at the 10 and final Colorado Dachtoberfest at Cornerstone Park in Littleton on Sept. 30. The annual event, known for its “Doxie Dash” races, wrapped up for good this year after … more
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