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‘Longmire’ series author will speak to readers in Lone Tree

Popular author Craig Johnson, whose “Longmire” series has been a hit for readers and TV watchers, will appear at Lone Tree Arts Center, at 10025 Commons St., Lone Tree, at 7 p.m. on Sept. 5 to … more

Art shows that began in 1980s continue in south metro area

Once upon a time, 35 years ago, two long-running south area galleries decided to hold juried exhibits open to all Colorado artists — and issued a call to artists to enter what each called the … more

Western Welcome Week events offer a reel good time

The annual fishing derby, a car show and a long list of activities for kids headlined the events Aug. 11 and 12 that helped kick off 2018's Western Welcome Week activities in Littleton. Activities … more

Buy library materials by the bag at annual sale

The 10th annual Bag of Books Sale runs Aug. 10 to 19, as part of Littleton’s Western Welcome Week celebrations, hosted by the Friends of the Littleton Library/Museum. Last year, a volunteer who was … more

Looking back 53 years at devastating flood

The view from the windows of the classroom at Carson Nature Center in South Platte Park was especially pertinent. In the distance is a sculptural reminder of how high the water was running on June … more

‘Over the Top’ shows wartime persuasion

Given today’s lightning-fast responses to national and international events and government actions, we may have forgotten the earlier days when public persuasion involved posters and printed … more

Western Welcome Week 2018: Parade marshals recognize sister city relationship

When Dick Lautenbach is called up to the stage at the reception ceremony for the Bega, Australia, sister city delegation to accept his role as one of the grand marshals of Western Welcome Week on … more

Western Welcome Week 2018: Australian delegation to get red carpet treatment

Littleton will be rolling out the red carpet from the moment guests from sister city Bega, Australia, land on Colorado soil on Aug. 9 ahead of Western Welcome Week. A Littleton Public Schools bus … more

‘It simply wasn’t my time to die’

Vanessa Ursini knew it wasn’t her time to die. Early on the morning of July 25, she was walking her dog on a loop she was familiar with near the Platte River trail, close to her home in Littleton, … more

Littleton immigrant center offers American dream

Jose Pimentel is a proud American citizen. But 20 years ago, Pimentel was a scared 23-year-old dodging a rancher’s bullets, he says, as he bolted across the U.S. border, following a 13-year-old … more

My Name Is... Doc Holliday

Coming out west I grew up in Detroit, and I always wanted to head out west. I just happened to pull up in this town, and I didn’t know nobody. But I liked it here, so I stayed. That was ’03 or … more

Denver Art Museum rich in experiences

Much news from the Denver Art Museum, at 13th Avenue and Bannock Street in downtown Denver: First, Aug. 5 is the final day for “Drawn to Glamour: Fashion Illustrations by Jim Howard,” which … more

Western Welcome Week 2018: Decades of tradition come to fruition

Celebrating 90 years of success in Littleton, the 2018 theme for Western Welcome Week is community and friendship. The annual celebration will be held from Friday, Aug. 10 to Sunday, Aug. 19. Cindy … more

Western Welcome Week 2018: ‘Community and friendship’ a fitting theme

How do you build a parade float on the theme of “community and friendship?” Larry Ettles has a pretty good idea. Ettles, one of the committee members of the Bega/Littleton Sister City Exchange … more

Watercolorist’s new work shows Castle Rock scene

Castle Rock painter Cindy Welch has been recording bits of her town’s history with skillfully painted watercolors for a number of years. Limited print editions are available on her website, … more

Downtown hoedown hijinks abound

Anyone who gripes that Littleton is getting too hoity-toity would’ve backed down if they had visited the Wine & Turkey Leg Hoedown in the Reinke Bros. parking lot on July 20. Square dancers … more

North Korea, polka music on deck in library programs

Upcoming programs at Littleton’s Bemis Library include: “Explore North Korea” with Active Minds — learn about the Kim family leadership, as well as nuclear weapon development, trade and human … more

Movies offer escape from heat and traditional fare

The summer months are some of the busiest of the year for the major movies studios — it’s when they release the bulk of their massive blockbuster films, and audiences eager to escape the summer … more

South Platte River in Littleton closed to recreation after viral Facebook post

The South Platte River through Littleton will be closed to recreation for the first time in memory on July 14, in an attempt to prevent damage to the river habitat from potentially thousands of … more

Autograph session is sign of affection

As someone who has spent several years working in a bookstore can attest to, readers of the romance genre are some of the most dedicated and voracious readers one will come across. Which means it’s … more
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