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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

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

Breckenridge Brewery event a real hoot

A pounding summer squall sent musicians and techs scrambling to cover instruments and mixing boards at the 28th annual Breckenridge Brewery Hootenanny in Littleton on July 7, but for the throngs of … more

Cruising the trails on Bike to Work Day

Temperatures hit triple digits on June 27, but riders cruising along the banks of the South Platte River for Bike to Work Day seemed to have it easier than the drivers cranking up the AC on nearby … more

ICE detainee in viral video faces sixth deportation

A man arrested by ICE agents as he was being released from the Arapahoe County Detention Center in Centennial in a now-viral video was initially jailed for failure to appear on a years-old traffic … more

Fire Muster a blazing good time

The infectious enthusiasm of little kids lent a giddiness to Littleton's annual Fire Truck Parade and Muster, where kindgergartners hopped and squealed as some of the region's coolest firefighting … more

Arapahoe grads look ahead to bright future

With many students draped in honors sashes, the Arapahoe High School class of 2018 stepped into adult life on May 24 with high prospects. The class snagged a cumulative $23 million in scholarships, … more

Heritage grads strut their stuff on stage

A cooperative cloud shaded the Heritage High School class of 2018 as they strutted, shimmied and danced across the stage for their diplomas at Littleton Public Schools stadium on May 23. “How many … more

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed … more

Pye, Barrett, Lawful win SSPRD election

Susan Pye, Pete Barrett and Dave Lawful were elected to the board of South Suburban Parks and Recreation District on May 8. Each will serve a four-year term. Board members John Ostermiller, Mike … more

Highlands Ranch, LFPD residents approve fire unification

South Metro Fire Rescue became the second-largest firefighting entity in Colorado on May 8 after voters in Highlands Ranch Metro District and Littleton Fire Protection District allowed South Metro to … more

Western mystery authors come together at Tattered Cover

Two of the threads that weave the fabric of Western American literature were intertwined at the Tattered Cover bookstore on May 3, when novelists Sara Sue Hoklotubbe and Anne Hillerman sat … more

South Suburban candidates make pitches as election nears

Stay the course. That was the theme at the second of two public forums with candidates for open seats on the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District Board of Directors. Voters will choose three … more

Littleton Public Schools cancels classes on April 27 as teachers rally at Capitol

Littleton Public Schools is canceling all classes on April 27 after a flurry of teacher absentee requests to attend rallies at the state Capitol calling for increased education funding. Child-care … more

A look at South Suburban board candidates

South Suburban Parks and Recreation District, which manages parks, trails, recreation centers and community sports leagues for a vast swath of the south metro area including Lone Tree, Greenwood … more

My Name Is... Buffalo Soldier Wolf-Villa

Heritage is everything I’m a 2006 graduate of Arapahoe High School, and a member of the Arapaho tribe. My family and members of the tribe visit every other year to renew the ties between the school … more

Littleton Fire seeks full inclusion into South Metro district

Homeowners would be on the hook for roughly another $10 a month in property taxes if voters approve the inclusion of Littleton Fire Rescue into a larger, neighboring district this fall, according to … more

‘He would want us to forgive’: Arrest made years after teacher's death

Kiowa High School let out for the summer in May 2010, with popular science teacher Randy Wilson’s youngest son Dean among the 29 graduates. Wilson’s sons Cody and Weston had recently told their … more

‘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
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