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U.S. Rep. Jason Crow: 'This was a domestic terrorist threat'

Jason Crow's concern grew into shock as he realized there was no way out. The U.S. representative for parts of the south, east and north Denver metro area was holed up in the House chamber along with …
A photo provided by Colorado State Rep. Richard Champion shows protesters on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. A pro-Trump mob stormed the halls of Congress on Jan. 6 during a joint session to certify the Electoral College vote.

State Rep. Champion, of Littleton area, calls D.C. protests 'extremely polite'

After mobs objecting to the certification of the Electoral College vote stormed the United States Capitol on Jan. 6, forcing the evacuation of both houses of Congress, outgoing Colorado State Rep. …

Littleton Public Schools launches search for new board member

As Carrie Warren-Gully leaves the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education for her new role as a county commissioner, district officials say her replacement should be someone who is ready to leave …
Leonna Larter, a registered nurse at Parker Adventist Hospital, draws the COVID-19 vaccine from its vial into a syringe Dec. 17. The hospital began inoculating frontline staff three days after the state received its first shipment of the Pfizer vaccine.

Confusion defines process as Colorado seniors wait for vaccines

As Colorado continued the early stages of its COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Gov. Jared Polis announced that people 70 and older would soon be eligible for vaccination in certain areas. The No. 1 question …
Nearly 4,000 Cherry Creek Schools students quarantined in fall semester
As the Cherry Creek School District hopes for a January return to in-person classes, the district's data show that the number of students quarantined in this school year's second quarter more than …

Cherry Creek School District students back for in-person classes

Cherry Creek School District returned to an in-person learning schedule for all grades on Jan. 11, with elementary students attending five days a week while middle and high school students attend on …

Battling the pandemic 'ultramarathon,' through a nurse's eyes

Even though he had followed all the guidelines — social distancing, wearing a mask, spending most of his time at home, washing his hands — a senior still arrived at Centennial Medical Plaza, …

New year's resolutions: Experts say to 'set small goals' and 'find the joy'

After the most disruptive year in generations upended the social, financial and mental well-being of billions across the world, the question many face with the arrival of the new year is: What’s …

My Name Is ... Alex Gonzalez

Coping through art I do a lot of abstract art. It's what comes out of my head. I have schizoaffective disorder — I was diagnosed in 2018, and art became a therapeutic way to deal with it. It helped …

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STEM School shooting trial again delayed

The forthcoming trial in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting case has been pushed back by months again during the COVID-19 pandemic. Devon Erickson, 20, is now scheduled to begin trial on May 24 …
DeGette
House votes to impeach President Trump

DeGette: 'No one is above the law in this country'; Buck: Impeachment process was rushed

Following the U.S. House’s vote to impeach President Donald Trump the afternoon of Jan. 13, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Denver, issued a statement calling Trump “one of the greatest …

Centennial gas station shooting suspect set for preliminary hearing

Samuel Birch, the man the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office identified as the suspect in a fatal shooting of a gas station clerk in a robbery the night of Nov. 26, is set for a preliminary hearing …
Donna Reed, co-owner of Reeds Tavern, is optimistic about the future of the restaurant through the pandemic based on their experience and the innovations they've made to their business since it started.

Entertaining new ideas

On her commute home Jan. 6, Donna Reed, with her husband Brian and brother-in-law Scott, paused to appreciate a moment she had not felt in almost a year: leaving work before sunset. Throughout the …
A worker helps a man during an event to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to staff and residents on Jan. 6 at Holly Creek Senior Retirement Community.

Centennial seniors, workers at care facilities receive vaccine

Residents and staff members lined up to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at three metro Denver senior-living facilities operated by Christian Living Communities, including two in …
Life
Coming Attractions

In a challenging 2020, music kept us going

It’s safe to say 2020 is a year that we’re unlikely to forget any time soon. We all had to get through it in our own way, and music played a big role in my survival. I picked five of my favorite …
This ceramic artwork by Arapahoe High School senior Ona Melvin will be displayed in the Littleton Public Schools 2021 Virtual District Art Show.
Sonya's Sampler

K-12 student art exhibit will go online this year

Littleton Public Schools 2021 Virtual District Art Show will be shown virtually Jan. 19 to May 31. Students continue to create both inside and outside the classroom, according to teacher Anna …
Some people like to use trekking poles when they go snowshoeing.

Snowshoeing: ‘Viewing the world in a different lens’

With health officials continuing to encourage outdoor activities amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there’s one affordable winter activity that’s getting folks outside, active and socially …
"Whatcha Got There?" is the title of a photo of two screech owls by area photographer Carl Paulson, currently exhibiting at Vita Littleton.

Photographer takes wing with new focus

Photographer Carl Paulson is a Littleton Fine Arts Guild member who recently become a birder, which has led to new subjects for his camera, starting in his back yard and other nearby locations ... He …
Coming Attractions

Colorado Office of Film recognized for highlighting native voices

Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Not only can the art entertain and enlighten, but it helps keep histories alive — both personal and those of a group of people. That’s why the …
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Sports

Ponderosa seen as dominant as wrestling season nears

Ponderosa has been a dominant wrestling team in the south metro area and it seems like nothing will change this season. The Mustangs have won 24 of the past 26 Continental League dual meet titles and …

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Michael Norton
Winning Words

Let the story, our story, unfold

Do you remember that old saying, “Never judge a book by its cover?” Well, if you are like me, and if you don’t mind admitting just how many times that you made the big mistake of rushing to …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Apparently this road was paved with good intentions

Harry and I went for a Sunday drive. Only I made a big mistake. I forgot to put the “Sunday Drive” sign in the window that lets everyone know we’re on the road for leisure, not for the rat …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Sibling is almost like one of the family

My sister and I are unalike. My sister and I are so unalike I required a DNA sample before I agreed to include her in my will. “Cindy” makes lists. She makes lists of the lists she is going to …
Norton
Winning Words

2020 might have won, and 2021 has just begun

A friend of mine is an expert in emotional relevance. His name is Alon Zaibert and he writes a terrific blog. In a blog that he wrote just before Christmas, Alon visits the topic of identifying and …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Reality-based greetings as another year begins

Sir Walter Scott said a new year is “The fittest time for festal cheer.” I wish I had it in me. Flipping a calendar page isn’t enough. There’s too much weight and I’m too realistic to …
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