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Meals on Wheels, in 'forever home,' needs public's help

TLC Meals on Wheels is up and rolling in its new home, but there's still lots of work to do. Meals on Wheels, which delivers healthy food and companionship to homebound seniors and people with … more

Former Arapahoe teacher sentenced for attempted sex assault on student

A former Arapahoe High School teacher was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Jan. 6 after pleading guilty to attempted sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust, a felony. Sarah … more

Trail attack survivor says she's still fighting

Vanessa Ursini is still fighting. Nearly a year and a half after Ursini, 30, fought off a brutal attack by Johnny Dewayne Harris in the woods next to the Mary Carter Greenway trail in Littleton, she … more

Charter group claims Littleton Public Schools unfairly withholds funds

The Colorado League of Charter Schools is seeking to revoke Littleton Public Schools' exclusive authority over its two charter schools, alleging LPS has failed to equitably distribute funds between … more

Santa Claus hits the ice at the South Suburban Ice Arena

The North Pole's most famous denizen seemed at home on the ice at the South Suburban Ice Arena in Centennial on Dec. 13, as Santa Claus joined itty-bitty skaters for a spin around the rink. For mom … more

Car seat inspections offer safety, confidence

There are a lot of wrong ways to install a child's car seat. Thankfully, there are a lot of folks who know the right way. “Many, if not most, car seats are installed wrong or could use a … more

At LPS forum, lessons in how to care for each other

It's not up to kids to be each other's therapists. That was one of the key takeaways from “Ghosted,” a combination stage play and mental health workshop hosted by Littleton Public Schools at … more

Criminal justice reformers decry call for new Arapahoe County jail

Arapahoe County officials say the county jail is dangerously overcrowded, worn out and short on space to conduct rehabilitative programs. They're asking voters to approve Ballot Issue 1A, which would … more

South Metro Chamber president to leave for new job

The South Metro Denver Chamber will be hunting for a new leader soon, after President and CEO Bob Golden announced he will step down from the post at the end of October. Golden, who has led the … more

Littleton Public Schools to be subject of youth suicide study

Littleton Public Schools will form one-half of a long-term study into the relationship between social environments and youth suicide. Dr. Anna Mueller, a professor of sociology from Indiana … more

Making a case for a different way to vote

Frank Atwood wants to change the way America votes. Atwood, 70, is the chairman of the Approval Voting Party. The group passed the threshold of 1,000 members in the state at the beginning of October, … more

Littleton High's baseball field renamed to honor former coach

Littleton High School's baseball field has a new name: Willie White Field, after the longtime coach who led and inspired young men for a generation. White, 84, was the guest of honor on Sept. 28, as … more

Littleton animal shelter wins 'lifesaving' grant

The animals come first. That's what Jason Miller, a volunteer at the Humane Society of the South Platte Valley, said he loves about the shelter where he spends several hours a week walking dogs. … more

What to know before Election Day

Election Day is just around the corner, and Arapahoe County voters will weigh in on school boards, city councilmembers, and whether to raise taxes to build a new jail by the time polls close on Nov. … more

Lockheed wins contract for moon spacecraft

The spacecraft that could return astronauts to the moon got one step closer to liftoff in September, as NASA announced it finalized a contract to order up to 12 Orion space capsules from aerospace … more

On the cutting edge: Axes are flying in Denver metro area as sport booms

Two years ago, Ben Edgington was between jobs and looking for ways to pass the time. Edgington, from Superior, decided to try ax throwing at Bad Axe in Denver, which at the time was the metro … more

Visit by World War II bomber is emotional experience

There’s something different about the B-17 Flying Fortress. The World War II-era bomber is imbued with a mystique unlike almost any other airplane, said Nancy Kwiecien, the executive officer of the … more

Four vie for two seats on Littleton school board

Four candidates are running for the two seats up for grabs this fall on Littleton Public Schools’ five-member Board of Education. Board secretary Robert Reichardt will seek a second four-year term, … more

High marks but little change on state tests at LPS

Littleton Public Schools continued a trend of high scores on state assessment tests, though officials say there’s still a ways to go to meet state goals. LPS students performed well above state … more

C-470 construction far behind schedule

It's like the sign says: construction ahead, expect delays. The C-470 Express Lanes project, which will add two tolled express lanes along the busy highway, was supposed to be done this summer. The … more
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