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COVID-19 means homebound seniors lose personal touch during Meals on Wheels dropoffs

Hundreds of homebound seniors and people with disabilities in the south metro area are losing a regular source of human contact this week, as Nourish Meals on Wheels transitions to a no-interaction … more

Littleton set to declare state of emergency, close public buildings

The City of Littleton is expected to declare a state of emergency, and will close all public buildings and suspend public meetings in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, officials … more

Old time and temp line awaits your call

Does the phone number 303-222-8811 sound familiar? Longtime residents of the Denver area may recognize it as one of the city’s old-time and temperature numbers. Disconnected since the 1990s, the … more

Goddard Middle School's old missile is bound for Pueblo

Goddard Middle School's old missile will soon be lifting off. Littleton Public Schools will donate the old Nike Hercules surface-to-air missile to the Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum this spring, … more

Schools, parents share burden of student mental health, officials say

Littleton Public Schools officials say the district is putting serious effort into addressing students' mental health challenges, but they can't do it alone. “We're investing in the safety and … more

Future is cloudy for Goddard Middle School's old missile

After more than half a century, the towering missile that stands outside Goddard Middle School in Littleton is coming down, and longtime residents are hoping to save it from the … more

C-470 project moving toward completion, CDOT says

Stop us if you've heard this one before: Construction on C-470 is nearly finished. The years-long C-470 Express Lanes Project, which will add tolled lanes along the busy highway, is scheduled to be … more

Bobby LeFebre, state poet laureate, to speak at ACC

Colorado's Poet Laureate will speak at Arapahoe Community College on March 4, and he hopes he's not the only one. “My work lends itself to conversation,” said Bobby LeFebre, who was named the … more

Bennet: Take politics out of health care

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet isn't running for president, but that doesn't mean he's done taking on President Trump. Bennet, who dropped out of the Democratic presidential primary in early February after … more

Former Arapahoe High teacher sentenced to five years in jail

Former Arapahoe High School teacher Ian Ahern was sentenced to five years in jail after pleading guilty to two counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Ahern, 42, pleaded guilty on Jan. 24, nearly a … more

Suspected burglars crash car through Boardroom restaurant in Littleton

Authorities are looking for two suspects after thieves drove a stolen minivan through the entrance of the Boardroom restaurant at Broadway and Dry Creek Road on Feb. 17. An employee arriving a little … more

Aspen Grove left with photos after studio's sudden closure

Hundreds of family portraits are piled in the Aspen Grove shopping center's management office awaiting their owners, after the Portrait Innovations photo studio closed suddenly after Christmas. The … more

Littleton Public Schools explores boundary changes

Some Littleton Public Schools students could wind up switching schools in coming years as the district works toward a reshuffling of its school boundaries. The district's Long-Range Planning … more

Wanted: home for towering wooden soldiers

Steve Farland's colossal wooden soldiers need a new home. Farland is better known as the Chairman. From a cavernous warehouse on Navajo Street, in Englewood's old industrial district, he sells chairs … more

Arapahoe clerk's office scrambles to send out missing ballots

Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Joan Lopez said on Jan. 31 that her office was scrambling to mail out hundreds of presidential primary ballots after a “data entry error” meant many overseas … more

Listen: The Dulcet Tones of the Dulcimer

An audio recording with reporter David Gilbert and dulcimer teachers Tina Gugeler and Bob Elieson. more

Governor touts preschool expansion during Littleton visit

Gov. Jared Polis and two state lawmakers visited Littleton's Village Preschool on Jan. 17, touting the benefits of a proposed preschool expansion on the heels of a full-day kindergarten program … more

LPS to pull cash from savings as budget cuts loom

Facing a $4.2 million budget cut, Littleton Public Schools will pull $1 million out of its savings to help soften the blow, the board of education decided unanimously Jan. 16. The move comes as LPS … more

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
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