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LPS students head back to class

School was back in session for Littleton Public Schools students on Aug. 16, and for sixth-graders at Newton Middle School, that meant going to a new school. They'll get yet another new school before … more

Donations to food bank flat as needs climb

The shelves are starting to look a little thin at one of the south metro area's biggest food banks. Donations are flat at Integrated Family Community Services — formerly called Interfaith — while … more

Food, fun kick off Western Welcome Week

Western Welcome Week was off to a great start on Aug. 9, with crowds thronging to Sterne Park in Littleton for a barbecue, concert and fireworks. The Rotary Club of Littleton, now in its third year … more

LPS students head back to school: 5 things to know

Wrap up that back-to-school shopping, because classes start at Littleton Public Schools on Aug. 16. Here are five things to know before the first bell rings. Full-day kindergarten begins … more

Western Welcome Week 2019: Parade marshal Mickey Kempf proud of tradition of service

When Bradford Auto Body owner Mickey Kempf rolls down Main Street as the grand marshal of the 2019 Western Welcome Week Grand Parade on Aug. 17, he’ll be following in a family tradition. Kempf’s … more

Housing market flattening out: 5 things to know

The Denver area’s real estate boom that saw rents and housing prices skyrocket in recent years is slowing down, experts say. “It’s flattened out a lot,” said Jill Schafer, the head of the … more

Protests converge outside immigrant detention facility

A Mexican flag flew over Aurora's immigrant detention facility the evening of July 12, as two very different protests converged to condemn American immigration policy. Hundreds of protesters, … more

TLC Meals on Wheels finds a new home: Las Delicias

First, the good news: TLC Meals on Wheels has a new home. TLC, a nonprofit that provides healthy meals, companionship and other services to seniors and homebound adults, finally landed a new … more

Racers support blind literacy programs

Hundreds of runners and walkers turned out for the National Federation of the Blind of Colorado's “6 Dot Dash” 5K run on June 29, setting off from the Colorado Center for the Blind near … more

For those with dementia, friendship is a powerful medicine

Jerry Schaak boasts an impressive resume. Schaak, 63, holds a Ph.D from Yale University, with post-doctoral work at Princeton. As a professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of … more

Cold, wet weather delays farm produce, growers say

Colorado’s wet spring may be good news for the state’s drought outlook, but it also means delays for the state’s produce, said growers at the Aspen Grove Farmers Market on June 19. “It’s a … more

Officials ramp up calls to replace Arapahoe County jail, courthouse

Arapahoe County officials are ramping up their calls for new jail and courthouse facilities, hoping to ask voters as soon as this fall to approve funding for a nearly billion-dollar plan to replace … more

Sen. Gardner hears from local business owners

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner heard from business owners and local elected officials who told the lawmaker to make sure the federal government works in citizens' favor. Gardner's tour in downtown Littleton … more

Vets say thanks to patriotic business owner

Dave Wood cleans military members’ uniforms for free. That means something to men and women who have worn some pretty dirty uniforms. Wood, the owner of Lapels Dry … more

Littleton Public Schools kicks off largest-ever bond projects

Mallet-wielding school board members took the first swings at the walls of the old Ames Elementary School in Centennial on June 13, officially kicking off a series of projects under Littleton Public … more

Meet Littleton’s ‘cheese magician’

Sure, there are cheese aficionados. And you might find a real-live cheesemonger at Whole Foods. But only at Littleton’s Curds Cheese shop, at 2449 West Main St., will you meet Garrett Palecek — a … more

New trail, surfing spot bolster Platte greenway

Denver-area surfers rejoice: There’s a new wave to catch on the South Platte River. On June 5, officials from South Suburban Parks and Recreation District and several partner agencies dedicated a … more

'We did our part'

There isn’t much time left to get to know someone like Ruth Mullis. Mullis, 96, is one of a dwindling number of “Rosies,” named for Rosie the Riveter — women who stepped into men’s roles in … more

Heritage grads reminded to be authentic

Heritage High School's class of 2019 went off into the world with a reminder: you're not perfect. In the age of social media, it's important to remember life isn't always as great as we portray it … more

Arapahoe grads shaped by challenges

Arapahoe High School's class of 2019 has already faced its fair share of challenges. “It was a hard year to be a Warrior,” said Board of Education member Robert Reichardt, addressing the … more
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