Keyword: Littleton Colorado
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'Every day is Memorial Day for me'

On a mountainside in Afghanistan in 2005, Heritage High School graduate and Navy SEAL Danny Dietz gave his life for his country.Nearly 15 years later, his father, Danny Dietz Sr., spent Memorial Day … more

Littleton's Main Street gears up for al fresco evenings

Littleton’s slate of summer festivals may have been canceled this year to contain the spread of COVID-19, but there could still be fun downtown events on the horizon. more

South Dakota hotelier received 3 Littleton city grants, records show

Out of 60 business recovery grants that the City of Littleton gave in early May to business owners affected by the COVID-19 shutdowns, three went to a South Dakota-based company that owns three chain … more

Keep your fingers crossed and your eyes open

We will assume, optimistically, that summer drama classes and performances for kids will happen, because registration has been ongoing. Some organizations are not on a regular track due to the … more

Goddard Middle School's missile leaves for new home

After more than half a century, Goddard Middle School's old missile has lifted off. A crew lifted the 41-foot-tall Nike Hercules missile from its footing in front of the west Littleton school on … more

Museum exhibit awaits end of shutdown order

Works by two famous American artists, Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington, are presently exhibited at the Denver Art Museum through June 7. The two were contemporaries and famous in their day, but … more

Fitness center keeps its clients moving virtually amid pandemic

The future came fast for Priscilla Freed. The owner of Camp MissFits, a women's fitness center in Littleton, started her first virtual workouts March 17 in a new space large enough to accommodate a … more

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

‘Barefoot in the Park’ is iconic crowd-pleaser

Lights go up on an empty apartment in an old brownstone on East 48th Street in New York City. It’s February 1963. Only the kitchen is furnished. A restless young woman enters and stuffs things into … more

Percussion from Malaysia makes its way to Colorado

“Hands Percussion: Drumbeat Inferno” brings an ensemble of Malaysian percussionists with traditional and contemporary sounds to Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree, on March 22 at … 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

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

Animal art brings sense of life to gallery

The Littleton Fine Arts Guild postponed its opening reception for the “Animals, Tame and Wild” exhibit due to snow. The reception will now be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 21 at the … more

Robert Rauschenberg show is coup for local arts scene

Works by major American artist Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) will be exhibited at the Museum of Outdoor Arts’ Indoor Gallery, in Englewood, from Feb. 24 to June 13 — the largest exhibit of the … 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
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