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Confidence is biggest lesson at school for the blind

Tucked away on a quiet residential street in Littleton above the railroad tracks, the Colorado Center for the Blind goes unnoticed by many. But the school, housed in an old YMCA, is world-famous among blind people, who strive for years to attend the …
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Chasing the culinary dream

In the kitchen at West 29th Restaurant and Bar, Chris Johnson, 56, whips up intricately plated dishes and feels the heat as flames dance off the stove. He throws a meat-based pasta sauce in a pan as his mentor, chef Cory Matthews, handles another …
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    • Dark skies ahead

      It’s a mighty big fuss for what amounts to a shadow. The moon butts its way in between the Earth and the sun Aug. 21, casting its shadow across the continental U.S. from sea to sea. A cross-continental U.S. total eclipse like this hasn’t …

    • Fate of nearly $2 million in excess revenue in voters' hands

      Littleton voters will decide this fall whether to allow the city to keep money collected in excess of a state-imposed cap on revenue, and whether to adjust the revenue cap going forward. The city's ability to collect money is constrained by the …

    • Food pantry with big heart serves changing need

      Late one afternoon in October, a man knocked at the door of HOPE food pantry. His two children stood next to him. "I'm sorry to bother you," he told Bart Sayyah. "I have a job, but we don't have any food in our pantry to feed our kids. Can you …

    • Western Welcome Week is hopping

      Again this year, Western Welcome Week offers activities with appeal to people of all ages. The Aug. 13 schedule included the opportunity for adults and children to take part in a 5-kilometer run/walk then partake in an all-you-can-eat pancake …

    • Tesla opens on Broadway in Littleton

      A strip of South Broadway in Littleton lined with car dealerships just got its newest player: Tesla. Known for its all-electric cars, Tesla expanded its Colorado footprint to a Littleton location where Schomp Automotive once lived. Schomp moved …