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Fire muster makes a splash

Flashing red lights lit up the area and the sound of sirens echoed off the Littleton buildings June 17, announcing the arrival of the annual Parade and Fire Muster, marking the start of the 30th year for the event sponsored by Mile High Hook and …
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Veterans honored on Flag Day

Flag Day passes without notice for most, but honoring the sacrifices of people who fought for it was the order of the day at the Highline Place Memory Care home in Littleton on June 14. Members of Rising 6, a community outreach group composed of …
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    • The view from Main Street keeps changing

      There's a new place with a view on Littleton Main Street. ViewHouse Littleton, the third and smallest iteration of the high-concept sports bar with locations in Centennial and Denver's Ballpark neighborhood, opened last week to much fanfare at …

    • My name is...James Diaz

      What I do I run Tru Bar-B-Que, a food truck currently anchored at 599 W. Littleton Blvd., by Pyramid Discount Liquors. We’re originally from Austin, Texas. I’ve been in the food industry my whole life. I saw a need for good barbecue here. …

    • Doctors hope to create ‘revolution’ in opioid crisis

      Opioid misuse is at an all-time high and doctors are part of the problem — and, hopefully, the solution. That’s according to those participating in a new program in Colorado aimed at stopping opioid abuse. “Medicine as a whole is …

    • Get to know Littleton City Manager Mark Relph

      Mark Relph stepped in as Littleton’s acting city manager after city council fired Michael Penny in June 2016. After a year-long nationwide search didn’t pan out, a 6-1 council vote in May gave Relph the job. The Independent sat down with Relph, …

    • Rockin’ in the free world

      American flag shirts and motorcycle jackets were common attire at the third annual Freedom Fest at Platte River Bar and Grill in Littleton on June 17. A crowd of a few thousand rocked out to eight metal bands, including headliners Warrant and …