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Fire dispatch merger approved

Littleton City Council voted 6-1 to merge the city's fire dispatch services with South Metro Fire Rescue, ending months of wrangling. Councilmember Doug Clark remained steadfast in his opposition Oct. 17, having cast votes against the proposal at …
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    • Choices abound for a family friendly Halloween

      It can be a bit nerve-wracking for parents to send their children out trick-or-treating when Halloween rolls around every year, with strangers around and visiting places they might not be familiar with. But more and more cities, libraries and …

    • Mazes offer scares, family fun

      There are many features that make a good haunted house, but there’s one none can do without — atmosphere. That’s a tricky thing to create artificially, but few places have it in spades like a cornfield at night. “A good haunt is all …

    • Colorado photographer sees the big picture

      From his Summit County home near Silverthorne, 9,000 feet above sea level, John Fielder watches an approaching storm front, waiting to find if it will bring rain or snow. “One the edge of bad weather is where I get my best shots,” Fielder …

    • Portraits of refugees reflect the life behind the face

      On Aug. 10, Denver Art Museum’s Curator of Photography, Eric Paddock, noted that the United Nations estimated that 65.6 million people around the world are displaced.And then he introduced …

    • Traditional photography comes back into focus

      For Samantha Koch, film photography is a portal to the past. “You blur time with photography and film photography, especially,” said Koch, 23, who prefers to shoot with her 35 mm Minolta X-700 over her Nikon digital SLR camera. “It makes …