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Seniors likely won't be able to return to Windermere apartment building hit by fire until at least next week

The seniors displaced by an early-morning fire at the Windermere apartments on Nov. 17 aren't going home this week. That was the message from Michael Haselhoff, the project director at Insterstate … more

Dispose of grease, oil at take-back event for Littleton-Englewood area

Holiday cooking can leave gallons of unwanted food oil to clean up. Drains and pipes are not proper disposal areas, and many containers cannot handle the heft of these hot, greasy liquids. more

Windermere fire ruled accidental, residents still waiting for news

Residents of the Windermere apartments in Littleton are still waiting to find out when or if they'll be able to return to their units, two days after an early-morning fire forced the evacuation of … more

Windermere fire: 'I can't believe this is happening again'

For some of the dozen residents who spent the night in a Red Cross shelter after a fire forced the evacuation of the Windermere senior living apartments on Nov. 17, the situation feels all too … more

One dead, 13 injured, dozens displaced as fire forces evacuation of Littleton apartment building for seniors

At least 13 people were injured — three seriously — after an early-morning fire forced the evacuation of a tower of an apartment complex for seniors on Nov. 17. more

Columbine Mill still vacant despite downtown boom

Littleton’s downtown might be in the middle of a boom, but one landmark just off Main Street remains vacant. The Columbine Mill, the historic grain elevator at 5798 S. Rapp St., has stood empty for … more

Suspect shot and killed, deputy injured on Arapahoe Road in Centennial area

A suspect is dead and three deputies are on paid leave after deputies opened fire on the suspect in Arapahoe County after he fled the scene of a reported domestic violence incident Nov. 15, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office. more

Fallen heroes honored alongside Dietz

The parents of Navy SEAL Danny Dietz dedicated a new memorial on Nov. 12 to the 19 American servicemen who made the ultimate sacrifice alongside their son in Afghanistan in 2005. The stone obelisk, … more

Remembering those who serve

They are older men now, their beards white and their shoulders drooped. But when Littleton's veterans stood at attention and saluted their nation's flag on Veterans Day, in their eyes burned the … more

Coffman's reign ends amid Trump backlash

In a swath of suburban Denver, Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman survived a redrawing of his district's map seven years ago that brought more ethnic diversity into electoral play. A few years later, … more

Democrats take sheriff, clerk, assessor seats in Arapahoe County

Colorado's “blue wave” that saw Democrats elected to a wide range of posts statewide extended to Arapahoe County, with Democrats upsetting incumbent Republicans in both the sheriff and county … more

Democrats take state Senate, grow House lead

The much-mentioned “blue wave” broke on the state Capitol on Nov. 6, sending the Democrats a three-seat advantage in the 35-member state Senate and more power in the state House. Nineteen … more

DPS announces interim superintendent

Dr. Ron Cabrera steps in as interim superintendent Following Tom Boasberg's departure as superintendent of Denver Public Schools (DPS) on Oct. 19, board members announced that Dr. Ron Cabrera would … more

Meet your neighbor: Catherine Jaffee

Meet your neighbor spotlights interesting people and projects outside of the traditional Washington Park Profile coverage area that caught our attention. If you have suggestions email Kailyn Lamb at … more

The lasting impact of a superfund site in Overland Park

More than 30 years ago, Helene Orr was spending every second of spare time reading documents on chemical waste. Often she would be up until 2 or 3 in the morning trying to make sense of legal papers … more

University Park group receives $9,000 from Historic Denver

In February this year, a Queen Anne home from 1898 was demolished in the University Park neighborhood. Tired of seeing homes with potential for historic protection being scraped in favor of newer, … more

Putting the beds to bed at Washington Park

First, they pulled out the dead and dying annuals that wouldn’t grow back next year. Then they scooped up shovelfuls of dirt, flipping and turning it to aerate and loosen the soil. Then they … more

Washington Park Profile: November Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in south Denver. If there are any inquires on new developments in your area, or if you are a local business … more

Denver Foundation finds new home in Capitol Hill

Over the next several years, a Capitol Hill landmark will be renovated to become the new home of the Denver Foundation, which closed a deal to buy the Casa Grande building at 1009 Grant St., … more

Denver plans for $1.46 billion in general fund

The mayor’s office has released the 2019 budget for the city of Denver. The budget will allocate $1.46 billion in the general fund. Nearly $1 billion of the funds, or 67 percent, comes from taxes. … more
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