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State’s suicide rate is high, but addressable, experts say

Suicide in Colorado is often talked about in terms of statistics — the state is consistently in the top 10 in the country for suicide deaths. But to Sarah Brummett, the director of the state Office … more

Taste of Colorado: Bigger and tastier than ever

What does it take to cook turkey legs for upward of half a million people? Rick Seewald, the owner of Parker’s Sweet Lorraine’s Catering, is pretty straightforward about it: “Well, a really big … more

Littleton immigrant center offers American dream

Jose Pimentel is a proud American citizen. But 20 years ago, Pimentel was a scared 23-year-old dodging a rancher’s bullets, he says, as he bolted across the U.S. border, following a 13-year-old … more

Littleton puts moratorium on vacation rentals

Littleton plans to overhaul laws that govern vacation rentals after neighbor complaints about an Airbnb listing exposed holes in city code that have allowed dozens of unlicensed rentals to operate … more

Breckenridge Brewery event a real hoot

A pounding summer squall sent musicians and techs scrambling to cover instruments and mixing boards at the 28th annual Breckenridge Brewery Hootenanny in Littleton on July 7, but for the throngs of … more

Cruising the trails on Bike to Work Day

Temperatures hit triple digits on June 27, but riders cruising along the banks of the South Platte River for Bike to Work Day seemed to have it easier than the drivers cranking up the AC on nearby … more

Charley Emley playground, courts revamped

A handful of kids briefly peered down from atop the new playground at Charley Emley Park as a slew of local leaders cut the ribbon inaugurating the park's renovations on June 18. In addition to the … more

Fire Muster a blazing good time

The infectious enthusiasm of little kids lent a giddiness to Littleton's annual Fire Truck Parade and Muster, where kindgergartners hopped and squealed as some of the region's coolest firefighting … more

Southwest Plaza evolves with 'experiential' attractions

The indoor malls of yesteryear that once played host to department stores and shoe stores, with food courts and dark corridors, are largely gone. In their place have arisen mixed-use outdoor … more

Arapahoe grads look ahead to bright future

With many students draped in honors sashes, the Arapahoe High School class of 2018 stepped into adult life on May 24 with high prospects. The class snagged a cumulative $23 million in scholarships, … more

Heritage grads strut their stuff on stage

A cooperative cloud shaded the Heritage High School class of 2018 as they strutted, shimmied and danced across the stage for their diplomas at Littleton Public Schools stadium on May 23. “How many … more

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed … more

Pye, Barrett, Lawful win SSPRD election

Susan Pye, Pete Barrett and Dave Lawful were elected to the board of South Suburban Parks and Recreation District on May 8. Each will serve a four-year term. Board members John Ostermiller, Mike … more

Highlands Ranch, LFPD residents approve fire unification

South Metro Fire Rescue became the second-largest firefighting entity in Colorado on May 8 after voters in Highlands Ranch Metro District and Littleton Fire Protection District allowed South Metro to … more

South Suburban candidates make pitches as election nears

Stay the course. That was the theme at the second of two public forums with candidates for open seats on the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District Board of Directors. Voters will choose three … more

Upgrades coming to Columbine Valley intersection

Changes are in the works for the intersection of South Platte Canyon Road and Hunter Run Lane — the primary access route to a new subdivision, called Wild Plum, slated to add 95 homes to the town … more

Littleton Public Schools cancels classes on April 27 as teachers rally at Capitol

Littleton Public Schools is canceling all classes on April 27 after a flurry of teacher absentee requests to attend rallies at the state Capitol calling for increased education funding. Child-care … more

Littleton council approves big step in fire merger plan

Littleton took a big step toward leaving the firefighting business at the April 17 city council meeting, with councilmembers voting 6-1 to initiate a process to dissolve the city's fire department … more

A look at South Suburban board candidates

South Suburban Parks and Recreation District, which manages parks, trails, recreation centers and community sports leagues for a vast swath of the south metro area including Lone Tree, Greenwood … more

My Name Is... Jon Felix

Branching out I grew up in Nebraska, and I was adopted. I’m married to my wife Jade, and we recently moved to Denver from Greeley. I worked fast food until recently, and now I work in retail. I’m … more
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