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North Korea, polka music on deck in library programs

Upcoming programs at Littleton’s Bemis Library include: “Explore North Korea” with Active Minds — learn about the Kim family leadership, as well as nuclear weapon development, trade and human … more

Woman dies after double shooting in Littleton home

Littleton police are investigating after an early-morning shooting left two people hospitalized at a house in the 6000 block of South Broadway on July 17. The shooting, which occurred at about 6:30 … more

Movies offer escape from heat and traditional fare

The summer months are some of the busiest of the year for the major movies studios — it’s when they release the bulk of their massive blockbuster films, and audiences eager to escape the summer … more

South Platte River in Littleton closed to recreation after viral Facebook post

The South Platte River through Littleton will be closed to recreation for the first time in memory on July 14, in an attempt to prevent damage to the river habitat from potentially thousands of … more

Autograph session is sign of affection

As someone who has spent several years working in a bookstore can attest to, readers of the romance genre are some of the most dedicated and voracious readers one will come across. Which means it’s … more

More open houses set to discuss South Suburban aquatics plan

South Suburban Parks and Recreation is developing an aquatics master plan to evaluate its aquatics facilities and programs. To help guide the direction of the process, public input meetings took … more

Arts venue lobby gets dramatic new paint job

Stop in to see Town Hall Arts Center’s spiffy redecorated lobby when you’re next in downtown Littleton. Life Scout Jack Rutherford has pretty much grown up around Town Hall where his mother, … more

‘Full Circle’ exhibit is worth coming around to see

Viewers at the opening of Terry Maker’s “Full Circle” exhibit (through Aug. 19 at the Littleton Museum) huddled in groups, fixated on Maker’s brightly colored, complex compositions, … more

Neighbors encouraged to 'buy nothing'

Kathy Powers wants her neighbors to take her stuff. Powers helped clean out three relatives' homes last year — and ended up with a garage and basement full of, well, things. “It's close to 200 … more

Village Read program puts focus on Coloradan’s book

White Plains,” published in 2017 by Colorado author David Hicks, is chosen for this year’s Village Read, organized by Arapahoe Libraries and Greenwood Village. A finalist for 2018 Colorado Book … 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

Making a splash at area’s parks and splash pads

There are about 97 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year, which means there's a good chance residents are going to need to find ways to beat the heat several times as the summer goes on. more

Citizen challenge to fire ballot burns on

A citizen effort to challenge the language of the ballot measure on whether to include Littleton in the boundaries of South Metro Fire Rescue has hit snags, but its author is pressing ahead — and … 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

K9 fundraiser group supports dogged justice

If dogs are man's best friend, then police dogs' best friends are the Friends of Littleton K9. The nonprofit group, now in its fourth year, raises funds to buy, train and care for Littleton's … more

Hundreds of unaffiliated voters in Arapahoe County have voted incorrectly in primary

The Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder's Office, which oversees elections in the county, reminded unaffiliated voters that they may vote and return only one ballot for the June 26 primary election. … more

Castle Rock Band gets ready to rock Independence Day

The Castle Rock Band will play a free concert to celebrate Independence Day at 7 p.m. on June 30 at the town bandstand in front of the Philip S. Miller Library (100 S. Wilcox St.). The All-American … 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

Charter schools vie for bigger share of mill levy pie

Littleton Public Schools' Board of Education threw support behind a plan that would increase the amount of mill levy override funding they share with Littleton's charter schools, while retaining … more

Prison for man who attacked deputy with rifle

A Denver man was sentenced to 16 years in prison for attacking a Douglas County Sheriff's Office Deputy with an unloaded AR-15 rifle in Littleton last year. Deyon Rivas-Maestas, 26, pleaded guilty on … more
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