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Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office mental health program making strides

When a man in a rural part of Arapahoe County called 911 for help during a mental health crisis, he asked for a sheriff’s deputy to take him to a facility that could treat his condition. But …

Nonprofit to host walking tours of historic downtown Littleton beginning May 6

Historic Littleton Inc. will host walking tours of downtown Littleton every first Friday of the month beginning May 6 through September 2. 

Littleton's Crabapple Route comes into bloom

The Littleton Crabapple Route, a roughly 7-mile path through the heart of the city, features thousands of blossoming trees displaying shades of white, red, purple and pink.

Future of affordable senior living complex in Littleton still uncertain as city seeks options

As the future of an age-restricted affordable housing complex in downtown Littleton continues to face uncertainty, city officials are saying it's business as usual, for now. 

Community celebrates Earth Day with clean up of Centennial Park

In observance of Earth Day, community members from Englewood, Littleton and beyond joined together April 23 to clean up trash and debris in Centennial Park and its lake. 

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A woman was found dead Wednesday night from a gunshot wound "at a nearby residence," police said. 
The 6-1 council vote rejected an appeal signed by more than 100 residents that sought to overturn the commission’s unanimous July 25 vote that supported developing nearly 500 housing units at the southwest Littleton site.
Littleton City Council Sept. 27 unanimously approved the appointment of Loretta Huffine as presiding municipal judge, succeeding outgoing judge Ethan Feldman. 
The Littleton Police Department said Tuesday it disabled a pipe bomb outside the Safeway building at the corner of South Broadway and Mineral Avenue. 
South Suburban Parks and Recreation will host a public meeting Thursday where a local architecture firm will present plans for improvements to Jackass Hill Park. 
Life
One of the great things about theater is its ability to reflect the challenges and convulsions of society with a speed and alacrity that most other performing arts mediums just aren’t capable of …
Dustin Smith and his wife grew up spending time at their grandparents’ farms, but many years later, Smith’s kids weren’t getting that same experience. So the Smiths opened The Patch, a farm in Elbert County that puts on fall festivities.
For many of us, we don’t exactly know what makes a piece of architecture or interior design appealing. There’s just something about it we respond to. Fortunately, there are organizations like the …
Perhaps Americans took the title of Walt Whitman’s book of poems to his beloved country, “Leaves of Grass” too literally when they considered the American Dream.  “Whatever …
The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra will open the Littleton United Methodist Church Community Concert season at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 30. The church is at 5894 S Datura St., Littleton. Admission is …
Sports
AURORA --Here are the class 4A and 5A regional tennis schedules and locations. Play can begin as soon as Wednesday, Oct. 5. Locations for Ponderosa and Legacy high schools were unknown late …
The Colorado High School Activities Association released the pairings for this year's state golf tournaments. Each is a two-day tourney, and they begin Monday, Oct. 3. The class 3A tournament is …
The Colorado High School Activities Association released the brackets for its first state team tennis tournament. The state team tennis tournament finals are Tuesday, Oct. 18, at City Park in …
For many high-school athletes, playing a sport at a varsity level is a big task within itself. Jonathan Gonzalez, a senior at Fort Lupton High School, is not only stepping up as one of the captains …
The boys tennis postseason will have an historic new look starting this fall. The change involves the state team championship, a dual-style tournament in mid-October, according to CHSAANow.com. …

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Mother Musings: A balanced approach to screen time

I was determined to raise my kids with no screens. They were going to be the kids who were creative and could entertain themselves with their imaginations, not mind-numbing TV shows. And I succeeded, …

From the Editor: NyQuil chicken — no thanks

I am often fascinated at things people worldwide will do based on something they saw online. The latest attention to the problem was an FDA warning that NyQuil chicken is not something people should …
Michael Norton

Column: Pride without the arrogance

Whenever he finished an amazing run, resulting in a touchdown, and having weaved his way through the defense and even running over a defender or slipping past another with some lightning-quick …

From the Editor: Before you say no

This election year will have a lot of tax questions for voters to consider as they sort through ballots that are expected to hit the mail starting on Oct. 17. As our reporters have worked to break …
Michael Norton

Less is more is the way to go

As the presenter gave his opening remarks and welcomed the audience, he shared with everyone the agenda for his talk, the most important elements where he hoped they would focus, the amount of time …
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Venture ‘Into the Woods’ at the Arvada Center

There are some names that stand on their own when you’re talking about the theater and Stephen Sondheim is right at the top of that list. So, when the Arvada Center announced it was kicking off its …
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