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Election Results 2021: Schlachter wins Littleton mayoral race; 3 council members elected

Former at-large city council member Kyle Schlachter has won the race for Littleton mayor, beating council incumbent Carol Fey and former pastor Jon Buck. 
Election Results 2021: Arapahoe County -- Centennial, Littleton, Englewood, Sheridan, Cherry Creek
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Election Results 2021: Voters elect 3 candidates to Littleton school board

Early returns in the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education election showed the board's only incumbent leading the pack, and a candidate who focused heavily on his opposition to critical race theory was running last. 

Election 2021: Newcomers, challengers get most money as Littleton council races near finish line

In the Littleton City Council election that ends Tuesday, it's first-time political candidates, as well as candidates who are challenging incumbents, who have largely raised the bulk of the money.

City of Littleton opts in to opioid settlement

The City of Littleton will receive hundreds of thousands of dollars in settlement money from some of the country's largest prescription drug distributors and manufacturers as part of a national …

Littleton council OKs new downtown historic district

Littleton City Council voted 6-1 on Oct. 26 to approve a new downtown historic district designation. Patrick Driscoll, who represents District 1, which includes downtown Littleton, was the only …

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Littleton City Manager Mark Relph announced Wednesday that he plans to retire from his position on June 1, 2022. Relph has served in the role since May 2017.
Fort Lupton City Council welcomed three new faces and re-welcomed two others during a swearing-in ceremony Dec. 7 in council chambers. The three new members are former city administrator Claud …
The one constant throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is that things are always changing. Few people know this better than Karli Millspaugh, owner of Curate: A Local Mercantile, at 8242 S. University …
The body of a woman who was the apparent victim of a fatal shooting was found in a vehicle in Highlands Ranch on Saturday, and a suspect in the shooting was later found dead.
The omicron COVID-19 variant has been detected in Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis announced Thursday. “The case was identified in an adult female resident of Arapahoe County who had recently …
Life
If you speak to most actors, they’ll tell you that every production creates a family feeling between the cast and crew. And while that feeling is important, it’s fleeting, since people tend to go …
As I enjoy the thousands of lights at Hudson Gardens this season, I recall a long-ago conversation with my good friend Evelyn Hudson. She told me she had been in the Littleton city planning office (a …
Bemis Library, 6014 S. Datura St. in Littleton, will host the Smithtonian Handbell Ensemble at 1 p.m. and again at 3 p.m. on Dec. 11. Free, but pre-registration is required. 303- 795-3961. In other …
Every holiday season there are productions you’re guaranteed to see popping at theaters all over — classics like “A Christmas Carol” and “The Nutcracker.” And there’s absolutely nothing …
Vendors at this year’s Cherry Creek North Holiday Market are excited to have conversations with people and help shoppers find the perfect gift. “People like to support local businesses,” said …
Sports
Brighton High School girls basketball coach Jim French is making out a Bulldogs-centric season wish list just a few weeks before Christmas. His hopes came after Boulder turned back his Bulldogs …
It’s just what was expected four months ago when the Colorado high school football season started. Cherry Creek and Valor Christian will play for the Class 5A state championship at 2:30 p.m. on …
                  There was a little more to Bryce Andrews’ letter-of-intent signing party at Fort Lupton High …
The walkers and runners came by the hundreds ,, more than 500 in all .. to the 37th version of Brighton's Turkey Trot Nov. 21 at the Brighton Recreation Center. It was a mix of trained runners, …

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Opinion: Looking for book ideas this season?

If you are ever looking for a great conversation starter, try asking people what they may be reading.

Opinion: Time to create new rituals for the holidays

The sun is shining, the grass is green. The orange and palm trees sway. Wait, what? With our recent weather here, you’d swear we were in California for the holidays. But we really are a mile high …
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Return of the ‘Elf’ on the Arvada Center’s shelf

So much of the holidays are about comfort and familiarity, which is one of the many reasons why people love hearing the same stories every year. But just because you might know the story doesn’t …
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Opinion: It all starts with the attitude of gratitude

Each day brings us an opportunity to look upon the world in awe and wonder. Depending on where we live, travel to, or vacation, we have opportunities to see and experience some amazing sights. …

Opinion: Finding gratitude, even in these times

Not sure about you, but it doesn’t really feel like Thanksgiving time to me right now. It’s usually my favorite holiday — full of gratitude, lots of comfort food, and beloved family rituals. …
Actor Jamie Dornan speaks with Denver Film Festival sponsor Sheila K. O'Brien at the Denver Botanic Gardens on Nov. 10 as part of the 44th Denver Film Festival. Dornan is one of the stars of "Belfast," and received the festival's excellence in acting award.
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Denver Film Festival tells the story of a world in flux

There’s nothing like sitting in a movie theater. Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down, the future of in-person viewing has suddenly became a more pressing concern. There’s no …
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