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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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Arapahoe Community College will hold in-person classes today after a boiler failure over the weekend left the main buildings on its Littleton campus without heat. 
For high school seniors a few months from graduation, athletics have helped them prepare for the ups and downs, and the responsibilities of adult life.
The parent of a 13-year-old student at Englewood Leadership Academy said her son was brutally attacked Nov. 7 by two of his classmates and the incident is heading to juvenile court.
Voters in November also sought to reduce their taxes and, taken together, the changes could lead to difficult decisions down the road.
Reality is simple: Local businesses are at a disadvantage when competing with the price and convenience of Amazon and online shopping offered through the big-box stores such as Walmart and …
Life
In addition to walls filled with paintings, Littleton Fine Arts Guild members feature small arts and crafts pieces that make great gifts as they open the Holiday Art and Gift Market at the Depot Art …
Doug Reagan grabs your attention immediately! “A full moon floats over the surface of Lac de Guiers, Senegal” ... he’s out with a flashlight, “looking for the red eye shine of crocodiles.” …
In 1928, two Black dancers in a dance marathon in Harlem — George Snowden and Mattie Purnell — broke away from each other to throw in some solo freestyling. With that, they started the process of creating one of the most popular swing dances ever: Lindy Hop.
STRATTON – On the Eastern Plains, football is a special breed of cat. Or eagle, as the case may be. Tucked away north of Interstate 70, an hour or so east of Limon and two or so stops …
In many ways, there’s never been a better time to be a cinephile. The combination of a rainbow of streaming services that cater to practically every interest and the return of in-theater screening …
Sports
Valor Christian earned another shot at Cherry Creek on Nov. 26 with a 42-41 double overtime victory over Ralston Valley in a Class 5A semifinal playoff game at Valor Christian. After Ralston Valley …
A thousand or so runners and walkers turned out in subfreezing temperatures Nov. 19 for Brighton's annual turkey trot. The event, which was a qualifier for next spring's Boulder Bolder race, was …
Valor Christian’s girls volleyball team accomplished something that many teams only dream about. The Eagles defeated Rock Canyon 3-0 to capture the Class 5A state championship on Nov. 12 at the …
Will Fisher has been one of the ThunderRidge varsity football team’s defensive leaders all season. So it wasn’t surprising to see Fisher come up with the big defensive play of the game in …
High-school officials’ fees are among the lowest among nearby states, according to Riverdale Ridge athletic director Aaron Reisen.  The pay scale depends on the level of game (junior …

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Column: Seniors’ Council meeting to explore cohousing

If you crave a closer community connection, but still value living independently in your own home, cohousing might be right for you. Trish Becker, executive director of the Cohousing Association of …

From the Editor: Support your local newsroom and local nonprofits

We are in the full swing of the holiday season — the time for giving and helping others. Instead of getting, Colorado residents can make a difference by giving during this holiday season through …

Column: Maintaining the attitude of gratitude

The executive had put out a message out to his network that he was looking to hire top-performing salespeople for his team. While reconnecting with a former colleague, he also mentioned to her that …

From the Editor: The analysis begins

The elections are over. I may have shed a little tear of happiness knowing the ads on television, in print and invading my mailbox will now stop. Now, it’s time to overanalyze why the results are …

Column Choosing benefits — planning for 2023

November is open enrollment season. This could be for your employer, Medicare or the Affordable Care Act Exchange. But it is not just health insurance you need to consider. Employees may also have …

Column: Outnumbered but never out of the game

They were a new and small startup consulting company. Having barely opened the doors of the business, they identified an opportunity where their specialized expertise could help find and deliver the …
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