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'Every day is Memorial Day for me'

On a mountainside in Afghanistan in 2005, Heritage High School graduate and Navy SEAL Danny Dietz gave his life for his country.Nearly 15 years later, his father, Danny Dietz Sr., spent Memorial Day … more

Keep your fingers crossed and your eyes open

We will assume, optimistically, that summer drama classes and performances for kids will happen, because registration has been ongoing. Some organizations are not on a regular track due to the … more

Future murky for Littleton immigrant center

For years, the Littleton Immigrant Resources Center has helped legal immigrants learn English, find jobs and become American citizens. Now, amid an unprecedented economic crisis that stands to … more

Director of Littleton assisted living facility to step down

The executive director of Littleton's Libby Bortz Assisted Living home will step down, weeks after an outbreak of COVID-19 killed at least five residents and left several other residents and staff … more

Littleton business owners plead for help as city weighs grant program

Littleton city officials are hashing out plans to provide grants to struggling small businesses in coming weeks, but some business owners say the money can't come soon enough. City council discussed … more

Showing off their masks

Laura Fusco, of Littleton, said her family is proud to be able to take care of their community by staying home and wearing their masks when they take walks in the neighborhood. "This is a great … more

Museum exhibit awaits end of shutdown order

Works by two famous American artists, Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington, are presently exhibited at the Denver Art Museum through June 7. The two were contemporaries and famous in their day, but … more

At least four dead of COVID-19 at Littleton's Libby Bortz Assisted Living

At least four residents have died of COVID-19 at Littleton's Libby Bortz Assisted Living home, according to the Tri-County Health Department. Another resident from the facility died before a test … more

With stay-at-home in full swing, Littleton's downtown a ghost town

It's rush hour on Main Street in downtown Littleton. Stoplights cycle over an empty street. A handful of dog-walkers stroll past shuttered stores. Nearby, empty light rail trains coming south from … more

Two residents at Littleton assisted living home test positive for COVID-19

At least two residents of Libby Bortz Assisted Living in Littleton have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said on March 24. The Tri-County Health Department had identified a total of six cases … more

Fitness center keeps its clients moving virtually amid pandemic

The future came fast for Priscilla Freed. The owner of Camp MissFits, a women's fitness center in Littleton, started her first virtual workouts March 17 in a new space large enough to accommodate a … more

Littleton ratifies emergency declaration

Littleton City Council held its shortest meeting in memory on March 20, taking less than two minutes to ratify an emergency declaration that city officials say is necessary to make Littleton eligible … more

COVID-19 means homebound seniors lose personal touch during Meals on Wheels dropoffs

Hundreds of homebound seniors and people with disabilities in the south metro area are losing a regular source of human contact this week, as Nourish Meals on Wheels transitions to a no-interaction … more

Littleton set to declare state of emergency, close public buildings

The City of Littleton is expected to declare a state of emergency, and will close all public buildings and suspend public meetings in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, officials … more

Littleton agencies ready if coronavirus gets worse

Officials in Littleton are gearing up in case they need to respond to an outbreak of COVID-19, or novel coronavirus. Though there were no known cases in Littleton as of March 11, three cases of the … more

‘Barefoot in the Park’ is iconic crowd-pleaser

Lights go up on an empty apartment in an old brownstone on East 48th Street in New York City. It’s February 1963. Only the kitchen is furnished. A restless young woman enters and stuffs things into … more

Killers of young dad still at large

Jaime Villarreal's children still miss their father. Four years after Villarreal, 23, was killed in south Littleton, his killers are still at large. Villarreal left behind two children, now 5 and 6, … more

Percussion from Malaysia makes its way to Colorado

“Hands Percussion: Drumbeat Inferno” brings an ensemble of Malaysian percussionists with traditional and contemporary sounds to Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree, on March 22 at … more

Schools, parents share burden of student mental health, officials say

Littleton Public Schools officials say the district is putting serious effort into addressing students' mental health challenges, but they can't do it alone. “We're investing in the safety and … more

My Name Is... Jessica Boyd

Knowing the signs I'm working on a book, and I've even got some speaking engagements. I want to show how to reduce domestic violence. With education and awareness, domestic violence can be prevented … more
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