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Donations to food bank flat as needs climb

The shelves are starting to look a little thin at one of the south metro area's biggest food banks. Donations are flat at Integrated Family Community Services — formerly called Interfaith — while … more

Food, fun kick off Western Welcome Week

Western Welcome Week was off to a great start on Aug. 9, with crowds thronging to Sterne Park in Littleton for a barbecue, concert and fireworks. The Rotary Club of Littleton, now in its third year … more

Western Welcome Week 2019: Parade marshal Mickey Kempf proud of tradition of service

When Bradford Auto Body owner Mickey Kempf rolls down Main Street as the grand marshal of the 2019 Western Welcome Week Grand Parade on Aug. 17, he’ll be following in a family tradition. Kempf’s … more

Housing market flattening out: 5 things to know

The Denver area’s real estate boom that saw rents and housing prices skyrocket in recent years is slowing down, experts say. “It’s flattened out a lot,” said Jill Schafer, the head of the … more

City gearing up for changes at Mineral and Santa Fe

City officials are gearing up to revamp one of the city's most congested intersections, though a full-scale fix is still a long way off. Littleton recently landed a $9.1 million federal grant to … more

Protests converge outside immigrant detention facility

A Mexican flag flew over Aurora's immigrant detention facility the evening of July 12, as two very different protests converged to condemn American immigration policy. Hundreds of protesters, … more

Racers support blind literacy programs

Hundreds of runners and walkers turned out for the National Federation of the Blind of Colorado's “6 Dot Dash” 5K run on June 29, setting off from the Colorado Center for the Blind near … more

For those with dementia, friendship is a powerful medicine

Jerry Schaak boasts an impressive resume. Schaak, 63, holds a Ph.D from Yale University, with post-doctoral work at Princeton. As a professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of … more

Cold, wet weather delays farm produce, growers say

Colorado’s wet spring may be good news for the state’s drought outlook, but it also means delays for the state’s produce, said growers at the Aspen Grove Farmers Market on June 19. “It’s a … more

Sen. Gardner hears from local business owners

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner heard from business owners and local elected officials who told the lawmaker to make sure the federal government works in citizens' favor. Gardner's tour in downtown Littleton … more

New trail, surfing spot bolster Platte greenway

Denver-area surfers rejoice: There’s a new wave to catch on the South Platte River. On June 5, officials from South Suburban Parks and Recreation District and several partner agencies dedicated a … more

'We did our part'

There isn’t much time left to get to know someone like Ruth Mullis. Mullis, 96, is one of a dwindling number of “Rosies,” named for Rosie the Riveter — women who stepped into men’s roles in … more

Case against woman charged in fatal crash moves forward

Family and friends of a young couple killed in a February car crash following a police chase packed a Castle Rock courtroom during a hearing for the accused killer. Deanna Bixby, 20, faces several … more

Fire Muster bigger and better this year

Littleton’s annual Fire Muster will host some cool new gear this year, courtesy of South Metro Fire Rescue. The annual fire truck parade and firefighting demonstration event on June 15 will feature … more

'We've practiced for this'

First responders descended on STEM School Highlands Ranch within moments of the initial 911 call, said South Metro Fire Rescue spokesman Eric Hurst, and years of training paid off. “We've practiced … more

Bringing the cosmos indoors

Real astronomers don't let overcast skies spoil their fun. Jennifer Jones, the chair of Arapahoe Community College's astronomy department, hosts a series of "star parties" every semester, hauling the … more

Reynolds Landing to see river improvements

Tucked away behind Breckenridge Brewery along the South Platte River, Reynolds Landing is quietly becoming another jewel in the crown of public improvements along the once-neglected waterway, … more

Littleton council to rule on Melting Pot pergola proposal

Downtown Littleton's Melting Pot fondue restaurant needs to build permanent outdoor seating to stay afloat, its owners say, but a growing chorus of critics say those plans would ruin the view of a … more

Fear, loss of funds challenge Littleton immigrant center

Fear of interacting with federal immigration officials is scaring off immigrants eligible for citizenship from becoming Americans, leaders at the Littleton Immigrant Resource Center told U.S. Rep. … more

Columbine survivor: 'Not a single one of us walked out the same'

Twenty years. Twenty years since the day hell opened beneath Columbine High School. Since students streamed out of the south Jefferson County school, their hands over their heads, fleeing two … more
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