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Car seat inspections offer safety, confidence

There are a lot of wrong ways to install a child's car seat. Thankfully, there are a lot of folks who know the right way. “Many, if not most, car seats are installed wrong or could use a … more

Second driver sentenced in chase that ended in fatal crash

The second driver in a police chase that ended with a crash that killed two young people was sentenced to three years in prison on Oct. 21. Mario Jose, 25, fled from Douglas County deputies in a … more

South Metro Chamber president to leave for new job

The South Metro Denver Chamber will be hunting for a new leader soon, after President and CEO Bob Golden announced he will step down from the post at the end of October. Golden, who has led the … more

Making a case for a different way to vote

Frank Atwood wants to change the way America votes. Atwood, 70, is the chairman of the Approval Voting Party. The group passed the threshold of 1,000 members in the state at the beginning of October, … more

Littleton animal shelter wins 'lifesaving' grant

The animals come first. That's what Jason Miller, a volunteer at the Humane Society of the South Platte Valley, said he loves about the shelter where he spends several hours a week walking dogs. … more

Lockheed wins contract for moon spacecraft

The spacecraft that could return astronauts to the moon got one step closer to liftoff in September, as NASA announced it finalized a contract to order up to 12 Orion space capsules from aerospace … more

On the cutting edge: Axes are flying in Denver metro area as sport booms

Two years ago, Ben Edgington was between jobs and looking for ways to pass the time. Edgington, from Superior, decided to try ax throwing at Bad Axe in Denver, which at the time was the metro … more

Visit by World War II bomber is emotional experience

There’s something different about the B-17 Flying Fortress. The World War II-era bomber is imbued with a mystique unlike almost any other airplane, said Nancy Kwiecien, the executive officer of the … more

Judge issues mixed ruling on HRCA lawsuit

The Highlands Ranch Community Association was ordered to pay $45,000 in legal fees to plaintiffs after a judge ruled the HRCA improperly hid the terms of a contract from association delegates. The … more

C-470 construction far behind schedule

It's like the sign says: construction ahead, expect delays. The C-470 Express Lanes project, which will add two tolled express lanes along the busy highway, was supposed to be done this summer. The … more

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
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