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GOCO awards grants to Sheridan, South Suburban

Great Outdoors Colorado awarded a $1.7 million Inspire Initiative grant to the City of Sheridan for its Sheridan Inspire program, which works to get kids and families outdoors by addressing barriers … more

Arrest made in 2010 slaying of teacher

The Elbert County Sheriff's Office announced it has arrested Dan Pesch, 34, in connection with the 2010 death of Kiowa High School teacher Randy Wilson. Pesch was arrested on Dec. 19 in Littleton by … more

South Metro Denver chamber selects board chair

Michele McKinney has been selected to chair the South Metro Denver Chamber board of directors. The term is one year. McKinney is from the University of Colorado system. She served as vice chair of … more

Intern’s sexual harassment claim not true, state senator says

A former state House intern has filed a formal complaint accusing state Sen. Jack Tate of sexual harassment, and Tate said he has no recollections of any interactions with such House employees. “I … more

Englewood breaks ground for new police building

The first dig was symbolic at the groundbreaking event for construction on Englewood's new police station, but the gratitude was palpable. “It's exciting because it's kind of a new era for us,” … more

The Grove — renamed Vita — nears completion

Opening day is drawing closer for a controversial senior apartment complex formerly known as The Grove, even as a legal fracas over its approval continues to work its way through the courts. The … more

Budget shortfall shutters Arapahoe House

A growing substance abuse problem but a lack of money to combat it has caught up with Denver-area treatment program Arapahoe House, forcing it close effective Jan. 2. “It's less about Arapahoe … more

Man suspected of sexual assault near school arrested

A Denver man was arrested in the area of Arapahoe High School in Centennial after a month in which multiple reports told authorities a man was making unlawful sexual contact with teenage girls, a … more

Former Arapahoe deputy's fatal shooting justified, DA review says

The deadly force deputies used in a two-minute confrontation outside the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office headquarters that killed a former deputy — who drove to the building with a gun in his lap … more

Valor Point provides a temporary home for the brave

To be successful at something, it usually takes more than one go. And that includes getting off the streets and finding stable living and employment. Mike, 54, and Eddie, 55, neither of who wanted … more

Victims of scams involving Western Union could see refunds

Consumers who lost money as victims of certain scams might be able to get their money back, according to First Judicial District Attorney Pete Weir. The specific scams involved consumers making … more

Savory Spice Shop offers seasoning's greetings

Looking to spice up your holiday? Manager Jenny Goetz of the Savory Spice Shop, 2650 W. Main St., Littleton, told us how to add seasoning to the season. Tell us about Savory Spice Shop. We're a … more

Migration out of Colorado reaches record in 2016

A record number of residents have moved out of Colorado, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. New annual figures from the bureau’s American Community Survey show that Colorado saw its … more

City explores option of South Metro fire contract

The Littleton City Council laid its cards on the table regarding the future of its fire department at a Dec. 5 study session, telling city staff that some kind of merger of Littleton Fire Rescue with … more

Woman accused of hitting cop with car suspected in rash of crimes

The woman accused of hitting a Littleton police officer with a stolen car in June had been arrested in connection with or suspected of crimes in three incidents earlier in the year, police and court … more

Christmas tree recycling is easy, environmentally friendly

When the holidays come to a close and Christmas trees drop their needles, it's time to recycle them and help beautify the community. South Suburban Parks and Recreation and the City of Littleton will … more

E-470 widening project complete

The addition of a third lane in each direction along E-470 from Quincy Avenue to Parker Road is now complete. Part of the eight-mile Road Widening Project, the new lanes will allow the toll road to … more

Marijuana money and education in Denver metro schools

Jefferson County Public Schools is hiring six more social-emotional counselors for 14 elementary schools. Douglas County School District has one additional school counselor at each of its nine middle … more

Young and old bond over stockings

Holidays can bring people together who might otherwise never meet. A gaggle of youngsters from Shiloh House, a residential treatment facility for youths who have suffered abuse and neglect, visited … more

Cernanec looks back and forward

District 3 Littleton City Councilmember Phil Cernanec lost his re-election bid to newcomer Carol Fey in a contentious race. Cernanec was first elected to council in 2009, and was re-elected and … more
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