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Beckman steps down after decades of service

When Bruce Beckman stepped down as mayor on Nov. 21, it marked the end of a long and storied career of service to Littleton. Beckman, an Army veteran, served on Littleton’s police force for … more

Popular gift, housewares shop closing its doors

A store decked out in bright, neon-colored signs saw a flow of customers in and out of the doors that would make you think it was in the throes of a grand opening. But the doors at Compleat … more

Highlands Ranch Metro District to cut ties with Littleton Fire Rescue

And then there was one. The Highlands Ranch Metro District informed the City of Littleton on Nov. 29 that it would be joining Littleton Fire Protection District in severing ties with the city's fire … more

Sex-crime victims have allies in SANE nurses

Jennifer Bishara often meets people on the worst day of their lives. Bishara, a nurse, is the director of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner program — or SANE/SAFE … more

Decomposing body found near river ID'd

Police have identified a decomposing body found along the South Platte River as that of Cindy M. Garcia. more

Police seek hit-and-run suspect in Littleton

Littleton Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a hit-and-run driver who left a man severely injured. According to a news release, witnesses saw a small, dark-colored SUV, possibly a … more

Candlelight Walk lights up the night

Santa Claus dropped by Littleton the day after Thanksgiving to illuminate more than a million lights along Main Street to kick off the holiday season. “Turnout seems to be very nice,” says Jim … more

Hopping reflects on time on city council

Littleton District 1 council member Bill Hopping leaves council this week after a single elected term, having decided not to run for re-election. Hopping was appointed to the seat in April 2015 to … more

Food box project brings blessings to families in need

Jenny Rowley and her three children joined a team of volunteers Nov. 17 in the sanctuary of Mosaic Church that were busily packing 120 boxes filled with all the fixings for a Thanksgiving meal to be … more

New members of city council sworn in

Littleton's four new councilmembers were sworn in at the Nov. 21 city council meeting, with Patrick Driscoll taking Bill Hopping's seat in District 1; Carol Fey taking Phil Cernanec's seat in … more

Community rallies to help ailing veteran

A fundraiser for veteran Christian Redman, who is battling an aggressive form of cancer, will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, at Takoda Tavern in Parker. Redman, who lives in Parker, was instrumental in … more

Home-brewing store becomes gathering place

Those entering the Broadway Brew Supply at 4391 S. Broadway in Englewood see a vast array of the equipment and ingredients needed to brew beer, wine, cider and other beverages. There are cases of … more

Locally built Mars probe almost ready for launch

A locally built robotic lander destined for Mars is almost ready to take off, and engineers at Lockheed Martin Space Systems are excited to watch it leave. The InSight Mars lander was largely built … more

Clark reflects on decades on city council

Doug Clark lost his re-election bid for his at-large Littleton City Council seat on Nov. 7, though it wasn't the first loss for the four-time councilmember and former mayor, who was first elected in … more

Colorado slaps Uber with fine over drivers' backgrounds

Colorado regulators issued an $8.9 million fine against Uber's parent company on Nov. 20 for allowing employees with serious criminal or motor vehicle offenses to work for the company as drivers. The … more

Indictment paints picture of large pot-trafficking ring in south metro area

An enterprise based in the south metro Denver area sent marijuana through the mail, sold it to out-of-state buyers and cultivated pot in upscale neighborhoods, according to a 98-page indictment. Two … more

5 things to know about NASH liver disease

Fatty liver is a condition that’s misunderstood too often, one doctor in Englewood says — and that’s a deadly misunderstanding to make. Marcelo Kugelmas, a doctor with an office at … more

Littleton Fire Protection District to sever ties with city, merge with South Metro

Littleton Fire Protection District, one of the city's fire partners, has announced it will be severing ties with the City of Littleton and merging operations with South Metro Fire Rescue effective … more

12 military families to win holiday getaway

Twelve Colorado-based military families will receive a staycation at Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado Springs, A Dolce Resort as part of the Military Merriment Initiative. Colorado has eight military … more

Volunteers deliver Thanksgiving meals to metro-area seniors

Boxes, shopping bags, open car trunks and some two dozen volunteers in blue shirts formed a bustling scene in front of the Integrated Family Community Services building to get Thanksgiving meals to … more
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