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Henri’s Jewelry bids farewell after 83 years

When Karl and Robin Tanke lock up Henri’s Jewelry for the last time toward the end of the year, they’ll be closing the door on a Littleton mainstay that has been connecting people with beloved … more

Learning to fly

Three years ago, Chris Harper lost his sight to glaucoma. He has been at the Colorado Center for the Blind since May, where he is adjusting to life without vision. The school in downtown Littleton … more

FDA warns of injury, death with herbal supplement kratom

Federal health authorities are warning about reports of injury, addiction and death with an herbal supplement that has been promoted as an alternative to opioid painkillers and other prescription … more

As many large retailers struggle, cities seek solutions

As old-guard retailers shutter stores and lay off workers in the face of shifting consumer habits, Colorado municipalities are in a precarious position due to an unusual tax structure that depends … more

Updates are on the horizon for Woodlawn Shopping Center

Addicts to two of the tastiest legal vices — Starbucks and pho, a Vietnamese soup — will appreciate the changes coming to Woodlawn Shopping Center at 1500 W. Littleton Blvd. The shopping center … more

24 suspects indicted in illegal marijuana-grow operation

Two dozen people suspected of participating in a drug-trafficking ring that illegally grew marijuana in at least 10 homes in Arapahoe, Douglas and Elbert counties have been indicted on at least nine … more

Deer spoiling for a fight

Throughout Colorado, deer are in the midst of their mating season and Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding residents to take precautions to avoid conflicts. “Buck deer can be aggressive and … more

Colorado Heights’ likely buyer to keep historic features

After months of meetings by concerned community members, Colorado Heights University campus — still affectionately known as Loretto Heights to area residents — received some certainty when it selected a company to purchase the former school … more

Consumer safety group unveils its ‘worst toys’ list

Fidget spinners, a plastic Wonder Woman battle sword and a remote-controlled Spider-Man drone are among the toys topping a consumer safety group’s annual list of worst toys for the holidays. World … more

Regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that can track whether patients have taken their medicine. The Abilify pill was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002 … more

New Denver Water rates start March 1

Essential upgrades and new projects to keep Denver Water's system running smoothly will be paid for with rate changes adopted Nov. 15 by the Denver Board of Water Commissioners. The new rates take … more

Donate clothes, toys to help brighten the season

Colorado Community Media is looking to help Integrated Family Community Services this holiday season by collecting donations of new clothing for teens and toys for kids for families in need. Please … more

Group aims to boost Coloradans’ mental health

Colorado routinely make tshe list as one of the physically healthiest states in the union, but a new effort by the organization Mental Health Colorado strives to make Colorado the mentally healthiest state too. The group’s president, former … more

Local businesses on list of best places to work

WhippleWood CPAs, Pax8, Polar Field Services Inc. and Zen Planner have been listed among the top places to work by Outside Magazine, a national publication dedicated to covering everything outdoors. Not only are companies listed as great places … more

Newcomers sweep council election

A contentious Littleton City Council election that largely centered on how candidates would approach growth and development ended with two incumbents voted out and all four contested seats won by newcomers to government. A slate of candidates … more

Brauchler drops governor bid, jumps into attorney general race

Citing the bowing out of state Attorney General Cynthia Coffman from the race to keep her seat, Republican George Brauchler announced his switch from the 2018 race for governor to vie for the attorney general spot. Brauchler, district attorney … more

First area Smoothie King franchise opens in Highlands Ranch

The first Smoothie King franchise in the Denver area opened in early November in Highlands Ranch. The nation's originator in offering “Smoothies with a Purpose” will open a second location in December in Castle Rock, and plans to add four … more

Veterans saluted at Fort Logan ceremony

Mother Nature provided a backdrop of clear skies and warm sunshine Nov. 11 as about 500 people attended the 40 ceremony marking Veterans Day at Fort Logan National Cemetery. It is the first time in three years the ceremony was held inside Verle … more

Academy participants learn to save lives

They've got tourniquets and they know how to use them. More than two dozen attendees of the Littleton Police Department's Citizens' Academy wrapped up their final class learning how to apply tourniquets to bleeding wounds, as part of a Department … more
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