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‘Remain calm and stay engaged’ in election process

Local election officials are reporting that a federal commission’s request for personal voter information has spurred more than 3,000 Colorado voters, more than 2,000 of those in the Denver metro area alone, to withdraw their voter registration … more

Metro mayors take a ride on the W Line

Mayors and staff from Centennial, Bow Mar, Wheat Ridge and more got a window seat into the lives of communities in west Denver, Lakewood and Golden during the recent Metro Mayor Caucus’ transportation event. Lakewood Mayor Adam Paul and Golden … more

Newcomers win Littleton City Council races

A contentious 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. more

Council candidates talk growth during forum

Littleton's nine city council candidates were in the same room for what may prove to be the only time, to participate in a candidate forum organized by community activists. Candidates answered a handful of questions posed to them by a moderator, … more

South Lakewood site of new business, residential renaissance

There was a long stretch of years there where the shopping centers around Wadsworth Boulevard and West Jewell Avenue were looking “tired,” as Sue King, president of the South Lakewood Business Association remembers. “We’re basically all … more

Partner Colorado Credit Union ranked as Best Places to Work

Partner Colorado Credit Union (PCCU) has ranked #6 as Denver's "Best Places to Work" in the medium-size company category by the Denver Business … more

City to study Santa Fe traffic fixes

Traffic congestion and Santa Fe Drive go together like jam and bread, and Littleton city officials are embarking on an effort to address the problem. Littleton officials and their counterparts in Englewood and Sheridan met recently with … more

Five questions: Sen. Cory Gardner

What is your impression of the ‘Cardboard Cory’ tour and the individuals involved? I shared a friendly moment with one of these individuals that attended my Durango town hall last week (Aug. 4). I always encourage people to be active in their … 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

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

Hootin' good time

The beer was cold, the pavement was hot and the bands were on fire at the 27th annual Breckenridge Brewery Hootenanny in Littleton on July 8. Some gathered in the shade of beer tents and brewery buildings to get out of the sun, but most braved the … more

Senator responds to ‘Cardboard Cory’ tour

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner made an appearance during the recent Douglas County Fair and Rodeo — sort of. On the fair’s closing day on Aug. 6, Castle Rock became the latest of many pit stops made by a cardboard cutout version of the … more

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

Littleton police chief reflects on rough weeks

Two armed confrontations. An officer hit with an allegedly stolen car. Two officer-involved shootings. A suspect dead and two more on the loose. An officer missing overseas. The end of June was eventful for Littleton police. “It's been … more

Hundreds rally for peace at Capitol

Hundreds descended on the state Capitol in Denver on Aug. 20 to rally for peace and oppose war in North Korea, the use of nuclear weapons, racial violence and terrorism in the United States. “We’re here to speak truth to power in Denver,” … more

Helping others becomes full-time job

Englewood resident Jessica Luem said while she has always done what she could to help those in need, she never dreamed it would become a full-time job. But it has, as she is now director of CitySquare Denver, an organization seeking to provide … 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

Community nonprofit helps kids in need with free clothes, backpacks

Should I cast people out in my life or put myself in peril to help them? That's the decision some area residents increasingly have had to make lately, said Todd McPherson, a leader with Integrated Family Community Services, a nonprofit located … more

First annual “Battle of The Veterinary Hospitals Stars” raises over $4,000 for PetAid Colorado’s Disaster Services program

    Coal Creek Animal Hospital triumphs with victory at the Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado charity event over the weekend Englewood, CO … more

Author helps loved ones of the addicted

Centennial author Cyndee Rae Lutz has gained a lot of momentum for her debut book, “When Your Heart Belongs to an Addict: A Healing Perspective.” The title recently received a staff recommendation from Tattered Cover Book Store and has rave … more
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