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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

My Name Is... Bobbie Sheffield

Banding together We’ve lived in Littleton 38 years. I love protecting open space. In 1993, they started to develop Jackass Hill. A group of us got together who didn’t want to see the top of the … 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

Old-fashioned Christmas warms the night

Jingle bells are a distant cultural memory for most of us, but at the Littleton Museum's Holiday's Evening on Dec. 10, they sounded oh-so-right as they tinkled on the bridles of draft horses pulling … 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

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

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

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

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

Littleton Youth Ballet among companies staging `Nutcracker’

Soon, Tchaikovsky’s beloved music will be playing wherever one goes, and dancers—both professional and younger — will become snowflakes, Clara, party guests, military mice, princes and that … 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

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

Pottery sale returns just in time for holiday shopping

Colorado Gallery of the Arts, in the Annex Building at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, is the scene for the annual Arapahoe Ceramics Guild Holiday Pottery Sale. Mugs, … 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

Theatrical options for the holiday season

The holidays mean something different to everyone, but if there’s one thing that most can agree on, it is that they should be spent with the people who mean the most to us. And as far as activities go for the holidays, few are better than … more

Students unplug, discover value of real face time

An initiative to ditch social media for a month that started with Littleton Public Schools students has gone viral, with thousands of youngsters around the country and the globe joining in the effort to get reacquainted with the world beyond their … more

Vote of confidence

Things were quiet at the Arapahoe County Elections Facility on Federal Boulevard in Littleton on Halloween — ballots were coming in at a trickle, but Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Matt Crane said the deluge would soon arrive as the Nov. 7 … more

Littleton junior third at state cross country meet

Littleton’s Addi Iken finished seventh at the 2016 state Class 4A cross country meet and on Oct. 28 she fulfilled her desire to return to state this year and improve her finish as she came in third in the field of 153 4A girls entered in the meet … more

Budget woes may loom for Littleton

Long-term trends are coming to bear on Littleton’s city budget that could cause the fund used to fix streets and upgrade city equipment to dry up in as few as five years, city officials say. A pair of ballot measures aimed at addressing budget … more
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