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'We've practiced for this'

First responders descended on STEM School Highlands Ranch within moments of the initial 911 call, said South Metro Fire Rescue spokesman Eric Hurst, and years of training paid off. “We've practiced … more

Arapahoe High community pushes back against accusations

Hundreds packed the Arapahoe High School theater on May 2 for a special meeting to discuss a group's allegations that the school has a toxic culture that prioritizes high achievers and disregards … more

Fear, loss of funds challenge Littleton immigrant center

Fear of interacting with federal immigration officials is scaring off immigrants eligible for citizenship from becoming Americans, leaders at the Littleton Immigrant Resource Center told U.S. Rep. … more

Columbine survivor: 'Not a single one of us walked out the same'

Twenty years. Twenty years since the day hell opened beneath Columbine High School. Since students streamed out of the south Jefferson County school, their hands over their heads, fleeing two … more

Woman who spurred metro Denver school shutdowns found dead

A Florida woman whose behavior spurred a massive shutdown of Denver-area schools died by suicide near Mount Evans in Clear Creek County, officials said on April 17. Sol Pais, 18, traveled from … more

Group calls for firing of Arapahoe High principal, but district officials offer support for Pramenko

An anonymous group is calling for the firing of Arapahoe High School Principal Natalie Pramenko amid what it calls a destructive culture at the school. Calling itself the Arapahoe High School … more

Arapahoe High School teacher suspected of sex assault

Arapahoe High School teacher Sarah Porter was arrested and charged with sexual assault of a child on March 22, according to a letter from Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Brian Ewert. Porter, … more

Murder of cheerleader from Columbine Valley remains a mystery after nearly 50 years

Marilee Burt never made it home. Burt, 15, decided to walk home from Goddard Middle School in Littleton on Feb. 26, 1970, after a scheduling mixup left her without a ride from cheerleading … more

Man who had been accused of killing teacher sentenced to probation

Dan Pesch — who in 2017 confessed to killing Kiowa High School teacher Randy Wilson in 2010, only to later say he didn't do it and have murder charges dropped — was sentenced to three years' … more

Suspect in custody identified after chase, crash that left two dead in Littleton

Two people were killed after a woman driving a stolen car crashed into their vehicle at the intersection of Santa Fe Drive and Mineral Avenue in Littleton in the early hours of Feb. 6, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. more

Yes, you can still call for the time and temperature

When was the last time you picked up the phone and called to hear the time and temperature? If you’re a Denver-area old-timer, you might remember dialing 303-844-4444 to hear the phone company’s … more

Garrett Ray remembered as 'the soul of the community'

When former Littleton Independent editor and owner Garrett Ray died on Dec. 17, with him went a piece of Littleton's past. “He was the soul of the community,” former Littleton City Manager Larry … more

Four jockey to replace departing state senator

Arapahoe County Democrats are gearing up to pick a replacement for Daniel Kagan, who announced his resignation from the state Senate in early December. Kagan's resignation, announced on Dec. 5, takes … more

Evacuees moving out of Windermere apartments in Littleton

The 163 seniors evicted from the Windermere apartments after a devastating November fire are gearing up to haul their belongings out of the building, but many are concerned about being given just two … more

Finding hope on a flat Earth

You can’t debunk Flat Earth. You might think you can. You might think it would be easy to shoot down a theory that says Earth is a flat, immobile disc covered by a dome. That space doesn’t exist. … more

Windermere residents, evacuated after fire, to spend another week waiting

Residents of the Windermere apartments, displaced by a Nov. 17 fire, got their first update in a week on Nov. 27, but there wasn't much to learn. More contamination testing will be needed before … more

Seniors likely won't be able to return to Windermere apartment building hit by fire until at least next week

The seniors displaced by an early-morning fire at the Windermere apartments on Nov. 17 aren't going home this week. That was the message from Michael Haselhoff, the project director at Insterstate … more
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