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Housing tops resident priorities in special survey

Housing density and affordability are chief areas of concern for Littleton residents, according to a broad survey and focus group meetings conducted by the Littleton Independent earlier this … more

More money. Less food. Greater demand: Inflation hits metro-area food banks

With inflation at a 40-year-high and a bottle-necked supply chain exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Integrated Family Community Services, based near Englewood, is finding it harder to procure certain foods as it sees higher demand.  more

Arapahoe Community College closing in Parker, DCSD taking over

Arapahoe Community College is closing its Parker campus after the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education agreed to sell the building to the Douglas County School District May … more

Craft highlights historic preservation amid Independence development

Recently some residents have expressed their concerns regarding the preservation of historic structures in Elbert County. With the newly developed Elizabeth West, the Gold Creek Ranch farmhouse … more

What it means to be a CCMer

May 3, 2021, started off as any other day would. It was a Monday following the week we sent the May 2021 editions of Life on Capitol Hill and Washington Park Profile to press, so my tasks for the day … more

Sheridan forum shares struggles, solutions of homelessness

The event was sponsored by a network of nonprofits, including Change the Trend and the South Metro Community Foundation, which put on similar forums in Englewood and Littleton last year.  more

Harford joins Colorado Community Media

There has been a new byline on stories running in Douglas County newspapers recently, as McKenna Harford has dived into her new position with Colorado Community Media. Harford, who came to the Denver … more

Colorado Community Media journalists honored in 2022 Top of the Rockies journalism contest

Colorado Community Media won seven awards at the 2022 Top of the Rockies Excellence in Journalism Awards, which were presented April 9 during the Society of Professional Journalists’ regional … more

Adams City sends four to college athletics

Four Adams City High School athletes signed their letters of intent April 1 at the school. Cy Renney, who placed fifth at the state wrestling tournament in February, signed to wrestle at Concordia … more

Eight Brighton HS athletes moving on to college

Eight student-athletes from Brighton High School signed letters of intent March 29 to continue their educational and athletic pursuits in college. Leah Day signed to play soccer at Black Hills … more

‘1776’ on stage through April 3

Franklin, Jefferson, Adams, Washington ... The Performance Now Theater company, which started out in Highlands Ranch some years ago, is performing “1776” at Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 Allison … more

For some south metro residents, O'Toole's Garden Center was a 'lifeblood' for their community

There is much that patrons and community members love about O’Toole’s Garden Center in Littleton beyond just the rows of eye-popping, verdant vegetation. more

Littleton's O'Toole's Garden Center to close Aug. 31

O'Toole's Garden Center in Littleton, a beloved family-run business for more than 30 years, announced it will be closing Aug. 31 after selling its property to a developer.  more

Littleton-based nonprofit to host workshop featuring immigrant voices

Littleton-based nonprofit Immigrant Pathways Colorado will host a workshop at Arapahoe Community College (ACC) April 9 during which attendees can hear first-hand stories of the immigration journey from those who have experienced it.  more

3 metro cities are proposing a ‘navigation center’ to address homelessness. But what does that mean?

With homelessness on the rise throughout the Denver metro area, a task force made up of the cities of Littleton, Englewood and Sheridan, along with local and regional nonprofits, are forging ahead on … more

Arapahoe Community College to host virtual Writers Studio Literary Festival starting March 10

Arapahoe Community College will host a three-day-long virtual event featuring panels, readings and workshops from bestselling authors from around the country beginning Thursday, March 10. more

Best of the Best voting is open

It’s time to recognize metro Denver’s best by voting in Colorado Community Media’s 2022 Best of the Best contest, which gives readers a chance to weigh in on what they love most … more

Community colleges help support businesses with work training grants

For over three decades, Colorado’s community colleges have worked with the state government to offer a grant-based jobs training program for businesses. At Arapahoe Community College (ACC), based … more

Girls soccer: Obstacles overcome; Fort Lupton's Garcia signs with Northeast CC

                Fort Lupton’s Reygan Garcia fought her way through more than just the usual recruiting issues and the … more

Castle Rock council approves Community Protection Plan

Capping off three years of planning, and reflecting an increased priority after the Marshall Fire in Boulder County, the Castle Rock Town Council approved the Community Protection Plan, or CPP. With … more
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