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'Every day is Memorial Day for me'

On a mountainside in Afghanistan in 2005, Heritage High School graduate and Navy SEAL Danny Dietz gave his life for his country.Nearly 15 years later, his father, Danny Dietz Sr., spent Memorial Day … more

Littleton's Main Street gears up for al fresco evenings

Littleton’s slate of summer festivals may have been canceled this year to contain the spread of COVID-19, but there could still be fun downtown events on the horizon. more

South Dakota hotelier received 3 Littleton city grants, records show

Out of 60 business recovery grants that the City of Littleton gave in early May to business owners affected by the COVID-19 shutdowns, three went to a South Dakota-based company that owns three chain … more

Alleged Tri-County vandal has history of attention-seeking

The man police say repeatedly vandalized Tri-County Health Department's Aurora offices and threatened staff over the COVID-19 shutdowns has a long history of attention-seeking behavior. more

Farming the city: Urban homesteaders get back to the land

Sundari Kraft grew up reading Laura Ingalls Wilder. But while she fantasized about a self-sufficient life in a little house on the prairie, she lived in a bungalow in Northglenn. “As I got older, I … more

With stay-at-home in full swing, Littleton's downtown a ghost town

It's rush hour on Main Street in downtown Littleton. Stoplights cycle over an empty street. A handful of dog-walkers stroll past shuttered stores. Nearby, empty light rail trains coming south from … more

COVID-19 means homebound seniors lose personal touch during Meals on Wheels dropoffs

Hundreds of homebound seniors and people with disabilities in the south metro area are losing a regular source of human contact this week, as Nourish Meals on Wheels transitions to a no-interaction … more

Littleton set to declare state of emergency, close public buildings

The City of Littleton is expected to declare a state of emergency, and will close all public buildings and suspend public meetings in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, officials … more

Old time and temp line awaits your call

Does the phone number 303-222-8811 sound familiar? Longtime residents of the Denver area may recognize it as one of the city’s old-time and temperature numbers. Disconnected since the 1990s, the … more

Goddard Middle School's old missile is bound for Pueblo

Goddard Middle School's old missile will soon be lifting off. Littleton Public Schools will donate the old Nike Hercules surface-to-air missile to the Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum this spring, … more

Future is cloudy for Goddard Middle School's old missile

After more than half a century, the towering missile that stands outside Goddard Middle School in Littleton is coming down, and longtime residents are hoping to save it from the … more

C-470 project moving toward completion, CDOT says

Stop us if you've heard this one before: Construction on C-470 is nearly finished. The years-long C-470 Express Lanes Project, which will add tolled lanes along the busy highway, is scheduled to be … more

Bennet: Take politics out of health care

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet isn't running for president, but that doesn't mean he's done taking on President Trump. Bennet, who dropped out of the Democratic presidential primary in early February after … more

Former Arapahoe High teacher sentenced to five years in jail

Former Arapahoe High School teacher Ian Ahern was sentenced to five years in jail after pleading guilty to two counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Ahern, 42, pleaded guilty on Jan. 24, nearly a … more

Suspected burglars crash car through Boardroom restaurant in Littleton

Authorities are looking for two suspects after thieves drove a stolen minivan through the entrance of the Boardroom restaurant at Broadway and Dry Creek Road on Feb. 17. An employee arriving a little … more

Wanted: home for towering wooden soldiers

Steve Farland's colossal wooden soldiers need a new home. Farland is better known as the Chairman. From a cavernous warehouse on Navajo Street, in Englewood's old industrial district, he sells chairs … more

Listen: The Dulcet Tones of the Dulcimer

An audio recording with reporter David Gilbert and dulcimer teachers Tina Gugeler and Bob Elieson. more

'We meant everything to each other'

Kewhan Dickerson winces when kids ask about his family. Dickerson, a kids' counselor at YMCA Denver, said the youngsters he works with like to ask about his life. When they ask if he has siblings, he … more

Governor touts preschool expansion during Littleton visit

Gov. Jared Polis and two state lawmakers visited Littleton's Village Preschool on Jan. 17, touting the benefits of a proposed preschool expansion on the heels of a full-day kindergarten program … more

Meals on Wheels, in 'forever home,' needs public's help

TLC Meals on Wheels is up and rolling in its new home, but there's still lots of work to do. Meals on Wheels, which delivers healthy food and companionship to homebound seniors and people with … more
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