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Rep. Jason Crow talks Supreme Court rulings, filibuster, Ukraine during town hall

U.S. Rep. Jason Crow's first two terms in Congress were unlike anything he expected. As he reflected on a "tumultuous four years" during a June 30 town hall in Littleton, he also fielded questions from constituents about the challenges ahead.  more

Arapahoe County names board members, sole finalist for director of new health department

Following the breakdown of Tri-County, which for more than 50 years had been delivering health services to Adamas, Arapahoe and Douglas counties, Arapahoe has been in a race against time to stand up its own health department by Jan. 1, a day after Tri-County's services are set to end.  more

Cases begin to trend down as Arapahoe County remains at worst COVID level

Current case counts are high enough — and hospital staffing low enough — to keep Arapahoe County at a high community level for COVID based on CDC metrics, which rank counties as low, medium or high. more

What the end of universal free meals means for Englewood and Littleton schools

For Englewood and Littleton schools, universal free meals ended after Congress failed to include billions in funding for the program in its $1.5 trillion 2022 budget. It means districts will have to contend with feeding less as the rules around who can receive free and reduced meals tightens.  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

Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined … more

Charles Hay school in Englewood closed until Friday following illnesses, teacher shortage

Charles Hay World School will reopen Friday, according to district spokesperson Julie McMorris, and teachers are currently working on remote lessons while students are home.  more

Englewood recognized for business response during pandemic

The city has receieved statewide recognition for its efforts to save local businesses during the initial wave of COVID-19, winning the 2022 Governor's Award for Downton Excellence for the category of Best Pandemic Response for Business and Community.  more

You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in … more

Parker man accused of selling hundreds of fake vaccination cards, faces federal charges

A Parker man produced and sold hundreds of fake COVID-19 vaccination cards to people in more than a dozen states, with help from a co-conspirator who worked in the defense industry and had a Top … more

State suspends Centennial clinic from giving COVID vaccine shots

A health care provider based in Centennial was suspended from providing COVID-19 vaccinations after the state public health department found “multiple occurrences of storage and handling issues” and discovered that the facility was charging some patients a fee for vaccination. more

Englewood saw rise in crime in 2021, police say

Police for the City of Englewood are reporting that crime was higher in 2021 than 2020, with the number of some crimes being committed at a six-year high.  more

Englewood schools to spend $24,000 in grant money on mental health promotion

The Englewood School District will invest $24,000 in grant funds into mental health iniatives after recieving money through Kaiser Permanente's Thriving Shcools program. The money is part of … more

Littleton Public Schools staffer took the food-insecurity fight to Congress

Jessica Gould, who also serves as chair of the Public Policy & Legislative Committee for the School Nutrition Association or SNA, joined a team of advocates in Washington, D.C. recently to urge lawmakers to keep school funding in its latest spending package. more

Protection order issued against man who allegedly threatened death to Littleton superintendent

A Thornton man accused of making a death threat to the superintendent of Littleton Public Schools was issued a protection order by Littleton Judge Ethan Feldman during a court appearance Feb. 23. more

Skyview gets partial break in basketball reclassification

Skyview High School got a 50-50 split of appeals to its classifications for boys and girls basketball for the two-year cycle that begins in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities … more

Littleton's Bemis Library looks to new chapter with restored hours, staff

When she took over as director in December 2020, Nancy Trimm faced a dire reality for Littleton's Bemis Library: It's staff was cut by 30%, a result of several pandemic-fueled early retirements and … more

Colorado again loosens school COVID guidance

Citing a continued decline in the recent coronavirus surge, the state public health department updated its school COVID-19 guidance, laying out an option for K-12 schools to start treating the virus more like other infectious diseases in schools. more

‘The Liar’ revels in the stupidity and power of love

Any and all muscles lose their strength if they’re not used. Even comedic ones. So, when it comes to putting on a production after two very strange years, it’s understandable that rust needed to … more

LPS superintendent says he got death threats over vaccine controversy

Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Brian Ewert said he received death threats and other harassing emails after two videos surfaced on a right-wing Twitter account showing minors unaccompanied by … more
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