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Parker files suit against Douglas County over trash facility

The Town of Parker has filed a civil lawsuit against Douglas County in an effort to stop the building of a recycling/trash-transfer facility on the town's northern border. At the center of the …
Elbert County

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 …

Wheelers for the Wounded comes through for veterans

Veteran Morgan Huston served as a staff sergeant in the Air Force, and was deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo. The physical demands of his service caught up with him after he was discharged in …

Douglas County Senior Foundation provides critical support

Each year, members of the Douglas County Senior Foundation strive to collect as many donations as they can in order to provide grants for area nonprofits supporting the county’s senior population. …

Parker planners approve affordable-housing development

Parker planning commissioners voted 5-2 to approve the site-plan amendment submitted by Dominium Development to build a 204-unit affordable housing apartment complex in the Stroh Ranch neighborhood. …

Parker files suit against Douglas County over trash facility

The Town of Parker has filed a civil lawsuit against Douglas County in an effort to stop the building of a recycling/trash-transfer facility on the town's northern border. At the center of the …

Life
Going to great depths for a good time

Space, the final frontier. While that’s a frontier most of us won’t have the chance to explore, two-thirds of Earth has the next best thing — open water for scuba diving. “Just like in space travel, you get that same weightlessness and …

`Abstracted Realism’ workshop coming to church in Littleton Local painter Victoria Kwasinski will lead a workshop, “Abstracted Realism,” for Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 6. It will be held at First Presbyterian …
Blessings emerge amid veteran’s toughest fight Christian Redman, 50, sits on the edge of the couch, hands slightly trembling — a side effect of the chemo — as he clasps and unclasps them, a melancholy shadow in his eyes. For as long as he can …
Seasonal cheers with holiday beers The holidays are a time to gather together with friends, family, co-workers and other near and dear ones. And to make that time a little more delicious, and possibly more bearable, many local …
Holiday Express makes its way to Depot Art Gallery Littleton’s bright red 1888 Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Depot, aka the Depot Art Gallery, at 2069 W. Powers Ave., is packed with one-of-a-kind gifts: paintings, of course, but miniatures at mini …
Sports
On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs Chaparral • The Wolverines' cheer team was third in the CHSAA State Spirit Championships, which were held Dec. 8-9 at the Denver Coliseum. • Former Chaparral athlete Nolan Ellis, now a redshirt …
Douglas County: Standout Performers Nick Pederson, Castle View The senior had four points on a pair of goals and assists in the 6-1 hockey win over Mullen on Dec. 11. Ronnie DeGray iii, Chaparral The junior’s 22 points sparked a …
Basketball victory a tale of turnaround It seems that nobody can remember the last time the Littleton boys basketball team defeated city rival Heritage. The Littleton Lions snapped a long, yet-to-be-resolved losing streak against Heritage …
Pulling out all the stops A few years ago, sports writer Neil Paine of the website basketball-reference.com examined 50 years of National Basketball Association title-winning teams. The teams were strong on offense and …
Mountain biking state champ a Douglas County athlete Mountain biking rose from humble beginnings in the 1800s as a simple mode of transportation to a fringe sport in the 1970s. It gained global momentum in 1990 with the first world championships and …
Business Spotlight
An array of classic merchandise
Shawn Strain admits being bitten by the collecting bug at an early age, and about two years ago decided to open Barnwood Vintage at … Read More
First area Smoothie King franchise opens in Highlands Ranch
The first Smoothie King franchise in the Denver area opened in early November in Highlands Ranch. The nation's originator in … Read More
Not just a man’s job
When Danell Kalcevic was in kindergarten, an assignment asked her to describe what she wanted to be when she grows up. “It sounds … Read More
Center offers fleece of mind
After raising and loving alpacas for almost 10 years and learning all about the warmth and beauty of items made from alpaca fleece, … Read More
Residents can get help with heating costs
Need help paying your energy bills? A seasonal program can help. The Colorado Low-Income Energy Assistance Program can help Douglas … Read More
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