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‘He would want us to forgive’: Arrest made years after teacher's death

Kiowa High School let out for the summer in May 2010, with popular science teacher Randy Wilson’s youngest son Dean among the 29 graduates. Wilson’s sons Cody and Weston had recently told their … more

‘You can’t fill those shoes’: Teachers, students remember slain teacher

A wooden cross marks the lonely prairie crossroads where Kiowa High School teacher Randy Wilson was found dead in 2010. At the school, 16 miles south, Wilson’s final, stoic yearbook photo hangs in … more

No easy fixes on horizon for Denver metro area housing crunch

Even record levels of construction won’t fix the fact that demand will outpace supply in the Denver-area housing market for the foreseeable future, according to a new study that explores the … more

Magician shares legend of ‘King of the Con Men’

Modern scams often come in the form of poorly worded emails or annoying robocalls, but before electricity made it possible to rip people off from far away, conning was an art. In the years following … more

Littleton senior apartment building filling back up after fire

Nearly two years after a fire left dozens of seniors scrambling to find new homes, a Littleton apartment building is slowly filling up again. To some local housing officials and former residents of … more

Fire consumes closed Columbine Square storefront in Littleton

An early morning fire consumed a portion of the long-abandoned Columbine Square Shopping Center at Federal Boulevard and Belleview Avenue on Jan. 3. Littleton Fire Rescue received a call just after 3 … more

Commissioner Sharpe focuses on planning ahead

Nancy Sharpe is in her second term as an Arapahoe County commissioner, and is currently the board’s chair. She talked with us about the board’s plans for 2018. What is Arapahoe County doing … more

Opinions divided on 'scraping' in older neighborhoods

Scrape-offs — homes demolished and replaced with larger, newer ones by developers — have remade vast swaths of Denver in recent years, with hundreds popping up in trendy neighborhoods like … more

Sex-crime victims have allies in SANE nurses

Jennifer Bishara often meets people on the worst day of their lives. Bishara, a nurse, is the director of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner program — or SANE/SAFE … more

Locally built Mars probe almost ready for launch

A locally built robotic lander destined for Mars is almost ready to take off, and engineers at Lockheed Martin Space Systems are excited to watch it leave. The InSight Mars lander was largely built … more

Vote of confidence

Things were quiet at the Arapahoe County Elections Facility on Federal Boulevard in Littleton on Halloween — ballots were coming in at a trickle, but Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Matt Crane said the deluge would soon arrive as the Nov. 7 … more

Zombies: The life of the party

It was a beautiful day to be undead. The 9 annual Littleton Zombie Crawl staggered down Littleton Boulevard into downtown on Oct. 7, bringing out a few dozen would-be zombies and other creatures to hunt for brains. The crawl wound up at Reinke … more

Reinke Bros. haunted house still a year out

Reinke Bros.' famous haunted house in Littleton is still under construction, but don't be afraid — it'll be back next year. “The haunted house was always good, but now it'll be great,” said Reinke Bros. owner Greg Reinke. “We'll have more … more

Dachtoberfest goes out with a dash

Dachshund lovers bid a fun-filled farewell to a beloved tradition at the 10 and final Colorado Dachtoberfest at Cornerstone Park in Littleton on Sept. 30. The annual event, known for its “Doxie Dash” races, wrapped up for good this year after … more

Be there and be square

Ask a group of square dancers what impact their passion has had on their lives, and you’ll get one answer over and over: “I met my spouse square dancing.” It’s not hard to see why — how many opportunities does one get to laugh and twirl … more

Sky-high rents squeeze long-time residents

Mary Ann Parker can’t talk about her apartment search without crying. The 58-year-old on disability rents a room in a house in Commerce City for $750 a month, which eats up most of her $840 a month disability check. She longs to live closer to … more
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