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Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed … more

Former Littleton Independent editor/owner recalls career

Littleton was still a small town turning into a big town when Garrett Ray arrived as a young news reporter in 1962. Over the next two decades, Ray, as editor and later owner of the Littleton … more

Columbine Square demolition enters final phase

Excavators tore into the remaining buildings at the long-derelict Columbine Square shopping center at Federal Boulevard and Belleview Avenue on April 2, bringing to an end a years-long saga that … more

‘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

Opportunities explored along Littleton's Belleview corridor

More than 100 neighbors accepted the city's invitation to discuss the future of the Belleview corridor at St. James Presbyterian Church on Feb. 5, a meeting that was part of a larger effort to flesh … more

Littleton, Lakewood hospitals at cutting edge of new stroke treatments

Steven Squires was reading the comics at his kitchen table on a Sunday in September when his wife Carol heard him emit a strange groan. His hands curled, his mouth hung open. Carol called 911 as … more

Historical presentation sparks complaints in Englewood

A presentation on the frontier-era American Indian Wars by self-styled historian George Koukeas rankled audience members and blindsided members of the Englewood Historic Preservation Society on Jan. … more

High Line Canal plans moving forward

Efforts to preserve and enhance the High Line Canal are becoming more fleshed out in 2018, as the nonprofit High Line Canal Conservancy launched the second phase of significant planning for the … more

Economic forecast: Fair to partly cloudy

Colorado's roaring economy, though still a national leader, may be beginning to calm somewhat, while pressures in the state — such as stagnant wages and skyrocketing housing prices — as well as … 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

Colorado aerospace companies flying high

Colorado’s economy may be more associated with beer and marijuana than space, but the state’s robust aerospace industry is flying high. Leaps in technology and beefed-up defense spending have … 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

Q&A with state Rep. Susan Beckman

Susan Beckman represents state House District 38, which includes Littleton, Columbine Valley, Bow Mar and west Centennial. Beckman, a Republican, was first elected to the Legislature in 2016. She has … 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
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