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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

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

Bobby LeFebre, state poet laureate, to speak at ACC

Colorado's Poet Laureate will speak at Arapahoe Community College on March 4, and he hopes he's not the only one. “My work lends itself to conversation,” said Bobby LeFebre, who was named the … 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

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

Aspen Grove left with photos after studio's sudden closure

Hundreds of family portraits are piled in the Aspen Grove shopping center's management office awaiting their owners, after the Portrait Innovations photo studio closed suddenly after Christmas. The … 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

Coming together for mystical tunes

Ethereal tunes filled St. James Presbyterian Church in Littleton on Feb. 7 and 8, as dulcimer players from around the country came together for the 14th annual Colorado Dulcimer Festival. Stephen … more

Beside the highway, a Persian oasis

On a frontage road beside Santa Fe Drive, nestled among auto body shops, inside a small canopy tent, amid sumptuous furnishings and tables topped with backgammon boards, Ladan Azizi and her friends … more

Arapahoe clerk's office scrambles to send out missing ballots

Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Joan Lopez said on Jan. 31 that her office was scrambling to mail out hundreds of presidential primary ballots after a “data entry error” meant many overseas … more

Listen: The Dulcet Tones of the Dulcimer

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

Women's fitness center finds new home

From humble beginnings, Camp MissFits is reaching new heights. The women's fitness center, founded in 2006 by Priscilla Freed, started out meeting in public parks. After years in a cramped studio … 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

Trail attack survivor says she's still fighting

Vanessa Ursini is still fighting. Nearly a year and a half after Ursini, 30, fought off a brutal attack by Johnny Dewayne Harris in the woods next to the Mary Carter Greenway trail in Littleton, she … more

Retiring mail carrier delivered letters and friendship

Ken Cruzan normally walks 15 miles a day. But on Oct. 27, he couldn't go more than 5 feet without being stopped. Cruzan, 66, will soon retire after 40 years as a mail carrier for the United States … more

Criminal justice reformers decry call for new Arapahoe County jail

Arapahoe County officials say the county jail is dangerously overcrowded, worn out and short on space to conduct rehabilitative programs. They're asking voters to approve Ballot Issue 1A, which would … more

South Metro Chamber president to leave for new job

The South Metro Denver Chamber will be hunting for a new leader soon, after President and CEO Bob Golden announced he will step down from the post at the end of October. Golden, who has led the … more
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