A harvesting good time at Littleton festival

Pumpkins, apples and fall fun abounded Oct. 14 at the Littleton Museum’s annual Harvest Festival, which drew children and families to the farms at 6028 S. Gallup St. Besides pumpkin-picking, …
Congressional District 6 candidates get combative at forum
With less than three weeks left before Election Day, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman and Democratic challenger Jason Crow went for the political jugular at a forum that saw attacks on credibility as much as …

‘Everyone’s a kid on Halloween’

Few holidays afford the creativity of Halloween — Christmas has its trees and presents, Independence Day has its explosives, but Halloween is celebrated many ways. Far transmuted from its murky …

Ready to vote? Here's what you need to do in Arapahoe County

Ballots are scheduled to arrive in mailboxes by Oct. 19 to all active registered voters, and here’s how you can get squared away to have a smooth voting experience in the Nov. 6 election. Check …

Victim dies after shooting in Littleton; boyfriend charged

A young woman died of a gunshot wound on Sept. 28, two days after she was shot in a north Littleton apartment, according to police. Keleshia Nash, 22, died at Swedish Medical Center on Sept. 28. The …

Get to know the state ballot measures

Colorado voters will decide on 13 state-level measures, addressing big issues like education and road funding, oil and gas setbacks, and congressional redistricting. The measures are of three types: …

News

Paralyzing illness spurs search for medical clues

U.S. health officials recently reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern. At least 62 cases have been confirmed …

Life

Album is change from yesterday’s news

In the movies that were churned out during Hollywood’s classic era in the 1930s, journalists mainly handled stress with a bottle of bourbon in their desks and an unending string of half-lit …

Sports

Athlete Spotlight: Jack of all trades gets around

Jack Kail is a three-sport senior at Littleton, and multisport high school athletes are rare these days. Longer high school seasons and the pressure to specialize in one sport during the off season …

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Winning Words

Smartest person in the room may be the one who’s listening

One of the common situations I hear about or questions I get asked by the community or from someone in a training session is this, “Sometimes I feel embarrassed in a team meeting because I don’t …
Our View: A Colorado Community Media editorial

Editorial: Cast a vote for the future of our schools

The price tag to install an elevator at Newton Middle School — which would shorten the 20 minutes it now takes a wheelchair-bound student to get to the second floor using lifts — comes in at $1 …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Looking ahead at the next decade

It has been 10 years since Lehman Brothers failed. That was the ultimate culmination of one of the worst decades in economic history when three recessions occurred in one 10-year period. Remember the …
Quiet Desperation

Unwelcome words aren’t getting the hint to leave

I am feeling empowered today to feel empowered today. My transparency is transparent, and I might even off-board my carbon footprint. Let me ask you this. Am I being too impactful? This column …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

As Bruegel would say, DIA is boorish and depressing

This lively essay needs an image to go along with it. Please look up Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s painting “The Fall of the Rebel Angels,” and have it handy when you read the following paragraph …
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