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Man charged in attempted murder of girlfriend’s son

Man charged in attempted murder of girlfriend’s son

By Peter Jones A 49-year-old man has been charged with attempting to murder his girlfriend’s 37-year-old son in an apartment building in unincorporated Arapahoe County. According to the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, Samuel Knox says he was watching television in his apartment on Oct. 10 in the 2100 block of South Trenton Way when Rodney […]

McKinstry, South Suburban announce energy-savings program

McKinstry, South Suburban announce energy-savings program

Improvements expected to save an average $400,000 annually McKinstry and South Suburban Parks and Recreation have announced an energy-efficiency project that will reduce the district’s utility costs by an estimated average of $400,000 annually, improve the comfort for patrons and staff and provide renewable-energy generation. A technical energy audit of 20 buildings performed by McKinstry […]

Cherry Creek Schools restructures bond debt

Cherry Creek Schools restructures bond debt

Move saves taxpayers $6 million, according to district  By Peter Jones Cherry Creek Schools has sold $37.5 million of debt for a savings to taxpayers of $6 million, the school district announced last week. J.P. Morgan Securities submitted the winning bid with a true interest cost of 1.69 percent. The bonds were sold competitively via […]

Cherry Hills Village City Council declines to host candidate debates

Cherry Hills Village City Council declines to host candidate debates

By Jan Wondra The Oct. 7 City Council meeting included one item of business that wasn’t ordinary regarding why the city isn’t hosting a candidate forum, and whether the city should play host to a debate event for all candidates running for City Council and mayor. The subject generated public comment prior to the council’s […]

Officials address questions on shooting

Officials address questions on shooting

DA says ‘criminal liability’ died that day By Tom Barry Seated in the front row at the Oct. 10 press conference were 10 students from Arapahoe High School covering the conference for the school newspaper and yearbook. Also present were Littleton Public Schools staff, sheriff’s deputies and representatives from the District Attorneys Office, along with […]

Sheriff releases report on Arapahoe High tragedy

Sheriff releases report on Arapahoe High tragedy

By Tom Barry Nearly 10 months after the tragedy at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office has released a 38-page investigative report. Sheriff David Walcher began an orchestrated Oct. 10 press conference utilizing an overhead schematic of the school’s layout, methodically tracing shooter Karl Pierson’s movements with a laser pointer while […]

Denver Water opens the gates for High Line Canal

Denver Water opens the gates for High Line Canal

After 3-year drought canal has water By Tom Barry Recently, a crew from Denver Water spent the good part of a week clearing the High Line Canal in Littleton near County Line Road. The 66-mile canal spans several cities and counties. The High Line was built in 1883 and originates from the Strontia Springs Dam, […]

Littleton’s patch o’ pumpkins

Littleton’s patch o’ pumpkins

If it’s October, it must be pumpkin season in Historic Downtown Littleton. Four blocks of artistically rendered pumpkins are on display along Main Street through Halloween – or until they rot, whichever comes first. It is all about the city’s annual Pumpkin Poles, for which teams of downtown merchants have used the cultivar of the […]

Littleton calendar contest winners announced

Littleton calendar contest winners announced

  The winners of the 2015 Littleton calendar photography contest have been selected. • January – Paul Lindberg • February – Stephen Johnson • March – Peggy Wait • April – Laurie Denhalter • May – John Balchunis • June – Daniel Smith • July – Matthew Wert • August – Constance Nelsen • September […]

Local agent, buyers star on HGTV’s ‘House Hunters’ Oct. 20

Local agent, buyers star on HGTV’s ‘House Hunters’ Oct. 20

By Jan Wondra Hollywood came to south metro Denver for the filming of the HGTV House Hunters special, which will air Oct. 20 on HGTV.  The show will feature Realtor Bryan Zerr from the Greenwood Estates Team at Equity Colorado, and his clients, Brett and Jennifer Tellis. The Tellises, a young, married couple in their […]

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