A white-hot real estate market may be cooling to only red-hot. From the Littleton Independent.
Lacy Franks and her 8-year-old sausagehound Pepper in front of their townhome. Franks bought the home last year with savings she originally intended to spend on medical schoo...
Life can be tough for those subject to the whims of the Denver rental market. From the Littleton Independent.
Mary Ann Parker wants to move from Commerce City to be closer to her newborn granddaughter in Castle Rock, but a white-hot rental market has left her discourage...
Meet the families who settled the Denver area. From the Littleton Independent.
Mollie Sanford in 1857.
The history of the Denver area is sometimes thought of in broad strokes — before this time there was one of black and white, cowboys and miners, bonnets and butter chu...
Littleton is home to a remarkable school where blind people learn they're little different from anyone else. From the Littleton Independent.
Julie Deden, the center's director, shows how "cane travel" students memorize models of local places - in this case, the parking...
As the Denver area expands, old-timers can face hard choices. From the Littleton Independent.
George and Donna Franz's home on South Santa Fe Drive is likely to be torn down if a rezoning request is approved. George and Donna, who did not want their picture taken, said...
Looking at short-term versus long-term trends reveals different realities of local crime. From the Littleton Independent.
Littleton's Neighborhood Resource Manager Mark Barons shows the city map he uses to monitor crime reports to develop a better picture of where to a...
Study reveals city of good schools and amenities, but increasingly hard to buy into. The first of my growth and development stories. From the Littleton Independent.
Littleton home prices are through the roof, far outpacing income growth.
As Yogi Berra once said, “nobody...
Summer brings crime, and sometimes seemingly all at once. From the Littleton Independent.
Two armed confrontations. An officer hit with an allegedly stolen car. Two officer-involved shootings. A suspect dead and two more on the loose. An officer missing overseas.
Cottage food producers spread jam and joy as they sell their wares. From the Littleton Independent.
Diego Hernandez reigns over his kingdom of fruits at the O'Toole's Farmers Market.
Joanne Littau seems to float as she works, blending strawberries and rhubarb with pect...
An invasive beetle is decimating gardens across the Front Range, and there's no magic bullet to deal with it. From Colorado Community Media.
Japanese beetles have descended on Front Range landscapes, and annual spawning frenzies send waves of frantic gardeners in searc...
growth and development
Times are tough, but options exist for first-time homebuyers
October 24, 2017
Sky-high rents squeeze long-time residents
September 26, 2017
Building a home on the range
September 12, 2017
Confidence is biggest lesson at school for the blind
August 7, 2017
Self-storage business could displace longtime residents
July 25, 2017
Crime in Littleton: up and down
Littleton’s housing: desirable, unaffordable
July 18, 2017
Littleton police chief reflects on rough weeks
July 11, 2017
Homemade leaves home
Nothing simple in Japanese beetle battle
April 12, 2017