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Field of Dreams coming true

“If you build it, they will come.” That is what Foothills Elementary, 13165 W. Ohio Ave., is hoping will be the case with it’s new Field of Dreams project, which just received a grant from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO). The field was … more

Museum exhibit awaits end of shutdown order

Works by two famous American artists, Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington, are presently exhibited at the Denver Art Museum through June 7. The two were contemporaries and famous in their day, but … more

They’re all good puppers at Museum of Nature and Science

People love dogs. A lot. Take a walk down any street in the metro area, pop a squat at almost any patio or take any trail, and you’re bound to meet a pooch or two. Which makes “Dogs! A Science … more

Ducky Derby rescheduled for August in Castle Rock

The biggest annual fundraiser for Castle Rock area Rotary clubs has been rescheduled for August after organizers called off the event — first scheduled for June — amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The … more

In digital form, Vail Film Festival connects audiences and stories

During the COVID-19 quarantine, most of us have become exceedingly comfortable with foregoing the movie theater experience and streaming films from our couch. As familiar as that’s becoming, it’s … more

Reigniting creativity at the Arvada Center

As we enter the post-quarantine world, there are a vast array of jobs, industries and organizations that are going to need help coming back to life. The arts are certainly on this list, and the … more

Hot diggity-dog! Oscar Mayer Wienermobile brings extra smiles to Denver Zoo visitors

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile made the Denver Zoo one of its Colorado stops during its annual tour this year. It was at the zoo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 19. Zoo attendees stopped to get their … more

Finding the Common Ground at Walker Fine Art

People are coping with the loss of the summer of 2020 in many ways, but there’s a reason that so many are finding their solace in the natural world - there’s often a comfort and peace in nature … more

A different look to the Fourth in the age of COVID-19

Independence Day is still on the calendar for July 4 — but this year’s holiday marking the nation’s birth won’t look like past celebrations. more

Western Welcome Week cancels Craft & Home Improvement Fair

The Craft and Home Improvement Fair, a signature event during Littleton's Western Welcome Week, has been canceled, yet another example of the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. more

‘Twice as Less Not Perfect’ aims for connection

One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these … more

Littleton's Western Welcome Week returning, with changes

In July 1928, Littleton Independent editor Houstoun Waring wanted to celebrate two events: the centennial of the birth of town namesake Richard Little and the 40th anniversary of the Littleton … more

Local author honored for collection of stories

Centennial author Emily Wortman-Wunder, who lives near Koelbel Library, won in the recent Colorado Book Awards contest, sponsored by Colorado Humanities, in the category of Best Short Story … more

Denver metro area arts go online

Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton was just about to start its spring kids’ classes when the arrival of COVID-19 changed everything. “Once that all came apart, I, like everybody else, sort of sat … more

An evolutionary explosion captured in rocks

Just like we all use a calendar to mark time and the important events in our lives, scientists use one that stretches back millions and millions of years. But while the daily calendar we use is … more

Author’s book keeps both children, parents smiling

Unimpressed with his son’s collection of children’s books, Mike Fortunato decided to write his own book, a story not only the little ones can enjoy but also one for parents. The Standley Lake High School Graduate and longtime Westminster and … more

Outdoor beauty helps take edge off hard times

As our world around us starts to turn green, many find comfort in watching new sprouts appear, trees and shrubs leaf out — and with even better luck, bloom — it smells good after a rain and … more

Keep your fingers crossed and your eyes open

We will assume, optimistically, that summer drama classes and performances for kids will happen, because registration has been ongoing. Some organizations are not on a regular track due to the … more

Colorado Renaissance Festival delayed

The popular summer attraction that draws throngs to south Douglas County has been postponed for several weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic. more

Help protect historic structures from the couch

For the last decade, HistoriCorps — founded in Denver and now based in Morrison — has been striving to protect the historic buildings that keep the stories of our country alive from disrepair, … more
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