Lone Tree special edition pages 44-48
“The Little Newspaper with the Big Influence”
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Volume 28 • Number 37 • August 5, 2010
303-773-8313 • Published every Thursday
Primary election ballots due by Aug. 10
What’s Inside Page 4
Artist soothes bereavement
‘The Love List’ should rank high on summer to-dos
Greenwood Village celebrates the city, its residents July 31
Western Welcome Week gallops into town Aug. 11-22
Creek North • Cherry Food & Wine, Aug. 20-21
Lee Taekwondo Academy • Han shapes, molds youngsters for future
Outdoor markets • abound in metro area
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he 82nd Annual Western Welcome Week kicks off Aug. 11, with more than 40 events, most of which are free, through Aug. 22. Originally “Homecoming Days” as a way to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Littleton’s founding and to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the town’s community newspaper, Western Welcome Week is the annual community celebration in the greater Littleton area, benefiting dozens of local civic and charitable organizations. Continued page 2 Colleen, 11, Hannah, 2, and Claire Trainor, 6, pan for gold and other small metal pieces in the trough at the 2009 Carousel of Music. File Photo by Joshua Cole
Western Welcome Week, 5:30-9 p.m. Littleton Center Courtyard, 2255 W. Berry Ave. (cost) • Aug. 11, 31st annual Carousel of Music, 5-8 p.m., Littleton Center and Geneva Lake Park, 2255 W. Berry Ave. • Aug. 12, 10th annual Taste of
• Aug. 13, 21st Family Night, concert in the park and fireworks (free), and the Littleton Lions Club Community BBQ (cost), 6-10 p.m. Sterne Park, 5900 S. Spotswood St.
• Aug. 15, 7:30-11:30 a.m., Arapahoe Community College Family Pancake breakfast (free events, cost for meal), 7:30-11:30 a.m., 5900 S. Santa Fe. Drive • Aug. 21, 82nd Grand Parade and festival 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Littleton Boulevard and Main Street
S. Suburban asks for budget input from public Aug. 11 Submitted by SSPR South Suburban Parks and Recreation continues the annual planning process for its 2011 budget. Individuals are invited to attend the board of directors meeting Aug. 11 and offer comments regarding fees, requests for new programs or facilities, or improvements to existing facilities, parks, trails and open spaces. The meet-
ing will be at 6:30 pm at Goodson Recreation Center, 6315 S. University Blvd. in Centennial. Citizens will have an additional opportunity to address the board with 2011 budget comments on Sept. 8 and Oct 13 when staff recommended program and facility fees will be the subject of the board meeting. If citizens are unable to at-
tend, comments can be sent to: Executive Director, South Suburban Parks and Recreation, 6631 S. University Blvd., Centennial, CO 80121, Fax: 303-798-3030 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Label your request: 2011 South Suburban Budget. For more information, call 303-798-5131 or watch the website at www.sspr.org.
If you haven’t sent in or dropped off your ballot for the primary election, you have until Aug. 10. The ballots were mailed out in July to voters registered Democratic, Republican or Libertarian. “Since the primary election is a nominating process for the political parties, voters who are registered in one of the three major political parties will be eligible to cast a vote,” Doty said. Doty said voters should use a black or blue ballpoint pen, and should avoid using markers or felttip pens as they can bleed through. Voters also can mail their ballot to the county by placing 61 cents in postage on the envelope, or drop it off at any of the county’s 14 Mail Ballot Drop-off locations: • Clerk and Recorder’s Office (Aurora Branch), 490 S. Chambers Road, Aurora. • Aurora City Clerk’s Office, 15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Ste. 1400, Aurora • Town of Bennett, 355 4th St., Bennett • Clerk and Recorder’s Office (Byers Branch), 538 N. Highway 36, Byers • Clerk and Recorder’s Office (Southeast Branch), 12600 E. Arapahoe Road, Bldg. C, Suite B • Centennial City Clerk’s Office, 13133 E. Arapahoe Road, Centennial • Littleton City Clerk’s Office, 2255 W. Berry Ave., Littleton • Cherry Hills Village City Clerk’s Office, 2450 E. Quincy Ave., Cherry Hills Village. • Englewood City Clerk’s Office, 1000 Englewood Pkwy, 3rd Floor, Englewood • Glendale City Clerk’s Office, 950 S. Birch St., Glendale • Greenwood Village City Clerk’s Office, 6060 S. Quebec St., Greenwood Village. • Clerk and Recorder’s Office, 5334 S. Prince St., Littleton • Arapahoe County Voting Systems Facility, 5251 S. Federal Blvd., Littleton • Sheridan City Clerk’s Office, 4101 S. Federal Blvd., Sheridan Hours at Mail Ballot Dropoff locations vary. For a complete schedule, visit www.arapahoe votes.com. In addition, Arapahoe County opened 2010 Primary Election Service Centers Aug. 2. At these Service Centers, a voter will be able to register to vote, update current voter registration, emergency register, request a new ballot, request a replacement ballot and drop off. An electronic voting machine will be available at each of these locations for voters who wish to use one. This equipment provides audio and visual enhancements for voters with disabilities. The Service Centers are located at the Arapahoe County Administration Building and each Motor Vehicle Offices in Arapahoe County. For more info, call 303-795-4511 or visit www.arapahoevotes.com.
Western Welcome Week in Littleton kicks off Aug. 11