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Arapahoe Community College to be mostly remote until Feb. 1 amid COVID surge

Arapahoe Community College President Stephanie Fujii announced that most ACC classes would begin virtually on Jan. 18 and continue on a remote status until Feb 1. The decision came amid a continued …
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All Adams 14 students return to in-person learning

With an eye on the omicron variant of COVID-19 and staffing issues within the district, all Adams 14 School District students and staff returned to in-person learning Jan,. 24. At various times …
Justin Presser, a King Soopers employee since 2006, strikes on Wednesday in Denver.

King Soopers strike ends after union reaches tentative deal with grocer

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 said Jan. 21 that it has reached a tentative three-year labor agreement with King Soopers, ending a strike that began more than a week earlier.
Turley

Former councilmember talks city identity, SouthGlenn

When Kathy Turley looks back on her time on the Centennial City Council, the sometimes unclear question of the city’s identity stands out. “In my eight years on council, I have been singing the …
In the aftermath of the Marshall Fire, experts are recommending ways to prepare for tragedy.

Marshall Fire may weigh on emergency planning

It’s difficult to say what lessons Arapahoe County may take away from the Marshall Fire so far, when details are still emerging, said Nathan Fogg, Arapahoe County’s emergency manager. “But …

Conifer is Colorado’s new population center

Colorado’s population has shifted north since 2010, and the east end of Conifer is the state’s new population center.
Education

COVID and Adams 14 schools .. some open, some remote

Adams

Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the …

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes …

Adams 14 schools go remote

Students in the Adams 14 School District will be doing remote learning the week of Monday, Jan. 10. The reason is the spread of COVID cases. According to a statement from the district, Adams …

A Cherry Creek School District bus rolls past Grandview High School in August 2021 in the east Centennial area.

Cherry Creek district may see class, school closures due to staff shortages

The Cherry Creek School District has warned families to prepare for possible disruptions to school during the coming weeks, including temporary classroom or whole-school closures due to staff and …
Business

United Power announces intent to leave Tri State

United Power Files Notice of Intent to Leave Tri-State Generation and Transmission   Brighton, Colo. – United Power, a rural electric cooperative based in Brighton, …
A street sign in Centennial along East Arapahoe Road, one of the streets along the perimeter of The Streets at SouthGlenn outdoor mall. A plan to change the mix of housing and businesses at SouthGlenn is expected to add to traffic along adjacent roads.

SouthGlenn developers, Centennial traffic engineer respond to traffic concerns

The proposal to redevelop The Streets at SouthGlenn came with a companion study on the impact the redevelopment would have on traffic at intersections around the outdoor mall — including on …
The Macy’s at The Streets at SouthGlenn, seen here in October 2020. The store is set to close soon — its lease expires in March 2022.

Centennial OKs SouthGlenn redevelopment plan to add housing, replace Macy’s and Sears buildings

After nearly three years, one of the most prominent and contentious civic issues in Centennial has been decided with the city council’s approval of a plan to dramatically reshape …
The fountain at The Streets at SouthGlenn outdoor mall at East Arapahoe Road and South University Boulevard in a 2019 file photo.

Centennial City Council signals it will OK SouthGlenn redevelopment

After nearly three years, one of the most prominent and contentious civic issues in Centennial appears set to come to a close next week.

Masks are now required at indoor businesses in Arapahoe County, such as Curate in Centennial. But some shoppers coming from nearby Douglas County, which has no mask mandate, may not even realize they’ve crossed county lines.

At border of Arapahoe and Douglas counties, mask rules are a game of inches

The one constant throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is that things are always changing. Few people know this better than Karli Millspaugh, owner of Curate: A Local Mercantile, at 8242 S. University …
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