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A look at what Centennial has in store in 2021

Some of the most prominent projects in Centennial saw developments in 2020, and more changes — reshaping part of the Interstate 25 corridor and tackling traffic congestion — may take hold in … more

Smoky Hill leader awarded as Colorado High School Principal of the Year

Principal Chuck Puga keeps up a consistent presence in Smoky Hill High School's classrooms and hallways, making sure not to fall out of touch with what everyday life is like for his students. “I'm … more

For LPS, transition presents challenges

Eliot Ewy was getting pretty tired of online school. After Littleton Public Schools returned to all-online instruction in November, the 7-year-old first-grader at Centennial Elementary spent the tail … more

Centennial man found dead after search

The body of a man identified as Brian Patterson of Centennial, whose vehicle was found in a recreational area of Douglas County, was located during a search by multiple agencies, the Douglas County … more

Arapahoe County providing COVID-19 relief for small businesses

Arapahoe County announced in early January that small businesses affected by the pandemic can apply to receive “direct relief payments” as part of a relief program approved by the state … more

Centennial gas station shooting suspect set for preliminary hearing

Samuel Birch, the man the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office identified as the suspect in a fatal shooting of a gas station clerk in a robbery the night of Nov. 26, is set for a preliminary hearing … more

Centennial seniors, workers at care facilities receive vaccine

Residents and staff members lined up to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at three metro Denver senior-living facilities operated by Christian Living Communities, including two in … more

U.S. Rep. Jason Crow: 'This was a domestic terrorist threat'

Jason Crow's concern grew into shock as he realized there was no way out. The U.S. representative for parts of the south, east and north Denver metro area was holed up in the House chamber along with … more

Cherry Creek School District students back for in-person classes

Cherry Creek School District returned to an in-person learning schedule for all grades on Jan. 11, with elementary students attending five days a week while middle and high school students attend on … more

Littleton Museum, battered by budget cuts, looks to future

The Littleton Museum's farms are fairly quiet these days. On the 39-acre living history farms portraying life in pioneer-era Littleton, the blacksmith's hammer seldom rings against an anvil. Rarely … more

Confusion defines process as Colorado seniors wait for vaccines

As Colorado continued the early stages of its COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Gov. Jared Polis announced that people 70 and older would soon be eligible for vaccination in certain areas. The No. 1 question … more

Colorado Office of Film recognized for highlighting native voices

Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Not only can the art entertain and enlighten, but it helps keep histories alive — both personal and those of a group of people. That’s why the … more

New year's resolutions: Experts say to 'set small goals' and 'find the joy'

After the most disruptive year in generations upended the social, financial and mental well-being of billions across the world, the question many face with the arrival of the new year is: What’s … more

Battling the pandemic 'ultramarathon,' through a nurse's eyes

Even though he had followed all the guidelines — social distancing, wearing a mask, spending most of his time at home, washing his hands — a senior still arrived at Centennial Medical Plaza, … more

My Name Is... Ruby Star

This source wished to use the alias Ruby Star to openly share details of her experience with homelessness. Homeless in metro Denver ​I arrived in the states from Romania at the age of 5. My father … more

Nearly 4,000 Cherry Creek Schools students quarantined in fall semester

As the Cherry Creek School District hopes for a January return to in-person classes, the district's data show that the number of students quarantined in this school year's second quarter more than … more

‘Sparking’ business and some fun in Centennial

In a vacant storefront at a major intersection in west Centennial, an unusual sight popped up in December. A flashy display with changing lights, artsy trappings and a voice recording of instructions … more

Centennial's 2021 budget dodges deep cuts amid pandemic

After the City of Centennial estimated a “very significant revenue loss” across all aspects of its budget as the pandemic took hold of Colorado in spring, the city’s 2021 budget sees broad … more

Arapahoe County to apply for '5 star' program to loosen COVID-19 business restrictions

Arapahoe County planned to apply for a new Colorado program that allows businesses to operate at higher capacity than current coronavirus-related restrictions normally permit — as long as the … more

Diners 'want to support independent businesses,' Centennial restaurant owner sees

Business owners have to try anything in this environment, said Steven Langer, owner of 2 Penguins Tap and Grill in central Centennial. That's why Langer created a drive-thru lane to serve his … more
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