Suspect shot and killed, deputy injured on Arapahoe Road in Centennial area

A suspect is dead and three deputies are on paid leave after deputies opened fire on the suspect in Arapahoe County after he fled the scene of a reported domestic violence incident Nov. 15, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office.
Voters approve largest-ever LPS bond
Littleton Public Schools will kick off a long-term effort to rebuild many of the district's buildings after voters approved Ballot Issue 4A, a $278 million bond. The measure was passing by a wide …

City to repeal Arapahoe Road car dealerships rule

A months-long rift over whether to allow new car dealerships on East Arapahoe Road in central Centennial will come to somewhat of a close as the city council looks to repeal its recent decision that …

Father of Aurora theater shooting victim flips Centennial state House seat

Six years after his son died in a shooting that shook the country, Tom Sullivan is taking his hopes to the Colorado state House, eyeing gun violence and mental health as top issues to tackle. “I …

Fighting youth suicide requires cultural change, says LPS group

All too often, young people battle mental health issues in silence and isolation. Winning those battles requires help from their schools, families and community — and perhaps a change in our …

Coffman's reign ends amid Trump backlash

In a swath of suburban Denver, Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman survived a redrawing of his district's map seven years ago that brought more ethnic diversity into electoral play. A few years later, …

News

Centennial finance committees have vacancies

Centennial is accepting applications to fill openings on two finance committees. The audit committee reviews staff recommendations based on the city's process for requesting proposals and interviews …

Life

Becoming Santa: a special gift

Bryan Austin didn’t have to wait for his beard to turn white to become Santa. The 60-year-old Austin has been performing as Santa for 11 seasons and wore the red suit while his hair was still, …

Sports

Valor rolls past ThunderRidge

Top-seeded and undefeated Valor Christian took advantage of good field position and rolled to a 34-7 victory over ThunderRidge on Nov. 16 in a Class 5A quarterfinal playoff game. The Eagles, 12-0, …

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Michael Norton
Winning Words

Getting in the true spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday

With the Thanksgiving holiday only a couple of weeks away, it is probably time to start thinking about all of the people in our lives who we are so grateful for and who we appreciate so very much. …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Holiday bludgeon can lead to high dudgeon

It is the first of November. I am braced for what is about to happen, against my wishes and against my will. My belief is that it comes earlier every year as an antidote to reality, as a form of …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Thanksgiving is good time to share crucial information

Thanksgiving is a special time to gather around family and friends and count your blessings. Enjoy the crisp air and delicious food, and make new (and remember old) memories. Just being grateful puts …

Cooking is the currency of love

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” Julia Child wrote that in a letter to her friend, Avis DeVoto, in early 1953. Julia is known around the world for her love of food — …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Art’s reward is the gift of other people

Matt and I won a prize. You still have a chance to see our prize winner at the Lone Tree Arts Center. We collaborated on an art project for a juried exhibition that will be up until Nov. 26. Because …
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