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Woman dies at Arapahoe County jail

A 46-year-old woman who was booked into the Arapahoe County jail was found unresponsive about a day later and died, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office. Deputies found the woman …

City allows for new car dealerships on Arapahoe Road

Usually, the Centennial City Council makes decisions without a hitch. But the council usually isn't considering a change that runs counter to a petition more than 4,000 voters signed. That choice was …

Swim Across America scheduled for Aug. 26

Swim Across America’s Denver Open Water Swim is coming to the Chatfield Reservoir Aug. 26. Swim Across America is a national organization that raises money for cancer research through local …

Innovation Pavilion makes leadership changes

Centennial-based entrepreneurial ecosystem Innovation Pavilion recently instituted leadership changes. Kitty Kolding joins Innovation Pavilion as chief executive officer, while Jameel Barkat assumes …

Permit Pointer program to replace Rapid Review

The Rapid Review program that provided a one-visit solution for City of Centennial permits previously requiring two in-person visits has been discontinued. Instead, Centennial's building and planning …
Education

Back to school: 5 things to know

Summer doesn't end until Sept. 22 according to the calendar, but it's over as of Aug. 17 for students in Littleton Public Schools. Here are five things to know about the 2018-19 school year. The …

Serenity soon: Options school adding peaceful gardens

Kerry Nixon wants to help kids grow. Nixon, a science teacher at the Options Secondary Program school, is hard at work on a pair of gardens at the school: one where students will grow vegetables for …

Signatures being checked for statewide school funding measure

Coloradans looking to bolster education funding throughout the state may be one step closer to their goal, as the Great Schools, Thriving Communities campaign turned in more than 170,000 signatures …

5 things to know: Campus will lead to college, trades

Out in the wide-open grassland in the Dove Valley area just south of Centennial, construction workers are raising a new campus that will offer curriculum focused on “real-world skills” and …

4 county preschools earn seed grants to create outdoor learning areas

Four early childhood learning centers in Arapahoe County have been selected as Colorado Early Childhood Health Outdoors seed grant sites. Healthy, natural and affordable are the foundations of the …
Business

In Their Business

GQue comes to Park Meadows The owner of GQue Championship BBQ will open The Ice Cream Farm in November in the Vistas at Park Meadows. “I'm so excited to feature the best ingredients Colorado has to …

Adding hotels won't increase trafficking risk, officials say

Months after an outpouring of concern in several neighborhoods pushed the Centennial City Council to enact a temporary ban on new hotels and motels, law-enforcement officials attempted to allay fears …

In Their Business

Veterinary hospital to open Veterinary Specialists of the Rockies will officially open Aug. 13 to provide 24-hour emergency care in Castle Rock. Megan Rector, doctor of veterinary medicine and owner …

Compark withdraws offer to bring Redbarre to Parker

In April, media and technology company Redbarre announced it was no longer committed to building a $1 billion digital media campus in the Compark industrial area of Parker, citing “an impasse with …

Supermarkets could upend current liquor landscape

Linda Abreu, of Castle Rock, walked to the parking lot on a recent weekday with a full grocery cart — the typical milk, eggs, cereal boxes and frozen dinners — and a couple bottles of wine, …
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