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SWAT team seeking suspect finds man dead

A man believed to be a suspect in an attempted homicide was found dead in a neighborhood just outside Centennial the afternoon of Nov. 21. The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office SWAT team was called to … more

Indictment paints picture of large pot-trafficking ring in south metro area

An enterprise based in the south metro Denver area sent marijuana through the mail, sold it to out-of-state buyers and cultivated pot in upscale neighborhoods, according to a 98-page indictment. Two … more

Santa, singing and holiday cheer sweep Centennial Center Park

Large crowds came to usher in the holidays at the Centennial Holiday Celebration, which featured a photobooth where kids took pictures with Santa and a holiday concert by local school choirs. “I … more

Littleton Fire Protection District to sever ties with city, merge with South Metro

Littleton Fire Protection District, one of the city's fire partners, has announced it will be severing ties with the City of Littleton and merging operations with South Metro Fire Rescue effective … more

Emergency medical facility plan approved despite criticism

A room full of concerned citizens that voiced sometimes emotional pleas for the Centennial City Council to delay approval for a new medical facility ran up against the council's legal inability to intervene. At a city council meeting Nov. 13, … more

City council set for influx of newcomers

Come January, Centennial City Council will have three newcomers, but in the days following the Nov. 7 election, it was only known who two of those new members will be. That's because the District 4 race among Marlo Alston, Charlette Fleming and … more

Soon-to-be former mayor helped city build identity

When Cathy Noon shared a stage with Olympians, she knew her city had made it. Noon was aware that young Centennial was still forming an identity. “Who knows who we are?” Noon thought at the time. What once was a swath of unincorporated … more

Suspect in Centennial slaying arrested after car chase

The suspect in the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old man in Centennial was arrested the morning of Nov. 6, the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. more

Suspect at large after fatal shooting in Centennial

A suspect is at large after a fatal shooting in the 300 block of East Highline Circle in Centennial. The shooting happened at about 5:05 p.m. Oct. 30 in a parking lot, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office. more

Former deputy killed in confrontation outside Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office headquarters

A former Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office deputy is dead after a confrontation outside the sheriff's office headquarters in Centennial just before 10 p.m. Oct. 29. Mark Bidon, 50, was approached … more

Skate Day highlights area skating programs, groups

Explore programs designed for all levels of skaters and meet with representatives from various skating organizations Nov. 11 at South Suburban Parks and Recreation’s Great Skate Day. The recreation district’s two ice arenas have a number of … more

LPS forum tackles youth suicide issues

Littleton Public Schools is addressing the issue of student suicide after two students took their own lives at the beginning of the school year. Panelists from a variety of mental healthcare entities spoke to parents, educators and community … more

Silent teen disco lights up Centennial Center Park

After sundown at Centennial Center Park, neon lights and people moving around with little noise would usually be an oddity. But on Oct. 6, silent dancing was the goal for the city’s Youth Commission, which had the idea for the event after one … more

Former LPS teacher sentenced for sex crimes

A former Littleton Public Schools teacher was sentenced on Oct. 6 to four years in prison, three years of probation and a lifetime on the sex offender registry after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting one of his students. A former student … more

Centennial candidates explore city issues at forum

Centennial's nine candidates for city council and two mayoral candidates answered questions at a forum hosted by the Centennial Council of Neighborhoods, sounding off on issues including growth, traffic and business development. “I don't … more

My name is ... Jill Kahan

Around the metro area I have lived in Centennial off-and-on since 2003. I have also lived in Aurora and Denver. Centennial is superior in many ways, among them its educational system, parks and recreation, and community safety. (It's) an amazing … more

5 things to know about I-25 and Arapahoe Road

Why is it being done at all? The project will improve East Arapahoe Road's through traffic by adding a lane in each direction and removing the Interstate 25 bridge supports that used to separate the lanes, officials from the Colorado Department … more

South Suburban seeks ongoing support from voters

People who use South Suburban Parks and Recreation District's recreation centers, trails and parks overwhelmingly approve of the district's offerings, according to surveys conducted earlier this year. They'll soon get a chance to put their money … more

Congressman honors Centennial mayor, councilmember

Centennial City Council got a surprise from U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman when the congressman kicked off a council meeting by honoring Mayor Cathy Noon and Councilmember Mark Gotto with statements from the Congressional Record. “As her final term of … more

What Centennial wants: Residents talk desired changes

Ranked in various surveys as among the best places to live, best places to raise a family, best for business, best in safety — Centennial has stacked up a mountain of accolades in recent years. And in interviews with residents from throughout … more
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