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5 questions for Jeff Machusko

What is "lifelong dream"? Jeff Machusko is a Centennial resident who competed on "Jeopardy!" — fulfilling a longtime dream — on the episode that aired Jan. 25. After an audition in Denver, … more

Traffic, housing costs, retirement funds take spotlight

Democrats recently remarked that Colorado has “no shortage of unmet needs” — a comment that elicited a sardonic tone from Colorado House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, R-Castle Rock — and … more

Amid opioid epidemic, six Colorado proposals could fight trend

When state Rep. Brittany Pettersen was a child, her day started with finding and hiding her mother’s keys, pouring out her alcohol and pills, and then going to school. She’d get home, and she’d … more

Intern’s sexual harassment claim not true, state senator says

A former state House intern has filed a formal complaint accusing state Sen. Jack Tate of sexual harassment, and Tate said he has no recollections of any interactions with such House employees. “I … more

New snow-removal rule for businesses takes effect soon

If snow buildup on sidewalks in Centennial gets you all riled up, you'll soon get some relief when a new ordinance requiring businesses to clear snow and ice from sidewalks near major streets goes … 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

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

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

Beloved retiring mail carrier celebrated by neighborhood

On her last day on the job, Ellen Nelson drove through the winding streets of the Homestead Farm neighborhood of Centennial, delivering mail in the cold fall air just like she had done for nearly three decades. But as she neared the end of her … more

New emergency medical facility up for vote in Centennial

After a vote of approval by a city commission, Centennial is close to green-lighting a new emergency-room facility at the corner of East Dry Creek Road and South Colorado Boulevard. Some residents have expressed concern over possible traffic … more

5 questions with John Brackney: Lifelong area resident runs for clean air

When it comes to giving back, John Brackney knows a thing or two. A former CEO of the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce and two-term Arapahoe County commissioner, Brackney is a regular at the Run the Rocks 5K at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. This … more

Cancer fund lets patients get away

Nora Earnest couldn't look at her bedsheets without her stomach turning. She was diagnosed with cancer in 2008 at age 32, the beginning of a three-year back-and-forth between treatment and relapse. After about nine months of her first round of … 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

DACA students rally to renew eligibility, ‘mourn loss of dream’

When she was 2 years old, Claudia Hurtado and her sister were taken across the border with people she didn’t know. Separately, her parents crossed from Mexico to Texas, and there, met the people with their children, before coming to Denver to … more
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