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'We are Creek': Achievement, diversity mark Cherry Creek High graduation

A Spanish-speaking student who worked 30 hours a week to enable himself to attend college. A DACA — or undocumented — student who thanked her parents and teachers in a speech through tears. A … more

My Name Is ... Susan Pye

More than 30 years I have lived in Centennial since 1987, which was before Centennial was formed. I was raised in Stafford, Kansas, a farming community with (at one point) a population of 2,000 … more

Centennial Airport: From open prairie to economic driver

As the story goes, a businessman drove a shiny, black car to his downtown Denver office, and when he walked back to the car that afternoon, he found a large scratch in the door. Around the early … more

Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform

In a work season buoyed up by unforeseen revenue, Colorado lawmakers passed a deal to put more money toward the state's deep transportation needs, gave the green light to a last-minute compromise on … more

‘In general, things in life happen’

The loss of an apartment and a blow to the knee took a former boxer from federally subsidized housing in Englewood to living in a tent on the South Platte River. “I’ve been stuck at a … more

Homelessness in Englewood: No place to call home

During a cleanup along the South Platte River in January, Englewood police counted 21 campsites with about 30 people living on its east banks. Some 25 truckloads of trash, human waste, syringes and … more

Long road to change ends in hope

At one point, Adam Becker was leaving his belongings under a large rock in the woods in Estes Park, walking to work, washing up in the bathroom, walking into the kitchen to wash dishes and never … more

‘It’s dirty. It’s messy — it’s hands-on’

The Englewood Civic Center community room found itself packed to the brim when about 150 community members came to the first public forum by Change the Trend Network, a coalition of nonprofits, … more

To get a job, you need ID and an address

One of the keys to escaping homelessness — getting a job — isn’t as easy as it might sound, said Adam Becker, a 33-year-old formerly homeless Denver resident. As he discovered, the steps to … more

Centennial opts into countywide transportation forum

Tired of that thin stretch of East County Line Road between South Broadway and South University Boulevard? How about the intersections on East Arapahoe Road? Ever lament the commute through East … more

'Sully' soon will headline Centennial Airport’s 50th

One of the busiest general-aviation airports in the country will host famed “miracle on the Hudson” pilot Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger for its 50th anniversary celebration. The gala … more

City continues seeking input for comprehensive development plan

When it comes to the city’s future, Centennial has hit the road — the city has reached out to residents at places as lively as Resolute Brewing Company and as formal as city-council district … more

Pen pals brighten up seniors’ day at Holly Creek

How do retired seniors get to know today’s youth? For 82-year-old Shirley Hull and 8-year-old Reagan Davis, they do it by talking about families and animals. And, said Hull, who has written letters … more

5 Questions for Maddie Farr

Armed with a love of music and a determination to help children manage anxiety at a young age, Maddie Farr, a sophomore at Arapahoe High School, worked to install a piece of outdoor musical equipment … more

5 Questions for Maddie Farr

Armed with a love of music and a determination to help children manage anxiety at a young age, Maddie Farr, a sophomore at Arapahoe High School, worked to install a piece of outdoor musical equipment at an elementary school ... more

Four arrested in connection with Centennial cold-case slaying

The unsolved death of a 23-year-old college graduate in the Willow Creek neighborhood of Centennial more than eight years ago has resulted in four arrests and one conviction — after an initial … more

Denver man arrested on suspicion of child sexual assault in Centennial

A 20-year-old Denver man suspected of sexually assaulting a child in the area of The Streets at SouthGlenn in Centennial was arrested after that April 22 incident, according to a news release from … more

5 things to know on transportation for disabled, elderly

As the Denver metro area continues its population boom and local governments discuss ways to improve transportation options, the Transportation Solutions Arapahoe County council wants to make sure … more

South Metro dispatcher helps deliver baby by phone

It's a call dispatchers don't get every day. Just after 9 a.m., a mother and father pulled their car over in a parking lot off East Smoky Hill Road in Centennial to dial 9-1-1 — the mother was in … more

Teachers protest funding gap, some PERA changes at Capitol

Performances of teachers singing a 1980s rock hit in protest have swept the nation — from Oklahoma to West Virginia to Kentucky — and now, the show came to Colorado. “We're not gonna take it … more
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