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Lawmakers aim to divide 18th Judicial District

The start to a new legislative session has reignited plans to split up the state's fastest-growing and most populous judicial district — the 18th Judicial District. Or, what one lawmaker called a …
Car theft suspect at large after east Centennial incident
A reverse 911 call went out warning residents to shelter in place during a search for a male car-theft suspect in the east Centennial area near South Parker Road, according to the Arapahoe County …

State Rep. Beckman steps down for job with Trump administration

State Rep. Susan Beckman has resigned to take a position with the Trump administration, according to a spokesman for the Colorado House Republicans. Beckman could not immediately be reached for …

Q&A with former Centennial City Councilmember Ron Weidmann

Ron Weidmann grew to be known as the “sage” of the Centennial City Council. That's what the former councilmember, who served District 4 from 2006-14 and again starting in 2018, says when looking …

PHOTOS: 'Happy, soothing, beautiful' Hawaiian music at Centennial church

The Hala Kahiki Band brought a wave of carefree energy to Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Centennial Jan. 17 for the church's Music With a Mission concert series, which collects donations to …

Centennial affirms acceptance of refugees; presidential order put on hold

The Centennial City Council voted unanimously to continue to allow refugees to be resettled in the city in response to a presidential order that was later placed on hold by a federal court. …

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Republicans to appoint successor to Rep. Beckman in February

A Republican Party vacancy committee will appoint a successor to state Rep. Susan Beckman, of Littleton, in early February, but no candidates had officially thrown their hat in the ring as of Jan. …

Life

Fairy tale characters take stage in show not for kids

Fairy tale princesses have long been part and parcel of our literary and social fabric, as they were created from ancient folk tales — and have more recently evolved through Disney films and now, …

Sports

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Hoops player sets high standard

Tayvis Sagrillo-Smiley refused to stop taking practice shots at the basket, and he is one of the 4A Jeffco League's best shooters this season. Littleton High School's Sagrillo-Smiley was the leading …

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Winning Words

Domination through disruption opens huge opportunities

When we look at some of the most recent and incredible success stories in business, sports, and artistic performance we are seeing a bit of a trend, aren’t we? What we are seeing are companies, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Count carefully to 17, and it’s fine to be sylly

English jurist John Selden (1584-1654) said, “Syllables govern the world.” Maybe syllables governed the world in the 17th century, but lately they have been treated with impudence and disrespect …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

First is probably special, but the heck with that

I will never be recognized as the first to do anything. I wasn’t the first in my family to graduate from high school or college, or become a schoolteacher, or nothing. Unless you stretch it. I was …
Norton
Winning Words

The speed of the game is in our hands

A few years ago, we all talked about the easy button. It was a meme before there was anything even known as a meme. There was an icon with a big red button that we all recognized without hesitation, …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

How will the new SECURE Act affect you?

As you start the new year, you may have an opportunity to boost your retirement savings thanks to sweeping changes in the SECURE Act bill that was passed and signed into law in December 2019. This …
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