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Tom Munds 'served our community and country'

Family, coworkers, and current and former Englewood city officials came together in memoriam of a well-known figure in the Englewood community who loved that city as much as it loved him back. …
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Lone Tree resident Sam Jacobson, 67, rides on Willow Creek Trail on Sept. 22. He bikes that trail about two to three times per week.

No Bike to Work Day, but cyclists roll on

Lone Tree resident Sam Jacobson, 67, rode down Willow Creek Trail as he often does, Bike to Work Day or not. Jacobson has not participated in Bike to Work Day, but the avid cyclist said he bikes that …

Centennial loosens comment rules amid pandemic

With public meetings and votes by city officials likely to take place in the coming months about redevelopment at The Streets at SouthGlenn outdoor mall, the Centennial City Council voted to allow …
The south end of Peakview Village, a recently finished development bounded by South Vaughn and South Uvalda streets and East Peakview and Caley avenues. One of Centennial’s newest neighborhoods, it sits near the Centennial Civic Center, the city hall along East Arapahoe Road.

Housing expands near Centennial city hall: 5 things to know

Despite Centennial's vast expanse across the south metro area — the city encompasses roughly 29 square miles and spans about 14 miles end-to-end — very little undeveloped residential land remains …
Attendees gathered on the racetrack to take a group photo at the end of the "Stop the COVID Chaos" rally at Bandimere Speedway on Sept. 1.

Broncos crowd-size deal wasn't special treatment, state says

At a racetrack that became ground zero for the debate over Colorado's pandemic crowd-size limits, a gathering of at least hundreds amassed for a group photo at the end of a protest against what …

Arapahoe County's public works department seeks input

The Arapahoe County Public Works Division is seeking input from residents, specifically those who drive, bike or walk within the county's transportation system. Officials want to learn the …
Education
Collin Laughlin, 13, stands in front of the gaga ball pit he designed and built for his Eagle Scout project -- with a lot of help from friends.

Soon-to-be Eagle Scout brings 'gaga ball' to Goddard

Goddard Middle School has a new place to play an unusual sport, thanks to a soon-to-be Eagle Scout. Faced with a summer of canceled plans, Boy Scout Collin Laughlin, 13, set out to design, plan and …
Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village.

1,700 Cherry Creek High students removed from in-person class after COVID cases linked to parties

Nearly half of the student population of one of Colorado's largest high schools was removed from in-person classes after several Cherry Creek High School seniors tested positive for COVID-19, …
A member of the South Metro Fire Rescue hazardous materials team is decontaminated after exiting Littleton High School on Sept. 10. A gas leak left one person injured.

One injured in gas leak at Littleton High School pool

One person was injured by a chlorine gas leak at the Littleton High School swimming pool on Sept. 10, according to South Metro Fire Rescue. Firefighters responded to a call for an “odor of …

Military academy and ROTC informational Zoom on Sept. 15

On Sept. 15, between 5-7 p.m. Mountain time, the five Service Academies (U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy) and …

Thomas Tucker, Douglas County School District's superintendent, addresses the Mountain Vista High School graduating class on June 26.

Douglas County School District superintendent resigns

Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker tendered his resignation Tuesday night at an emergency meeting of the school board.
Business
Brenda Thompson, co-owner of Refined Consign & Design, stands Sept. 12 in her shop. The consignment store at 7562 S. University Blvd. in Centennial also serves as an interior design studio.

New Centennial consignment shop emerges from pandemic shutdown

Between the two of them, Brenda and Tom Thompson have several decades of experience in the furniture and interior design industries under their belts. So the married couple from western Kansas …

Parker FLIP funds finally free for facade fix-ups

A Parker veterinary clinic has received a new sign thanks to funding from the town's urban renewal authority. Parker Animal Hospital, at 10225 S. Parker Road, received funding from the Façade and …
The sign above an In-N-Out Burger location in San Francisco.

Lone Tree In-N-Out on track to open this year

Officials of In-N-Out Burger say the company remains on track to open its first three Colorado restaurants by the end of the year, including its Lone Tree location near County Line Road and Yosemite …
Littleton home prices are through the roof, far outpacing income growth.

Littleton housing price squeeze still tightening

The proportion of young families in Littleton continues to fall as housing prices climb ever higher, according to a recent study. The number of households with children fell to 24% in 2018, down from …

Kiewit's new regional headquarters is under construction in Lone Tree.

Kiewit campus eyes summer opening in Lone Tree

Lone Tree's newest corporate citizen is scheduled to finish the first of its two-building office campus near Interstate 25. Kiewit Corp., a multibillion-dollar construction and engineering firm, is …
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