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Man gets life in prison for 2020 fatal gas-station shooting in Centennial

A man convicted of fatally shooting a convenience-store clerk after the clerk had complied with his demands for cigarettes and money during a Centennial robbery was sentenced to life in prison without parole. more

Fire bans issued for Englewood, Centennial, some other Arapahoe County areas

The county cited the “extremely dry conditions in unincorporated Arapahoe County, Centennial, Foxfield, and Deer Trail.” more

Unauthorized camping occurs in spots across Centennial

In Centennial, cases of unauthorized camping — a visible sign of regional homelessness — have occurred along the High Line Canal Trail in the city’s west end. They’ve also popped up along the Arapahoe Road corridor, off Interstate 25, and in or near park areas. more

Centennial continues to expand its city boundaries

On a trip across Arapahoe Road, residents might ask: Is this part of Greenwood Village? Is it Aurora? Is it Centennial? None of the above? more

Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office warns of gift card scam

Arapahoe County sheriff’s investigators are warning the public about a recent scam involving fake barcodes on gift cards, the sheriff’s office said on Facebook in late March. more

Egg-painting workshop to aid Ukraine

Valkarie Gallery, 455 S. Saulsbury St., Lakewood, offers workshops March 21, 22 and April 7, 9 at noon, 3 and 6 p.m. on painting the elaborate and beautiful Pysanky, Ukranian Easter eggs. A $100 … more

Man convicted of 2020 fatal gas-station shooting in Centennial

A man walked up to a convenience-store clerk and calmly asked for cigarettes. Then, just as calmly, he told the clerk to give him the contents of the cash register. more

Arapahoe County OKs $300,000 for regional homeless navigation center

A proposal to create of a navigation center to help connect those who are homeless in Arapahoe County with resources is coming closer to reality after the county approved $300,000 to help establish … more

Shots fired at home in east Centennial area

Authorities are searching for information after gunshots were fired at a home in the east Centennial area, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office. more

Resources for the homeless in Arapahoe County

When most people are sleeping, dry and warm in their homes, others around the Denver metro area are fighting the freezing winter temperatures outdoors, trying to survive night after night on the … more

Arapahoe High School volunteer coach allegedly sent sexual messages to female student

School resource officers at Arapahoe High School in January received information that a volunteer coach of a club sport was having inappropriate conversations on social media and over other … more

Colorado program protects those who may wander from home

In 2004, the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office began a collaboration of public and private entities to create what would become the Colorado Life Trak program. According to the department's website, … more

Centennial man found after going missing, authorities say

A Centennial man with a medical condition has been missing since 2 p.m. Feb. 10, according to a news release from the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office. Faustin Havugimana, 59, was last seen … more

Centennial Hospital offers mental health care

A recently expanded health care resource in the south metro area, Centennial Hospital, wants to spread the word about its mental health programs as the coronavirus pandemic continues to weigh on … more

Big spending slated for High Line Canal

Over the next 15 years, Arapahoe County will join with neighboring counties, government agencies and a nonprofit to invest $130 million into conservation and accessibility projects for the High Line … more

Tri-County Health mask mandates in Adams, Arapahoe to expire Feb. 5

The Tri-County Health Department board of health has voted to let the mask mandates for schools and public indoor places in Adams and Arapahoe counties expire Feb. 5. more

Tri-County Health may end school, indoor mask mandates as soon as Feb. 4

Pointing to a decline in the rate of new coronavirus cases, Tri-County Health Department announced it will consider ending its mask mandates for schools and public indoor places in general in Arapahoe and Adams counties. more

Marshall Fire may weigh on emergency planning for Arapahoe County

It’s difficult to say what lessons Arapahoe County may take away from the Marshall Fire so far, when details are still emerging, said Nathan Fogg, Arapahoe County’s emergency manager. “But … more

Arapahoe authorities seek victims of suspect in child sex assaults

Arapahoe County sheriff’s investigators are asking for the public’s help in trying to find more alleged victims of suspect Allan Richard Long, 51, the sheriff’s office announced in … more

Highest-elevation points in metro Denver counties sit at some unexpected places

To outdoor-recreation enthusiasts, Colorado is known for its fourteeners: mountain peaks that exceed 14,000 feet. But take a drive through the Denver area, and you might notice how the elevation … more
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