Keyword: Centennial Colorado
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Woman’s writing gives insight into world of combat service

A slim volume called “Still Coming Home,” an anthology of written works by local military veterans, grew out of the Denver Veterans Writing Workshop, which started in 2014. It was inspired by … more

5 questions for Kiera Pritchett, online-school student in Centennial

A car wreck can be a terrifying experience, but for Kiera Pritchett, it was just another time her education applied to the real world. “I was on my way to work, I was riding the bus, and the car … more

PHOTOS: 'Abraham Lincoln' visits Centennial seniors

The 16th president came to Centennial for an afternoon — or, at least, that's what the audience saw when John Voehl put on a presentation as Abraham Lincoln at the South Suburban Family Sports … more

It's time to simplify sales taxes in Colorado

In 2013, the Council on State Taxation rated Colorado as the fourth worst state in the country with a grade of “D” thanks to a patchwork of 756 specific geographic areas with different sales tax … more

Centennial taps former sheriff on whether to form police department

The City of Centennial has retained former Arapahoe County Sheriff David Walcher as a consultant to study whether the city, which contracts for law enforcement service from the sheriff's office, … more

Death near Centennial called 'senseless murder'

The confounding death of Mark Daniel Davis is now being referred to as an ambush and murder, authorities said at a Feb. 4 news conference. “It's a senseless murder,” Investigator Kal Gatchis said … more

Interaction Lab helps make homes more accessible

What's a livable home as you age in place? That's the question the City of Centennial and the Arapahoe Libaries District set out to help residents answer with the Interaction Lab at Southglenn … more

Arapahoe High teacher arrested on charge of sex assault of student

A teacher at Arapahoe High School in Centennial turned himself in at the Arapahoe County Jail on Jan. 25 on suspicion of sexually assaulting a student five years ago, according to a sheriff’s … more

5 questions for Liam Lennon, youth businessman from Centennial

For 12-year-old Liam Lennon, pennies are worth much more than a cent. The Centennial resident won a local award last fall for his business, The Lucky Penny, which sells jewelry and keychains made … more

Event marks 50 years for Denver Audubon

Denver Audubon celebrates — and reflects on — its first 50 years at an event on Jan. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Barn at Raccooon Creek, 7301 W. Bowles Ave., just west of Littleton. In … more

Jumping off the page at Koelbel Library adult writers' group

At Koelbel Library, patrons don't just check out the literature — they supply it. A group of eight gathered at the Writers Circle event Jan. 9 in Centennial, reading pages of their works aloud and … more

Crow eyes ethics reform, campaign finance, guns

After besting five-term Republican Rep. Mike Coffman — who had previously proven to be ironclad in the 6th Congressional District — new Democratic Rep. Jason Crow in January entered Washington … more

Q&A with Jack Tate, state senator for District 27

Jack Tate, R-Centennial, serves state Senate District 27, which includes Centennial, nearby unincorporated Arapahoe County areas and the Town of Foxfield. The small-business owner was first elected … more

Q&A with Tom Sullivan, state representative for District 37

Tom Sullivan, D-Centennial, serves state House District 37, including central and east Centennial, nearby unincorporated Arapahoe County areas and the Town of Foxfield. The retired Air Force veteran … more

My Name Is ... Conrad Steller, of Centennial

Family roots My family moved from New York to the Cherry Knolls neighborhood the day before my first birthday, in 1976, before Centennial existed. My parents still live in the same home they bought … more

Walcher looks back on tenure as Arapahoe County sheriff

In a county where Republicans refer to their officeholders as the “Arapahoe County fab five,” Sheriff David Walcher's exit was unexpected. A long era of Republican control at the sheriff's office … more

Looking back and forward in Centennial for the new year

Colorado Community Media reached out to Centennial’s city manager, the local chamber of commerce leader and the superintendent of Littleton Public Schools to hear their thoughts on the last year … more

Therapy campus in Centennial area targets dementia

A one-stop shop for those facing the early stages of dementia is about to open in the Centennial area. “There’s nothing like this in the state of Colorado from beginning to end: Our testing, … more

Defense argues racial issue in Andrew Graham homicide case

Nine years after a 23-year-old man in the Willow Creek neighborhood of Centennial was fatally shot, trial dates for some suspects have been pushed down the road further in a case that is awaiting, in … more

Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin retires, citing chronic pain

Five-time Olympic champion Missy Franklin is retiring from swimming at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain that has affected her for the last 2 1/2 years. She announced her plans Dec. 19 in a letter … more
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