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Meet Bobby LeFebre, state’s new poet laureate

For 100 years, Colorado has honored the power and connective potential of poetry, beginning when Gov. Oliver Shoup appointed Alice Polk Hill to the role of poet laureate in 1919. In that century … more

Joystick jockeys not just fooling around in the Denver area

n esports or competitive video game player is like a Formula 1 driver, says James Love. He says every reaction in the two sports demands intense, unbroken focus, and adds that esports athletes … more

Classic funk rockers coming to outdoor show

War, a longtime funk rock band, will perform at Hudson Gardens, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25. Founding member/frontman Lonnie Jordan will be performing with the band. … more

Disc golf takes full flight in Denver metro area

Chris Ball is a Grammy-nominated songwriter who has composed music for many television shows and toured for seven years as a musician with the rock band Firefall. The 53-year-old Highlands Ranch … more

My Name Is ... Mike Miller

Swing down south I am 36 years old and have lived in Centennial since 2017. Before, we lived in the Cherry Creek area and ended up here by way of luck. When my wife and I were shopping for a home, we … more

‘Great motorcycle and business leader’ Gary Myers dies at 75

He started out as a junior champion rider, and he ended up a beloved leader in the powersports world. Gary L. Myers, former owner of Fay Myers Motorcycle World in the Centennial area, died Aug. 4. … more

Walking so that 'everyone has a chance to be a survivor'

Colleen Schwarz, of Franktown, was surprised when she was diagnosed with cancer 11 years ago. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2008. Two years later, her son, Ryan, was diagnosed with skin … more

Catwalk features special needs fashionistas, first responders

Gracie Armstrong is a people person, her mother said, which explains the 3-1/2-year-old's prowess on the catwalk of the Developmental Pathways Fashion Show at the Park Meadows Mall Aug. 14. “This … more

Motorcyclist killed in Douglas County crash, suspect arrested

A Commerce City man was arrested Aug. 19 in connection with a fatal car and motorcycle crash in northeast Douglas County. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office arrested Manuel Frias-Cabrera, 29. He was … more

Centennial City Council candidate profile: Ron Phelps

Many Centennial residents don't think their opinions matter, said Ron Phelps, a city council candidate for the west part of town. That's what Phelps, who leads an effort to inform residents and … more

Farmers market pops up in former Centennial Albertsons lot

Against the backdrop of a bare, once well-known storefront, canopy stands bearing phrases like “Palisade Peaches” and “Todd's Heirloom Tomatoes and Produce” have taken up shop in the parking … more

LPS students head back to class

School was back in session for Littleton Public Schools students on Aug. 16, and for sixth-graders at Newton Middle School, that meant going to a new school. They'll get yet another new school before … more

Hickenlooper ends bid for White House

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Aug. 15 ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may instead challenge one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans in … more

In-N-Out Burger submits proposal for Lone Tree location

Lone Tree could be home to the Denver area's first In-N-Out Burger. In-N-Out has submitted a proposal to the City of Lone Tree for development of a new restaurant in the Park Meadows area, according … more

PHOTOS: The night comes alive at Centennial Under the Stars

Crowds didn't need to go to downtown Denver to see something mesmerizing last weekend, when Centennial put on its 14th annual Under the Stars concert and laser-light show. A large crowd covered … more

Art show is record of voyage to Italy

“A Tour of Italy” opened Aug. 12 at the Colorado Gallery of Arts, in the Annex at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. The opening reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. on Aug. … more

Centennial ups residential cap for I-25 corridor developments

Two areas in the business-dense corridor along the west side of Interstate 25 will see their allowed space for residential units more than double after Centennial updated its land use rules. … more

National Night Out: 'This night is about them'

Parents, kids and local businesses showed up at Clarkson Park alongside a large law enforcement presence, but it wasn't cause for alarm. Under the summer sunset, crowds gathered at parks and common … more

'Ready for new experiences' in new Cherry Creek school year

For adults, it's a scene that puts nerves on edge and inspires fond memories all at once. For many students, it's their first step into a new world. “It's a little overwhelming — it's just … more

Centennial City Council candidate profile: Candace Moon

Candace Moon wants to keep listening to you. That's how the current city councilmember from District 1 characterizes her approach to growth in Centennial, which continues to see new business and … more
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