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Keeping the community in Colorado Community Media

Last week in this space you were able to hear from Ann and Jerry Healey, who have entrusted their collection of 24 community newspapers to us at the newly formed Colorado News Conservancy. This week, … more

From the Misfits to ‘The Lucky Ones’

With theater slowly coming back to life, many companies are finding themselves taking a different approach to staging shows. Misfits Theater Company started bringing stories back in the late summer … more

Xcel project in south Denver metro area has some flexibility in removing trees

Some homeowners in Centennial have voiced concern about an Xcel Energy project that will remove trees in some residents' yards, but exactly how many trees may be affected isn't clear. About 200 … more

Centennial road, sidewalk projects ramping up

Centennial delayed some infrastructure projects early in the pandemic as COVID-19's economic impact took hold, but the city is now approaching some big projects on major roads that south Denver metro … more

Colorado to host nation’s first ‘drone soccer’ tournaments

The idea of “drone soccer” may be difficult to picture, but the obscure sport appears poised to make an entrance into the public eye. “What we’re doing is highly educational and teaches … more

New leader coming to Arapahoe Community College

Dr. Stephanie Fujii wasn’t always sure college was right for her. But when she takes the helm of Arapahoe Community College as its new president on July 12, she says it’s exactly where she wants … more

Reward increased in unsolved killing of girl

More than half a century after she was killed, investigators hope an increased reward will help lead them to the person who murdered Marilee Burt. Metro Denver Crime Stoppers announced an increase in … more

Roxborough park reaches 25-year anniversary of land acquisition

On May 31, Roxborough State Park staff and volunteers will celebrate the acquisition of the area called Southdowns near the park entrance. The acquisition was a process that developed numbers of … more

Englewood thrift shop in need of help after burglary

An Englewood thrift store that has become a safe haven for people in need found itself on hard luck after a burglary caused hundreds of dollars in damage to the shop. In the early morning April 26, … more

Xcel Energy plan sees concerns on health, property values in south Denver metro area

Some homeowners in Centennial recently learned that trees in their back yards could be removed — and there appears to be little to nothing they can do about it. About 200 single-family homes sit … more

Alleged shooter in 2009 Andrew Graham homicide set for trial

After more delays in recent months as attorneys said the coronavirus pandemic prevented them from gathering evidence to defend Terrell Jones, who is accused of fatally shooting a Centennial man in a … more

Cideries squeeze into craft beverage scene

Imagine it’s a hot Colorado day and adults are looking for alcoholic beverages to help beat the heat. Many seek out beer, seltzers and cocktails. But, for Sam Al-Jassim and many others, the answer … more

Cherry Creek boys soccer team almost had it all

State tournament pairings are often debated and criticized when they are revealed by the Colorado High School Activities Association. That was the case for this season’s boys state tournament … more

'Tell stories that matter:' Colorado Community Media sold to journalism partnership

Colorado Community Media, the company that produces two dozen newspapers around the Denver-area suburbs and two shoppers, has been acquired by a local and national … more

Many Coloradans may not be getting the help they need

Energy Outreach Colorado has a mission to help people afford their energy costs. And to fulfill that mission, it is so important for the nonprofit to make sure every Coloradan is aware of it, said … more

Don't allow concealment of records, oppose House Bill 1214

We understand the intent behind House Bill 1214 to provide a fresh start to those with lower-level criminal records — such as arrest records in which no criminal charges have been filed. Further, … more

Centennial approves rezoning for townhomes in historic Pickletown area

A plan to replace a defunct preschool building — and an apparently vacant house — with 12 new townhome units and two single-family homes in the historic Pickletown area of west Centennial was … more

My Name Is ... Christine June

From up north I grew up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan right on Lake Superior. My family has lived there for generations, and it's a gorgeous area, but I wanted to explore beyond that region. I … more

How Centennial spent its CARES Act dollars

How does a city spend $10 million to prevent its economy from crumbling under the weight of the pandemic? A report by the city, released in March, lays out how businesses across the city received … more

Centennial seniors ‘blessed to be a blessing’ in food drive

At a west Centennial senior-living location, food isn’t one of the worries on residents’ minds. But a group of women at the Holly Creek Retirement Community, during a weekly Zoom discussion, … more
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