Keyword: Centennial Colorado
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Improved water safety could save lives: 5 things to know

Here’s something parents might not know: Drowning is responsible for more deaths among children aged 1-4 than any other cause except congenital anomalies, or birth defects. “Drowning doesn’t … more

Former teacher at youth jail sentenced for sex assault

A woman who taught at a youth detention center in Centennial and was arrested in 2019 on suspicion of engaging in a sexual relationship with an underage inmate pleaded guilty in March and received a … more

Plane emergencies have varied causes, Centennial Airport says

When two planes collided in midair over the Cherry Creek State Park area near a neighborhood just north of Centennial, one plane deployed a parachute and came down in an open field. The second plane … 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

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

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

Teen convicted in murder of Cherokee Trail High School student

An Arapahoe County jury on April 9 found Kenneth Gallegos, 19, guilty of first-degree felony murder, aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery. Gallegos was found guilty of … more

Arapahoe County residents who can’t drive have an ally

For seniors and people with disabilities or low income, navigating a car-centric world can be a daily hurdle. That’s why a Centennial resident has been working for years to connect the public to … more

Cherry Creek School District picks chief of staff as new superintendent

Two months after the superintendent of one of the largest school districts in the state announced his retirement, the district's school board selected a familiar face to succeed him. The Cherry Creek … more

My Name Is ... Cathy Fischer

Longtime survivor I live in Aurora, borderline Centennial. I am 46. I survived my first time of stage 4 breast cancer over 15 years ago, in 2005. In July 2020, I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast … more

My Name Is ... Anne Fanganello

Dreams of design I am 51 years old and have lived in Centennial for nine years. I am a Colorado native originally from Park Hill. My dream to be a fashion designer started at a very young age. My … more

Cherry Creek superintendent to retire at end of spring semester

The superintendent of one of the largest school districts in the state will retire at the end of this school year, a letter to the community announced on Jan. 22. “It has been an honor to serve the … more

Centennial gas station shooting suspect set for preliminary hearing

Samuel Birch, the man the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office identified as the suspect in a fatal shooting of a gas station clerk in a robbery the night of Nov. 26, is set for a preliminary hearing … more

Centennial seniors, workers at care facilities receive vaccine

Residents and staff members lined up to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at three metro Denver senior-living facilities operated by Christian Living Communities, including two in … more
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