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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

Pediatrician leads efforts in children’s health and development

For Dr. Sophia Meharena, the glass is always half full, which is meant to say there is still plenty to do in serving young patients, volunteering at her children’s school to promote social and … more

Lawsuit looms over cost of Tri-County Health breakup

The costs of Arapahoe and Adams counties pulling away from Tri-County Health could be in the millions. And the situation could get a whole lot more expensive. 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

Nonprofit paints homes for free for older adults, people with disabilities in Denver metro area

Painting the exterior of a home can cost up to $5,000, according to a local nonprofit — and that’s a cost many people, especially those living on low incomes, can’t afford. more

Littleton-based nonprofit to host workshop featuring immigrant voices

Littleton-based nonprofit Immigrant Pathways Colorado will host a workshop at Arapahoe Community College (ACC) April 9 during which attendees can hear first-hand stories of the immigration journey from those who have experienced it.  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

Valor, Highlands Ranch and Arapahoe punch ticket to Final Four contest

To win a girl’s state basketball championship, a team must take a preliminary step and advance into the final four. On March 4, at the Denver Coliseum, defending state champion and … 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

Community colleges help support businesses with work training grants

For over three decades, Colorado’s community colleges have worked with the state government to offer a grant-based jobs training program for businesses. At Arapahoe Community College (ACC), based … 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

Arapahoe Road construction near University Boulevard begins in Centennial

A spot just outside of a major intersection in the south metro area will undergo construction work over the next year and a half to replace an aging part of Arapahoe Road that runs above Big Dry … more
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