Keyword: Centennial Colorado
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Housing affordability, business viability on Centennial city officials' minds

The cost of housing has become an all-but-unavoidable issue for city officials in much of the Denver metro area, and Centennial is examining how local policy might fit into conversations about affordability. more

Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office mental health program making strides

When a man in a rural part of Arapahoe County called 911 for help during a mental health crisis, he asked for a sheriff’s deputy to take him to a facility that could treat his condition. But … more

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

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

State suspends Centennial clinic from giving COVID vaccine shots

A health care provider based in Centennial was suspended from providing COVID-19 vaccinations after the state public health department found “multiple occurrences of storage and handling issues” and discovered that the facility was charging some patients a fee for vaccination. more

Centennial Hospital 'genuinely cares about patients,' team members say

It’s the people that set Centennial Hospital apart from other hospitals, says Lewis Franzen, a 70-year-old hospital volunteer. more

City, state lawmakers in Arapahoe County talk housing crisis, ‘missing middle’

Large and expensive single-family houses are a defining feature of much of the south Denver metro area, but collectively, they can function as a barrier for the area’s younger demographic. more

My Name Is ... Jessica Comerata

I came to Colorado as a student to the University of Denver — I graduated with a degree in education and went on to get my master’s degree in southwest studies from Colorado College in the 1980s. 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

Centennial could see effects from an Aurora camping ban

With Aurora ready to roll out a camping ban policy of its own, more people experiencing homelessness could be pushed into nearby Centennial. more

Centennial business 'bringing joy’ through herbalism

After studying biochemistry, pharmacology, ecology and a master’s degree in teaching, Bridget Molloy wanted to save the world. more

Centennial's effort to boost local businesses is back

The shift in American consumerism toward preferring experiences rather than products or things has weighed on Centennial city officials’ minds over the past few years, and the city is pushing forward with another round of its program to help local businesses adapt. more

Cherry Creek School District opens clinics for students who need health care

Of the roughly 55,000 students in the Cherry Creek School District, about 14,000 have health care coverage under Medicaid or Child Health Plan Plus, a public low-cost health insurance program — … 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

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

My Name Is ... Greg Glischinski

I’m 71 and have lived what is now Centennial for 43 years.  I’m originally from Anaheim, California. During a summer break in college, a friend and I took a road trip around many of the western United States. One of the states was Colorado. I decided this was where I wanted to live and work once I graduated. 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

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

Man arrested after running over deputy’s legs in Centennial, sheriff's office says

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man after he drove over a deputy's legs, leading authorities on a short chase, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office. 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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