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Centennial breaks the ice with Arctic Shark

Centennial breaks the ice with Arctic Shark

Pilot program to test new ice-crushing attachment By Peter Jones Dun dun dun dun dun duuun. Centennial may be short on shark-infested waters, but this winter an Arctic Shark may be coming to a neighborhood near you. The new Ultramech Arctic Shark is the name of a mechanical ice-removal attachment that will be at the […]

St. Mary’s Academy tops off new construction

St. Mary’s Academy tops off new construction

By Jan Wondra The beam swung into place between the girders, marking the official topping off of the construction of the new addition to the St. Mary’s Academy campus with loud erupting cheers. With a front row position, the students of Miss Kasberg’s fourth grade science class pressed against the safety netting, cheering and waving […]

The Streets at SouthGlenn tree lighting, Santa arrival is Nov. 21

The Streets at SouthGlenn tree lighting, Santa arrival is Nov. 21

The Streets at SouthGlenn will host its annual Tree Lighting and Santa’s Arrival on Friday, Nov. 21, from 6 – 8 p.m. in Commons Park.  The event will feature a festive and fun kick-off to the holiday season. “This event has become a true holiday tradition with area families,” said Keri Navarette, Sr. Property Manager […]

CCHS students strive to save lives

CCHS students strive to save lives

Juniors organize relief shipments to Africa By Peter Jones Necessity will always be the mother of invention, as teenager Sirey Zhang realized as he was looking for volunteer opportunities last year. “One of the greatest barriers that you have at my age is your age,” the 16-year-old said. “I’ve tried a lot of volunteer initiatives […]

A ‘Webolutionary’ party

A ‘Webolutionary’ party

Greenwood Village firm celebrates 20 years in style Webolutions, a Greenwood Village marketing agency whose tongue-defying name was truly “webolutionary” when the firm was founded two decades ago, marked its 20th anniversary on Nov. 7 with a Spectacular Spectacle. As might be expected from an ultra-creative Internet pioneer, the anything-goes event was a worldwide Web […]

Lions observe 50 years

Lions observe 50 years

Centennial Airport Lions Club flying high  By Bob Sweeney Not many clubs or organizations can celebrate a 50th anniversary, but the local Centennial Lions Club celebrated its 50th anniversary, Oct. 27, at the Perfect Landing restaurant. An early highlight at the dinner was the reciting by memory of a Lions Prayer by Past President Mike Greenspan, […]

Incumbents prevail in countywide races

Incumbents prevail in countywide races

Republicans keep office by healthy margins   By Tom Barry Arapahoe County’s Republican incumbents held onto their jobs last week by margins of at least 10 percentage points in five functional countywide races, despite some spirited challenges and in one case, a race that took the term “office politics” to new heights. Clerk and Recorder […]

Republicans celebrate election victories in style

Republicans celebrate election victories in style

Thousands rejoice at Hyatt DTC By Tom Barry The Grand Old Party did just that on election night – having a grand old party to celebrate numerous victories throughout Colorado and the nation. Several thousand Republicans gathered at the newly remodeled grand ballroom at the Hyatt Denver Tech Center to watch the election results while […]

Coffman pledges bipartisan fourth term

Coffman pledges bipartisan fourth term

Republican wins by 10 points in competitive 6th District   By Peter Jones U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman is promising to find common ground with Democrats in the wake of one of the most expensive and closely watched congressional races in the nation. The Republican congressman won a fourth term on Nov. 4 against Democrat Andrew […]

South Suburban gets green light for upgrades

South Suburban gets green light for upgrades

Voters OK mill levy increase   By Peter Jones In what has become an increasingly rare vote favoring a tax increase, residents in the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District have approved a mill-levy tax increase by 9 percentage points. As a result, South Suburban property taxes will begin increasing by about $4.5 million every […]

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