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Revisiting the ‘baaaadd’ women of cinema

Revisiting the ‘baaaadd’ women of cinema

CCHS grad explores female stereotypes in short film By Peter Jones As a Hollywood script reader, Mara Tasker will never get the hours back that she spent – or wasted – sifting through stacks of bad screenplays. If she were to couple that with the tawdry newspaper stories she had to read as a researcher […]

‘Centennial’s strength is its sense of community’

‘Centennial’s strength is its sense of community’

Mayor Noon focuses on ‘connections’ in State of City By Peter Jones State-of-government addresses are seldom cynical and Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon’s State of Our City address on April 17 at Embassy Suites was no exception. While Centennial’s second mayor recognized the recent shooting at Arapahoe High School, she tied the tragedy to a growing connectedness […]

Powder that closed school was cornstarch

Powder that closed school was cornstarch

Hazmat team sent to Smoky Hill last week By Peter Jones The 14-year-old student who brought a mysterious white powder to Smoky Hill High School last week had been intending to “blow a fireball” with cornstarch, according to an investigation by Aurora police. The boy has been suspended. No injuries were reported. The school was […]

Centennial keeps ban on pot shops in place

Centennial keeps ban on pot shops in place

Ordinance also clarifies number of permitted plants By Peter Jones Pot smokers may be able to buy marijuana in Colorado, but they won’t do it in Centennial – at least, not legally. City Council has unanimously approved banning the commercial cultivation, manufacture and sale of all marijuana products in Centennial. That means the city’s temporary […]

Denver South EDP celebrates expanding role in education, energy, space technology

Denver South EDP celebrates expanding role in education, energy, space technology

By Jan Wondra The recent Denver South Economic Development Partnership breakfast could truly be called an ode to technology and a celebration of the expanding importance of technology in the growing south metro area. The breakfast featured three technology announcements, including linking growing educational opportunities, entrepreneurial approaches to clean energy and futuristic space exploration projects. […]

Chase Bank robbed

Chase Bank robbed

Tattooed suspect vanished after showing demand note  By Tom Barry A bank robbery on April 10 is the latest incident in a small uptick in significant crime in Greenwood Village that began Feb. 6 when two men dressed as Target employees choked an employee and got away with numerous boxes of expensive headphones. The typically […]

Covillo celebrates 40 years of excellence in landscape

Covillo celebrates 40 years of excellence in landscape

    By Tom Barry Denver roots run deep for Michael Covillo in both ancestry and his venerable business. Forty years ago, Covillo began to develop his residential and commercial landscaping design and construction business in his garage – decades after the Covillo name had become more associated with fruits and vegetables. “Grandpa Covillo started […]

A farewell to John Brackney

A farewell to John Brackney

Chamber pays tribute to longtime CEO Members of the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce bid a very fond farewell to former President and CEO John Brackney on April 14 at Ivy at the Glenn in The Streets at SouthGlenn. The party organized by Frame de Art’s Brian Hart saw business and political leaders from […]

Eight candidates running for SSPR board

Eight candidates running for SSPR board

Nonpartisan election next month at 5 polling places By Peter Jones Running the largest recreation district in the south metro area is no walk in the park. Eight candidates have filed for next month’s election, each seeking one of three available seats on the South Suburban Parks and Recreation Board of Directors. In addition to […]

‘Crimes of opportunity’ in Greenwood Village

‘Crimes of opportunity’ in Greenwood Village

Five homes hit in daylight and early evening  By Tom Barry The tranquil residential neighborhoods of Greenwood Village have been the target of five burglaries during an eight-day period starting on March 31. The thieves’ loot has included electronics, jewelry, household items and a large television. “The burglaries occurred during the day and early evening […]

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