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Centennial Link Trail dedicated

Centennial Link Trail dedicated

System connects Centennial to Lone Tree By Peter Jones In recreation-conscious south metro Denver, it is all about “connectivity,” and South Suburban Parks and Recreation has no problem connecting the dots when it comes to getting partner governments on board to get to Point B. The tax-supported recreation district marked a milestone last week – […]

Creek advances to State 5A Championship

Creek advances to State 5A Championship

Bruins beat undefeated Ralston Valley 27-15  By Tom Barry Coach Dave Logan has done it again, bringing his fourth football team to a 5A State Championship game. Since his coaching career began in 1993, the much-heralded Logan has amassed a total of six state championships with Arvada West, Chatfield and Mullen high schools. This three-sport […]

Espresso Americano opens in Greenwood Village

Espresso Americano opens in Greenwood Village

By Tom Barry On Nov. 17, family, friends and business leaders came together to celebrate a special opening of distinctive new coffee shop in Greenwood Village, Espresso Americano. The aroma of freshly ground Honduran coffee beans filled the air as a young guitarist played some tunes. A diverse selection of pastries and other freshly baked […]

Art vs. snow in Cherry Hills Village

Art vs. snow in Cherry Hills Village

Local students decorate city’s snowplow fleet By Jan Wondra Snow doesn’t stand a chance against the snowplows of Cherry Hills Village. This year’s art by Kent Denver, St. Mary’s Academy and Cherry Hills Village Elementary students incorporates themes from snow to the sea, to a historical perspective on the beginnings of St. Mary’s Academy and […]

Centennial lights up the holidays

Centennial lights up the holidays

Centennial rang in, as well as sang in and lit up, the holiday season Nov. 22 with the city’s third annual tree-lighting celebration in Center Park. In addition to Mayor Cathy Noon leading the official lighting of the Christmas tree, local school choral groups offered seasonal selections as residents enjoyed holiday treats.  

Perry & Co. gathers 220+ coats for The Action Center

Perry & Co. gathers 220+ coats for The Action Center

Perry & Co.’s two-week coat drive in support of The Action Center resulted in more than 220 coats donated.  They were delivered on Nov. 7, just in time for the cold weather. Andrew Castillo, donor cultivation coordinator, had the volunteers unload and begin processing the coats for immediate distribution. “Thank you so much to Perry […]

Littleton and county at odds over urban renewal

Littleton and county at odds over urban renewal

Differing legal interpretations may be settled in court By Peter Jones When it comes to creating tax-supported urban-renewal areas, the City of Littleton and Arapahoe County read things differently – the law, that is. The rules for designations of “blight” that can qualify a property owner for tax-increment financing to help with infrastructure improvements are […]

Creek beats Regis 49–21 in playoffs

Creek beats Regis 49–21 in playoffs

Heading to 5A semifinals against Ralston Valley  By Tom Barry Cherry Creek High School’s football team is heading to the state’s 5A semifinals, a feat they have not accomplished since 2008. More than 3,000 people packed the stands at the Regis Jesuit stadium in Aurora, Nov. 14. The Bruins wore their white away jerseys, while […]

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 […]

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