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Kent Denver’s Yates inducted into CHSCA Hall of Fame

Kent Denver’s Yates inducted into CHSCA Hall of Fame

It is no secret at Kent Denver School that Scott Yates, the head football coach since 1981, is in a class of his own. Over the past 32 years, he has played an important role in shaping the lives of countless young adults as a coach, advisor and educator. His winning record — an astonishing […]

Englewood’s Police Chief Collins attends address

Englewood’s Police Chief Collins attends address

By Tom Barry Denver’s Police Chief Robert White sent out last minute invites to area law enforcement officials in Colorado five days prior to President Barack Obama’s visit to Denver April 3. White invited colleagues to attend the gun control crusade at the city’s Police Academy. “Chief White invited us and I wanted to see […]

Most Arapahoe County law enforcement skip Obama’s Denver gun control event

Most Arapahoe County law enforcement skip Obama’s Denver gun control event

By Tom Barry The majority of law enforcement officials from Arapahoe County made a conscious decision not to attend President Obama’s address April 3 on gun control.  The only law enforcement officials attending the event from the county were from Aurora and Englewood. On the last weekend of March, law enforcement officials received an email […]

Cherry Hills approves First Church of Nazarene plans

Cherry Hills approves First Church of Nazarene plans

By Jan Wondra In its first April council meeting, Cherry Hills Village City Council approved a series of motions giving the green light to most of the requested variances for the expansion of First Church of the Nazarene, located at 3800 E. Hampden in Cherry Hills. All variances were approved, with the exception of the […]

Cherry Hills Village promotes second year of tree planting

Cherry Hills Village promotes second year of tree planting

By Jan Wondra  For the second year in a row, the City of Cherry Hills Village is promoting its Tree Planting Program. Trees will be available from the City’s Parks Division, at a reduced cost and on a first-come, first-served basis to all property owners in the Village, beginning in mid-April. Cherry Hills Village property […]

Politics – Turley seeks Centennial City Council position

Politics – Turley seeks Centennial City Council position

Former Charter Commission member  focuses on aging population Submitted by Kathy Turley Civic activist Kathy Turley, a resident of Centennial for 35 years, has announced her candidacy for Centennial City Council in the city’s westernmost District 1. Turley was elected to the Centennial Charter Commission, which drafted the home-rule charter. Last year, the City Council […]

Body found near Grand Canyon is local woman

Body found near Grand Canyon is local woman

By Peter Jones The body of a woman recovered from the Colorado River at the Grand Canyon has been identified as a missing Cherry Creek High School graduate. Kaitlin Anne Kenney, 21, had been last seen alive three months ago at a campsite about 30 miles down the river from where her body was found […]

Lone Tree Chamber of Commerce Calendar 4-11-13

Lone Tree Chamber of Commerce Calendar 4-11-13

Lone Tree Chamber of Commerce Arma Dei Academy April 17, 9 – 10 a.m. Living Way Fellowship Church Admission FREE Colorado Symphony The Art of Baroque April 18, 7:30 – 9 p.m. Lone Tree Arts Center Box Office: 720-509-1000 State of the City with Mayor Gunning May 9, 11:30 – 1 p.m. Lone Tree Arts Center […]

Pastor Jim Dixon announces impending retirement from CHCC

Pastor Jim Dixon announces impending retirement from CHCC

Church begins search for new senior pastor By Tom Barry Cherry Hills Community Church, one of Colorado’s largest congregations, recently learned that long-term Pastor Jim Dixon intends to retire within the next year after another senior pastor is found. This church has grown over the years with more than 5,000 members to what is commonly […]

School Briefs 4-4-13

Cherry Creek has high graduation rate More than 87 percent of Cherry Creek seniors graduated high school in 2012 in four years, up from 84 percent in 2011. Statewide, the overall, on-time graduation rate for 2012 is 75 percent and at nearly 72 percent nationwide. While all ethnic groups showed gains from the previous year, the […]