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Centennial council supports creating a new homelessness coordinator position

Multiple members of Centennial City Council expressed support for developing a new homelessness coordinator position with Arapahoe County during the city council’s regular meeting June 6 at … more

More money. Less food. Greater demand: Inflation hits metro-area food banks

With inflation at a 40-year-high and a bottle-necked supply chain exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Integrated Family Community Services, based near Englewood, is finding it harder to procure certain foods as it sees higher demand.  more

Pediatrician leads efforts in children’s health and development

For Dr. Sophia Meharena, the glass is always half full, which is meant to say there is still plenty to do in serving young patients, volunteering at her children’s school to promote social and … more

Lawsuit looms over cost of Tri-County Health breakup

The costs of Arapahoe and Adams counties pulling away from Tri-County Health could be in the millions. And the situation could get a whole lot more expensive. more

Littleton-based nonprofit to host workshop featuring immigrant voices

Littleton-based nonprofit Immigrant Pathways Colorado will host a workshop at Arapahoe Community College (ACC) April 9 during which attendees can hear first-hand stories of the immigration journey from those who have experienced it.  more

Egg-painting workshop to aid Ukraine

Valkarie Gallery, 455 S. Saulsbury St., Lakewood, offers workshops March 21, 22 and April 7, 9 at noon, 3 and 6 p.m. on painting the elaborate and beautiful Pysanky, Ukranian Easter eggs. A $100 … 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

Arapahoe County OKs $300,000 for regional homeless navigation center

A proposal to create of a navigation center to help connect those who are homeless in Arapahoe County with resources is coming closer to reality after the county approved $300,000 to help establish … more

Valor, Highlands Ranch and Arapahoe punch ticket to Final Four contest

To win a girl’s state basketball championship, a team must take a preliminary step and advance into the final four. On March 4, at the Denver Coliseum, defending state champion and … more

Colorado program protects those who may wander from home

In 2004, the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office began a collaboration of public and private entities to create what would become the Colorado Life Trak program. According to the department's website, … 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

Centennial Hospital offers mental health care

A recently expanded health care resource in the south metro area, Centennial Hospital, wants to spread the word about its mental health programs as the coronavirus pandemic continues to weigh on … 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

Big spending slated for High Line Canal

Over the next 15 years, Arapahoe County will join with neighboring counties, government agencies and a nonprofit to invest $130 million into conservation and accessibility projects for the High Line … more

Tri-County Health mask mandates in Adams, Arapahoe to expire Feb. 5

The Tri-County Health Department board of health has voted to let the mask mandates for schools and public indoor places in Adams and Arapahoe counties expire Feb. 5. more

Tri-County Health may end school, indoor mask mandates as soon as Feb. 4

Pointing to a decline in the rate of new coronavirus cases, Tri-County Health Department announced it will consider ending its mask mandates for schools and public indoor places in general in Arapahoe and Adams counties. more

COVID surge may be 'more severe than prior waves,' Colorado analysts say

Local public health officials and analysts implored the public not to let its guard down as the omicron variant drives a dramatic COVID surge in Colorado. more

Highest-elevation points in metro Denver counties sit at some unexpected places

To outdoor-recreation enthusiasts, Colorado is known for its fourteeners: mountain peaks that exceed 14,000 feet. But take a drive through the Denver area, and you might notice how the elevation … more

Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert courts suspend jury trials

An order by the chief judge in Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties has suspended all jury trials through Jan. 28, citing data regarding the coronavirus surge driven by the omicron variant. … more

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