Keyword: Arapahoe County
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Few details on Cherry Creek student’s ‘racist, violent’ posts

Cherry Creek High School planned to investigate racist posts that allegedly involve a Creek student, the school’s principal said in a letter to the community. School administration was made aware … more

Tri-County Health Department adopts COVID-19 masking order

Tri-County's Board of Health acknowledged that masks have become a political issue but said their value as public health tools mattered more as they narrowly adopted a masking order July 8. In a … more

State OKs Arapahoe County request for eased virus rules

Gyms, restaurants and houses of worship will see expanded capacity under the state's June 29 approval of Arapahoe County's request for a waiver from Colorado's social distancing limits. more

Arapahoe County sheriff talks use of force, body cameras in wake of George Floyd unrest

Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown knows that in the weeks since the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, “there are many people in our community that are hurting." more

DA report: Arapahoe County deputy justified in January shooting

An Arapahoe County sheriff's deputy was justified in shooting a man whom authorities caught in a stolen vehicle at an east Centennial-area apartment complex, a report by the district attorney's … more

Arapahoe County seeks relaxation of some pandemic limits

Pointing to a slowing rate of added COVID-19 cases per day — and what the county called “ample hospital capacity” — Arapahoe County has asked the state public-health department for permission … more

Arapahoe County may push to loosen rules on malls, restaurants, movie theaters

Like numerous other counties across Colorado, Arapahoe County may apply to tweak the state's pandemic-fueled restrictions on businesses, a county public health official announced during a June 4 … more

Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Centennial

A suspect was killed by officer gunfire and two deputies were unharmed after an incident at a Days Inn hotel in central Centennial on Thursday. more

Class of 2020, Arapahoe County: Together, apart

Part of a series on the graduating class of 2020. more

Arapahoe County Fair canceled for 2020

The 2020 Arapahoe County Fair has been canceled due to concerns over spreading COVID-19, officials announced on May 20. Initially scheduled for July 23 through 26, the fair was canceled by the … more

Farming the city: Urban homesteaders get back to the land

Sundari Kraft grew up reading Laura Ingalls Wilder. But while she fantasized about a self-sufficient life in a little house on the prairie, she lived in a bungalow in Northglenn. “As I got older, I … more

State Rep. Champion calls for lifting of Arapahoe County stay-at-home order

State Rep. Richard Champion, R-Columbine Valley, became the latest Colorado politician to demand the lifting of a public health order on April 27, writing to Tri-County Health Department's executive … more

Arapahoe County Fairgrounds transformed into medical care facility

Patients recovering from COVID-19 who no longer require acute or critical care might find a temporary home at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, which has been converted to a tier 4 alternate care … more

Arapahoe County sheriff's deputy tests positive for COVID-19

An Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office deputy has tested positive for COVID-19, the office announced in a March 27 news release. “The deputy is being supported and resources are available to the … more

COVID-19 pushes Arapahoe County jail to lower inmate count

Arapahoe County is working to keep its jail population down in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the facility, Sheriff Tyler Brown said. There were no known cases of COVID-19 in the jail … more

With state directive in place, local health departments rescind stay-at-home orders

A day after announcing stay-at-home orders, three metro area public health departments have rescinded those orders and adopted the set of rules handed down by the state. The morning of March 25, … more

Stay-at-home orders issued for Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Jefferson and Boulder counties

Three Denver metro area public health departments issued stay-at-home orders, covering Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Jefferson and Boulder counties — effectively putting most of the metro area under … more

First two COVID-19 cases confirmed in Arapahoe County; governor declares state of emergency for Colorado

Gov. Jared Polis declared a state of emergency in response to the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by a widespread coronavirus, as the number of cases in Colorado grew to at least 15. Polis' … more

COVID-19: Tri-County Health Department, counties host a virtual town hall

The Tri-County Health Department and its three counties — Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas — will host a virtual town hall on March 11 for people to ask questions of officials about the novel … more

Homelessness in Englewood: No place to call home

During a cleanup along the South Platte River in January, Englewood police counted 21 campsites with about 30 people living on its east banks. Some 25 truckloads of trash, human waste, syringes and … more
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