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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

Arapahoe authorities seek victims of suspect in child sex assaults

Arapahoe County sheriff’s investigators are asking for the public’s help in trying to find more alleged victims of suspect Allan Richard Long, 51, the sheriff’s office announced in … 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

Tri-County Health extends school mask order; metro Denver mandates continue

Facing what could be a dramatically steep surge in new cases of COVID-19 in Colorado amid the spread of the omicron variant, several metro Denver counties announced they would continue their local … more

Elves for Seniors makes deliveries

Several senior citizens in Englewood and Littleton were treated to Christmas gifts last week as part of the Arapahoe County Elves for Seniors program. According to information provided by Arapahoe … more

Littleton nonprofit gives grants to documented immigrants

Immigrant Pathways Colorado, a nonprofit based in Littleton, said it has awarded more than $100,000 in grants to immigrants in the Denver-metro area, a milestone for the organization after it began … more

Arapahoe had to exit Tri-County Health, officials say

The rebuilding of the public health agency structure in a wide swath of the Denver metro area appears likely to result in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties all having the independence to make … more

Arapahoe County commissioners vote to leave Tri-County Health

The final member of the Tri-County Health Department, Arapahoe County, voted today to leave the agency at the end of next year.  This vote follows earlier decisions by Douglas and Adams … more

Man tells police he killed wife, left her dead at Centennial library

A man walked into the Greenwood Village police headquarters and said he had just killed his wife by strangling her, leaving her at a library in west Centennial, authorities said. more

Sheridan Library to hold free vaccination event

Sheridan Library will host an event to offer vaccine shots against COVID-19 and the flu for people ages 5 and older on Dec. 14, the Arapahoe Libraries district announced. As usual, it is free to … more

Omicron variant detected in Arapahoe County woman

The omicron COVID-19 variant has been detected in Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis announced Thursday. “The case was identified in an adult female resident of Arapahoe County who had recently … more

Tri-County Health issues new mask mandate for Adams, Arapahoe

Facing the possibility that the current COVID-19 surge could breach Colorado’s hospital capacity, the public health agency for Adams and Arapahoe counties Monday issued a new indoor mask mandate through at least the end of the year. more

Two dead with gunshot wounds in crashed vehicle in Centennial area

Two people were found dead with gunshot wounds in a crashed vehicle in a parking lot near Geddes Avenue and Havana Street in the central Centennial area, according to the Arapahoe County … more

Cross country: Colorado titles decided in Springs

Riley Stewart of Cherry Creek High School won another Class 5A girls individual cross country title and Tanner Brown of Parker-area school Chaparral captured his first 5A boys championship on Oct. 30 … more

End of Tri-County Health Department may not be so certain, leaders say

The formal bonds that hold the public-health partnership among Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties together may be loosening, but the complete demise of the Tri-County Health Department, which has served them for decades, may be less certain than it has appeared. more

Tri-County Health exit could mean big costs later for Arapahoe, Adams

With Douglas County setting off in its own direction on public health policy but still contracting to receive all services from Tri-County Health Department, Arapahoe County's public health programs … more

Adams County to withdraw from Tri-County Health Department

The Adams County Commissioners will vote to begin the process to end its relationship with the Tri-County Health Department, according to a statement released Oct. 19.  According to the … more

Centennial woman in coma after gunshot through wall

A Centennial woman is in critical condition after a gunshot went through an apartment unit wall and struck her in the head, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office. more

Teen gets 40 years to life in shooting of high school student in Centennial

The father of Lloyd Chavez IV stood at the lectern in court, a stuffed animal lying beside him. more
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