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A day after announcing stay-at-home orders, three metro area public health departments have rescinded those orders and adopted the set of rules handed down by the state.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

History of first black Arapahoe County deputy highlighted

An activist in the Underground Railroad, anti-slavery writer and prominent Denver businessman became the first black deputy in the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office in 1880, according to the agency. … more

Arapahoe clerk's office scrambles to send out missing ballots

Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Joan Lopez said on Jan. 31 that her office was scrambling to mail out hundreds of presidential primary ballots after a “data entry error” meant many overseas … more

Reporter Stories: Talking about Colorado's new Red Flag law

Community Editor Elliott Wenzler discusses what she learned about how the Front Range county sheriff's plan to enforce Colorado's controversial new Red Flag law, allowing the courts and law enforcement to confiscate someones' firearms. more

Sheriffs' views vary on Colorado red flag law

Two years and a day after Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish was fatally shot by a mentally ill man, a controversial red flag law named for him went into effect. The state law allows a … more

Trail attack survivor says she's still fighting

Vanessa Ursini is still fighting. Nearly a year and a half after Ursini, 30, fought off a brutal attack by Johnny Dewayne Harris in the woods next to the Mary Carter Greenway trail in Littleton, she … 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

SouthPark catches a tax break

Most places don't want to go out of business, but the SouthPark Metropolitan District couldn't be happier. "We are happy to say that without help from any other entities, we have paid off our … more
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