Keyword: Arapahoe County
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Joan Lopez: The new face of the clerk and recorder's office

Joan Lopez, Arapahoe County's new clerk and recorder, was one of three Democrats who beat incumbent Republicans in Arapahoe County races in November, alongside Sheriff Tyler Brown and Assessor PK … more

New Arapahoe County assessor focuses on connecting with public

When residents think of property taxes, smiling probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But PK Kaiser, the new Arapahoe County assessor, wants his residents to enjoy interacting with his … more

Arapahoe County jail, stressed by growth, may need replacing, officials say

Arapahoe County's jail is aging and may need to be replaced in coming years, say county officials. The facility built in 1986 is increasingly stretched thin as the county's population booms, said … more

Officials hope to split up 18th Judicial District

Colorado’s most populous judicial district could soon become two. Some state lawmakers and county officials are declaring it’s time for the 18th Judicial District, marked by rapid population … more

Former clerk: National politics to blame for loss

Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Matt Crane, a Republican, narrowly lost his re-election bid in the 2018 election to Joan Lopez, one of several county races that saw incumbent Republicans ousted by … more

Battle against opioid crisis: Map is sorrowful guide to lost loved ones

The online map is a living, breathing eulogy of people who have died from opioid use. Matt Lazarus, of Castle Rock, “was known for having a ‘heart of gold’” and “will be missed by many,” … more

DA to examine claims of innocence for convicted

Taking a proactive approach, the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office has launched a process to investigate “legitimate” claims that convicted individuals may be innocent, the office … more

Arapahoe County budget up thanks to revenue growth

Arapahoe County adopted a $404.3 million budget for 2019 in December, up from $390 million last year and bolstered by increased revenue, according to county documents. “A lot of very hard work went … more

Suspect shot and killed, deputy injured on Arapahoe Road in Centennial area

A suspect is dead and three deputies are on paid leave after deputies opened fire on the suspect in Arapahoe County after he fled the scene of a reported domestic violence incident Nov. 15, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office. more

Democrats take sheriff, clerk, assessor seats in Arapahoe County

Colorado's “blue wave” that saw Democrats elected to a wide range of posts statewide extended to Arapahoe County, with Democrats upsetting incumbent Republicans in both the sheriff and county … more

'It's about doing community service'

Dozens of area residents stood in front of a machine that spit out mail ballots in rapid fire in just one step of the process Arapahoe County uses to count votes. Matt Crane, Arapahoe County clerk … more

Ready to vote? Here's what you need to do in Arapahoe County

Ballots are scheduled to arrive in mailboxes by Oct. 19 to all active registered voters, and here’s how you can get squared away to have a smooth voting experience in the Nov. 6 election. Check … 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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