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One Arapahoe County commissioner race nearly tied, another flips parties

Four years ago, Republican Jeff Baker ran for the county commissioner seat in the east Centennial and Aurora area, and he bested his Democratic opponent by 12 percentage points. This year, he and his … more

Arapahoe County moves to stricter safer-at-home level orange

As the steep spike in new coronavirus cases in Arapahoe County continues to climb, the state public-health department announced it would again move the county to tighter restrictions under … more

Election 2020: Arapahoe County mail-ballot total may top county's 2016 overall vote count

The number of mail ballots received in Arapahoe County as of about 3 p.m. on Election Day nearly topped the county's total number of votes — mailed and in person — from the 2016 general … more

Arapahoe, Denver among counties moving to stricter COVID-19 rules

As restrictions continue to escalate in parts of the Denver metro area, the state public-health department announced that Arapahoe and Denver are among several counties that now face greater … more

Ballots rolling in ahead of Election Day

Ballots are rolling into the Arapahoe County elections warehouse at an unprecedented rate, and county elections director Peg Perl said she's thrilled. “We're really excited by this historic early … more

How to vote in Arapahoe County

Arapahoe County offers several ways to cast your vote. Here’s what you need to know: All currently registered Colorado voters will begin receiving ballots by mail on Oct. 9. To return your ballot … more

Rise in rate of new COVID-19 cases triggers Arapahoe County mitigation plan

An increase in Arapahoe County's rate of new COVID-19 cases has forced officials to turn to a plan to reduce the spread, the county announced in a news release. For the past few weeks, the county has … more

Littleton man sentenced to 21 years for killing teen girl

Timothy Shelton was sentenced to 21 years in prison for the 2018 shooting death of Luisa Aguilar, six years longer than the 15-year-old victim got to live. Shelton, 24, admitted firing a shot that … more

In Arapahoe County, multiple security levels safeguard ballots

Arapahoe County’s elections director says voters can expect a safe, secure fall election, overseen by bipartisan teams. Voters can choose to mail or drop off their ballots, or vote in person, said … more

Arapahoe County's exception from COVID-19 rules remains in place

Arapahoe County's residents have reined in the spread of the coronavirus enough to prevent the state from rolling back the county's progress on reopening — as long as it stays on the right course. … more

Arapahoe County asks for businesses' help in saving variance

As the coronavirus' spread worsens in Arapahoe County, leaders hope businesses that benefitted from an exemption to the state's social distancing rules will take greater precautions to prevent losing … more

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

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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