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Some Arapahoe County officials 'concerned with constitutionality' of mask order

After a local public health agency voted 5-4 in favor of an order requiring mask-wearing in public places in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties, the governing body of Arapahoe County called into … 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

4th suspect in Andrew Graham murder gets 10-year sentence

After years of court hearings, the last of four original defendants in the fatal 2009 shooting of a 23-year-old Centennial man has been sentenced. Clarissa Jae Lockhart received a 10-year prison … more

DA's office releases Centennial police shooting report unusually fast

Two weeks after a suspect was killed by officer gunfire in Centennial, the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office had not yet confirmed whether the suspect was armed with a weapon or whether he fired a gun … 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

Report: Arapahoe County deputy justified in fatal Centennial shooting

A woman who appeared to be the girlfriend of a man fatally shot by an Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office deputy told an investigator that the man would have “definitely shot the cop if he had the … 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

Transitioning into 'safer at home' social distancing phase at SouthGlenn

A long list of businesses at Centennial's flagship shopping development appeared to remain closed on the first Monday they could open since Colorado's statewide stay-at-home order shuttered many … 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

Suspected assault brings deputies to west Centennial block

An active police scene in an assault investigation in a west Centennial neighborhood prompted the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office to ask civilians to avoid the immediate area the morning of April 9. … 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

Centennial, Arapahoe sheriff's office, public agencies make COVID-19 closures, adjustments

The City of Centennial and the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office are in “constant contact” with Tri-County Health Department and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, … 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
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