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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Tri-County Health Department investigating Salmonella outbreak

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Since August 3, Tri-County Health Department (TCHD), the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and Arapahoe County, have been investigating Salmonella among people who attended the Arapahoe County Fair, or 4-H events associated with the fai...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

E-470 to eliminate vehicle registration fee Sept. 1, 2018

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The final steps are wrapping up to eliminate the Vehicle Registration Fee (VRF) for Colorado motorists living in counties where the fees have been imposed. The E-470 Board of Directors unanimously voted earlier this year to remove the fee and the Authorit...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Arapahoe County awards Open Space grants to 13 local agencies

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Nearly $4 million in grants will fund playground, sports fields and trail improvements

Littleton, CO – Nearly $4 million in Open Space grants awarded last month by the Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners will fulfill a Make-a-Wish reques...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Public Names New Regional Trail Along E-470

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Plans for the new High Plains Trail include neighborhood connector trails; future expansion 

Aurora, Colo. – Nearly 2,000 people weighed in and chose High Plains Trail as the name for the new trail along the west side of E-470 from Quincy Avenue s...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

International Overdose Awareness Day

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International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on August 31 each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who hav...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Renew license plates at a kiosk before Sept. 10 and pay no service fee

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Arapahoe County residents who renew their license plates at a ColoradoMVExpress kiosk will not pay a service fee between June 25 and September 9. The Clerk and Recorder’s Office is temporarily waiving the fee to encourage use of the self-service...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Arapahoe County seeks feedback from citizens, community leaders on future of Colorado’s first county

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During the next several months, Arapahoe County will hold a series of opportunities for residents, elected officials and community and economic development leaders to provide input into the future of Colorado’s third largest county.

Arapahoe County will ho...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Arapahoe County bans sale, use of fireworks due to high fire danger

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Fireworks Ban on Sale and Use - Ordinance No. 2018-01

Due to high fire danger and ongoing drought conditions, the Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners Tuesday approved a ban on the sale and use of fireworks in unincorporated portions of the county...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Arapahoe County issues a temp. moratorium on commercial disposal wells for oil and gas exploration

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Earlier this week, the Board of County Commissioners approved a temporary moratorium on applications to locate commercial injection wells used to dispose of class II oil and gas production waste in Arapahoe County.

The temporary moratorium is in effect for...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Help us keep you safe in an emergency. Sign up to receive 911 notifications through ArapAlert

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On May 21, the Arapahoe County 911 Authority sent an email to current subscribers of the County’s 911 alert system. 

If you received this email, we want to assure you that this is an official email from the Arapahoe County 911 Authority.

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

E-News Connection: Sign up to receive the latest news from your County Commissioner

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