Posted on: January 24, 2018

Arapahoe County wants your input on keeping backyard chickens and bees

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Arapahoe County has received a number of requests to allow the keeping of backyard chickens and bees in unincorporated suburban areas of Arapahoe County.

This year, the Board of County Commissioners asked County staff to research nearby zoning rules and to...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

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How will you stay safe in an emergency? Help us help you stay safe by signing up for our Emergency Notification System, ArapAlert. This system enables 9-1-1 to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations such as severe weather...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

17 Mile House Barn

17 Mile House

The iconic red barn at Arapahoe County’s 17 Mile House and Farm Park will soon be stabilized and preserved with the support of a $200,000 grant from History Colorado – State Historical Fund.

“The 17 Mile House and Farm park is not only a treasured part of ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

17 Mile House Tours

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Residents can step back in time during a visit to 17 Mile House, a 155-year old farm which served as an important resting stop for pioneers traveling on the Cherokee/Smoky Hill wagon trails in the 1860’s.

Complimentary tours of the house are provided by me...

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