Posted on: September 14, 2017

Voter participation and satisfaction high in Arapahoe County

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Voters in Arapahoe County have high satisfaction in the conduct of our elections and participate at a higher rate than the national average, according to recent surveys.

Arapahoe County’s elections and voter registration services were the top-rated service...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

4-H Information night for parents and youth Oct. 5

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LITTLETON, CO --- 4-H builds leaders by offering youth opportunities to learn about agriculture, robotics, photography, animals and more. Interested youth and their parents are invited to learn about Arapahoe County’s 4-H program by attending an...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Arapahoe County CSU Extension Enlightens community with fall workshops

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LITTLETON, CO --- Looking to learn how to preserve fall produce? Wanting to know how to take the stress out of preparing Thanksgiving turkey? Hoping to get a head start on holiday gifts? You’re in luck. Arapahoe County CSU Extension is offering ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Tie a yellow ribbon on World Suicide Prevention Day Sept. 10

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Littleton, Colo. – Arapahoe County will be observing World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10, during National Suicide Prevention Week Sept. 10-16 in hopes of raising awareness and sending the message that there is hope and help.

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Arapahoe County CSU Extension hosting free renewable energy workshop

LITTLETON, CO --- Winter is coming and you may be interested in renewable energy to help keep your home warm and comfortable. Learn important information about renewable energy options at a free workshop.

Join Arapahoe County CSU Extension, Xcel Energy and...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Iconic red barn at 17 Mile House preserved with History Colorado - State Historical Fund grant

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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: September 13, 2017

Learn about Arapahoe County's budget

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The 2017 budget protects core services, controls spending and honors our commitment to provide quality services to you.

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Suicide Prevention Month

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Arapahoe County will be observing World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10, during National Suicide Prevention Week Sept. 10-16 in hopes of raising awareness and sending the message that there is hope and help.

Arapahoe County recognizes suicide is a serious...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

17 Mile House Barn

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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 prov...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Renew at a Kiosk

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Skip the Line with Colorado MVExpress!The fast, easy way to renew your license plates in Arapahoe County

 Colorado MVExpress is a self-service kiosk where you can renew your vehicle registration. It's fast and easy! Skip the line at a Motor Vehicl...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Iconic red barn at 17 Mile House preserved with History Colorado - State Historical Fund grant

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: July 13, 2017

Get Involved in Arapahoe County

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There are many ways citizens can get involved, from volunteering to serving on a citizen board or committees.

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Open Spaces Volunteer Opportunities

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Get involved with Open Spaces. Learn more about Volunteer Opportunities for the Fair, Fall Festival and year-round activities. 

See current opportunities through Volunteer Connections

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Iconic red barn at 17 Mile House preserved with History Colorado - State Historical Fund grant

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...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

NEW Four Square Mile Parks

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Located in the urbanized northwest corner of Arapahoe County, within what is called the “Four Square Mile Neighborhood”, two County-owned parks will be master-planned to pave the way for improvements that will provide new (or improved)...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

County Properties

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Read More to discover the many supported properties managed by
Open Spaces.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

NEW Four Square Mile Parks

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Located in the urbanized northwest corner of Arapahoe County, within what is called the “Four Square Mile Neighborhood”, two County-owned parks will be master-planned to pave the way for improvements that will provide new (or improved) community recreatio...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Iconic red barn at 17 Mile House preserved with History Colorado - State Historical Fund grant

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

Healthy Lands, Healthy Communities, Healthy People

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The Board of County Commissioners celebrated the distribution of $16.4 million in project funding by the Arapahoe County Open Space program during a June 16 ceremony - funding made possible by the generous voters of Arapahoe County.

Grants and awards were ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

ACSO Investigators Make Arrest in 18-year-old Homicide

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After nearly two decades, Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office investigators have made an arrest in the homicide of Rebecca Bartee after a tipster contacted law enforcement through a local news reporter. Rebecca Bartee was 41 when she was found dead...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Arrest Made in Shooting at Cherry Creek State Park

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Investigators have made an arrest in the fatal shooting at Cherry Creek State Park that occurred on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.

With the assistance of the Aurora Police Department, members of the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force arrested 29-year-old Josep...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Cherry Creek State Park Shooting Update

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The victim in the Sunday night shooting at Cherry Creek State Park has died and the case is being investigated as a homicide. The shooting occurred just before 7:20 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 13, near the west boat ramp inside the park.

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

ACSO Investigating Shooting at Cherry Creek State Park

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting at Cherry Creek State Park that occurred just before 7:20 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 13, near the west boat ramp inside the park. Deputies originally responded to assist park rangers, but ACSO wil...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Can You ID This Robber?

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery that occurred at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Citywide Banks, 13700 E. Arapahoe Rd.

The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a white, long-sleeved shirt, black track pants, black l...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Video Available in Pawn Shop Burglaries

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two pawn shop burglaries that occurred in the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.

At about 2:24 a.m., Casino Pawn, 12201 E. Arapahoe Road, was burglarized. Two guns and some electronics were ta...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Arapahoe County Deputy Found At-Fault in Crash

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Deputy Dale Davis has been found at-fault in the crash that injured him and a Colorado State Patrol trooper just before 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Both law enforcement officers had been responding to an Adams County deputy’s call for assistance...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Crime Alert - Credit Card Skimmers

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with the identification of two suspects who are involved in placing a “skimmer” device in an area ATM.

On Saturday, May 27, a male suspect placed the skimmer device at an ATM locate...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Emergency Alert Program

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Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office uses a variety of ways to communicate with our community. With YouTube, we can provide interactive content for citizens. We use YouTube for crime prevention, to promote our weekly fugitive of the week videos, and as a ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Volunteer Opportunities!

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We value the contributions our volunteers make every day. In 2016, our 220 volunteers contributed more than 10,600 hours to supplement our programs.

We currently have two separate volunteer opportunities posted. If you have extra time and would like to con...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Employee Spotlight

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Congratulations to Lieutenant Matt Walker for achieving his certification as a Master Firearm Instructor. He was presented with this recognition on Wednesday, Aug. 2, at the 2017 Colorado Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association (CLEFIA) conferenc...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Burn Ban Status

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Effective Aug. 9, 2017, the Arapahoe County Sheriff rescinded the open burning ban that had been in effect for unincorporated areas of Arapahoe County east of Gun Club Road since July 6, 2017. Current moisture has lowered our wildfire potential. The open ...

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