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Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown answers questions, recounts accomplishments

On April 21, Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown held a Facebook live event in which he answered questions and recounted accomplishments of his office since he was elected in November 2018. Brown, a Democrat, will be a candidate for re-election for a second term as Arapahoe County Sheriff on November 8. His opponent will be …

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GV City Council will consider banning new retail gun sellers in neighborhoods

On May 3, the City of Greenwood Village announced that its city council will consider an amendment to its municipal code that would prohibit any new home businesses that include “the sale of firearms in conjunction with a home occupation.” Council Member Donna Johnston is slated to introduce the amendment. Testimony from the public for …

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Commissioners give update on new Arapahoe County Health Department

In a recent telephone town hall, the Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) provided an update on its progress in creating a new county health department to take the place of Tri-County Health Department (TCHD). BOCC President Nancy Jackson explained that TCHD has served Arapahoe and Adams Counties since 1948 and Douglas County since …

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Klobuchar, Cassidy introduce bipartisan resolution honoring journalists covering war in Ukraine

The resolution also recognizes the journalists tragically killed while reporting in Ukraine U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) and Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana) Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the Senate — (1) declares its gratitude on behalf of the people of the United States to the journalists and news staff who continue to put themselves in …

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Supreme Court selects Bryon Large as new Presiding Disciplinary Judge

The Colorado Supreme Court  announced it has appointed 17th Judicial District Magistrate Bryon Large to the position of Presiding Disciplinary Judge. Magistrate Large will replace the Hon. William R. Lucero, who is retiring. The vacancy will occur on May 31, 2022. A sixth-generation Coloradan, Magistrate Large earned his undergraduate degree at the University of New …

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Arapahoe Road bridge reconstruction: Traffic switch starting April 14

Reconstruction of the bridge on Arapahoe Road, east of University Boulevard is underway. Road closures are expected during the project. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction during construction. Please pay attention while driving in the work zone and never drive …

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