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Jennifer Ludwig will lead the new Arapahoe County Health Department

On June 29, the new Arapahoe County Foundational Board of Health (BOH), chaired by Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) member Nancy Sharpe, unanimously appointed Jennifer Ludwig as the first executive director of the new Arapahoe County Public Health Department. She had been announced as the sole finalist for the position after the BOH interviewed her …

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Arapahoe County signs agreement with Northern Arapaho Tribe

On June 28, representatives from the Northern Arapaho Tribe in Wyoming and the Arapahoe County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) signed a historic memorandum of agreement (MOA) formalizing the relationship between the Tribe and the County. The signing ceremony was followed by a flag-raising prayer and ceremony outside the County Administration Building in Littleton. The County …

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Denver South, Greenwood Village and RTD hold Return to Work celebration

On May 18, Denver South, the City of Greenwood Village, Arapahoe County, South Metro Denver Chamber, RTD, and numerous other local sponsors held a Return-to-Work celebration at the Arapahoe at Village Center Light Rail Station at 6380 and 6400 S. Fiddlers Green Circle in Greenwood Village.  There was free food from local restaurants, including Burnt …

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New bicycle safety signs going up on state roadways

With bicycling season in full swing, the Colorado Department of Transportation and Bicycle Colorado are teaming up to remind motorists to give bicyclists their fair share of the roadway when traveling the state’s highways.  Signs reminding drivers of Colorado’s “Three-Foot” law, requiring motorists to give bicyclists at least three feet of space between the widest …

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Arapahoe County announces its Foundational Board of Health

On June 14, the Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners announced the members of its Foundational Board of Health (BOH) who will be responsible for governance when the county’s new health department takes over all public health responsibilities from Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) on January 1, 2023. Those responsibilities will include hiring all employees for …

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Will the Biden administration act to keep U.S. Space Command in Colorado?

When the U.S. Air Force announced on January 13, 2021 that the Redstone Arsenal at Huntsville, Alabama had been selected as the permanent home of U.S. Space Command (USSC), rather than Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, as most expected, Colorado Members of Congress unanimously cried foul. Two different government agencies, the Office of …

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Mayor Stephanie Piko hosts 16th Annual State of the City of Centennial

On May 12, the 16th Annual State of the City of Centennial was held at Wings over the Rockies Exploration of flight at Centennial Airport. The event, which drew 350 people, was hosted by the Rotary Club of Centennial. The theme of the event was Launching Forward, chosen because it “acknowledges that the challenges and …

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