Content Tagged As arapahoe_county

2 years 2 weeks ago

Long lines greet some Colorado voters

DENVER (AP) - Voters in some Colorado counties are facing long lines and problems meeting voting requirements. Elena Nunez of the watchdog group Colorado Common Cause said some voters on Tuesday were being asked for photo identification papers, which is not required under Colorado law. Voters can still use utility...

2 years 7 months ago

Small plane crashes near Centennial Airport

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a small plane crashed onto a road east of Centennial Airport in Arapahoe County. Becky O'Guin, a spokeswoman for the South Metro Fire Department, tells The Denver Post the single engine Beechcraft Bonanza failed to gain altitude after takeoff, crashed through a...

2 years 7 months ago

Ex-sheriff out of jail formerly named after him

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a former sheriff who acknowledged trading methamphetamine for sex has been released from jail. Officials at the Arapahoe County jail say Patrick Sullivan was released Saturday morning. He was sentenced April 3 to 38 days in jail, with credit for eight days already served,...

3 years 8 months ago

Critics question Arapahoe County water deal

DENVER (AP) - Arapahoe County water officials have a contract to pay market prices of $153 million up front for water that hasn't yet been legally approved for municipal use. Critics and water experts tell The Denver Post that the deal with United Water and Sanitation District raises questions....

4 years 4 months ago

22 orphaned Haitians adopted in Colorado

It's a life-changing day for 22 orphaned Haitian children--they're getting permanent families. Arapahoe County District Judge William B. Sylvester will preside over formal adoption proceedings for the children. All of them were orphaned by the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti. Thirteen families are adopting the children.

4 years 7 months ago

Rabies confirmed in horse in Arapahoe County

A horse in eastern Arapahoe County has tested positive for rabies, according to the Colorado Department of Agriculture. The Agriculture Department is encouraging livestock and pet owners to discuss animal health concerns, including the rabies vaccine, with their local veterinarian. "The department would like to stress two very...

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