Friday, September 8th, 2017

 

Gardner on North Korea Nuclear Test

Washington, D.C. – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity, released the following statement regarding North Korea carrying out a what may have been their most advanced and significant nuclear test under Kim Jong Un’s regime. “Now is the time to take unprecedented steps to stop North Korea,” said Gardner. “This latest nuclear test by Kim Jong Un may be the clearest sign that we have seen that they are ready and willing to start a nuclear war that would lead toRead More


Landlord forum scheduled by Arapahoe work center

CENTENNIAL — Arapahoe/Douglas Works plans a free landlord education forum starting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the Arapahoe Douglas Regional Workforce Center. The forum, hosted by the Opportunity Works Taskforce, will center on what landlords must know, particularly in a competitive housing market. Resources, subsidized housing, rent subsidies, landlord and tenant rights, and landlord roles and responsibilities will be discussed. The Opportunity Works Taskforce focuses on low-income individuals with various barriers, including accessible and affordable housing. The meeting will occur in the Arapahoe Board Room at Arapahoe/Douglas Works!,Read More


9/11 commemoration planned in Strasburg

STRASBURG — Strasburg American Legion Post No. 183 will present and raise a U.S. flag donated to the Strasburg Parks & Recreation District at 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 11, at Lyons Park. The day commemorates all the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, including many first responders. Representatives from the Adams and Arapahoe county sheriff departments and members of the Strasburg Fire Department have been invited.


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

LITTLETON — 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 public health issue that can have lasting harmful effects on family, friends, co-workers and the community. Suicide is a public health concern in our state, with Colorado ranking ninth in the nation for the highest suicide rates (latest complete data available); in 2015 the total number of suicide deathsRead More