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State track meet to commence Thursday; many locals involved

by Steven Vetter, Managing Editor The Colorado State Track & Field Championships take place this weekend, May 16-18, at Jefferson County Stadium, Sixth Avenue and Kipling Street in Lakewood. A variety of athletes from the I-70 Corridor will be in attendance. The area athletes competing and their event(s) schedules are: DEER TRAIL • Sophomore Conner Price: 3,200-meter run finals, 5:50 p.m., Thursday, May 16, 5:50 p.m.; 1,600-meter run finals, 12:20 p.m., Saturday, May 18. BYERS • Senior Brady Shelley: Triple jump, 2:30 p.m., Thursday, May 16; long jump, 10 a.m.,Read More

ArapCo commissioner, sheriff to visit I-70 Corridor May 23

Arapahoe County District 3 Commissioner Jeff Baker and Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown will host a public meeting for I-70 Corridor residents starting at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 23, at Kelver Library, 404 E. Front St., Byers. Topics to be discussed include public safety, the county’s aging jail and courthouse, and plans for a new sheriff’s substation and county services satellite office in Byers.  

Media Advisory: Arapahoe County Long Range Planning Committee Meeting

Media Advisory   WHAT:          First meeting of the Arapahoe County Long Range Planning Committee – an advisory task force guiding the Board of County Commissioners on future county needs.   WHY:             The committee will review the fiscal situation of the county along with recommendations on how to meet critical public safety needs posed by aging facilities at the Arapahoe County jail and courthouse.  The committee also will review transportation needs.    WHO:            25 residents, business leaders and nonprofit representatives from the county.   WHEN:          May 14,Read More

Arrest of Chad Disher

Members of the Adams County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of Chad Disher, 30, of Hilltop Drive, Adams County. On May 9th, 2019 at approximately 10:40 a.m., Deputies responded to a report of a female being forced into a vehicle in the area of East 120th Avenue and Brighton Road. Deputies located the vehicle involved, a beige Toyota SUV that was later determined to be a stolen vehicle, and observed a female seated on the shoulder of the roadway. The Deputy exited his patrol vehicle and approached the vehicle andRead More


[Aguilar, Colorado, MAY 9, 2019] – The family of Jamie Rachel Julian-LaPorte is seeking help from the public in locating an endangered runaway juvenile. In cooperation with local and federal authorities, the family of the 15-year-old girl is seeking any information as to her whereabouts, plans or well-being. The girl is believed to be in serious danger.  Jamie was first reported missing the morning of Wednesday, May 8, 2019. She took her mother’s vehicle – a white Chevy Cobalt, 4-door, license plate 939 PMR, Colorado plates – and left herRead More

The often-overlooked connection between sleep troubles and stroke

May 7, 2019 – Getting a good night’s sleep can be difficult for many, but restful slumber can be especially hard for stroke survivors. And although various studies have examined the association, doctors continue to overlook the interplay between sleep disorders and stroke, finds a new report on the issue. More than 50% of stroke survivors are estimated to have some type of sleep problem, yet few get formally tested, in part because of “the lack of awareness” among stroke providers, according to the review published in the American HeartRead More

Alert Administration Building Closed for www.arapahoegov.com

The Administration Building located at 5334 S. Prince Street is closing at 2 p.m. today as a result of the water main break. Read on   SPREAD THE NEWS COMMENT, Like, Follow & SHARE @I70Scout CURRENT EDITION WEATHER & TRAFFIC    PUZZLES    RECENT NEWS    ADVERTISE WITH US  

State Fire Agency Statement on Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

Denver, CO– Today, on Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) would like to highlight the importance of wildfire prevention and preparedness. “We want to remind residents of the dangers posed by wildfires and the simple steps that should be followed to prepare for and prevent wildfires,” said DFPC Director Mike Morgan Despite getting some much-needed snow this winter, we’re not out of the woods yet. Community members can promote wildfire safety by working together on community projects thus reducing the risks of their homes and property becoming fuel forRead More

CPW issues citation for illegal possession of wildlife to university professor, remains in support of study on West Nile Virus

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials have closed an investigation looking into reports of illegal possession of wildlife by a university professor. Dr. Gregory Ebel, professor in Colorado State University’s Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, was issued a citation for illegal possession of five crows and fined $208. He was also issued a warning on the other 32 crows held in possession that were being used for a study on West Nile Virus. Dr. Ebel’s scientific collection license he received from the state in 2019 wasRead More

CPW’s ‘Rookie Sportsman Program’ hunter training brings new appreciation of wild turkey as excitement builds for our first-ever father-daughter hunt

By Travis Duncan Colorado Parks and Wildlife Calling a turkey is much different than being called a turkey. In fact, it’s much harder to call a turkey than I ever dreamed because the birds are really smart. Thanks to what we learned about the wild, upland ground bird in our Rookie Sportsman Program (RSP) classes in April, my daughter, Natalie, and I have a much deeper appreciation for wild turkey and are more excited than ever as we prepare to go seek them out on what will be our first-everRead More