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El Paso County Unveils Trail Access Vehicles at Nature Centers

July 26, 2022 – El Paso County Community Services Department unveiled two Terrain Hoppers as part of the El Paso County Trailabilty Program today during a ribbon cutting ceremony held at Bear Creek Nature Center. El Paso County was able to acquire the vehicles with the generous support from The Independence Center. “Our open spaces…

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Final Official Results for 2022 Primary Election

July 15, 2022 – The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has completed the official Canvass of the 2022 Primary Election. Final official results were reviewed by the bipartisan appointed Canvass Board and can be viewed on the Election Night Reporting site. Final official results include additional ballots from military and overseas voters, and…

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Woodmen Road Milling and Paving Night Work Beginning Sunday, July 17

July 13, 2022– El Paso County Department of Public Works has contracted with Martin Marietta Materials for the 2022 Asphalt Overlay Contract. Martin Marietta Materials will begin milling and paving operations on Woodmen Road the evening of July 17 and is anticipated to take thirteen (13) working days to complete, weather permitting. Night work operations are planned to…

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Fountain Creek Nature Center August Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Jessica Miller, Nature Center Supervisor, 719-520-6745, jessicamiller@elpasoco.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745; www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature Adventures: Messin’ with Mud Thursday, August 11, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 12, 9:00 a.m.…

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Bear Creek Nature Center August Programs and Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor 719-520-6388 maryjolewis@elpasoco.com Bear Creek Nature Center; 245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Kids Morning Out: Soaking Up the Sun Saturday, August 13, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Drop your child (ages…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Planning Commission

July 7, 2022 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Planning Commission. Applications are due by July 15, 2022. The Planning Commission is currently seeking two Associate members. The Planning Commission reviews planning petitions and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners…