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Clerk and Recorder’s Office Conducts Additional Audit of 2022 Primary Election

September 15, 2022 – The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has contracted once again with ClearBallot to conduct an additional audit of the 2022 Primary Election utilizing a service called ClearAudit — a respected post-election audit system that utilizes a digital process to verify elections results. ClearAudit conducted a digital comparison of ballot…

Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Housing Authority Board

September 12, 2022 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Housing Authority Board. Applications for the open position are due by September 30, 2022. The Housing Authority Board is currently seeking one new member who is a representative from the Building Industry.…

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Fountain Creek Nature Center October 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 Mini Fall Wellness Retreat: Exploring What Matters To You Saturday, October 1, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. …

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Bear Creek Nature Center October 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 Nature’s Classroom at Bear Creek Nature Center- Foothills Habitats Creek Week Cleanup Saturday, October 1, 9:00-11:00…

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El Paso County Parks Special Events for August, September, and October 2022

CONTACT: Ryan Dorough, Recreation Program Planner, 719-520-6977, ryandorough@elpasoco.com Family Cornhole and Ladder Ball Tournament Fountain Creek Regional Park Saturday, August 27, starts at 10:00 a.m. Come to Fountain Creek Regional Park to try your hand at Cornhole and Ladder Ball! This tournament is a family focused event and is good for…

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Bear Creek Nature Center September 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 Nature’s Classroom at Bear Creek Nature Center- Foothills Habitats Thursday, September 8, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. A…

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Fountain Creek Nature Center September 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: Roam the Rabbitbrush Thursday, September 1, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 2, 9:00 a.m.…

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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…