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Nationwide Decrease in Oil Production Could Impact Local Road Projects

July 21, 2021 – The El Paso County Department of Public Works is closely monitoring a current shortage of asphalt. Oil is a major component of asphalt production. The nationwide decrease in oil production and distribution is limiting the local supply of asphalt. El Paso County maintains over 1,100 centerline miles of paved roads, equating…

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August Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

July 19, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for August. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/. All programs require pre-registration. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is extremely limited and programs are subject to change. Please call the nature center or check website…

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El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for July – August

El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for July and August. All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call for current status. CONTACT: Theresa Odello, Recreation Coordinator, 719-520-6977, theresaodello@elpasoco.com ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Concerts in the Park ARE BACK! Rock, country, bluegrass, jazz and more – we have it…

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July Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

June 14, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for July. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/. All programs require pre-registration. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is extremely limited and programs are subject to change. Please call the nature center or check website…

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2021 El Paso County Fair Queen to Promote Upcoming County Fair

June 11, 2021 – The El Paso County Fair Queen committee announces the 2021 El Paso County Fair Queen, Madyson Ann Burhing from Calhan, Colorado. Earlier this spring, Madyson was evaluated in four competition categories: horsemanship, public speaking, personal interview, and the quality of her application. She excelled in all categories and has begun her…

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El Paso County Housing Authority Recognized for Excellence

June 9, 2021 – El Paso County Housing Authority (EPCHA) has been awarded the National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies (NALFHA) Single-Family Excellence Award for their outstanding efforts related to the development of the Turnkey Plus Program. EPCHA was recognized on May 13, 2021 during the NALHFA Virtual Annual Conference award ceremony. Today, the…