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December & January Events at Bear Creek Nature Center

November 29, 2021 – All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status. Link to program images https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1bN76YPsSHxPaUSPQZveppjH_8mZ7lQaa?usp=sharing Bear Creek by Candlelight Friday, December 3, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Join us for Bear Creek Nature Center’s annual holiday celebration! Walk on luminary-lit nature trails,…

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El Paso County Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

November 23, 2021 – El Paso County administrative and elected offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25. Some offices will be closed both on Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 26, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The closure for Thanksgiving Day only, includes the following (These offices will be…

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Final Official Results for 2021 Coordinated Election

November 18, 2021 – The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has completed the official Canvass of the 2021 Coordinated Election. Final official results can be viewed on the Colorado Secretary of State (SOS) Election Night Reporting website. These results include additional ballots from military and overseas voters, and ballots that were counted after…

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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Fairgrounds Corporation

November 10, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Fairgrounds Corporation. Applications for the open position are due by November 26, 2021. The Fairgrounds Corporation is currently seeking one private citizen. The Fairgrounds Corporation is a non-profit corporation established by the Board of El…

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El Paso County Offices Closed Thursday in Observance of Veterans Day

November 9, 2021 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Thursday, November 11, in observance of Veteran’s Day. The closure includes the following: El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office (all locations) El Paso County Combined Courts Offices of the 4th Judicial District Attorney El Paso…

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December Events at Bear Creek Nature Center

November 6, 2021 – All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status. Link to program images https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1bPXjjvHua4WwPCvoUymUjJ39se-6cPsO?usp=sharing Bear Creek by Candlelight Friday, December 3, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Join us for Bear Creek Nature Center’s annual holiday celebration! Walk on luminary-lit…

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December Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

November 5, 2021 – 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: Winter Bugs Thursday, December 2 and Friday, December 3, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.…

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Temporary Lane Reductions at Woodmen and Meridian starting Nov 8

November 4, 2021 – Beginning Monday, November 8, there will be temporary lane reductions on eastbound Woodmen and northbound Meridian at the Woodmen and Meridian intersection. The county will be conducting maintenance on the median island in the southeast corner. The southbound left turn lanes on Meridian will also be reduced while the project is…

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Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management launches Pikes Peak Prepared App

November 3, 2021 – The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPROEM) has launched Pikes Peak Prepared, a new app to help the community prepare for disasters. The new app delivers vital information and tools, including digital guides, videos, news articles, checklists, and FAQs to help individuals prepare for, respond to, and recover from…