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Bear Creek Dog Park Temporarily Closed for Maintenance

September 15, 2021 – Starting on October 4, El Paso County Community Services Department will temporarily close public access to Bear Creek Dog Park for maintenance. The scheduled maintenance will continue through October 10, 2021. During the closure, crews will be onsite for forestry maintenance, trail restoration, and continued drainage improvements including: Forestry – hazard…

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McLaughlin Road Paving Project begins Monday, September 20

September 14, 2021 – El Paso County Department of Public Works has contracted with Martin Marietta Materials for the 2021 Asphalt Paving Contract. Beginning September 20, the contractor will begin milling and paving operations on McLaughlin Road from Flower Road north through Tompkins Road. Lane closures are planned to be in place from September 20…

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October Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

September 13, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for October. 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. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. Kids’ Morning Out: Invasive Intruders at the Park! Saturday, October…

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El Paso County Names Skyler Nelson as 2021 Veteran of the Year

September 9, 2021 – Today, at the annual ceremony El Paso County’s Veterans Service Office and the Board of El Paso County Commissioners announced Skyler Nelson as the Veteran of the Year. Skyler Nelson is an Iraq War veteran that served in the Army as a Chaplain Assistant. She is a graduate student at Pepperdine…

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El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for September – October

August 9, 2021 – El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for September and October. 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 Rainbow Falls Geology and History Talk Friday, September 10, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Did…

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El Paso County Recognizes Healthy Together Week

September 7, 2021 – Today, the El Paso County Board of County Commissioners recognize September 16 – 19, 2021, as “Healthy Together Week” with an official Proclamation presented on behalf of the Home Front Military Network (HFMN). “Home Front Military Network helps make it easier for veterans that have a challenge in their lives find…

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El Paso County Offices Closed Monday for Labor Day

September 2, 2020 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. The closure includes: Pikes Peak Workforce Center CSU Extension Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Office of the 4th Judicial District Attorney El Paso County…

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El Paso County Launches Online Forum to Spur Ideas for Parks Future

September 1, 2021 – Parks are better when citizens have a voice in their planning and development. This is why El Paso County is proud to announce the launch of EPCountyParkPlan.com, an online forum allowing residents the ability to complete a survey and provide input for the 2021 El Paso County Parks Master Plan. EPCountyParkPlan.com…