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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…

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El Paso County announces Tourism and Hospitality Facilities Grant

November 1, 2021 – El Paso County is accepting applications for its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to help the tourism and hospitality industry continue planned expansions and upgrades to their facilities, delayed due to the pandemic. “After the military, tourism is one of our biggest economic drivers in El Paso County. Unfortunately, due…

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El Paso County announces Community Impact Grants to assist Non-Profit Organizations

November 1, 2021 – El Paso County is accepting applications for its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to help non-profit organizations assist individuals and households adversely impacted by the COVID-19. Funds may be used to create or expand programs meant to provide a wide range of services that respond to the pandemic while addressing…