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Volunteers Needed for the El Paso County Colorado State University Extension Advisory Committee

December 6, 2023 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Colorado State University Extension Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by December 21, 2023. The CSU Extension Advisory Committee is currently seeking several volunteers who represent the following: Horticulture/Natural Resources Youth Development/4-H…

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January 2024 Bear Creek Nature Center Programs & Events

Theater Along the Trail: A Bear Creek Living History Saturday, January 6 1:00-2:00; 1:15-2:15; 1:30-2:30, 1:45-2:245 Be entertained and educated about Bear Creek Canyon as our actors give first person accounts, including a Signal Service operator, a County Poor Farm matron, and an owner of a rooming house in Cripple Creek, along our beautiful winter…

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2024 El Paso County Winter Special Events & Programs

Register for Winter Special EventsJANUARY 2024 SPECIAL EVENTS & PROGRAMS Theater Along the Trail: A Bear Creek Living History Bear Creek Nature Center Saturday, January 6, 1:00-2:00; 1:15-2:15; 1:30-2:30; 1:45-2:45 Be entertained and educated about Bear Creek Canyon as our actors give first person accounts, including a Signal Service operator, a County Poor Farm matron,…

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El Paso and Teller Counties Launch Opioid Abatement Initiative

December 1, 2023 – The Region 16 Opioid Abatement Council, representing El Paso and Teller Counties, announced today that it has issued a formal Request for Information and Expression of Interest (RFIE) from local entities to fund projects that combat the opioid epidemic. This funding is available as the result of the landmark $26 billion national settlement…

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Final Official Results for 2023 Coordinated Election

November 28, 2023 – The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has completed the official Canvass of the 2023 Coordinated Election. Final official results were reviewed by the bipartisan appointed Canvass Board and can be viewed on the Election Night Reporting site. Final official results include additional ballots from military and overseas voters, and…

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El Paso County Offices Will Close in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

November 17, 2023 – El Paso County administrative and elected offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23. Some offices will also be closed on Friday, November 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The closure for Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 23 includes the following (these offices will be open on Friday, November…

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County Recognizes National Adoption Month 2023

November 17, 2023 – El Paso County Commissioners approved a Proclamation recognizing November as National Adoption Month at their regular meeting Tuesday honoring adoptive families, staff and organizations supporting adoption. “It is with genuine appreciation that we recognize all El Paso County adoptive parents and the many dedicated adoption professionals,” said Commissioner Chair Cami Bremer as…

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Volunteer Needed for Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority Citizens Advisory Committee

November 16, 2023 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners and the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority are seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County PPRTA Citizens Advisory Committee. Applications for the open positions are due by December 1, 2023. The Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority (PPRTA) Citizens Advisory Committee…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Fairgrounds Corporation

November 15, 2023 – 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 30, 2023. The Fairgrounds Corporation is currently seeking two private citizens. The Fairgrounds Corporation is a non-profit corporation established by the Board of El Paso…

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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Community Corrections Board

November 6, 2023 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners seeks a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Community Corrections Board. Applications for the open position are due by November 20, 2023. The Community Corrections Board determines which offenders can safely be placed in the community, who can operate a community…