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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Park Fee Advisory Committee

December 26, 2023 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Park Fee Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by January 9, 2024. The Park Fee Advisory Committee meets to establish fair and equitable annual park development fees in lieu of land dedication…

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El Paso County Offices Will Close Monday, January 1, 2024, in Observance of New Years Holiday

December 26, 2023 – El Paso County administrative and elected offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on New Years Day, Monday, January 1, 2024. The closure for Monday, January 1, 2024, includes the following: El Paso County Administrative Offices El Paso County Coroner’s Office Colorado State University Extension El Paso County Department of Human Services…

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Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management Launches New Website to Enhance Community Preparedness

December 20, 2023 – The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPROEM) has officially launched its new website, a comprehensive online resource to enhance community preparedness in the Pikes Peak region. The website, accessible at www.pproem.com, offers residents information, resources, and guidance to effectively prepare for emergencies. Andrew Notbohm, PPROEM Regional Emergency Management and Recovery…

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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Housing Authority Board

December 19, 2023 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Housing Authority Board. Applications for the open position are due by January 30, 2024. The Housing Authority Board is currently seeking one new member who is an active residential real estate representative.…

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El Paso County Offices Will Close in Observance of Christmas Holiday

December 15, 2023 – El Paso County administrative and elected offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Friday, December 22 and Monday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday. The closure for only Christmas Day on Monday, December 25, includes the following: Offices of the 4th Judicial District Attorney El Paso County Combined Courts The…

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El Paso County Offices Weather Update for December 14, 2023

December 13, 2023 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Combined Courts and Office of the District Attorney, will remain open as usual on Thursday, December 14, 2023, during regular business hours, except for: El Paso County Clerk & Recorder offices and the El Paso County Assessor’s…

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Volunteer Needed for Pikes Peak Regional Building Department’s Technical Committee

December 13, 2023 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department’s Technical Committee. Applications for the open position are due by December 29, 2023. PPRBD is currently seeking one member who represents a Master Plumber. The Technical Committee reviews, interprets, and recommends minor variance…

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JANUARY 2024 FOUNTAIN CREEK NATURE CENTER PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

Nature Adventures: Prehistoric Predators Thursday & Friday, January 4 & 5, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Children ages 3-6, with an adult, will enjoy puppet shows or stories, crafts, hands-on activities, and discovery time on the trail. Prepaid registration required. $3 per person including siblings and adults. Morning Hike & Campfire Saturday, January 6, 10:00…

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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…