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Events and Programs for December 2018

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for December 2018 which includes: a bird count, candlelight walk, wagon rides, and a hike with Santa. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Nature Adventures: December Doves Thursday, Dec.…

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Honoring the Brave Day

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners recognized Friday, Nov. 16, as Honoring the Brave Day in connection with the Peak Military Care Network’s second annual Honoring the Brave Breakfast. Honoring the Brave Breakfast highlights the collective impact of its organization and its partnering agencies that provide more than 100,000 service to service members, veterans…

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Three Meetings Canceled for Holiday Week and CCI Winter Conference

Because of the Thanksgiving Holiday and the Colorado Counties, Inc. Winter Conference, upcoming regularly scheduled Board of County Commissioners meetings for Tuesday, Nov. 20, Thursday, Nov. 22 and Tuesday, Nov. 27 have been canceled. El Paso County is hosting the CCI Winter Conference, which begins the morning of Monday, Nov. 26, and runs through noon…

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Elections Department Participates in Statewide Risk Limiting Audit

The El Paso County Elections Department will participate in the statewide Risk Limiting Audit (RLA) Friday, November 16. This sophisticated post-election audit allows officials to compare a sample of paper ballots against digital tallies to verify results were tabulated correctly. Due to the high level of statistical probability, this audit confirms election results have not…

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Online Land Stewardship Program – Now Live

Colorado State University Extension – Online Land Stewardship Program is now live! Those who own, live on, and manage small-acreage properties are responsible for a variety of natural resources, including soil, water. air, plants and animals. It is important to manage these resources sustainably to ensure the land remains healthy, productive, ecologically diverse and preserved…

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County Schedule for Thanksgiving

El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Public Health, the Department of Human Services, Clerk and Recorder, County Treasurer, County Assessor, Pikes Peak Workforce Center, CSU Extension, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and the El Paso County Public Trustee will…