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July 23 Storm: 5:20 p.m. Update

Storm hits Ute Pass area hardest; El Paso County Office of Emergency Management activated for area flooding. Situation update 5:20 p.m.: Emergency Operations Center Activated at 4:10 p.m. Manitou low lying areas evacuated and flooding reported along Canon Avenue Highway 24 Westbound Closed in Ute Pass due to flooding Evacuation Center established at First Congregational…

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Community Picnic to Commemorate Black Forest Fire

El Paso County is hosting a Community Picnic to mark the five-year anniversary of the Black Forest Fire. The Picnic will be from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Black Forest Regional Park. Everyone is welcome. The picnic will include live music from the Blue Steel Band, the United States…