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July 23 Storm: 7:20 p.m. Update

Damage and debris removal begins in areas hit hardest by storms. El Paso County Office of Emergency Management situation update 7:20 p.m. Highway 24 still closed both directions between Cascade and Cliff Dwellings exit due to water and debris on the roadway Heavy damage reported to gravel roads throughout the Ute Pass Area – El…

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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…