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January Bear Creek Nature Center Programs and Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor 719-520-6388 maryjolewis@elpasoco.com Bear Creek Nature Center; 245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature’s Classroom: Colorado Wildlife Detectives Tuesday, January 10, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Students play detectives in a “who-dunnit” scenario…

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January Programs & Events at Fountain Creek Nature Center

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Jessica Miller, Nature Center Supervisor, 719-520-6745, jessicamiller@elpasoco.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745; www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature Adventures: Resting Reptiles Thursday, January 5, 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Friday, January 6, 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Children…

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El Paso County Motor Vehicle Registration Renewal Kiosk Crests 100K Transactions Annually

December 28, 2022 – Set out to improve convenience and implement innovative technology, the El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has done just that having set a record of 100,000 transactions this year with the Colorado MVExpress self-service kiosk for vehicle registration renewals. “Vehicle registration renewal kiosks are an innovative solution providing accessible,…

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“Verified Petition For Relief” Filed by PAUL T. PRENTICE and TIMOTHY J. KIRKWOOD Dismissed with Prejudice

December 27, 2022 – The election lawsuit filed by Paul T. Prentice and Timothy J. Kirkwood against El Paso County was dismissed with prejudice by Denver District Court Judge Ross B. H. Buchanan on December 23, 2022. The petitioners claimed that the El Paso County Election Management System, which has been used since 2017, did…

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Panorama Heights Affordable Housing Project Coming to Southeast Colorado Springs

Cohen-Esrey Development Group is excited to announce the closing of Panorama Heights, a 133-unit affordable housing project in southeast Colorado Springs. Panorama Heights is a partnership of Cohen-Esrey, Wells Fargo Bank, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, as well as public partners including Colorado Housing Finance Authority (CHFA), El Paso County, the Colorado Department of Local…

El Paso County Announces New Planning and Community Development Director

El Paso County Announces New Planning and Community Development Director

December 15, 2022 – El Paso County is pleased to announce that Meggan Herington has been named the new Planning and Community Development Director. Meggan succeeds Kevin Mastin, who was appointed El Paso County Interim Executive Director of Planning and Community Development while also maintaining his role as Executive Director of the Department of Public Works. Meggan…

Centennial Hall Auditorium Temporarily Closed December 7 - 28, 2022

Board of County Commissioners Meeting Temporary Location Change

El Paso County, Colorado, December 2, 2022 – The Centennial Hall Auditorium will be closed from December 7 – December 28, 2022. The El Paso County Facilities Management will be upgrading the LED fixtures by contracting E-Light to complete the work. This upgrade will decrease utility usage and provide higher quality light with the ability…

Thanksgiving Closure November 24 and 25

EL Paso County Offices Will Close in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

El Paso County administrative and elected offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24. Some offices will also be closed on Friday, November 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The closure for Thanksgiving Day only includes the following (these offices will be open on Friday, November 25): Offices of…