El Paso County, Fort Carson Receive Community Partnership Award

El Paso County and Fort Carson were presented on Tuesday, Dec. 4 with a 2018 Army Community Partnership Award for the Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex Trap and Skeet Range. On Tuesday, Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez, Jr., County Executive Director of Community Services Tim Wolken and Fort Carson Garrison Commander Col. Brian Wortinger were at the Pentagon…

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Students Re-create Iconic Scenes of Colorado Springs Past

Colorado Springs, A Changing Landscape, is a photography exhibition and book release party that celebrates the City of Colorado Springs past and present. Eight talented Pikes Peak Community College student photographers (current and alumni) set their sights on documenting iconic locations in our city that were once photographed by early local photographer, Glenn Wesley Murray,…

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Stormwater Seeks Public Input

El Paso County is seeking public comment on its new Program Description Document required by Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit. The MS4 Program Description Document is available for public review and comment until November 18, and is on the County website at: https://publicworks.elpasoco.com/wp-content/uploads/Stormwater/EPC-MS4-Program-Desription-Document-Public-Notice-Draft.pdf The Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System…

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Ballots Have Been Mailed

The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has mailed approximately 379,900 ballots to active, registered county voters for the 2018 General Election. The two-sheet ballot—which contains the race for Governor/Lieutenant Governor, U.S. Representative, State Legislators, State Offices, County Offices, Judges and various other races and ballot questions—should begin arriving in voters’ mailboxes later this…

Video: Update on Community Effort to Reduce Teen Suicides

The County Commissioners received some encouraging news indicating that a community wide collaborative effort to reduce teen suicides is starting to make a difference. Commissioners have recognized September as National Suicide Prevention Month. Commissioner Peggy Littleton, who also serves as member of the Board of Health, requested the update. Over the past five years…