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El Paso County Elections Department Participates in Statewide Risk Limiting Audit

November 18, 2022 – The El Paso County Elections Department will participate in the statewide Risk Limiting Audit (RLA) for the 2022 General Election on Saturday, November 19, 2022. This robust 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…

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El Paso County Fair & Events Center Announces Naming Rights Partner

November 14, 2022 – El Paso County Parks and Farmers State Bank partnered on a naming rights initiative at the El Paso County Fair & Events Center. The large pavilion facility, located within the El Paso County Fair & Events Center acreage, will now be known as the Farmers State Bank Pavilion. “Community partnerships are an integral…

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El Paso County to Launch “Operation Green Light” in Support of Local Veterans

November 4, 2022 – In advance of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, El Paso County announces Centennial Hall will be illuminated green November 7th through the 13th as part of Operation Green Light. This is a new national collaborative initiative of the National Association of Counties (NACo) to support military veterans, as well as raise awareness about…

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December 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: Winter Green Thursday, December 1, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Friday, December 2, 10:00 a.m. –…

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December Programs & Events at Bear Creek Nature Center

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 Bear Creek by Candlelight Friday, December 2, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Join us for Bear Creek Nature Center’s annual…

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Additional Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPCs) Opening Friday November 4

November 3, 2022 – The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office will open 17 more Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPC), on Friday, November 4, adding to the six VSPCs already operating. This weekend 23 VSPC locations will be open Saturday, November 5, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Clerk’s Office encourages voters who…

Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteers Needed for the El Paso County CSU Extension Advisory Committee

October 21, 2022 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County CSU Extension Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by November 11, 2022. The CSU Extension Advisory Committee is currently seeking one member representing Family and Computer Science and one at-large member. The…