Don Stratton USS Arizona Survivor Exhibit Relocated to PPLD East Library For Public Viewing

April 21, 2021 – The Pikes Peak Heroes Legacy Committee is proud to announce that the Don Stratton USS ARIZONA exhibit has been relocated to Pikes Peak Library District where it is now on display for public viewing at East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80918. The public is invited to visit ppld.org/east-library…

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El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for April – May

April 12, 2021 – El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for April and May. All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call for current status. El Paso Pacers Third Thursday of every month, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Participating in a walking club rewards both body and soul. Walking…

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El Paso County Fairgrounds Walkway Improvement Project to Begin April 12

April 9, 2021 – El Paso County Parks is expected to begin the Fairground Walkways Improvement Project at the El Paso County Fairgrounds in Calhan, Colorado on Monday, April 12, 2021. The project is expected to continue through mid-June 2021. In 2020, El Paso County Parks applied for a community development block grant for ADA…

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May Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

April 7, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for May. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/. All programs require pre-registration. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is extremely limited and programs are subject to change. Please call the nature center or check…

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El Paso County invites the public to participate in Virtual Open House for Briargate Parkway-Stapleton Road Corridor Study

April 6, 2020 – El Paso County invites the public to participate in a Virtual Public Meeting for the Briargate-Stapleton Corridor Study starting on Friday, April 16, 2021. El Paso County, in coordination with the City of Colorado Springs, is working to complete a study of the Briargate Parkway – Stapleton Road corridor between Black…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board

April 2, 2021 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board. Applications for the open positions are due by April 16, 2021. The role of the El Paso County CSBG Advisory Board is to participate actively…

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El Paso County Plans Safety Enhancements at Intersection of Shoup and Vollmer Roads in Black Forest

April 1, 2021 –El Paso County has completed an evaluation of the intersection of Shoup and Vollmer Roads in Black Forest and determined it is in compliance with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways (MUTCD) standards as provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. In response to…

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2021 Great American Cleanup to be Held Saturday, April 24

April 1, 2021 – The Great American Cleanup is Saturday, April 24, 2021. Volunteers can select from 20 different locations within the Pikes Peak Region. To volunteer, please register at www.gacppp.com. Designed to aesthetically improve our environment, creating cleaner parks, streetscapes, and public spaces, the Great American Cleanup initiative promotes community unity and beautification across…

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Commissioners Approve Intergovernmental Agreement for Future Annexations with the City of Colorado Springs

March 30, 2021 – Today, the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) unanimously approved an important Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between El Paso County and the City of Colorado Springs to establish mutually binding procedures relating to future annexations. In early 2020, El Paso County engaged the City of Colorado Springs with the idea of improving collaboration…