Former Sheriff’s Sergeant Ordered to Reimburse County for Frivolous Lawsuit Costs

The United States District Court in Denver ordered former El Paso County Sheriff’s Sergeant John Huntz to pay the County almost $9,000 in statutory costs incurred during a federal jury trial in August. Huntz, who worked for former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, had unsuccessfully sued El Paso County, claiming that the Sheriff’s Office…

VIDEO: County Commissioners Recognize Pearl Harbor Day 2018

The Board of County Commissioners recognized Dec. 7, 2018 as Pearl Harbor Day with a reading of a Proclamation at the Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 regular meeting. Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez, Jr., a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and a U.S. Air Force Academy graduate, read the Proclamation into the record, stating, “December 7, 1941, a…

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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Register for December Workshops

Looking for a way to boost your own knowledge while helping your business? The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) continues to offer it’s broad selection of courses. Monday, December 03, 2018 Introduction to SBDC Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Location: Pikes Peak SBDC, 559 East Pikes Peak Avenue, Ste. 101 Fee:…

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Events and Programs for December 2018

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for December 2018 which includes: a bird count, candlelight walk, wagon rides, and a hike with Santa. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Nature Adventures: December Doves Thursday, Dec.…