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January Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

December 9, 2020 – The Fountain Creek Nature Center have announced their calendar of events for January. The classes and programs are listed below by location. ONLINE REGISTRATION 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…

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Public Requested to Review Jones Park Master Plan Draft and Survey

December 9, 2020 – El Paso County Parks is seeking public review and survey participation regarding the draft Jones Park Master Plan. Popular for multiple outdoor recreation pursuits and beautiful scenery, Jones Park is also home of the federally threatened Greenback Cutthroat Trout. Jones Park covers over 1,100 acres of land featuring beautiful stands of…

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Widefield Community Park Construction Project Underway

October 8, 2020 – An El Paso County construction project is currently underway, which will require intermittent closures of the playground, surrounding sidewalks, and a portion of the main parking lot within Widefield Community Park. This project includes: Replacing the sidewalk from the main parking lot to the restroom Construction of two new pavilions near…

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Community Services Announces Special Events for August & September

August 3, 2020 – The following Special Events are being hosted by El Paso County Community Services during the months of August and September. The public can register for any of the following classes and workshops here. Flow Patterns and Boat Races When: Saturday, August 15, 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Where: Rainbow Falls Historic…

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Commissioners Pass Variance Request for Area High School Graduations

At today’s El Paso Board of County Commissioners meeting, Commissioners passed a resolution requesting a variance to allow local school districts to hold alternative high school graduation ceremonies. The waiver was requested under the provisions outlined in Public Health Order 20-28. The resolution passed 4-0 with one Commissioner excused due to a family emergency. The…