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Elected Officials to Be Sworn In on Tuesday, January 8

The Public and members of the media are invited to attend the 2019 Oath of Office Ceremony at Centennial Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 8. All newly elected and re-elected El Paso County officials and judges will be sworn in by Fourth Judicial District Court Chief Judge William Bain. The ceremony will take place before Tuesday’s…

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: 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…