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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…

Labor Day 2022 Closures

El Paso County, CO, Thursday September 1, 2022 – The El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day. Labor Day is a federally recognized holiday created in 1882 to celebrate American workers’ accomplishments and hard work.This holiday is a time to…

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Adventure Begins at the 2022 El Paso County Fair

June 30, 2022 – Adventure Begins at the 2022 El Paso County Fair July 16 – 23 in Calhan, Colorado. 2022 will mark the 117th event honoring the County’s rich history and traditions, welcoming a new generation of fairgoers, and providing educational and entertainment to visitors of all ages. General Admission tickets are $8 for adults,…

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Fountain Creek Nature Center June Events

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: Bugs for Lunch Thursday, June 2 and Friday, June 3, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Children…

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Temporary Lane Reductions at Woodmen and Meridian starting Nov 8

November 4, 2021 – Beginning Monday, November 8, there will be temporary lane reductions on eastbound Woodmen and northbound Meridian at the Woodmen and Meridian intersection. The county will be conducting maintenance on the median island in the southeast corner. The southbound left turn lanes on Meridian will also be reduced while the project is…

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Twenty years after 9/11, El Paso County Remembers

September 10, 2021 – It is difficult to comprehend that twenty years has passed. As the nation approaches this somber milestone of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, El Paso County honors the anniversary—and all the courage, commitment, sacrifice, loss, heartache, and pain associated with it—through remembrance. The El Paso Board of County Commissioners, just…

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Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center Honored by Colorado SBA

September 23, 2020 – On Wednesday, the Colorado Small Business Association honored the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center with not one but two awards for their hard work during COVID-19 and beyond. The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center was named the “Excellence and Innovation Center of the Year”. Pikes Peak SBDC was also…

El Paso County Economic Development Awards $900,000 in Grants to Small Businesses in the Enterprise Zone

El Paso County Economic Development awarded $900,000 in grants, impacting 128 small businesses as part of the Pikes Peak Enterprise Zone (EZ) Small Business Relief Fund. The goal of the community grant-funded program was to provide financial assistance to small businesses in the Enterprise Zone impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The grants were made…