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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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El Paso County Names Skyler Nelson as 2021 Veteran of the Year

September 9, 2021 – Today, at the annual ceremony El Paso County’s Veterans Service Office and the Board of El Paso County Commissioners announced Skyler Nelson as the Veteran of the Year. Skyler Nelson is an Iraq War veteran that served in the Army as a Chaplain Assistant. She is a graduate student at Pepperdine…

El Paso County Offices Closed Monday for Memorial Day

May 27, 2021 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed Monday, May 31, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. The closure includes the following: El Paso County Public Trustee Pikes Peak Workforce Center CSU Extension Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Office of the 4th…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Planning Commission

March 25, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Planning Commission. Applications are due by April 16, 2021. The Planning Commission is currently seeking one Regular member and one Associate member. The Planning Commission reviews planning petitions and makes recommendations to…

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El Paso County Offices Closed Wednesday in Observance of Veterans Day A Day to Honor and Celebrate Our Veterans

November 9, 2020 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, in observance of Veteran’s Day. The closure includes the following: El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office (all locations) El Paso County Combined Courts Offices of the 4th Judicial District Attorney El…

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Colonel Nanette Brédé Mueller Named Veteran of the Year 2020

Thursday, September 10, 2020 – Today, El Paso County’s Veterans Service Office and the El Paso County Board of Commissioners announced Colonel Nanette Brédé Mueller as the Veteran of the Year at their annual ceremony. Colonel Nanette Brédé Mueller is a difference-maker. During her 29 years of distinguished military service in the U.S. Army and…

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El Paso County Announces Veteran of the Year Finalists

September 2, 2020 –El Paso County’s Veterans Service Office announces the finalists for the 4th Annual Veteran of the Year. El Paso Count honors one veteran annually, for his or her efforts defending our country and continued willingness to serve local veterans and the community. “Veterans deserve our support and recognition for their exemplary military…

El Paso County Accepting Nominations for Veteran of the Year Award

El Paso County Veteran Services Office is currently seeking nominations for its Annual Veteran of the Year Award. El Paso County annually honors a veteran for their exemplary military service and continued willingness to serve fellow veterans and their community. Nominees must have been honorably discharged or retired from military service from one of the…