El Paso County is performing tree maintenance in the cul-de-sacs of the Arrowwood Subdivision starting in January 2022

December 30, 2021 – Starting in January 2022, El Paso County will begin vegetation maintenance at the Arrowwood subdivision cul-de-sacs. El Paso County will complete vegetation maintenance at the following cul-de-sacs to enhance emergency vehicle access and snow removal operations: Arapahoe Drive Cheyenne Way Powderhorn Drive Calumet Road Tree removal will be limited to the…

Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management Monitoring High Winds and “Extremely Critical” Fire Danger Forecasted for Wednesday

December 14, 2021 – The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management is closely monitoring high-impact weather conditions expected to hit our region Wednesday, December 15. Local officials stand ready to respond to impacts resulting from extremely high winds anticipated for Colorado Springs and all of El Paso County. The National Weather Service has issued…

El Paso County Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

November 23, 2021 – El Paso County administrative and elected offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25. Some offices will be closed both on Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 26, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The closure for Thanksgiving Day only, includes the following (These offices will be…

Media Tour Kicks-Off Annual Small Business Saturday – Shop local and shop small not just on Small Business Saturday

November 16, 2021 – This year, Small Business Saturday falls on November 27, 2021. The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) have teamed up to bring two days of media tours showcasing small businesses in our region to raise awareness about local businesses and the impact COVID has…

El Paso County Elections Department Participates in Statewide Risk Limiting Audit

November 12, 2021] The El Paso County Elections Department will participate in the statewide Risk Limiting Audit (RLA) Monday, November 15. This extensive post-election audit allows officials to compare a sample of paper ballots against digital tallies to verify results were tabulated correctly. Due to the high level of statistical probability, this audit confirms election…

El Paso County Offices Closed Thursday in Observance of Veterans Day

November 9, 2021 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Thursday, 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 Paso…

Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management launches Pikes Peak Prepared App

November 3, 2021 – The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPROEM) has launched Pikes Peak Prepared, a new app to help the community prepare for disasters. The new app delivers vital information and tools, including digital guides, videos, news articles, checklists, and FAQs to help individuals prepare for, respond to, and recover from…