New State Law Expands Vaping Rules

A change to an existing Colorado law goes into effect prohibiting vaping indoors in most public places in El Paso County and the rest of the State. The change, made by state legislators at the 2019 legislative session, include vaping along with smoking in restrictions already outlined in the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act. The…

Nature Centers Events and Programs for July 2019

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for July 2019 which includes: photography, hikes, stories, trout, a tea party and a nature camp.   Fountain Creek Nature Center                                                    320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com   Fountain Creek Nature Adventures:  Forts & Fairies…

Closure of Monument Hill Road Continues

El Paso County Department of Public Works continues safety and drainage improvements along the southern portion of Monument Hill Road. Work includes construction of a free right turn lane from Monument Hill Road onto Woodmoor Drive, improvements to drainage along Crystal Creek and Monument Hill Road, and road reconstruction.  Due to continued rain events and…

Volunteers Needed for PPR OEM Advisory Board

The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management Regional Disaster Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by July 12, 2019.      The Advisory Board shall serve in an advisory capacity only and may provide assistance and counsel…

Struthers Road – Gleneagle Drive Intersection Project

El Paso County Department of Public Works will begin intersection improvements at the Struthers Road-Gleneagle Drive intersection.  Work will consist of constructing a roundabout and associated approaches, as well as an underground drainage system and pedestrian improvements at the intersection and along the northeast side of Struthers Road.  The intersection will remain open to traffic…