Fair Earns Seven IAFE Awards

El Paso County Fair & Event Center staff are celebrating. The Fair received seven awards at the 2019 International Association of Fair & Expositions Conference this month. Each year, the IAFE honors outstanding members with various industry awards. Awards include: Hall of Honor Communications Awards: Fair Website (new site in 2019) Agricultural Awards-Agricultural exhibitor events,…

Annual TreeCycle Open for Two Weekends

El Paso County, Colorado Springs Utilities, Rocky Top Resources, Colorado Springs Gazette, and Colorado Springs Youth Sports will be operating a TreeCycle event to reduce landfilled tree waste, provide free mulch and support youth sports. For a suggested minimum donation of only $5 per tree, area residents can drop off trees at seven convenient locations.…

El Paso County Offices Operating Normal Hours Monday, December 16

All El Paso County Administrative Offices, County Affiliated Agencies and El Paso County Combined Courts will open at their normally scheduled time on Monday, December 16, 2019. This includes all El Paso County administrative elected official offices and affiliated agencies, such as the 4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Pikes Peak Workforce Center, the Small Business Development…

Citizens Urged to Participate in Master Plan Visioning Workshop

As El Paso County continues to develop its County Master Plan, the El Paso County Planning and Development Department is hosting another round of public engagement in the form of a Visioning Workshop tomorrow, Wednesday, December 11, 2019. The meeting will take place at 6:00 p.m. at the Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Colorado…

Automatic Recount: Initial Results Stand

The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has completed the automatic recount of the 2019 Coordinated Election, City of Manitou Springs Issue 2D and Stratmoor Hills Sanitation District Issue 6F. The recount demonstrated the initial results stand and both Issues passed. “Successful completion of the automatic recount with 100% accuracy provides the public…