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Fall Season/Creek Week Activities

Good day, I hope all are doing great.  I enjoyed a great week and got out to the mountains for the weekend with my sisters who came out for a visit.  I enjoyed a couple days of fishing (no luck...

 

Job Fair 

Good day.  I hope all are enjoying the week.  It looks like the hot weather might finally be behind us as Fall starts to roll on in.  I wanted to thank all those that came out and participated in...

 

The 2020 Budget and Labor Day Events

I hope all are doing well and had a wonderful holiday weekend.  As the fall season quickly comes upon us, the county will begin planning next year's budget.  As I have done the past two years, I...

 

Enjoy Your Labor Day Weekend

I hope all are well.  Summer is coming to a close and I wish all will enjoy a wonderful Labor Day weekend.  Enjoy the outdoors and our regional parks or take in the Fountain Valley Labor Day...

 

State Fair Begins This Weekend

Good day. I hope all are enjoying a nice week. I wanted to remind all of the Colorado State Fair which begins this weekend, as well as provide information on a topic that has come up for some...

 

Labor Day Activities

I hope all are having a great day.  I wanted to give an early SAVE THE DATE for the upcoming Fountain Valley Fall Festival and Parade in Fountain, and the Balloon Lift Off in Colorado Springs...

 

As a New School Year Begins...

Good day. I hope all are enjoying a wonderful week. As summer break comes to an end for schools, I wanted to welcome all students back to school. Having taught middle school after retiring from the...

 

Some upcoming road projects to be completed by CDOT

Good day. I hope all are doing well and having a nice week. This week I wanted to highlight a state transportation announcement that will provide new funds for road improvements in our area, and to...

 

Upcoming Town Hall Meeting, Fair Continues, Parks Activities 

Good day.  I hope all are well and enjoying your summer.  I want to start off this week by inviting residents to a town hall, and then to remind everyone about ongoing community events hosted by...

 

God bless America.

I hope all had a great Independence Day last week. I enjoyed a full day of fun events including starting the day at the Security Fire Department's 4th of July pancake breakfast. It is always great to...

 

Western Heritage Events 

I hope all are well and enjoy a great Independence Day. This week I want to mention two upcoming, and much loved, Western Heritage events occurring in July.  First up is the 79th annual Pikes Peak or...

 

Let's Be "Fire Safe"

I hope all are doing great this week. I have just a couple of short updates, but wanted to make sure I got the reminders out again this week. As I mentioned last week, work has indeed started at the...

 

Input Sought for El Paso County Master Plan Revision

I hope all are having a nice day, and all the dads out there enjoyed a wonderful Father's Day this past Sunday.  God bless you for all you do for your families and our community.     I wanted to...

 

Recent Events

I hope all are well and enjoying a nice day.  I wanted to highlight a couple of events I attended this past week and also provide an update on the Old Pueblo Road bridge repair project (I'll update...

 

First Memorial Day at Pikes Peak National Cemetery,

I hope all enjoyed a wonderful weekend and took some time to commemorate Memorial Day and remember those that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our great country.   I participated in two events that...

 

Memorial Day.  It is a time to observe and remember those that have died serving in our Armed Forces. 

Good day.  I wanted to use this week's article to highlight Memorial Day.  It is a time to observe and remember those that have died serving in our Armed Forces.  From the founding of this great...

 

Fishing is Fun and More

Good morning.  I pray all are doing great.  I wanted to start off by thanking everyone that came out for the Youth Fishing Derby this past Saturday, and to remind all to save the dates for our...

 

Happy Mother's Day! and Fish On Kids!!

I hope all are well and enjoying your week.  The past two weeks have reminded us we are truly in Colorado, as it has brought us a steady change in weather, from hot to cold, and dry to rain/snow....

 

Update: Tentative Timeline for Railroad Crossing Work in Security 

Good morning. Thanks to all those who came out and participated in the Great American Cleanup this past Saturday.  It was great to see our community come out to help keep our parks and trails clean...

 

Free Fishing Derby on May 11

I pray all are well and enjoyed a wonderful Easter weekend.  I enjoyed a lovely day attending church service and then joining church friends at the potluck lunch immediately following.  I hope you...

 

Upcoming Spring Activities

Good morning, I hope all are enjoying a wonderful day.  I wanted to again highlight a couple of events that are coming up, and one new opportunity I was updated on last week. First, a reminder that E...

 

Fire Season is Here

Good morning.  I hope all are well and enjoyed the lovely weather the previous week.  With the warm weather let us not forget that fire season is upon us.  We were reminded of that by...

 

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

  I hope all are well and enjoying a nice week.  I have several county updates but wanted to start by mentioning that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month so please keep an eye and ear open for...

 

Two Lost During Storm

I hope all are well and recovered from the high winds and snowstorm last week. It is with grief that I ask for prayers for the Colorado families of two killed during that blizzard; a state trooper...

 

NACo Conference

I hope all are having a good week.  I was in Washington DC last week for our National Association of Counties Legislative Conference and wanted to give a quick summary.   The NACo conference...

 

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