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Happy Veterans Day

I pray all are having a nice week and that you enjoy the upcoming holiday.  As an Air Force retiree, I always look forward to Veterans Day and hope you get to commemorate it with your veteran...

 

Please Vote!

Hello, I hope all are well and enjoyed a nice week and stayed warm during the couple of cold, wet days.  I wanted to start this week's article with a last reminder to vote, as well as comment on our...

 

Seeking Public Comment

Good day.  I hope all are well.  I want to use this week's article to continue to remind everyone to vote, and to also request feedback on county stormwater.        El Paso County is seeking...

 

Ballots are in the Mail 

I hope all are well and enjoying a nice week.  I want to remind everyone to vote in the coming election and am including information this week from our County Clerk & Recorder›s office...

 

Ballots to be Mailed

I pray all are having a nice week.  I wanted to remind everyone about the great privilege we have to participate in our government, and ask that all participate in voting in our upcoming election on...

 

Fall Colors

I hope all are doing great and enjoying the cooling climate of fall.  I enjoyed a wonderful time this past weekend checking out the changing colors of the aspen leaves up in the mountains.  It was...

 

Creek Week Activities

Creek Week Activities I hope all are well this week. I want to highlight the upcoming Creek Week events, as well as commend one of our own as El Paso County Veteran of the Year. I am proud that El...

 

Old Pueblo Road Reopens

Hello, I hope all are doing well and enjoyed the past week of unusually warm weather. I want to highlight the opening of Old Pueblo Road this past week, and a new program that focuses on the mental...

 

Take in the Colors of Fall

Good day to everyone. I hope all are well and enjoying the pleasant weather this week. Take some time to enjoy time with family out in our county and regional parks or take a trip up to the forested...

 

I hope all are well and enjoyed a nice Labor Day weekend

I hope all are well and enjoyed a nice Labor Day weekend, and got to spend some time at the State Fair as well.  I enjoyed some time at the Balloon Lift Off as well as participating in Fountain›s...

 

Lots to do for Labor Day

I hope all are well and having a nice week.  As we celebrate Labor Day this weekend I encourage everyone to enjoy the last couple weeks of our warm weather with time in our regional and local parks,...

 

Public Works Staff Busy With Repairs

Good day to everyone. I hope all have been well and safe and you have been able to recover from the recent storms. Our Public Works crews continue work on various projects and repairs throughout the...

 

Thanks to El Pomar

I hope all are enjoying a nice week and that students have started their new school year well. I wanted to highlight a few items of community support. This past week, the El Pomar Foundation donated $...

 

Thanks to School Districts, Parents

I wanted to start off by thanking all our local teachers and school districts for all they do for our students and our community, as well as our Fountain Valley parents.  As children return to school...

 

Fire Restrictions Lifted

I hope all are well, especially in light of the recent storms and flooding the past week in various portions of the county.       I wanted to start off by passing along information regarding El...

 

EPA Visiting To Hear About Local Water Contamination Issues

I hope all are well, especially in light of the recents storms.  Our community and county has endured multiple, serious weather and fire damage since the start of the year, and I thank all our first...

 

Be Fire Safe

I hope all are enjoying a nice week and enjoyed a wonderful Independence Day last week.  As we continue through a hot, dry summer, I ask all to remain fire-safe and to follow county sheriff fire...

 

Be Firesafe This 4th

I hope all are enjoying or have, when you read this, already enjoyed a wonderful Independence Day with friends and family.  We are a patriotic communty, and we remember and celebrate the successful...

 

County Fair to be July 14-21

I hope all are well and get to enjoy a wonderful Independence Day next week. As we enter July, I wanted to remind all to get out and enjoy our upcoming El Paso County Fair, which runs from July 14 -...

 

Helping Hail Victims 

I wanted to start this week by writing about the recent hailstorm, which affected many in our Fountain Valley region.  Most of the reported damage from the storm was in the southern portion of El... Full story

 

Fire Danger, Summer Fun, Primary Election June 26

I pray all are doing well and enjoying your week.  I again wanted to remind everyone about the high fire threat we have in the region due to hot, dry conditions.  The "416 Fire" north of Durango,...

 

Come Out and Support Veterans at Warrior Games

Hi, I hope all had a nice week. I am encouraging everyone, if you have the chance, to support veterans participating in the Warrior Games at the Air Force Academy this week. Events continue through...

 

Town Hall Meeting is June 8

I hope all are well and enjoying a wonderful week. I wanted to let everyone know that I will be co-hosting a Town Hall at the Fountain Library on the evening of June 8, beginning at 7 p.m. State...

 

Memorial Day Activities

I wanted to start off by reminding everyone about the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.  Let us keep in our prayers those brave men and women service members who have given their lives for our country t...

 

Youth Fishing Derby is This Saturday

I hope all are well and enjoying the spring season, and that you enjoyed a lovely Mother's Day weekend.  We have the county-hosted fishing tournament for kids this Saturday, and the first constructi...

 

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