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2019 Assessor of the Year Steve Schleiker

El Paso County Assessor Steve Schleiker was named the 2019 Assessor of the Year by the Colorado Assessor’s Association at its 77th Annual Winter Conference held at the Antler’s Hotel in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Steve said, “I am absolutely humbled and honored by this award. It goes to show how great of a…

Calhan Country Christmas in December

The 2nd annual Calhan Country Christmas lights up the El Paso County Fair & Events Center on Saturday, Dec. 14. Come enjoy the magic of the season. Gates open at 5 p.m. There is no admission charge, but guests are encouraged to bring one non-perishable food donation per person to support the Eastern Plains Community Pantry.…

Southwest Open House Today

Here’s another home for sale in Southwest Colorado Springs from Liz Alexander, Pink Realty.  Watch the video of 608 Stevens Ave showcasing the hardwood floors, living room, bedrooms and nice size yard. This property is on the market and consists of 3 bedrooms / 1 Full Size baths, and a 2 car detached garage!  The…

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides in Fountain

Fountain, CO – Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides at the Fountain Creek Nature Center on Saturday December 14, 2019. Enjoy the sounds of Suffolk Punch draft horses clip-clopping down the Regional Trail with jingle bells and seasonal songs. $7 per person, prepaid reservations required. Limited to 20 people per ride. Weather permitting. Tractor-pulled alternative possible if needed.…

FREE Bus Rides in December

Christmas shopping will be made easier with FREE Bus rides every Saturday in December from the Fountain Municipal Transit system. Free rides will given until December 31, 2019. Free Fountain Bus rides is sponsored by the Fountain Valley Chamber supporting local businesses.

Tree Lighting Celebration

Join Widefield Parks and Recreation for their annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The festivities will start at 5:30 pm when Santa lights the tree! There will be crafts for the kids, holiday shopping, hayrides and snacks. Widefield Parks and Recreation is located at 705…

El Paso County Offices Closed Today

All El Paso County Offices will be closed Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Happy Thanksgiving from El Paso County!

Fountain Community Theater Christmas Play

The Fountain Community Theater will be presenting “The ReGifters” by Robert Lynn on December 6th,7th, 12th, 13th and 14th at 6:30 pm with a matinee on the 7th at 2 pm. When a couple “regifts” a not-so-great Christmas present, then finds out it’s worth a fortune, they will stop at nothing to get it back.…

Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade

Several years ago, a small group of patriotic volunteers formed a nonprofit organization to host an annual Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade to honor all veterans and to inspire community awareness while paying tribute to the service and sacrifices veterans have endured in the pursuit of freedom. This years Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade will…

Now Open – Ruffrano’s Hell’s Kitchen Pizza!

Ruffrano’s Hell’s Kitchen Pizza is now open at their newest location on 385 Main Street in Security, Colorado. Ruffrano’s Hell’s Kitchen Pizza features authentic New York style pizza. The new location will also have a new gelato and ice cream bar at their Security location. Come out to the Grand Opening on Halloween, October 31st.…