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  1. Former treasurer says she had nothing to do with sheriff's office accountRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    A former El Paso County treasurer says she knew nothing about an El Paso County Sheriff's Office civil account, even though the Sheriff's Office claims she did.

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  2. El Paso County Cuts Off "Shirtless Sheriff" MaketaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Colorado Political News

    As the Colorado Springs Gazette's Matt Steiner reports , El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa may have survived a recall attempt against him as he defiantly serves out his final days in office after an explosive sexual misconduct/cronyism scandal, but the county is done paying for the expensive legal representation he's been enjoying: El Paso County ... (more)

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  3. Offices of sheriff, treasurer release statements on 'mystery' account in EPCRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    The Sheriff's Office and the treasurer in El Paso County are at odds over the existence of a $1 million "mystery" account within the office.

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  4. El Paso County assessor faces new accusationRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    El Paso County Assessor Mark Lowderman will become county treasurer next January.

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  5. Colorado Springs City Council endorses regional stormwater planRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Gazette

    ... voted Tuesday on a resolution, which was merely a public statement of endorsement. It now is up to the El Paso County Commissioners to put the stormwater issue on the November ballot. Commissioners will be asked by the stormwater task force to ...

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  6. El Paso County will no longer pay for Sheriff Terry Maketa's high-profile defense attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Denver Post

    El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa will be on his own if he wants to continue using high-profile defense attorney Pamela Mackey to defend recent accusations against him.

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  7. Hard to justify more than stormwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... as it nears completion. Where do the commissioners stand? Chairman Dennis Hisey (who represents southern El Paso County) and Amy Lathen have led the commissioners on this. Back in March, interviewed by the Pueblo Chieftain, Hisey said, "People ...

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  8. Seven DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... and people who like things with big engines. Which may have something to do with events running today at the El Paso County Fair (366 10th St., Calhan, elpasocountyfair.com ), such tractor pulling, plus a goat costume contest (yeah, really), a ...

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  9. Sheriff's office mystery account raises questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    A million dollar account from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office went unnoticed by the county treasurer's office for years and wasn't included in the county's financial statements.

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  10. An Assessor, a Sugar Daddy, and "Infilling" Open Space in El Paso CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Colorado Political News

    ... Maketa's selfies. There is, however, quite a stench wafting from the recent campaign finance violation of the El Paso County Tax Assessor, Mark Lowderman. Lowderman sent out 20,000 campaign mailers on the taxpayer's dime. Ostensibly informing ...

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  11. A major hitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    About a decade ago, the nonprofit Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Foundation acquired the Norris-Penrose Event Center, thanks to the generosity of the property's previous owner, El Paso County, and one of the rodeo's most valued donors, Robert Norris.

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  12. The shadows knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... a CIP plan that might or might not rely on a tax hike, and wouldn't take into account needs outside the city. El Paso County Commission Chair Dennis Hisey describes Springs Forward as "business and community leaders that believe they can help chart ...

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  13. The El Paso County Fair opened for the summer Saturday, July 19,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Gazette

    The El Paso County Fair opened for the summer Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Calhan.

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  14. Teen Suspects Still On The Loose After Assault And RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KKTV

    ... no arrests have been made. The victim told police he was assaulted by two teens, who then stole his wallet. El Paso County sheriff's deputies and a state trooper who were in the area when the crime was committed helped police look for the suspects, ...

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  15. Indigent defense planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | El Paso Times

    ... appointed counsel as well as the availability of qualified attorneys willing to accept the stated rates in El Paso County," the document stated. Commissioners Court said the proposed plan does not identify cost savings and "the only financial ...

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  16. El Paso County commissioners send memo on proposed indigent defense planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | El Paso Times

    ... appointed counsel as well as the availability of qualified attorneys willing to accept the stated rates in El Paso County," the document stated. Commissioners Court said the proposed plan does not identify cost savings and "the only financial ... 2 comments

  17. New Fee Proposed For Flash Flood Repairs, PreventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KKTV

    ... property owners would be paying this. So we increase the number of payers on this by making it a fee." The El Paso County commissioners will vote at the end of August to decide if this issue is put on the November ballot. If voters pass it in ...

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  18. Man shot to death in Colorado Springs ID'dRead the original story

    Monday | SFGate

    ... southeastern part of the city at about 11:15 p.m. Sunday and found 31-year-old Michael T. Garcia dead. The El Paso County Coroner's Office has ruled Garcia's death a homicide. Police have not released any information about a suspect or suspects and ...

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  19. Halter scolds Lamborn on vet issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Irv Halter , a retired two-star Air Force general and Democratic candidate for the 5th Congressional District , which includes El Paso County, called a news conference today to lash out at incumbent Doug Lamborn .

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  20. Thieves use 'digital pickpocketing' to skim credit card data from...Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... smaller way, too. Earlier this month, local authorities reported that more than 50 people, the majority from El Paso County, were victims of credit card skimming fraud. A multi-agency investigation was launched in April after members of ENT Federal ...

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