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December 3, 2016
Forest Lakes Metropolitan District Board Meeting & Budget Hearing, Mon., Dec. 5, 10 a.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Dec. 6, 9 a.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., Dec. 6, 7 p.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Dec. 7, 1 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Public Meeting, Thu., Dec. 8, 1:30 p.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Special Board Meeting: Public Hearing on 2017 Budget, Thu., Dec. 8, 5 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., Dec. 13, 10 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., Dec. 13, 5 p.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Dec. 14, 10 a.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Workshop, Wed., Dec. 14, 6 p.m.
Monument Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., Dec. 14, 7 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Dec. 15, 10 a.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board Meeting, Thu., Dec. 15, 6 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Dec. 20, 9 a.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Dec. 21, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Dec. 21, 6 p.m.
Downtown Monument’s Small Town Christmas, Sat., Dec. 3, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Monument Hill Kiwanis Club’s 11th Annual North Pole at Tri-Lakes Arts and Crafts Fair, Sat., Dec. 3, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
A Dickens Christmas at the Church at Woodmoor, Sun., Dec. 4, 10 a.m.
Palmer Lake Yule Log Pot Luck Dinner, Tue., Dec. 6, 6 p.m.
Stress Reduction Workshop, Tue., Dec. 6, 6:30-8 p.m.
Black Rose Christmas Concert & Potluck: The Instant Family, Fri., Dec. 9, 7 p.m.
A Rocky Mountain Christmas with the John Adams Band featuring the music of John Denver, Fri., Dec. 9, 7 p.m.
Local Author Book Signings at Covered Treasures Bookstore, Sat., Dec. 10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Best Dog: Get your picture taken with Santa Paws, Sat., Dec. 10, 3-6 p.m.
Annual Handbell Christmas Concert, Sat., Dec. 10, 7 p.m.
Lessons and Carols Service at the Church at Woodmoor, Sun., Dec. 11, 10 a.m.
Annual Palmer Lake Yule Log Hunt, Sun., Dec. 11, 1 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce Monthly Education Series, Relationship Marketing, Tue., Dec. 13, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Music Association (TLMA) Annual Choir and Orchestra Concert, The Journey of Christmas, Fri.-Sun., Dec. 16-18, 7 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun.
Wescott Fire Department Santa Patrol, Sat., Dec. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Outpouring: TLUMC Supporting our Community, Tue., Dec 20, 7 p.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI): Holiday Model Railroad Exhibit, Sat., Dec. 17-Mon., Jan. 30.
Christmas Eve Services at The Church at Woodmoor, Sat., Dec. 24, 3 p.m.
Christmas Eve Services at Tri-Lakes United Methodist Church, Sat., Dec. 24, 3 p.m.
Christmas Day Service at Tri-Lakes United Methodist Church,, Sun., Dec. 25, 11 a.m.
Luau Themed New Year’s Eve: Last Chance to get Lei’d, Sat., Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m.
Free Chili Supper and Intro to Modern-Style Square Dancing, Tue., Jan. 10, 7-8:30 p.m.

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Vol. 16 No. 12 - December 3, 2016

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Vol. 16 No. 10 - October 1, 2016

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Vol. 16 No. 9 - September 3, 2016

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Vol. 16 No. 8 - August 6, 2016

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Vol. 16 No. 7 - July 2, 2016

CORRECTION NOTE: The printed copy of the July 2, 2016 issue has a headline error on page 11. The headline reads, "Tri-Lakes Wastewater Treatment Facility Joint Use Committee, April 12: Phone line damaged by town repair work; TP clarifier construction ahead of schedule" is from the May 7, 2016 issue and does not reflect the content of the current article. The headline has been corrected in the pdf version of the paper which is available for download on this website. We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion caused by the error in the print copy.

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Vol. 16 No. 6 - June 4, 2016

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Vol. 16 No. 5 - May 7, 2016

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