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February 7, 2016
Lewis-Palmer School District School Board Community Coffee, Mon., Feb. 8, 6-7:30 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., Feb. 9, 10 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., Feb. 9, 5 p.m.
D-38 Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) Meeting, Tue., Feb. 9, 7 p.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Feb. 10, 10 a.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Workshop, Wed., Feb. 10, 6 p.m.
D-38 Special Education Advisory Council, Wed., Feb. 10, 6:30 p.m.
Monument Planning Commission Meeting, CANCELED. Normally meets 2nd Wed. each month at 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Feb. 11, 1 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Feb. 16, 9 a.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Tue., Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., Feb. 16, 7 p.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Feb. 17, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Feb. 17, 6 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Feb. 18, 10 a.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Feb. 18, 1:30 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board Meeting, Thu., Feb. 18, 6-9 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., Feb. 24, 7 p.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, Thu., Feb. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Mar. 1, 9 a.m.
D-38 Community Coffee with the School Board, Mon., Feb. 8, 6-7:30 p.m.
Cheyenne Mountain at 50: Military Icon, Engineering Marvel: Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI) Heritage Lecture and Exhibit Opening, Thu., Feb. 11, exhibit opens at 6, and the lecture begins at 7 p.m.
Cheryl Wheeler Concert, Fri., Feb. 12, 7 p.m., doors at 6 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage headlined by Phil Volan & Joleen Bell, Fri., Feb. 12, opening act at 7 p.m.
10th Annual District 38 Chess Tournament, Sat., Feb. 13, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sew Motion--Fabric, Notions and More: Beginners Quilting Class #1, Sat., Feb. 13, 9-11 a.m.
CASA 4-1-1 Hour, Wed., Feb. 17, noon-1 p.m.
Jerry Barlow Concert, Fri., Feb. 19, 7 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce 2016 State of the Chamber Lunch, Wed., Feb. 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage headlined by the Colorado College Bluegrass Ensemble, Fri., Feb. 26, opening act at 7 p.m.
Heartsaver CPR/First Aid Class, Sat., Feb. 27, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
PUBLISH! Sat., Feb. 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
PENRAD Imaging February Special
The Open Door Books and Gifts: Sweetheart Savings, open Tue.-Sat., 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Visions of Light Photography Exhibition Opening Reception, Fri., Mar. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Permian Basin String Quartet Concert, Fri., Mar. 11, 7 p.m.

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Vol. 16 No. 2 - February 6, 2016

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Vol. 16 No. 1 - January 9, 2016

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Vol. 15 No. 12 - December 5, 2015

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CORRECTION
The ad for the Monument Hill Farmers Market which appears in the November 7, 2015 issue is INCORRECT.
Below is the correct ad.
We sincerely apologize for the error.

Vol. 15 No. 11 - November, 2015

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Vol. 15 No. 10 - October 3, 2015

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Vol. 15 No. 9 - September 5, 2015

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Vol. 15 No. 8 - August 1, 2015

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