Home  About  Advertise  Archive  Calendar  Contact  Help  Links  Maps  Subscribe  Topics  Updates
Our Community News - Home
Home


Any word     Help
All words
"..." for exact phrase
* and ? for wildcards
Category:
Results per page:
Sort by date

OCN comes out the first Saturday of each month. Look for our next issue Sat., November 4. Subscribe.
Ad space reservations for the next issue are due by Fri., October 13. Finished ads in electronic format are due by Fri., October 20. Information on advertising.
Letters to the editor for the next issue are due Fri., October 27. Letter guidelines.

Our October Issue

the PDF file
(36 Mbytes)

Monument News
Fire District News
Water and Sanitation District News
El Paso County News
D38 News
Palmer Lake News
Arts
Books
History
Letters
Library News
Snapshots of Our Community
Weather

Upcoming Events

Updated
October 8, 2017
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue.,Oct. 10, 10 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., Oct. 10, 5 p.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 11, 9 a.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Workshop, Wed., Oct. 11 6 p.m.
Monument Academy School Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 11, 6 p.m.
Monument Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m.
D-38 Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC), Wed., Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Oct. 12, 1 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer Board of Education Meeting and Public Hearing: Charter School Expansion, Thu., Oct. 12, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage Bring-a-Friend Show headlined by Hard Road Trio, Fri., Oct. 13, opening act at 7 p.m.
House for sale - open house, Sat.-Sun., Oct. 14-15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society A Tribute to Charlie Hall and Marianne Danehy, Sun., Oct. 15, 2-5 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon, Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Free Flu Shots at Tri-Lakes Cares, Mon., Oct. 16, noon-2 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Oct. 17, 9 a.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., Oct. 17, 7 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 18, 9 a.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 18, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Oct. 18, 6 p.m
Local Merchant Celebration, Wed., Oct. 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Shawn Colvin in Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Wed., Oct. 18, 7 p.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Public Meeting, Thu., Oct. 19, 1:30 p.m.
Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery: Christmas Crafts at the Monastery, Sat., Oct. 21 through Sun., Dec. 10, Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. after 10:15 a.m. mass until 1 p.m.
Bumper Jacksons Concert & Dance at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Mon., Oct. 23, 7 p.m
Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 25, 6 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed.,Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 25, 7 p.m.
King’s Deer Golf Club Annual Handmade Art Show, Fri.-Sat., Oct. 27-28, Fri., 12-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Trunk or Treat at St. Peter Catholic School, Fri., Oct. 27, 5-7 p.m.
Creepy Crawl 5 K & 1-mile Kids’ Run, Sat., Oct. 28, 5K begins 9:30 a.m., 1-mile free Kids Run begins 10:30 a.m.
An Evening with C.S. Lewis at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Sat., Oct. 28, 3 p.m. & 7 p.m., two performances with 5:15 p.m.
The Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery Chamber Concert, Sun., Oct. 29, 2:30-4 p.m.
Forest Lakes & Pinon Pines Metropolitan Districts Special Joint Board Meeting: Proposed Rate Increase, Mon., Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m.
Historic Downtown Monument Safe Trick or Treat, Tue., Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m.
Black Forest Arts and Craft Guild 53rd Annual Fall Show and Sale, Thu.-Sun., Nov. 2-5, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sun.
Downtown Monument Holiday Open House, Fri.-Sat., Nov. 3-4.
Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts Annual Resident & Member Artists Exhibition Opening Reception, Fri., Nov. 3, 6-8 p.m.
Joseph Bohler at Bella Art, Sat., Nov. 4, 2-4 p.m.
Marty Haggard, Tribute to His Father, Merle Haggard at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Sat., Nov. 4, 7 p.m.
Monument Academy Veterans’ Day Assembly: Honoring All Who Have Served, Fri., Nov. 10, 9:45 a.m.
Coverage to Care: How to Access the Right Healthcare at the Right Time, Fri., Nov. 10, 10:30 a.m.-noon.
St. Peter Catholic School Holiday Boutique & Craft Fair, Sat., Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Joseph Bohler at Bella Art, Sat., Dec. 2, 2-4 p.m.
Christmas Art Workshop by Little Picasso Art Studio, Sat., Dec. 2, Dec. 9, & Dec. 16, 10-11:30 a.m.

Keep up with these
Tri-Lakes Area issues

Baptist Road
D-38
Drilling and Mining
Emergency Services
Property Taxes & Special Districts
Roadwork
Tri-Lakes Land Use Committee
Water Supply
Take a look at all the Top Stories...

Need a copy of the 
latest issue of OCN?

Copies of the latest edition of OCN are available free in racks by the front door at the Covered Treasures Bookstore (2nd and Washington) and the Tri-Lakes Senior Center (on Lewis-Palmer High School campus, next to the stadium) in Monument. In addition, copies are available at many of our advertisers.
We also offer subscriptions ($17 for 12 issues delivered to your mailbox every month).
Learn more about this all-volunteer newspaper written by and for Tri-Lakes area residents.
Interested in helping as an OCN volunteer? Click here.

Advertise in
Our Community News

We guarantee a mailed circulation of 16,400 and have among the lowest ad rates per printed copy. Thanks to the volunteer effort that supports OCN, our rates per printed copy are much lower than the cost of ads in local commercial newspapers. We go all out to keep the rates low so local small businesses can afford to advertise thereby promoting Tri-Lakes area shopping. We accept ads only from residents or businesses with a Tri-Lakes area business presence. Our advertising rates are set to cover our printing and mailing costs.
Get all the details...
Business card size ads for $36.97!
4" x 5" display ads for $130!
Have your advertising flyer distributed as an insert in OCN for as little as $45 per 1,000!
Keep up-to-date on OCN advertising! Click here to subscribe to our monthly email newsletter!
You can make on-line payments for ad space. Click here for details.
Solution Graphics

Read our privacy policy

Click here to sign up for e-mail notification whenever this page changes

Vol. 17 No. 10 - October 7, 2017

Contents

the PDF file. This is a 36 Mbyte high-resolution file with color photos.

individual pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 28 29 31 32

Return to the top of the page

Vol. 17 No. 9 - September 2, 2017

Contents

the PDF file. This is a 43 Mbyte high-resolution file with color photos.

individual pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 28 29 31 32

Return to the top of the page

 Vol. 17 No. 8 - August 5, 2017

Contents

the PDF file. This is a 41 Mbyte high-resolution file with color photos.

individual pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 28 29 31 32

Return to the top of the page

 Vol. 17 No. 7 - July 1, 2017

Contents

the PDF file. This is a 37.8 Mbyte high-resolution file with color photos.

individual pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 28 29 31 32

Return to the top of the page

Amateur Radio Tech Field Day event, Saturday, June 24, 8am - 5pm, open to the public, sponsored by WØTLM Radio Association. Hands-on ham radio demos, educational forums, emergency communications info, Q&A with radio experts, and more. Food service on site 11 - 1. Black Forest Fire Station, 11445 Teachout Road. For more info: www.w0tlm.com

 Vol. 17 No. 6 - June 3, 2017

Contents

the PDF file. This is a 39.5 Mbyte high-resolution file with color photos.

individual pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 28 29 31 32

Return to the top of the page

Vol. 17 No. 5 - May 6, 2017

Contents

the PDF file. This is a 37 Mbyte high-resolution file with color photos.

individual pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 28 29 31 32

Return to the top of the page

Vol. 17 No. 4 - April 1, 2017

Contents

the PDF file. This is a 35 Mbyte high-resolution file with color photos.

individual pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 28 29 31 32

Return to the top of the page

Improved search functions

In addition to searching the text of all the articles that have appeared in the newspaper, you can now search newspaper pages from all past issues. These searches can be used to see where the search terms appeared on the printed pages and to locate many of the ads that have appeared in the paper. To search newspaper pages, select Pages from the Category drop-down in the upper right of most web pages. Click here for more search information.

Return to the top of the page

Click here to view all our past issues

Click here to browse topics covered in past issues

Shorter OCN website and e-mail addresses

Like many other media companies, OCN has adopted the new .ME address extension for simple shorthand alternatives to our classic ourcommunitynews.org addresses.

Save typing: www.ocn.me will take you to this page.
Interested in advertising? Contact us at ads@ocn.me.

Return to the top of the page

To be notified automatically by ChangeDetection.com whenever this page changes:

View ChangeDetection's Privacy Statement

You will receive an email with instructions on how to change your email address or terminate notification. Save that message.

Disclaimer: This change notification service is provided free by ChangeDetection.com. You may see ads on ChangeDetection.com's pages and email messages. OCN does not receive any funding from nor does it endorse or otherwise support those advertisers.

Return to the top of the page

Website statistics are now on the updates page

 


Home  About  Advertise  Archive  Calendar  Contact  Donate  Help  Links  Maps  Subscribe  Topics  Updates
Contact us at (719) 488-3455, ads@ocn.me, editor@ocn.me, or P.O. Box 1742, Monument, Colorado 80132-1742.
This page was last modified on April 04, 2017. Home page: www.ocn.me
Copyright © 2001-2016 Our Community News, Inc. All Rights Reserved.