Next week, September 25-27, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Group will be assisting the U.S. Forest Service with a controlled Ensign Gulch burn operation near Rampart Range Road and Forest Service Road 314.
Care and Share tells 11 News they have a refrigerator and freezer that contains more than 500,000 pounds of food. This includes meat, fruit and vegetables. The pantry also has canned goods including green beans and corn. The food pantry also has bread.
This potential shutdown would mean families could go days to even weeks without a paycheck. A University of Colorado Law Professor tells 11 News if the shutdown happens, many people will still be required to work even though they aren’t receiving a paycheck.