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Retirement Celebration for Beloved Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine is Saturday

Friends of retiring Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine are hosting a retirement reception this Saturday, May 26, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Fountain KOA Campground's Legacy Hall, 8100 Bandley Drive. All...

 
 News    May 16, 2018 

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Building Dedication Held for New Salvation Army Fountain Valley Corps Community Center

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and building dedication for the Salvation Army Fountain Valley Corps Community Center was held recently at 208 Cunningham Dr. in Security. The community center had formerly...

 
 By Patricia St. Louis    News    May 2, 2018

Council Moves Forward With Putting Proposed Residency Requirement Change for Police and Fire Chiefs on Ballot

At its meeting Tuesday, April 24, the Fountain City Council gave approval to city staff to move forward with creating a proposal for November’s ballot that will ask citizens to consider changing...

 

Meeting About Fountain Streets Tonight at Fountain City Hall

A City Hall meeting on the topic of “City Streets and City Street Projects” is planned at 5:30 p.m. next Wednesday, April 25, in the council chambers at Fountain City Hall, 116 S. Main St. The event is being hosted by members of the Fountain...

 

City Council Considers Military Appreciation Banner Program

At its April 10 meeting, the Fountain City Council heard from Councilmember Sharon Thompson about a special program that would allow for the display of military appreciation banners around the city....

 

Child Abuse Prevention Month Proclamed by City Council

A Proclamation designating the month of April as "Child Abuse Prevention Month" was passed unanimously by the Fountain City Council at its meeting last week. Representatives of El Paso County's...

 

Meeting About Fountain Streets April 25 at Fountain City Hall

A City Hall meeting on the topic of “City Streets and City Street Projects” is planned at 5:30 p.m. next Wednesday, April 25, in the council chambers at Fountain City Hall, 116 S. Main St. The event is being hosted by members of the Fountain...

 

City of Fountain Honors Lineworkers

If the power is on where you are reading this, you have a lineworker to thank. Today (Wednesday, April 18) is "Lineworker Appreciation Day," honoring the serious and vital work carried out by...

 

Meeting About Fountain Streets April 25 at Fountain City Hall

A City Hall meeting on the topic of “City Streets and City Street Projects” is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, in the council chambers at Fountain City Hall, 116 S. Main St. The event is being hosted by members of the Fountain...

 

Help Shape the Future By Getting Involved!

Many times over my long career of serving at your hometown community newspaper, I have heard folks commenting, sometimes grumbling, about local government. Often it's about what is or isn't taking...

 

Air Force Official Gives Update at Council Meeting

At the March 13 Fountain City Council meeting, Colonel Eric Dorminey, vice commander from the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, gave an update on what is taking place on base regarding PFOS/PF...

 

We Now Have A Signed Agreement With The Air Force On Water Issues

Nearly two years ago, our community was faced with a serious water contamination issue, the result of which came at least in part from the use of firefighting foam on Peterson AFB. Since then, we...

 

Fountain Council-member Sam Gieck Appointed to Board of Health

I hope all are doing well and looking forward to a wonderful Easter weekend.  This week, I'd like to highlight a couple of county updates on committees, announce the upcoming Great American...

 

Fountain's Long-Time Fire Chief Darin Anstine to Retire in May

At its meeting Tuesday, March 13, the Fountain City Council approved a retirement agreement between the city and long-time Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine, for whom Firehouse 1 was named a few...

 

Fountain Council Joins CONO in Declaring Neighbor Up! Week May 4-13

Fountain City Council members joined CONO Executive Director Emeritus Dave Munger and Chief Executive Officer Diane Loschen in promoting Neighbor Up! Week which takes place in May. The council approve...

 

Is it Spring Yet?

Hope you all survived the "Spring Forward" clock change to Daylight Savings time this weekend. It has its pros and cons, but for me it's one more sign that soon the trees will be budding, birds will...

 

EPC Sheriff Endorses State Rep. Lois Landgraf

I have worked with Lois Landgraf for a number of years, both in her position as a city Council woman in Fountain and now as our HD21 Colorado state representative. She is a stalwart conservative...

 

Fountain Transit Adds Saturday Service

The City of Fountain is expanding its transit services in two ways. New Saturday Service has begun, with a route time of 9:25 a.m. to 4:55 p.m. One bus is making the rounds in Fountain. For the schedule see the website at www.fountaincolorado.org For...

 

Strategic Planning

After a quick start to 2018 all of the departments at City Hall have been moving forward with many projects and gearing up for the spring and summer months. I look forward to some positive work in...

 

City Council Worksession on Strategic Plan Tonight

City of Fountain’s City Council will have a worksession tonight (Wednesday, Feb. 28) from 6-8 p.m. at Fountain City Hall. Fountain’s Community Engagement Manager John Trylch will give a presentation on the city’s Strategic Plan Review. He is...

 

City Of Fountain Studying Option of Providing Fiber and Broadband Services To Residents

At the Feb. 13 Fountain City Council meeting council heard a presentation from representatives of HR Green, a professional engineering and technical consulting firm, to explore options and...

 

Citizens Should Always Feel OK About Questioning the Government

At last week's Fountain City Council meeting, 20-year local resident Al Lender spoke to the city council during the public to be heard portion of the meeting, expressing concerns about the state of...

 

Council Declares Feb. 18 to 24 as Engineers Week

At a recent meeting, the Fountain City Council approved a proclamation declaring Feb. 18 through 24 as "Engineers Week" to raise public awareness and appreciation of the engineering profession. A...

 

Long-time Fountain Leader Bobby Phillips Dies

Bobby Edward Phillips, a long-time Fountain resident and local leader, passed away peacefully February 4 at the Union Printers Home in Colorado Springs. Phillips previously served on the Fountain...

 

Utilities Director Says Agreement with Fountain Valley School on New Electric System a "Win-Win"

At its Jan. 23 meeting, the Fountain City Council approved Resolution 18-006, a Dedication and Transfer of Ownership Agreement regarding Electric Secondary Distribution at Fountain Valley School. Utilities Director Curtis Mitchell explained it is a... Full story

 

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