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 News    May 23, 2018 

Local Residents Demand a Seat at the Table with EPA Over PFAS Contamination of Water

Today kicks off the the EPA’s National Leadership Summit on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Washington D.C., and communities who are dealing with the toxic crisis in their drinking water are demanding to be heard, including community...

 
 News    May 23, 2018 

Local Memorial Day Events Announced

Monday, May 28, is Memorial Day and the following activities are planned in the city of Fountain: * 8 a.m. American Legion Post 38, 6685 Southmoor Drive, will host a flag raising and a free breakfast * 11 a.m. VFW Post 6461, 753 S. Santa Fe Avenue,...

 
 News    May 23, 2018 

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 23, 2018 

Department of the Army Names Fort Carson Home to new Security Force Assistance Brigade

The Department of the Army announced last week the stationing of the new 4th Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) at Fort Carson.  SFABs are specialized units whose core mission is to conduct advise-and-assist operations with allied and partner...

 
 News    May 23, 2018 

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: RYAN DEKARSKE is a Hispanic Male, 27 years old,...

 
 News    May 23, 2018 

Fountain Police Department Launches On-Line Crime Reporting System

The Fountain Police Department has launched a new online police reporting option for Fountain residents. The web based crime reporting service link is available on the City of Fountain’s website www.fountaincolorado.org. According to FPD Sgt. D....

 
 News    May 23, 2018 

Memorial Day Closings

In observance of Memorial Day Monday, all City of Fountain offices will be closed. All post offices will also be closed. All local financial institutions will be closed. The Security Branch Library and The Fountain Branch Library will be closed....

 
 News    May 23, 2018 

Mosquito Abatement to begin June 4 in Fountain

The City of Fountain will begin its mosquito abatement program on Mon., June 4. The map at right shows the various zones and indicates which day of the week spraying for mosquitoes will take place in...

 

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...

 

Run for the Wall Motorcycle Riders Traveling Through Fountain Saturday

At approximately Noon this Saturday, over 500 riders participating in the Run for the Wall motorcycle event will ride into Fountain. Fountain Police Department personnel, in conjunction with El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies, will assist in...

 

Residents Urged to Submit Their I-25 Gap Comments to CDOT

El Paso County residents are reminded that the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is currently soliciting official public comment on its proposed plan for widening I-25 through the 18-mile section of roadway from Monument to Castle Rock. Th...

 

Fueling Station Made Possible by Bond Approval Installed at District 3 Transportation Department

A fueling station was recently installed at the Widefield School District 3 Transportation Department. The fueling station will provide convenience for bus drivers allowing them to fuel up onsite. It...

 

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: PIERRE PLESHEA CLAUSELL is a Black Male, 31 years o...

 

Colorado House Republicans Report House Democrats Refuse To Help Veterans Seeking Work

Last week, a press release from the Colorado House Republicans announced that nearly every House Democrat voted against legislation that would have allowed private sector employers to give preference to veterans seeking employment. The announcement...

 

Congressman Doug Lamborn Named "Taxpayer Hero"

The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste named Congressman Lamborn "Taxpayer Hero" with a 99% lifetime rating for fighting waste, fraud, and mismanagement of government funds. Congressman Lamborn received the highest rating of the Colorado...

 

Make Your Vote Count in the Primary

Republican Club to Host County Clerk Monday Meeting Unaffiliated or Independent voter?  You are invited to join the Fountain Valley Republican Club on Monday, May 21, at IHOP to hear from County Clerk and Recorder Chuck Broerman on how to make your...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet Meets with Local Water Officials

Local water department and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment officials met with Colorado State Senator Michael Bennet last Wednesday at the Security Water and Sanitation...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Meets Tomorrow Night

The Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition is meeting tomorrow night, Thursday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the basement of the Security Fire Station, 400 Security Blvd. “We had a great turnout for the Rob Bilott talk last month,” Susan Gordon,...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

Clean Water Coalition and Colorado College Students Host Visit From Attorney Who Became DuPont's "Worst Nightmare"

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Co-Chairperson Liz Rosenbaum speaks with Rob Bilott, known as "the attorney who took on DuPont and won" during his recent visit to the Fountain Valley area. The...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

Tour V Colorado Fountain-Roubaix Bike Race Saturday,

On Saturday, the City of Fountain will welcome riders for the first annual Tour V Colorado Fountain-Roubaix bicycle race. The race will start and finish in Fountain and is the first event on the inaugural Tour of Colorado Cycling Series. The course...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

The News staff joins with the family and many friends of Margueritte Davidson in wishing her a very happy 100th birthday tomorrow (May 10)!

A long-time Fountain resident, she is a very special member of the community. Margueritte is the mother of past Fountain Mayor and El Paso County Commissioner Jeri C. Howells. She has two...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

Street Closures in Fountain for Railroad Repairs

The City of Fountain Street Department announced last week that major railroad work will be occurring May 9-11, in the vicinity of downtown Fountain, and will cause some street closures. May 9-10: Ohio Ave. between Highway 85/87 and Race Street,...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: JESSE RYAN AGUILAR is a White Male, 27 years old,...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

Sheriff Bill Elder Receives National Alliance on Mental Illness Advocate of the Year Award

El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder was recognized as the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Advocate of the Year at NAMI’s Eighth Annual Fundraising Breakfast Thursday at the Broadmoor International Center. Since being elected sheriff in...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

Stephanie Luck Successfully Petitions Onto Primary Ballot

Stephanie Luck, candidate for State Senate District 2, successfully petitioned onto the Republican primary ballot. After reviewing the almost 1,500 signatures submitted by Luck's campaign, the...

 

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