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 News    April 26, 2017 

Students and Deputies Team Up To Raise $1,500 at Third Annual Cops Vs. Kids Charity Basketball Game

Students and Deputies Team Up To Raise $1,500 at Third Annual Cops Vs. Kids Charity Basketball Game On April 14, El Paso County Sheriff's Office (EPSO) deputies and Widefield School District 3 (WSD3)...  PDF

 
 News    April 26, 2017 

Community Mourns Loss of Long-time Leader Robert "Bob" Allgood

Long-time Security resident and community leader Robert "Bob" Allgood entered into eternal life on April 22, in Colorado Springs at the age of 86. He was a Security Volunteer Fireman for 25 years.... Full story

 
 News    April 26, 2017 

9-1-1 Hero Honored by D8 School Board

Braelyn Walker, a third grade student at Patriot Elementary School, was recently recognized by the Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight Board of Education for her courage and being named a... Full story

 
 News    April 26, 2017 

County Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez Jr. to Host Town Hall

District 4 El Paso County Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez, Jr. will host a Town Hall Meeting this Thursday, April 27, at 6 p.m.at the Airplane Restaurant, 1665 Newport Rd., in eastern Colorado Springs. District 4 includes the Fountain Valley area. El... Full story

 
 News    April 26, 2017 

Veterans Memorial Brick Sales Nearly Complete

Fountain Valley Veterans Memorial brick sales manager Jerry Bryant told the News staff Tuesday morning that brick sales have gone well the last few weeks and the number of bricks available for purchase is limited. Bricks are $35 and will be placed... Full story

 
 News    April 26, 2017 

Fountain Celebrates Arbor Day Saturday

The City of Fountain invites citizens to gather to celebrate 2017’s Arbor Day on Saturday, April 29, at 9 a.m. at Heritage Park (off Winebrook Way). Arbor Day is designated as a special holiday for planting trees and working to keep communities... Full story

 
 News    April 26, 2017 

Security Water District Installing New Pipeline

Security Water District officials expect a new pipeline connection to Colorado Springs Utilities to be complete mid-May. Until then, they are pleading with their water users to conserve water as much... Full story

 
 News    April 26, 2017 

Possible Additional Victims in Sexual Assault Case Sought

In early April, members of the El Paso County's Office Special Victims Unit began an investigation on a Sexual Assault case. According to Jacqueline Kirby, Media Relations Manager/PIO for the... Full story

 
 News    April 26, 2017 

Sheriff's Office Makes Two Arrests in Highway 24 Homicide

At approximately 4:52 p.m. April 8, El Paso County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to the 21800 block of East Highway 24 regarding a found body. According to Jacqueline Kirby, Media... Full story

 
 News    April 26, 2017 

Persons With Disabilities Sought To Attend Needs Assessment Meeting in Fountain on May 17

If you are living in or around Fountain and have a disability, the Independence Center would like to hear from you! The Independence Center will be conducting a verbal needs assessment with community members, local agencies, and other stakeholders... Full story

 

Security Water District Officials Plea For Citizens To Conserve Water As New Pipeline is Built

Security Water District officials are imploring their customers to conserve as much water as possible until a new pipeline connection is completed in mid-May. The Board, staff, consultants and contractors working for the Security Water District have...  PDF

 

Fountain City Council Approves Water Rate Increase to Fund Treating Contaminated Wells

The Fountain City Council unanimously approved second reading of a water rate increase at its April 11 meeting. There was a lot of discussion on this matter, with Fountain Utilities Customer Service...

 

Barn-Raising Fundraisers for Hanover Community Church This Week

Two fundraising events for a barn-raising for Hanover Community Church are planned this week. First there will be a donated goods sale including baked goods, lunch, household items and more this... Full story

 

Veterans Memorial Brick Sales Nearly Complete

Fountain Valley Veterans Memorial brick sales manager Jerry Bryant told the News staff Tuesday morning that brick sales have gone well the last few weeks and the number of bricks available for purchase is limited. Bricks are $35 and will be placed... Full story

 

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: Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your a... Full story

 

Man Arrested in Road Rage Incident

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a road rage incident which occurred at 12:20 p.m. Saturday on Main Street in Security. According to the Colorado State Patrol, two vehicles were southbound... Full story

 

Highway 24 Homicide Victim Identified

On Saturday, April 8, at approximately 4:52 p.m., El Paso County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 21800 block of East Highway 24 regarding a found body. When deputies arrived on scene they located a deceased male. The victim has been... Full story

 
 By Geof Clark    News    April 12, 2017

Construction Begins on Addition to Wall of Honor at FV Veterans Memorial

Construction began last week on an addition to the Wall of Honor located at the Fountain Valley Veterans Memorial in Fountain. Construction is projected to be finished within two weeks. A limited... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Veterans Memorial Selected for Tour of Honor

The Tour of Honor announced last week the selection of the Fountain Valley Veterans Memorial as one of the sites in the 2017 edition of the Tour of Honor event. Riders from across the U.S. and Canada will visit seven memorials in Colorado between the... Full story

 

Great American Cleanup is April 22

The Pikes Peak Great American Cleanup is Saturday, April 22, starting at 9 a.m. at 22 locations across El Paso County from Falcon to Fountain, from Manitou Springs to Monument and from Calhan to downtown Colorado Springs. In conjunction with Earth...

 

Fountain's Fairview Cemetery Cleanup This Week

The City of Fountain Parks Department is conducting its annual Fairview Cemetery Cleanup this week. Citizens and grave caretakers were asked to remove all flowers, vases and other items no later than Friday, April 7, to enable City crews to clean up... Full story

 

Sheriff's Office Notifying Local Residents Sexually Violent Predator has Moved into the Area

In accordance with Colorado law, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office is notifying the Fountain Valley community that Juan Carlos Sanchez has moved to an address in the El Paso County Sheriff's Office... Full story

 

Fire Ban/Restrictions Lifted for Fountain

On Thursday, Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine lifted the fire ban / restrictions that were in place for the city. Below are the normal fire ban / restrictions for Fountain, which are now currently in effect. City of Fountain Fire Department...

 

County Wide Stage One Fire Restrictions Lifted

Jacqueline Kirby, Media Relations Manager for El Paso County Sheriff’s office stated, ”We request you contact your local fire protection district or department before engaging in any open burning that has been allowed in the past. Our county has...

 

Fountain Police Investigating Shooting of Child

At approximately 5:01 p.m., Sunday, Fountain police officers were dispatched to a home in the 700 block of Progress Drive,, to investigate a shooting. According to Sergeant D. Scott Gilbertsen, Public Information Officer for the FPD, officers... Full story

 

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