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Local Residents Invited To Meet Gubernatorial Candidate Victor Mitchell Next Week

All are invited to attend a casual conversation with Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Mitchell Tuesday, Aug. 22, at 6:30 p.m. The gathering will be at Sarges’ Grill, 6436 Hwy. 85/87 in Fountain. “This is not a fundraiser. The evening is... Full story

 

Fountain City Council Approves Ban on Aggressive Solicitation

Fountain City Council voted to approve Ordinance No. 1699 on first reading at its Aug. 8 meeting. The ordinance bans aggressive solicitation in order to keep residents of Fountain safe and free from...

 

Newest Member of Fountain Park and Recreation Advisory Board is Dawn Harnick

At its meeting last week, the Fountain City Council unanimously voted to appoint Fountain resident Dawn Harnick to the Fountain Park and Recreation Advisory Board, filling a vacancy created by the... Full story

 

LET'S THINK PEDESTRIAN SAFETY SCHOOL IS BACK IN SESSION

It's important to think about safety for our community and your family. School is back in session and a lot of children walk to school. In Fountain there are several schools zones drivers need to be... Full story

 

Fountain Firefighters Respond to Early Tuesday Morning Blaze

Tuesday morning, Fountain firefighters finished fighting a fire which started in a barn on property on Rustique Dr., just off of Comanche Village Drive in Fountain. Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine...

 

New School Year Begins for Fountain Valley's Youth

Fountain-Fort Carson District 8 students began the new school year last Thursday while Widefield School District 3 students headed back to school yesterday. Public safety officials remind everyone to... 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: NICOLE ANN BARRIOS is a White Female, 28 years old,... Full story

 

Sheriff's Office Announces Fall Citizens' Academy, Accepting Applications Until September 11

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the Fall Citizens’ Academy. The Citizens’ Academy will begin on Tuesday, October 3, and will be held on Tuesday evenings, from 6 to 9 p.m. The Academy will be conducted over... Full story

 

Nomination Petitions for Fountain City Council Due by August 28

Nomination petitions are now available from Fountain City Clerk Silvia Huffman’s office, for those seeking to run for office for Fountain's City Council election in November. The City of Fountain will be accepting nomination petitions for the... Full story

 

Two Seats Open on District 8 School Board

Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight will have two seats open for Board Director – 4-year terms. Incumbent Board Vice President Lori Kimball’s position will be open and the incumbent can seek re-election; while Board President Suzanne... Full story

 

Four Seats Open on District 3 School Board

For Widefield School District 3, three directors will be elected for four-year terms presently held by President Charron Schoenberger, Vice President Susan Graham and Treasurer Theresa Watson, all of whom can seek re-election; and one director will... Full story

 

Register For The Emergency Notification System To Receive Important Alerts From 9-1-1

The Emergency Notification System is used by the seven 9-1-1 dispatch centers in El Paso and Teller Counties to notify the public of incidents that could pose a threat to life or property. Just recently, the Emergency Notification System (ENS) was... Full story

 

City of Fountain Welcomes New Community Engagement Manager Lt. Col. (Ret.) John J. Trylch

City of Fountain's new Community Engagement Manager Lt. Col (Ret.) John J. Trylch brings a lifetime of service and experiences to his new role. He has a remarkable background of experience with the... Full story

 

Air Force Delivers Second Granular Activated Carbon Treatment Unit to Fountain

On August 2, City of Fountain workers installed the second Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Water Treatment unit at Aga Park in downtown Fountain. The unit is one of two GAC treatment systems that... Full story

 

Fountain Police Make Arrest In Fatal Hit And Run Accident Case

On Monday, stemming from a citizen tip, investigators were able to locate the vehicle and suspect involved in a hit and run fatality crash that took place Saturday evening, Aug. 5, near the... 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: JORGE ARTURO ACUNA-CASTILLO is a White Male, 19... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

Fri., Aug.18- Business Breakfast-7 -8 a.m.-Sarges’ Grill, 6436 Hwy 85/87, Fountain. “If you know a business owner who would be interested in joining the chamber, please bring them to the breakfast,” a spokesperson said. Fountain Valley Chamber... Full story

 

Golden Circle Lunch Menu

Thursday, Aug. 10 Chicken Marsala, Minestrone Soup, Italian Vegetables, Roasted Red Potatoes, Orange Friday, Aug. 11 Chicken Pot Pie, Lima Beans, Tossed Salad w/Dressing, Peach Cobbler Monday, Aug. 14 Chicken Sandwich w/Avocado, Lettuce &... Full story

 

City Council Appoints Jim Rumsey and Sallie Carrico to Board of Adjustment Positions

City Council Appoints Jim Rumsey and Sallie Carrico to Board of Adjustment Positions At the July 11 Fountain City Council meeting, the council unanimously voted to appoint Fountain resident Jim... Full story

 

Road Connecting Mesa Ridge Parkway/Powers Blvd. to Marksheffel Road Opens

El Paso County and Widefield Investment Group recently celebrated their partnership and opened a new 1.3-mile stretch of Mesa Ridge Parkway that will allow southern El Paso County travelers another way to access Interstate 25 and the eastern part of...

 
 By Karen Johnson    News    August 2, 2017

Local Residents Updated On Drinking Water Issues At Open House

Many Fountain Valley residents who are concerned about the safety of local drinking water attended an open house on Tuesday, July 25, at Janitell Junior High School. The open house was hosted by El... Full story

 

NORAD Commander Issues Statement After Korea's Launch of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

General Lori Robinson, Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, provides the following statement in light of last Friday’s North Korean ICBM Launch “North Korea’s launch on Friday of an... Full story

 

25th Anniversary Celebrated at Fountain Creek Nature Center

Fountain Creek Nature Center Supervisor Nancy Bernard and her staff hosted an open house Saturday celebrating the nature center's 25th anniversary. During the event, community leaders shared their... 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: GIOVANNI ANGEL BELTRAN is a White Male, 32 years...

 

Nomination Petitions for November's Fountain City Council Election to be Available August 8

Fountain City Clerk Silvia Huffman announced last week that soon nomination petitions will be available to candidates for office for Fountain's City Council election in November. The City of Fountain will be accepting nomination petitions for the... Full story

 

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