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Stakeholder Meeting For PFOA/PFOS Regulation is Oct. 23

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment will host an open house Monday, Oct. 23, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. to discuss the development of a PFOS/PFOA site-specific groundwater standard in the Security, Widefield and Fountain area.... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition to Host Follow Up Meeting Oct. 26

To follow up on a meeting that took place Thursday, Oct. 12, the Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition will host a meeting Thursday, Oct. 26, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Fountain Public Library Community Room. Focus will be on discussing what was... Full story

 

Researcher Shares Plan to Study Health Effects of PFCs on Residents

Last Thursday, Oct. 12, Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition hosted a meeting at the First United Methodist Church of Fountain, at which Dr. John Adgate, Chair of the Dept. of Environmental and Occupational Health, Colorado School of Public Health,... Full story

 

Fountain Police Department Launches U.A.V. "Drone" Program

In 2017, the Fountain Police Department launched its Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (U.A.V.) program or otherwise known as a "drone". At the flight controls is Officer Eric Moore, who is the departments...

 

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:... Full story

 

Stealing And Tampering With Campaign Signs Is Illegal

With election season in full swing, it’s a good time to remind everyone that tampering with campaign signs is illegal. According to Fountain Police Department Sergeant D. Scott Gilbertsen, Professional Standards / P.I.O., CRS 18-4-506 states that... Full story

 

County Commissioners Proclaim October Communities Month

During its regular Thursday meeting, the Board of El Paso County Commissioners recognized the vital role that safety and security play in the quality of life of County residents, proclaiming October... Full story

 

D-3 Community Walking​ ​for​ ​the​ ​WIN on Saturday to Promote Ballot Measures

The Widefield Information Network (WIN) is hosting a community walk to inform voters about ballot measures 3A & 3B this Saturday. The measures will provide funding for Widefield School District 3. Over 200 volunteers will “Walk for the WIN”,... Full story

 

Mayor Pro-tem Phil Thomas Honored for Extraordinary Civic Leadership

At the September 26 Fountain City Council meeting, Dr. John Williams (right) representing LaExpose' Productions & Heal the World Mission presented an Award of Civic Leadership to Fountain's Mayor... Full story

 

City of Fountain Launches New Website Today

The City of Fountain is pleased to announce a major refresh of the city's internet presence today, Oct. 11. The city is proud to launch a brand new website, www.fountaincolorado.org, and has also... Full story

 

Meeting on Community Partnership Programs set for Oct. 20

Representatives of The Colorado Trust Communty Partnerships will host an informational event on Friday, Oct. 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Fountain Library Community Room, 230 S. Main Street. The Colorado Trust is a private foundation that partners... Full story

 

Meeting With Researcher Studying Effects of PFCs on Health is Tomorrow

A meeting hosted by the Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition has been rescheduled to take place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12 at The First United Methodist Church of Fountain, 1003 N. Santa Fe Ave. The meeting was originally set for a date in... Full story

 

Fountain Police Department Welcomes Newest Employee

Story and Photo By Sergeant D. Scott Gilbertsen, Media Relations Officer/Professional Standards, Fountain P.D. The Fountain Police Department recently welcomed its newest employee, Officer Chad...

 

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: CHRISTIAN JOSEPH CASTOPHNEY is a Black Male, 29...

 

Meeting With Researcher Studying Effects of PFCs on Health Rescheduled to October 12

A meeting hosted by the Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition has been rescheduled to take place Thursday, Oct. 12 at First United Methodist Church, 1003 N. Santa Fe Ave. in Fountain. The meeting was originally set for a date in September but had to... Full story

 

Parade, Cookout, Fall Festival, Football Games Highlight District 3 Community Day Saturday

A number of activities are planned Saturday in connection with the annul District 3 Community Day celebration. This year’s theme is “Best Kept Secret, No More.” The festivities begin with the parade which kicks off at 10:30 a.m. (lineup begins... Full story

 

Fountain Council Votes to Remove Fountain Mesa and C&S Roads from Designated Truck Routes

At it’s September 26 meeting the Fountain City Council voted unanimously to approve a resolution that removes Fountain Mesa Road and C&S Road from its designated truck routes. This change, which... Full story

 

All Invited To Open Houses for Community Conversations This Week

The Colorado Trust is hosting open houses in Fountain this week for community conversations, learning, gathering feedback and more. The two remaining open houses are scheduled as follows: Fountain City Hall, Council Chambers, 2nd floor, 116 S. Main... Full story

 

Fountain Recycling Events This Week

The City of Fountain is hosting a Fall Dumpster Days event this Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m at the Fountain Recycling Center at the Lorraine Building, 301 E. Iowa (east end of building.) Fountain residents may pay $10 a truck load to dump... 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: LARRY CAMPBELL is a White Male, 51 years old, 5'8"...

 

Fountain Police Officers, Sheriff's Deputy Assist Seizure Victim Driving on I-25

On Sept. 25, at approximately 5:15 a.m., Fountain Police Department Corporal Amanda Hajdik was on her way to work, when she spotted a red SUV. stopped against the concrete barrier on the southbound on-ramp to Interstate 25, from the Martin Luther... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Democrats to Hear from Congressional District 5 Candidate Betty Field

The Fountain Valley Democratic Club will have its next meeting at the Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Dr., Monday, Oct. 9.  Betty Field, candidate for CD 5 will be our guest.  The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with a potluck... Full story

 
 By Danyar Volkov    News    October 4, 2017

Second Annual Urban Agricultural Fair Day Held at Fountain Creek Regional Park

The second annual Urban Agricultural Fair Day, sponsored by the El Paso County Conservation District, was held recently at Fountain Creek Regional Park. The event featured vendors, demonstrations,... Full story

 

Police Officers Injured and Involved in Shooting Following Chase Identified

On Monday, Sergeant D. Scott Gilbertsen, Public Information Officer/ Professional Standards provided the following update regarding Fountain police who were involved in the arrest of a person who lead law enforcement on a high speed chase which...  PDF

 

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