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Crime Stoppers Seeks Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: BRANDI LYNN BATES is a White... — Updated 11/29/2022

Thanksgiving traffic enforcement results

With Thanksgiving weekend as one of the heaviest travel times of the year and the night before Thanksgiving often called the biggest bar night, the Colorado State Patrol, Colorado... — Updated 11/30/2022

Search for suspect near school alarms parents, ends in nearby resident's yard

What was supposed to be the execution of an arrest warrant for nonviolent offenses turned into a manhunt in a neighborhood near Sunrise Elementary School as children were on their... — Updated 11/29/2022

Suspect shot by police dies

In an update to a story from last week, the man who was shot by police after he reportedly opened fire on officers responding to a domestic violence call in Fountain on Nov. 20 has died. Fountain Police say he had been in the... — Updated 11/29/2022

Chamber News: Next Chamber breakfast this Friday

The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce’s next Business Networking Breakfast meeting will be Friday, Dec. 2, from 7-8 a.m., at IHOP, 6450 Hwy. 85/87. Participants have the opportunity to mention their business and network with... — Updated 11/29/2022

First woman to serve as a submarine XO is from Colorado Springs

"It's 2022 and women are still doing the 'first' of things?" is how Lt. Cmdr. Amber Cowan started her conversation in the Public Affairs office at Submarine Forces, U.S. Pacific... — Updated 11/29/2022

Serving the less fortunate this Thanksgiving

COLORADO SPRINGS - From left to right, Col. Sean M. Brown, commander, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Carson, his daughter Amelia Brown, wife Erica Brown and daughter Aisling Brown put... — Updated 11/29/2022

The Battle of Dak To: 4ID hosts a PT event

The Ivy Division kicked off the Thanksgiving holiday weekend Nov. 23 with a division PT event dedicated to the efforts of Ivy Soldiers at the Battle of Dak To in the central... — Updated 11/30/2022

Special sale for military, first responders

Dillard's in Chapel Hills Mall is having 20% off discount days on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 - Hero Appreciation Days - for military, police officers and firefighters, as well as their... — Updated 11/30/2022

"Salute to Service"

4th Infantry Division Soldiers and members from the Armed Forces attended the Denver Broncos' "Salute to Service" game against the Oakland Raiders at Empower Field, Mile High... — Updated 11/30/2022

Adaptive Sports

The Department of Veterans Affairs has given out $16 million in grant money to organizations that provide adaptive sports opportunities to disabled veterans all over the country,... — Updated 11/29/2022

Gifts for Seniors Who Have Everything

Seniors have acquired so much “stuff” over the years that we have nearly everything we need ... and more. If you’ve held off buying a gift for a senior in your life because you don’t know what to get someone who already... — Updated 11/29/2022

Wag of the Week

We still have Paris, Juice, Jax, Fergus, Coco, Boomer, and now, Pepper Ann and Zeus. They've been without their forever homes for way too long. Would you consider fostering during... — Updated 11/29/2022

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Special events in December Game Day — Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Magic of Lights — Tuesday, Dec. 7. Seniors only, limited seating, $8 per person. Mystery Trip — Friday, Dec. 9, leave center at 9:30 a.m. A Dickens... — Updated 11/29/2022

Because You Asked - Paving on Fontaine, Grinnell

We had some readers contact us to find out why the county paved portions of Fontaine Boulevard (east of Widefield/Security boulevards) and Grinnell Boulevard (north of Bradley... — Updated 11/30/2022

Plug Into These Electrical Safety Hints From the Experts

ESFi offers Twelve Holiday Safety Tips to keep your home protected from household electrical fires during the season of decoration. 1. Keep decorations at least 3 feet away from... — Updated 11/29/2022

Travels with Tyrone

Widefield Parks and Recreation Aquatics Team members Dayna Burk, Danielle Beattie and Kyleigh Holland pose with Woodrow and Tyrone, the Great Danes who help deliver the Fountain... — Updated 11/29/2022

Supplement with good potential still needs to be better studied

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a friend with multiple health problems, mostly digestive and throat issues, who has recently discovered the supplement astaxanthin through his treatment with... — Updated 11/30/2022

MOMENTS IN TIME

The History Channel * On Nov. 30, 1982, Michael Jackson released his sixth solo studio album, “Thriller.” Earning a record 12 Grammy nominations and ultimately becoming the best-selling record album in music history, the... — Updated 11/29/2022

Electric avenue

Dylan Garcia (in the bucket), Garrett Richardson (left) and Jarred Anderson, all linemen with Fountain Electric, put up holiday decorations on the power pole by the News Office... — Updated 11/30/2022

Rix Quinn – Christmas Trees

Christmas trees are like a distant cousin. They come to your house, surround themselves with presents, and stay a month. Then they begin to shed, and need somebody to drive them off. People often do strange things with cut trees.... — Updated 11/29/2022

Holiday happenings abound

Good day, everyone. I hope all are well and enjoying the week so far. Today I have a short update on our budget process, and then some parks and fair events you might be interested... — Updated 11/29/2022

Republicans are blue in Colorado

"Democracy," wrote H.L. Mencken, "is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard." A majority of Colorado voters have made it clear... — Updated 11/29/2022

Christmas in your heart

Christmas once started for me when the JC Penny and Sears catalogs came in the mail. They came early in the Fall and I wore them out looking at the toy section. By December the... — Updated 11/29/2022

Miracle on Main Street seeks donations, volunteers

FountainUP is hoping to get the community's help to sponsor, donate and volunteer at its next major event, Miracle on Main Street. This event is to allow children the opportunity... — Updated 11/29/2022

Annual tree lighting in Widefield set for Tuesday, December 6

The 17th annual Widefield Parks and Recreation holiday tree lighting celebration will be Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation Department, 705 Aspen... — Updated 11/30/2022

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. All programs require preregistration. Call (719) 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com. Nature Adventures: Winter Green Thursday,... — Updated 11/29/2022

Children's Chorale presents 'Tis the Season - Our Journey Home

With the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, the holidays provide the opportunity for all of us to pause for a moment and return to the ones we love...to our home. Whether we... — Updated 11/30/2022

At Your Library

• Fountain Public Library, 230 S. Main St. PPLD library branches will have a delayed opening on Friday, Dec. 2, and will open at noon. • Security Public Library, 715 Aspen Drive Schedule Changes for the Holidays Dec. 6 -... — Updated 11/29/2022

Fountain Community Kitchen

Fountain Community Kitchen will be open to all on Fridays from 4-6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall (lower entrance located at the back of the church) at First United Methodist Church (1003 N. Santa Fe Ave. in Fountain). Meals each... — Updated 11/29/2022

Holiday Craft Fair and Bake Sale

The Fountain Valley Senior Center will hold its annual holiday craft fair and bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at 5745 Southmoor... — Updated 11/29/2022

Tickets to Broadway Series at Pikes Peak Center on sale

The American Theatre Guild announced that single tickets to all five engagements in the 2022–23 BROADWAY AT PIKES PEAK CENTER SERIES are now on sale. Single tickets start at $35... — Updated 11/29/2022

El Paso County Parks winter events

Bear Creek by Candlelight Bear Creek Regional Park — Friday, December 2 Join us for Bear Creek Nature Center’s annual holiday celebration! Walk on luminary-lit nature trails, enjoy live music, chili dinner from Texas... — Updated 11/29/2022

Free bus rides on Saturdays

Every Saturday now through Dec. 19, Fountain Municipal Transit will offer bus rides at no charge. Free Shopping Saturdays are designed to make holiday... — Updated 11/30/2022

In Loving Memory of Leatrice "Lee" Ann (Sauve) Junglen

In Loving Memory of Leatrice "Lee" Ann (Sauve) Junglen January 3, 1931 - October 2, 2022 Leatrice "Lee" Ann (Sauve) Junglen, 91, of Fountain Colorado went to her heavenly home on... — Updated 11/29/2022

The darkest day of Christmas

Clay Center, Kansas – In our modern celebration of Christmas, it is a joyous time of the year. But when we look at the origins of the holiday, we find a dark and tragic side. And... — Updated 11/29/2022

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