Crime Stoppers Seeks Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued:KYLE TAYLOR GOMEZ is a White... — Updated 12/1/2021

Police seek 'armed and dangerous' suspect

The Fountain Police Department announced it is searching for a suspect who is considered "armed and dangerous" and wanted on three different warrants with multiple charges. Xavier... — Updated 12/2/2021

Local author strikes gold with history

The Colorado Gold Rush properly began in 1859 and lasted through the 1870s, bringing many interesting people to the state. Hanover resident Larry Obermesik discovered one of those... — Updated 12/2/2021

Six-time convicted felon accused of stealing car from City Hall

Police arrested a man after he allegedly stole a car from the Fountain City Hall parking lot on Monday morning. Around 10:20 a.m., officers responded to a suspicious person... — Updated 11/30/2021

Fountain Mesa road updates

Work on Fountain Mesa Road related to the roundabout and restriping is on hold this week and will resume the week of Dec. 6. At that time, the public can expect to see the... — Updated 11/30/2021

Traffic sting operation nets several citations, one arrest

On Wednesday, Nov. 24, the Fountain Police Department conducted a traffic safety operation on Hwy. 85 and I-25 that resulted in one arrest and numerous citations. “Multiple vehicles were cited for traveling over 90 mph, and one... — Updated 11/30/2021

Sports Wrap-Up

With most fall sports championships finished or finishing up this week, there were not any regular sport scores to report. Check out the following games later this week as winter sports gets underway: BOYS BASKETBALL Thursday,... — Updated 11/30/2021

4ID Battle of Hürtgen Forest PT Competition

On the morning of Nov. 24, approximately 3,200 Ivy Soldiers from across Fort Carson participated in an intense PT competition created to simulate the chaos 4th Infantry Division... — Updated 11/30/2021

Wag of the Week

This gorgeous tri-colored fellow is Brody, who is an energetic Aussie mix about two years old. He's gentle, affectionate and needs a family who will give him lots of exercise. For... — Updated 12/1/2021

Taking the oath of office

Newly elected council members Frederick Hinton (from left), Mayor Sharon Thompson and Cory Applegate pose for photos in council chambers after taking their respective oaths of... — Updated 11/30/2021

Pothole repairs underway along I-25 in Fountain area

Fountain area motorists will see paving work along I-25 as the Colorado Department of Transportation performs emergency paving as part of the I-25 Rehab Component of the Military Access, Mobility and Safety Improvement Program... — Updated 11/30/2021

City to offer free bus rides

Every Saturday through Dec. 18, Fountain Municipal Transit will offer free bus rides to make holiday shopping at local businesses a little easier. For more information, call (719) 322-2031, visit City Hall, or go online to... — Updated 11/30/2021

Learn about Fountain Valley history

The Fountain Valley Museum, 114 N. Main St., Fountain, is open every Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., as well as by appointment. The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday,... — Updated 11/30/2021

Twisted Colon Is a Surgical Emergency

Twisted Colon Is a Surgical Emergency DEAR DR. ROACH: This past weekend, during my son’s wedding festivities, I experienced a sigmoid volvulus. Doctors recommended surgery, but I opted for a colonoscopy, which was performed... — Updated 11/30/2021

Kids can shop for families at Miracle on Main Street

Fountain UP, the downtown events committee, will present Miracle on Main Street on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m.-noon. at Fountain City Hall, 116 S. Main St. The event will feature vendors and Santa Claus, but more importantly... — Updated 11/30/2021

Postal Service's Operation Santa helps kids with Christmas

USPSOperationSanta.com is live and ready to help make the 2021 holiday season special for kids and families in need. The program has helped hundreds of thousands of people for more than a century. Over the past three weeks, the... — Updated 11/30/2021

YMCA awards FFC8 as community partner

Cowpokes from across the region, and up and down the I-25 corridor, settled in for a night of food and festivities at the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region 143rd Annual Celebration at... — Updated 11/30/2021

MOMENTS IN TIME

The History Channel * On Dec. 1, 1990, over 130 feet below the English Channel, workers drill an opening through a wall of rock, connecting the two ends of an underwater tunnel linking Great Britain with the European mainland.... — Updated 11/30/2021

Still many unanswered questions about "Cottages"

The meeting with neighbors regarding the proposed Cottages at Mesa Ridge was newsworthy. Their photos brought more questions than answers. They’re not trailers, as they explained; they’re prefabricated homes put on a concrete... — Updated 11/30/2021

Surviving a pulmonary embolism

On Saturday, Oct. 2, I had to go to the hospital emergency room. The prior Tuesday I had an unusual leg spasm from my left thigh to my groin area. I’ve had pulled muscles from sports off and on and thought it was from exercise... — Updated 11/30/2021

WSD3 toy drive underway, tree lighting scheduled

The annual Widefield Parks and Recreation tree lighting will be Tuesday, Dec. 7, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation Department. There will be Santa, cookies, hot... — Updated 12/1/2021

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

Upcoming Events The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at www.elpasocoun... — Updated 11/30/2021

Birds of El Paso County Cedar Waxwings

It is great to see the Cedar Waxwings back around. Although they spend the winter in our area, the Cedar Waxwings are not always easy to find. It has been a couple of years since I... — Updated 12/1/2021

Son of local teacher killed in Memorial Skate Park shooting

The 23-year-old son of a Janitell Junior High teacher is one of two people shot and killed at the Memorial Park skate park in Colorado Springs on Nov. 20. "I am a teacher at Janitell, and my teammate and good friend, Sandy... — Updated 11/30/2021

Obituaries/Memorials: In Loving Memory of Gertrude Richardson

In Loving Memory of Gertrude Richardson March 3, 1921 - July 13, 2021 Gertrude Richardson passed away in her sleep on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at home in Highlands Ranch. She was... — Updated 12/1/2021

Obituaries/Memorials: In Loving Memory of William "Bill" Paul Middleton

In Loving Memory of William "Bill" Paul Middleton December 24, 1947 - November 19, 2021 William "Bill" Paul Middleton - Dec. 24, 1947,  to  Nov. 19, 2021 - passed away in the... — Updated 12/1/2021

Church Food Pantries Open

Good Shepherd United Methodist (1201 Leta Drive, Colorado Springs, 80911) Thursday: 10-11 a.m. Phone: 719-392-5782 Times of Refreshing Church (123 W. Ohio Ave., Fountain, 80817) Second and fourth Saturday (1-2:30 p.m.) Phone:... — Updated 11/30/2021

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