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Planning Commission Chair Gordon Rick to run for City Council at Large

This November, there are two openings for City Council at Large positions presently held by term-limited Councilmember Jim Coke and incumbent Richard Applegate. Among those seeking to win one of...

 

Fountain Voters Will Be Asked To Consider Sales Tax Increase On November's Ballot for Street Improvements

At the Fountain City Council meeting on Aug. 13, the council unanimously approved Resolution No.19-048 which will place a question asking for a sales tax increase on the Nov. 5 ballot for voters in the City of Fountain. The increase is for funding...

 

FFCHS Student Kristina Anthony Joins News Staff

The News staff is pleased to welcome intern Kristina Anthony. She is a student at Fountain-Fort Carson High School and aims to accomplish her childhood dream of becoming an author when she finishes...

 

Three Fountain City Council Positions Open in November Election

There will be three positions open on the Fountain City Council this November. Mayor Pro-Tem Phil Thomas and City Councilmember Jim Coke are both term limited and as such, their positions will be open. Councilmember Richard Applegate will be...

 

Book's Automotive Holding 80th Anniversary Celebration Saturday

For 80 years, three generations of the Book family have been handling the car care needs of local residents at the same location, 111 N. Santa Fe Ave., Fountain To celebrate the 80th anniversary of...

 

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: BRYAN ANTHONY BATTS is a Black Male, 32 years old,...

 

Two Suspects Occupying Stolen Vehicle Arrested

On Aug. 13, at approximately 9:23 p.m, officers with the Fountain Police Department observed a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of Wal-Mart located at 4425 Venetucci Blvd. The vehicle was reported...

 

Police Investigating Burglary at Fountain Albertaco's

At approximately 3:30 a.m. Monday, two masked subjects burglarized Albertaco's Mexican Food located at 5710 S. Highway 85/87 in Fountain. Several items were taken, according to Public Safety...

 

Police Seeking Witnesses To Shooting on Blossom Field Road

In the early morning hours of Aug. 14, officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Blossom Field Road for reports of gunshots. Upon investigation fired shell casings were located and one residence was struck with bullets. No injuries were sustained...

 

Connie Sanford to be Honored as Grand Marshal for Fall Festival and Parade

The deadline to submit applications for a booth at Metcalfe Park, in conjunction with the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce's 50th Annual Fountain Fall Festival, scheduled for Labor Day, Monday,...

 

Three Fountain City Council Positions Open in November Election

There will be three positions open on the Fountain City Council this November. Mayor Pro-Tem Phil Thomas and City Councilmember Jim Coke are both term limited and as such, their positions will be open. Councilmember Richard Applegate will be...

 

Long-Time Fountain Resident/Community Leader Fran Carrick Announces She Will Run For Fountain City Council At Large

If you have been in Fountain for a while, you quite likely already know long-time community volunteer, leader and activist Fran Carrick. A regular at Fountain City Council meetings, she has...

 

Business/Community Leader Tom Downing Announces Intent to Seek Re-Election to School District Eight Board of Education

Former District Eight School Board President Tom Downing announced last week his intention to seek re-election to the Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight Board of Education. He has taken a requ...

 

Fountain Police Looking for Stolen Car Suspect

At approximately 8:35 a.m. Saturday, officers with the Fountain Police Department attempted a traffic stop on a silver Dodge Ram pickup that had fictitious plates. According to Lisa Schneider, Public...

 

Clean Water Coalition's Meeting Tomorrow is About Local Elections

Tomorrow night's Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Security Fire Station #1 will have a focus on local communities and an emphasis on how much local elections matter for...

 

One Arrested in Connection with Homicide on Patchwork Ct. in Fountain

At approximately 10:55 a.m., Thursday, Fountain Police and Fire Department personnel responded to a medical call on Patchwork Ct., in reference to an unconscious female not breathing. Upon arrival,...

 

One Person Arrested After Shooting on South Santa Fe in Fountain

At approximately 6 p.m. Saturday, officers with the Fountain Police Department were dispatched to the 800 block of South Santa Fe Ave.,, on reports of a shooting. According to Fountain Police...

 

Fountain Police Investigating Reports of Gunshots on Alegre Circle

At approximately 11 a.m. Friday, officers with the Fountain Police Department were dispatched to 7000 block of Alegre Cir., on reports of shots fired. Officers arrived on scene and witnesses said they heard gunshots in the area. However, there were...

 

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: RANDY RAY BISHOP is a White Male, 35 years old,...

 

Community Partners Honored for Support of Fountain's First-Ever Veterans Fair

At the July 23 Fountain City Council meeting, Mayor Gabe Ortega recognized community members for their partnership and support of City of Fountain's recent first-ever Veterans Fair. Pictured, from...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

Topic: Exposure Assessments by the CDC and ATSDR Will be Next Year, Our Next Meeting is Tomorrow Night by Liz Rosenbaum Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition FVCWC www.facebook.com/fvcwc for updates...

 

District 8 Schools Start Tomorrow; School Zones will be Active

Submitted by FFD Cpl. Galen Steele It’s that time of year again to send our loved ones back to school and the Fountain Police Department would like to remind our citizens that school zones will be...

 

Single Hauler Garbage Concept Presented to Public

City of Fountain officials with representatives of CONO hosted a meeting on July 17 to gather feedback from local residents about the concept of considering a single hauler garbage and recycling service program in Fountain. Many left the meeting...

 

Local Vietnam Vet Rick Clements Surprised with Patriotic Quilt of Valor

As more and more family members arrived at his home one recent evening, Fountain resident and community volunteer Rick Clements couldn't quite figure out what was happening. When I arrived, it really...

 

Fountain City Council and School Districts 3 and 8 Have Positions Open in November Election

Three Fountain City Council Positions Open in November Election There will be three positions open on the Fountain City Council this November. Mayor Pro-Tem Phil Thomas and City Councilmember Jim Coke are both term limited and as such, their...

 

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