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 News    June 12, 2019 

Girl of the West and Aide Present to Fountain City Council About Upcoming Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo

Two highly skilled equestriannes who have earned the prestigious title of being Girl of the West and Aide to the Girl of the West are making appearances all around the Pikes Peak Region to promote...

 
 By Patricia St. Louis    News    June 12, 2019 

Jon Karroll's New Venture: Long-time Beloved News Anchor Begins New Role with Special Kids Special Families

After more than 25 years at KRDO TV, one of local television news' most recognizable and beloved news anchors, Jon Karroll, recently left his broadcasting career (in early March) to begin a new...

 
 News    June 12, 2019 

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,...

 
 News    June 12, 2019 

Fort Carson Dives Into Hydropower Electricity

Fort Carson leadership signed on to purchase water-powered electricity starting in May, increasing the installation's commitment to investing in sustainable, renewable energy sources. The electricity is generated at the new 7.5-megawatt James W....

 
 News    June 12, 2019 

Memorial Day Ceremony Held in Mayor's Park

A Memorial Day ceremony was held recently at the Fountain Valley Memorial Wall in Mayor's Park. The featured speaker was Stan VanderWerf, Colonel, USAF, Ret., El Paso County Commissioner, District 3....

 
 News    June 12, 2019 

Flag-Raising Ceremony Held Memorial Day at American Legion Post 38

A flag-raising ceremony was held recently at American Legion Post 38 in Fountain to kick-off Memorial Day activities in Fountain. The event featured speakers as well as the presentation and raising...

 

Governor Signs Bill to Ban Toxic Firefighting Foam

At about 2:35 Monday afternoon June 3, Governor Jared Polis (seated) signed into law many pieces of legislation to protect firefighters, including banning toxic firefighting foam. A large crowd...

 

Fountain Council Considering New Carport Regulations

A lengthy discussion about carports and the future regulations of them in Fountain took place during the May 28 city council meeting. It began with a presentation of suggestions from city staff regarding regulating carports, which until this time...

 

Veterans Fair is Saturday

The City of Fountain, in partnership with Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center, Peak Military Care Network, Pikes Peak Region YMCA and Fountain/Fort Carson School District 8, is hosting a Fountain Community Veterans Fair this Saturday, June 8, from 9...

 

Home Delivery Rate Increase Now in Effect

Due to rising expenses related to producing this newspaper, effective June 1, the home delivery rate for your hometown community newspaper has increased from $1.50 to $2 per month. This is the first increase since 1994. The News staff has held off...

 

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: Public assistance is being sought in locating the...

 

Man Arrested Following Shooting Saturday

At approximately 6:45 p.m. Saturday, June 1, Fountain Police Department officers responded to the 800 block of Marshall Dr regarding several reports of a man shooting in the street. According to a FPD spokesperson, when officers arrived on scene the...

 

Riverside Mobile Home Park Demolished

El Paso County announced last week it was moving forward with the demolition of Riverside Mobile Home Park off Crest Dr. in Fountain. On Wednesday, May 22, mobile homes in the park were demolished...

 

Flag-Raising Ceremony at American Legion Post 38 KicksOff Memorial Day Activities in Fountain

A flag-raising ceremony was held Monday at American Legion Post 38 in Fountain to kickoff Memorial Day activities in Fountain. The event featured speakers as well as the presentation and raising of a...

 

Home Delivery Rate Increasing June 1

Due to rising expenses related to producing this newspaper, effective June 1, the home delivery rate will be increased from $1.50 to $2 per month. This is the first increase since 1994. The News staff has held off such an increase for as long as we...

 

City of Fountain Parks Department Gives Away Tree Saplings, Soil

Free tree saplings and bags of soil, courtesy of the City of Fountain Parks Department, were recently distributed in front of Fountain City Hall. All 150 saplings and 40 bags of soil were given away...

 

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: MARK CALDWELL is a Black Male, 28 years old, 6'2"...

 

Fountain Fire Department Moving Ambulance to Other Side of Railroad Tracks to Ensure the Highest Quality of Emergency Services

The City of Fountain Fire Department is going to be making some adjustments to the location of its current ambulances and is preparing to begin operation of additional ambulance services in 2020. According to Fountain Police Department Public Safe...

 

Fountain City Council Approves Application For Liquor Sales Room For Blue Pine Brewery That Will Open In Fountain,

At its meeting May 14, the Fountain City Council unanimously approved a liquor sales room application for Blue Pine Brewery, LLC, doing business as Peaks N Pines Brewing Company, located at 212 W. Illinois Ave. The company made the application with...

 

Home Delivery Rate to Increase June 1

Due to rising expenses related to producing this newspaper, effective June 1, the home delivery rate will be increased from $1.50 to $2 per month. This is the first increase since 1994. The News staff has held off such an increase for as long as we...

 

Sheriff's Office Releases Annual DUI Statistics

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has been working to increase enforcement of impaired drivers, as El Paso County is leading the state in impaired driver traffic related fatalities.  As part of these ongoing efforts, the El Paso County Sheriff's O...

 

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: JADE LIPSCOMB is a White Female, 24 years old,...

 

Congressman Lamborn Comments on the Future of U.S. Space Command in Colorado Springs

On Tuesday, May 14, the Air Force officially released its six candidates for the newly-reconstituted U.S. Space Command as a functional Unified Combatant Command. The six official bases, selected through the Air Force strategic basing process, are:...

 

Memorial Day Closings Announced

In observance of Memorial Day Monday, all City of Fountain offices will be closed. All post offices will also be closed. All local financial institutions will be closed. The Security Branch Library and The Fountain Branch Library will be closed....

 

Fountain Spring Clean Up Day at Landfill is Saturday

The City of Fountain Spring Clean Up is set for 7 a.m.-Noon Saturday, May 18, at the Waste Connection’s Landfill (continue past 8900 Squirrel Creek, 2½ miles out on Squirrel Creek from Link Rd.) Fountain residents may pay $10 a standard pickup...

 

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