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Sexual exploitation of a child suspect arrested; more victims possible

In January, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office initiated a criminal investigation into numerous reports of illegal activity associated to house parties in the Colorado Springs... — Updated 4/7/2021 Full story

 
 By Karin Hill    News 

Thinking strategically: City begins work on a 2022-24 Strategic Plan

How will Fountain handle future development proposals? What if adequate roads and utilities aren't available when developers want to build? How will public safety personnel be able... — Updated 4/7/2021 Full story

 
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Clerk and Recorder's Office expands motor vehicle service

The Clerk and Recorder's Office is expanding services for motor vehicle to assist customers in meeting legal requirements for registrations and renewals. The office announced 500 ad... — Updated 4/6/2021

 
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42 crashes a day in CO involve distracted drivers

CDOT campaign highlights public reactions during Distracted Driving Awareness Month  As COVID-19 restrictions ease up around Colorado, more people are driving. Unfortunately, that... — Updated 4/6/2021

 
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Chamber News

Next Business Networking breakfast set for April 16 The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce’s next Business Networking Breakfast meeting will be held virtually on Friday, April 16, from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Register at... — Updated 4/6/2021

 
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Just another day in the life of local emergency crews

No major injuries, thankfully, in what looked like a dramatic scene at the intersection of Fontaine Boulevard and Hwy. 85/87 around noon Monday. Various police, fire and EMS crews... — Updated 4/6/2021

 
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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: JACKIE DEMOND ASHLEY is a Black... — Updated 4/6/2021

 
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City warns of shady solar sales

City of Fountain Utilities is reporting that there are several solar power companies within the community that are providing information to Fountain Utilities customers that is misleading and not accurate. “We ask that residents... — Updated 4/6/2021

 
 By Karin Hill    News 

Fountain kicks off series of trash hauler meetings

Despite hundreds of comments on the topic circulating on social media, only seven members of the public attended the in-person portion of Monday's meeting about the city of... — Updated 4/6/2021

 

Fountain Utilities warns of shady solar sales

City of Fountain Utilities has been informed that there are several solar power companies within our community that are providing information to our customers that is misleading and is not accurate. Utilities officials ask that... — Updated 4/2/2021 Full story

 
 By G. Connor Salter    News

Vietnam-era veterans honored

Monday, March 29, was National Vietnam War Veterans Day, which recognizes veterans who served in the Vietnam War. The date marks the day in 1973 that the last U.S. forces left... — Updated 4/2/2021 Full story

 

COVID vaccine update: quarter-million doses given in county

State and county officials have provided a number of updates related to the COVID-19 vaccine release. As of Tuesday, El Paso County reached another vaccine milestone, with a... — Updated 4/1/2021 Full story

 

Scheels donates to military nonprofit

The nonprofit Home Front Military Network (HFMN) received a donation from Scheels in celebration of their Grand Opening last Saturday in Colorado Springs. HFMN was one of two organizations selected to receive a $10,000 donation as... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

No updates in Cantrell case

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office (EPSO) continues to investigate the death of Alison Cantrell, the woman whose remains were found off Old Pueblo Road on March 15. The cause of... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

Strategic Plan work session set

The city of Fountain will host a Strategic Planning Meeting for Strategic Plan 2022-2024 on Wednesday, March 31, at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers. Due to COVID-19 safety protocol, in-person participants should call 719-322-2020... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

Chamber News

Next Business Networking breakfast set for April 2 The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce’s next Business Networking Breakfast meeting will be held virtually on Friday, April 2, from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Register at... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

Fire in 3 Margaritas kitchen causes temporary closure

A fire that apparently broke out in the kitchen at 3 Margaritas restaurant at the corner of Fontaine and Widefield Boulevard was discovered before dawn Friday morning, forcing the... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

Sheriff's Office: suicide at jail

On Monday, at approximately 5:54 p.m., a medical emergency was declared in a male housing ward at the El Paso County Jail. A male inmate was found in his cell attempting suicide by hanging. When additional deputies responded to... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

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: MARSHUNN ANTONIO ANDERSON is a B... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

Property value info sessions coming

El Paso County Assessor Steve Schleiker will host a series of virtual community town halls during the month of April to help the public better understand how property values are... — Updated 3/30/2021

 
 By Karin Hill    News

Trash Talk: Fountain continues to explore single-hauler option

Prompted largely by concerns over the effects of multiple garbage trucks in and out of neighborhoods each week, Fountain is raising the possibility of moving to a single-hauler... — Updated 3/26/2021 Full story

 
 By Karin Hill    News

Victim remembered as loving mother, friend

Family and friends of Alison Cantrell, the 33-year-old woman found dead south of Fountain last week, gathered in Colorado Springs for her funeral on Saturday. While they wait for... — Updated 3/24/2021

 

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: TEVIN DEONTAE MORRIS is a Black... — Updated 3/23/2021

 

Veteran home repair program now accepting applications for assistance

Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications for the Veteran Critical Home Repair Program now through April 15. Habitat’s Veteran Critical Home Repair program focuses on exterior work such as painting, grading and... — Updated 3/23/2021

 

Feds to review decision to relocate Space Command

On Friday the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) informed Congressman Doug Lamborn that they would review matters relating to the methodology and scoring of the Department of the Air Force’s decision-making process for... — Updated 3/23/2021

 

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