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Zoning Change Request for Proposed Development at Corner of Syracuse and Mesa Ridge Pkwy. Returning to City Council Agenda Feb. 26

This newspaper confirmed on Tuesday morning that a zoning change request for land located across the street to the west from Mesa Ridge High School, asking that it be changed from open space to region...

 

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:

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: DEVANTE HUMPHREY is a Black Male, 27 years old,...

 

City Council Reviews Possible Zoning Topics for Futher Discussion in the Future

At its Jan. 22 meeting, the Fountain City Council considered several topics related to city planning and zoning, and whether or not they wish to pursue further discussions as related to the city’s...

 

Historical Society Presents Shirts to City Leaders

At the Jan. 22 Fountain City Council meeting, Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum representatives Sharon Brown (a former city councilmember) and Tamera Estes distributed shirts to Mayor...

 

Community Meeting Tonight About Proposed Development at Corner of Syracuse and Mesa Ridge Pkwy

All are invited to attend a meeting hosted by Evergreen Development Company regarding its plans for developing the site at the corner of Mesa Ridge Parkway and Syracuse, just across the street from...

 

Eight FFD Firefighters Certified as Ice Rescue Technicians

Fountain Fire Department Captain Nathan Mascarenas and firefighter/paramedic Jack Langley recently certified eight more FFD firefighters as Ice Rescue Technicians during training at Penrose Lake at...

 

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

JOLENE HARTMAN is a White Female, 40 years old, 5'6" tall, and 150 lbs., with brown hair and hazel eyes. HARTMAN is wanted for Escape. ANDREW MARSHALL is a White Male, 50 years old, 5'10" tall, and...

 

Fountain Fire Department Respond to Structure Fire on Daffodil St. 

 Fountain Fire Department personnel responded to fire Sunday afternoon in the 800 block of Daffodil St., in Fountain. We are asking the public to avoid the area.  According to Lisa Schneider, Public Safety Information Officer for the Fountain...

 

Catholic Daughters Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Members of The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Holy Family #1794, in Security are celebrating the court's 60th Anniversary Feb. 1. The group was instituted Feb. 1, 1959. The celebration...

 

Thunder In The Valley Organization Donates $6,000 to Community Organizations in 2018

The Thunder in the Valley organization not only hosts one of the most popular annual car show weekends in the Fountain Valley, they also believe in giving back to the local community. Thunder In The...

 

We Are Back "Home" at Our News Office!!

The staff of this newspaper is pleased to announced we have returned “home” to our News office at 120 E. Ohio Ave., next door to Fountain City Hall. Damages from the two devastating hailstorms last summer prompted a roof replacement and numerous...

 

Sheriff Warns of Phishing Scam Using Sheriff's Email

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has received intelligence of a “phishing” scam that is going around using the email address of the Sheriff’s office Crime Prevention Coordinator. The email message states that a contract is in the process o...

 

Fountain PD's K9 Phoenix Receives Donation of Body Armor

Fountain Police Department's K9 Phoenix has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was sponsored...

 

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

NICOLLETTE GHEILER is a White Female, 25 years old, 5'2" tall, and 135 lbs., with black hair and green eyes. GHEILER is wanted for Probation Violation. EDGAR MARQUEZ aka JAVIER ESTRADA is a White Male...

 

Silver Key Connections Cafe´

Friday, Feb. 1 Sweet & Sour Pork, Jasmine Rice, Asian Vegetables, Mandarin Spinach Salad, Apple, Peach Cobbler, Milk Monday, Feb. 4 Chicken Tacos w/Lettuce, Tomato, Salsa & Sour Cream, Tortillas, SW Black Beans, Orange, Milk Tuesday, Feb. 5 Stuffed...

 

County Parks Looks At Rule Changes Focusing on Hours of Operation and Dog Leash Requirements

El Paso County Parks Department is considering rule changes for its parks. The first potential change includes modifying the operational hours for regional parks from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. to open one hour before sunrise to closing one hour after...

 

BoCC Votes to Finalize $65 Million Transportation Grant

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners voted on January 22 to accept the $65 million grant from the federal government that will partially fund the expansion of I-25 between northern Colorado Springs and Castle Rock. “Today is a good day for our...

 

Changes to Floodplain Map in Security-Widefield Area Could Save People Thousands

Some residents in a special flood hazard area near Security Creek in Security-Widefield are now out of the floodplain thanks to the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department's work to revise old maps...

 

Property Owner Tables Zoning Change Request, Proposal Pulled From Fountain City Council Agenda

After last week’s issue of this paper was published, which included a story explaining the Fountain City Council had voted 6-1 (on first reading) to approve a zoning change request for property on...

 

We Are Back "Home!"

The News staff spent much of the past week moving back into our office at 120 E. Ohio Ave., next door to Fountain City Hall. Damages from the two devastating hailstorms last summer prompted a roof... Full story

 

State and County Officials Hosting Town Hall Meeting Saturday in Ellicott

State Senator Dennis Hisey, State Representative Tim Geitner, El Paso County Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez, El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder and El Paso County Public Works Director Scot Cuthbertson will hold a town hall meeting from 2-4 p.m. this...

 

El Paso County Democratic Party Reorganization Meeting to take place February 2

The El Paso County Democratic Party Reorganization Meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at IBEW LOCAL 113, 21050 Naegele Rd., Colorado Springs. “If you are a Precinct Committee person, a district chair or a Democratic Elected...

 

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: XAVIER DOUCETTE is a Black Male, 21 years old,...

 

Fountain Council Awards $2.8 Million Contract for Completion of Venetucci Blvd. to B Street

At its Jan. 8 meeting the Fountain City Council approved a resolution awarding a contract of $2,816,225 to Wildcat Construction Co., Inc. for construction of a Venetucci Boulevard extension to B Stree...

 

Clean Water Coalition Meeting Tomorrow to Focus on 2019 Legislation to Ban AFFF

All are invited to the Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition’s meeting tomorrow (Thursday, January 17) from 6:30-8 p.m in the basement of the Security Fire Station #1, 400 Security Blvd. Founder of the group Liz Rosenbaum said, “We are...

 

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