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 News    July 11, 2018 

New Parade Route for 2018 Fall Festival

The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the 49th Annual Fountain Fall Festival will take place Monday, Sept. 3. This year’s theme is “Best of Fountain Valley.” Parade and booth applications are now being accepted. The deadline to...

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

City Council Approves Incentives for Planned Hotel

At its June 26 meeting, the Fountain City Council voted 5-2 to approve incentives for a planned hotel to be built near the South Academy Highlands site near the intersection of I-25 and Academy Blvd. Councilmembers Sharon Thompson and Jim Coke voted...

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

An Estimated 1,300 Meals Served at 40th Annual SFD July 4th Street Breakfast

The 40th annual Security Fire Department July 4th Street Breakfast was last Wednesday at Fire Station 1, 400 Security Blvd. In addition to a breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage and juice, the event...

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

Fountain Police Department Officers Attend Youth's Birthday Party

When seven-year-old Jaidyn Charlotte, son of Soraya Sargent of Fountain, invited Fountain Police Department officers to come to this birthday party at the Splash Pad at Aga Park, he knew they would...

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

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: REBEKAH MARY ACRI is a White Female, 29 years old, 5’2” tall, and 180 lbs., with brown hair and...

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

Republican Club to Host Annual Ice Cream Social Monday

The Fountain Valley Republican Club invites everyone to the group’s annual ice cream social at Metcalf Park in Fountain Monday, July 16.  “Come join us for some free ice cream and a casual time to interact and ask questions with fellow...

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

HD21 Democratic Candidate Liz Rosenbaum Hosting Ice Cream Social Saturday at Pi-Ute Park

Liz Rosenbaum, Democratic candidate for Colorado House District 21, is hosting an ice cream social from 1-3:30 p.m. this Saturday at Pi-Ute Park, 801 Main St. in Security. “Stop by to meet Liz or chat with her if you already know her,” a...

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

Fountain Farmers Market Open Every Wednesday at City Hall Plaza

The Fountain Community Market held every Wednesday is up and running in the plaza area at City Hall. Hours are from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, through the month of August. An additional...

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

Huge Garage Sale Benefiting Christmas Unlimited Fri. & Sat. in Front of Widefield Big R

A huge garage sale to benefit Christmas Unlimited is scheduled for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. this Friday and Saturday in the parking lot of the Big R Store located at 165 Fontaine Blvd., Widefield. All proceeds go to Christmas Unlimited. Started in 1923,...

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

"Lifting Away Life Challenges" Fundraiser July 24 at Chick-fil-A

“Lifting Away Life’s Challenges”, a non-profit, charitable organization in the Fountain area, is holding a Spirit Night fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. July 24 at Chick-fil-A, 7925 Fountain Mesa Rd. Just mention LALC with any, regular-priced purchase...

 

Fireworks Prohibited!!!

“We would like to wish every citizen in El Paso County a safe and happy Fourth of July. Hopefully this holiday will pass without any serious injuries or incidents tainting its enjoyment. Since fireworks are traditionally a major part of our... Full story

 

Clerk's Office Completes Final Ballot Count

The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office has completed counting all the ballots for the 2018 Primary Election that were received by 7 p.m., on election day. Results will not become official until eight days after the election, with the...

 

4th of July Closings

In honor of Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, all City of Fountain and El Paso County offices will be closed. All post offices will also be closed. All local financial institutions will also be closed. The Security and Fountain Branch Libraries... Full story

 

Fountain Council Shows Appreciation To Air Force Partner

At last week's Fountain City Council meeting Mayor Gabe Ortega (right) honored Col. Eric Dorminey of the 21st Space Wing who has been providing updates at city council meetings in recent months...

 

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: TREY LEE ARNOLD is a White Male, 18 years old,...

 

Congressman Doug Lamborn and EPA Partner Together on PFAS Issues in Local Water

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the next three community engagement events on per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). EPA's next community engagement events will be held throughout the summer near Fountain, in...

 

City of Fountain's Citizen's Academy Now Accepting Applicants for 2018 Program

The City of Fountain is pleased to announce the third annual Citizen’s Academy beginning Sept 13. The Citizen’s Academy is a fun, highly-interactive program with the goal of connecting the city staff and elected officials with the citizens and de...

 

FSB Holds Community Appreciation Day

First State Bank's annual Community Appreciation Day was held recently at Metcalfe Park in Fountain. The event featured refreshments, door prizes, and live music. The celebration is hosted every year...

 

City Of Fountain "Toasts" Delivery Of Safe Filtered Ground Water at Special Commemorative Ceremony

Fountain Mayor Gabriel Ortega, Colonel Eric Dorminey, Vice Commander of the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base; a congressional delegation from the offices of Congressman Douglas Lamborn,...

 

Deadline to Nominate Parade Marshal is Saturday

The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the 49th Annual Fountain Fall Festival will take place on Monday, Sept. 3. This year’s theme is “Best of Fountain Valley.” Parade and booth applications are now being accepted. The deadline...

 

Colorado BLM Proposing Roundup of Over 1,000 Wild Horses From Sand Wash Basin and Piceance-East Douglas HMAs

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Little Snake Field Office (LSFO) is proposing to remove approximately 584 wild horses from within or in close proximity to the Sand Wash Basin Herd Management Area... Full story

 

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:

ANGEL ACEVEDO is a Hispanic Male, 43 years old, 5'09" tall, and 180 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. ACEVEDO is wanted for 3RD Degree Assault/Domestic Violence. BRYAN L. CARROLL is a Black Male,...

 

Public Meetings Explore Topics Related to Areas Surrounding Local Military Installations

In October 2015, Pikes Peal Area Council of Governments was awarded a grant from the Department of Defense to conduct a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS). This study examines impacts of existing and future land uses and missions of five military...

 

4th of July Closings

In honor of Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, all City of Fountain and El Paso County offices will be closed. All post offices will also be closed. All local financial institutions will also be closed. The Security and Fountain Branch Libraries... Full story

 

Auto Glass Repair Fundraiser is Sat.

This Saturday from 4-9 p.m., the Fountain Police Department will be serving a spaghetti dinner, hosted by the First United Methodist Church at 1003 N. Santa Fe Ave, to benefit the citizens of Fountain who do not have the financial means to replace...

 

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