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City begins street funding survey

FOUNTAIN – The city of Fountain is opening a new survey regarding a possible ballot measure to fund road maintenance and street capital projects across the city. The city wants... — Updated 6/10/2022

 

Fountain Mesa traffic switch coming

On Saturday, June 11, and Monday, June 13, Fountain Mesa Road will remain reduced to one lane in each direction from Mesa Ridge Parkway to Caballero/Fortman Avenue for striping... — Updated 6/10/2022

 
 By Mike Alexander    News

UCHealth planning new facilities in Fountain area

Joel Yuhas, president and CEO of UCHealth's southern Colorado region, revealed to the Fountain Valley News last week that UCHealth is planning to expand its services in the... — Updated 6/10/2022

 

Primary ballots are in the mail

The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office has mailed nearly 459,000 ballots to all eligible, active registered Republican, Democratic and Unaffiliated voters for the 2022... — Updated 6/8/2022

 

Juveniles suspected in multiple arson cases

Two fires at an abandoned house east of Fountain Mesa Road and Comanche Village Drive - one May 29, the other June 1 - are being considered arson. "We are definitely treating both... — Updated 6/8/2022

 

Multiple bomb threats made at stores

Fountain Police took a suspect into custody after a bomb threat at Walmart and McDonalds on Hwy. 85 the morning of June 1. The suspect initially made the threat at McDonald's before... — Updated 6/7/2022

 

Police trying to ID theft suspects

Police are trying to identify two men in regard to recent thefts. On Friday, May 20, the two individuals pictured stole a Samsung French Door refrigerator and an LG Pro Bake... — Updated 6/7/2022

 

Crime Stoppers Seeks Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: DAVID SHANON AMARO is a White Male,... — Updated 6/7/2022

 

Stolen motorcycle rider killed in crash

A crash in Fountain early Saturday afternoon left a motorcyclist dead after he illegally attempted to pass another vehicle on the shoulder, Fountain Police said. Fountain Police and Fire responded to the scene at Squirrel Creek... — Updated 6/7/2022

 

Stolen motorcycle rider killed in crash

A crash in Fountain early Saturday afternoon left a motorcyclist dead after he illegally attempted to pass another vehicle on the shoulder, Fountain Police said. Fountain Police and Fire responded to reports of a traffic accident... — Updated 6/4/2022

 

Fountain Mesa Road paving update

Drivers should prepare for a traffic switch and lane reduction on Fountain Mesa Road near Lowe's next week for milling and paving. On Monday, June 6, through Saturday, June 11,... — Updated 6/3/2022

 

Fire restrictions downgraded

Due to the current and forecasted weather conditions, Fountain Fire Department and El Paso County have determined the fire danger warrants a move to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions... — Updated 6/3/2022

 

Fire on Fountain Mesa shuts down road

Fountain Mesa Road has been closed for a few hours on Wednesday evening between Moss Bluff Court and Lake Avenue due to a fire on the east side of the road near a construction site... — Updated 6/3/2022

 

Bomb threat leads to arrest

NEW UPDATE 12:45 p.m.: There were reports of a similar incident at the shopping center with Arby's, McDonald's, Family Dollar on Mesa Ridge Parkway. FPD reports that there was an... — Updated 6/1/2022

 

Chamber News: Underline Fiber Optics to be featured at next Chamber breakfast Friday

The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce’s next Business Networking Breakfast meeting will be Friday, June 3 from 7-8 a.m., at IHOP, 6450 Hwy. 85/87. The speaker will be Eva Arevuo, director of communications and marketing for... — Updated 5/31/2022

 

Crime Stoppers Seeks Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: SHAUREB ALAM is a White Male, 26... — Updated 5/31/2022

 

Deputies credited with stopping suicide

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office says deputies recently saved the life of a woman intent on killing herself by jumping off a bridge. On May 12, just after 8 a.m., El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a... — Updated 5/31/2022

 

Powers extension study

Members of the public, Fountain City Council, Colorado Department of Transportation and others participate in a May 25 open house regarding a new study on the proposed extension of... — Updated 5/31/2022

 

Council considers fire code

As the entire state deals with high fire danger, the city of Fountain is adding a new section to its Municipal Code to better define and enforce its fire restrictions – and... — Updated 5/31/2022

 

Late May snow day turns catastrophic for some

A late-season snowstorm that rolled into the region the evening of Friday, May 20, provided plenty of fun for those interested in playing in the snow over the weekend. However, the... — Updated 5/25/2022

 

I-25 lane shifts start Wednesday

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor SEMA Construction will temporarily shift southbound I-25 easterly to the newly constructed inside lanes between South... — Updated 5/25/2022

 

Black Hills Energy Efficiency Program

A Black Hills Energy program aims to save its small business natural gas customers money and improve energy efficiency. Perks include free equipment and installation for qualifying participants. With the Small Business Direct... — Updated 5/25/2022

 

Crime Stoppers Seeks Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: AMBER ROSE HANEY is a White Female,... — Updated 5/24/2022

 
 By Karin Hill    News

Council votes on road fees

A series of fees imposed on developers to help pay for roads in Fountain is becoming more comprehensive and formalized with a new ordinance. On May 10, the City Council voted on fir... — Updated 5/23/2022

 

Heroic effort saves lives, buildings in Alturas Fire

Hundreds of homes in Security were evacuated for hours on May 12 as a grass fire raged. Officials said the catalytic converter of a sheriff's deputy vehicle ignited the grass... — Updated 5/18/2022

 

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