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Thunder In The Valley Car Show Benefits Community Groups

Cars of all years, makes, and models in categories from pre-1949 to the present were on display at the annual Thunder in the Valley Car Show July 13 and 14 in Metcalfe Park in Fountain. For four full... Full story

 

Bill Dicks Celebrating 90th Birthday

Widefield resident Bill Dicks is celebrating his 90th birthday, today, July 25, 2018. He was born July 25, 1928 in Carbon, Iowa. He was the third of seven children. He dropped out of school when he wa...

 

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: NARCISSO HERRIA BLEA is a White Male, 38 years...

 

Stage Two Fire Restrictions Downgraded to Stage One for Unincorporated El Paso County

Earlier this week it was announced Sheriff Bill Elder had ordered Stage I Fire Restrictions for all of the unincorporated areas of El Paso County. In doing so he downgraded fire restrictions from Stage Two to Stage One. The Stage I Fire Restrictions...

 

Shortened Visiting Hours At Evergreen Cemetery Due To Irrigation Issues

Beginning today and continuing through Oct. 15, visiting hours at Evergreen Cemetery will be shortened in the evening to close at 6 p.m. daily. Hours have been reduced due to an irrigation issue that requires site watering to begin earlier in the... Full story

 

Fountain Council Sets Date For Hearing On Proposed Electric Rate Increase

At its July 10 meeting the Fountain City Council unanimously approved a draft customer notice that will be mailed to all customers regarding a proposed $2.28 per month (for most residential...

 

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...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Committee Meets Tomorrow

Tomorrow evening the Fountain Valley Clean Water Committee will meet at 6:30 pm at the Security Fire Dept in the basement. Liz Rosenbaum, the group’s founder said, “We will be talking about the upcoming EPA summit. The summit's agenda timeline,...

 

Numerous Road Projects Around Fountain Could Hamper Driving in the All-America City This Summer

As most local drivers have probably noticed, there are several road improvement projects taking place around Fountain. The projects are being done to improve the quality of transportation...

 

Two Arrested Following Recovery of Stolen Cars

Two Fountain men were arrested earlier this month following the recovery of two cars stolen from ADESA Auto Auction in Fountain. According to Fountain Police Department Mesa Relations Officer Lisa...

 

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: AARON WILLIAM ADAMSON is a White Male, 21 years old...

 

Motor Vehicle and Driver's License Services Scheduled to be Unavailable Statewide

All El Paso County Motor Vehicle Offices will be upgrading to the new State DRIVES computer system to improve customer service Aug. 1 – 5. The following services will not be available statewide: Aug. 1-5: All Colorado title and registration...

 

Sheriff's Office Investigates Attempted Carjacking on Rampart Range Road

On July 2, at approximately 12:20 pm, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a Motor Vehicle Theft in Progress in the 9000 block of Rampart Range Road. The victim reported they were traveling on Rampart Range Road when they...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

"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...

 

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