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Fountain Police Investigating Late Night Sunday Shooting That Left Man Dead

At approximately 10:15 p.m. Sunday, officers with the Fountain Police Department responded to the 6400 block of South Highway 85/87 on a reported shooting. According to FPD Public Safety Information Officer Lisa Schneider, upon arrival, officers...

 

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: ROBERT ADAM ANDREWS is a White Male, 36 years old,...

 

County Commissioners, Colorado Springs Conservatory Mark Child Abuse Prevention Month

Young voices sang exuberantly about home during the regular meeting of the Board of El Paso County Commissioners last Thursday. A group of children and musicians with the Colorado Springs...

 

An Easter Dinosaur??

Fountain’s popular dinosaur was transformed for Easter this month drawing much interest from local residents in the Fountain Mesa neighborhood. The family that owns it has been decorating the giant...

 

House Bill 1279 Passes House Environmental Committee

Our House Bill 1279 passed with eight yes votes and two no votes Thursday April 11, in the Energy and Environmental Committee. And at the end this week it will be heard by the Senate, the day will be...

 

Victim in Security Homicide Identified, Man Arrested

On Sunday, April 14, at approximately 2:05 a.m., deputies with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office responded to a Domestic Violence call in the 1900 block of Hallam Avenue.  When deputies arrived on...

 

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: RONNIE FAUBUSH is a White Male, 33 years old, 5'10"...

 

Sheriff's Office Releases March Statistics for Sheriff's Top Priorities

In 2017, Sheriff Bill Elder laid out illegal marijuana enforcement, addressing mental health in the community and reducing the average daily jail population as his top priorities for the next four years of his administration.   In March, we...

 

El Paso County Fair Queen Committee Accepting Applications for Fair Queen

The El Paso County Fair Queen committee is currently seeking applications from candidates interested in becoming the 2019 El Paso County Fair Queen. The El Paso County Fair Queen represents the fair throughout the year with media interviews and a...

 

County Seeks Nominations for Veteran of the Year Nominations Due June 30

El Paso County Veteran Services Office is currently seeking nominations for the third Annual Veteran of the Year. Nominees should have demonstrated exemplary military service, community service, and support for veterans in the community. Nominees...

 

PPACG Releases Draft Public Participation Plan for Public Comment

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) is presenting a draft Public Participation Plan for public comment. The plan is designed to identify how PPACG will solicit input from the public while developing plans and projects. Conducting a...

 

Nebraska Municipal Power Pool Honors Fountain Utilities Director Curtis Mitchell

Fountain Utilities Director Curtis Mitchell recently received the Nebraska Municipal Power Pool 's Bob Arraj Innovative Service Award at the NMPP's44th Annual Meeting and Conference in Lincoln,...

 

Two Fountain-Fort Carson High School Teachers Honored for Their Impact and Dedication to Students

Two Fountain-Fort Carson High School teachers were among a group of standout Colorado teachers recognized by The Boettcher Foundation for their impact and dedication to students. The two instructors...

 

State Rep. Landgraf Hosting Town Hall Meeting April 13

State Representative Lois Landgraf will host a town hall meeting Saturday, April 13, for discussion of the Red Flag Bill and the Death Penalty Repeal. The meeting will be at 10 a.m. at the Fountain Library....

 

El Paso County Sheriff's Office K-9 Knox Receives Donation of Body Armor

El Paso County Sheriff's Office K-9 Knox 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...

 

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: DEVON MALIK BAILEY is a Black Male, 19 years old, 5...

 

Fountain P.D. Offers New "Home Safe" Program That Will Help Locate Cognitively Impaired Residents If They Go Missing

This week the Fountain Police Department announce a new program for the community called “Home Safe.” This program is designed to help assist officers in the event an adult or child with a cognitive impairment goes missing. Children and adults...

 

Volunteers Needed for County Planning Commission

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Planning Commission. Applications are due by April 29. The planning commission is currently seeking three new associate members. T...

 

No Mustangs or Burros Left Behind at Recent BLM Adoption Event

"No Mustang Left Behind" became a reality as all 26 horses and two burros found homes at an adoption event hosted by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and an on range volunteer support group for... Full story

 

Fort Carson to Conduct a Full Scale Exercise Next Week

An annual full-scale exercise will take place at Fort Carson on April 17 at the Camp Red Devil Military Operations in Urban Terrain site starting at 9 a.m. The exercise, dubbed Mountain Guardian 19, will test the post’s emergency response and...

 

El Paso County Fair Queen Committee Accepting Applications for Fair Queen

The El Paso County Fair Queen committee is currently seeking applications from candidates interested in becoming the 2019 El Paso County Fair Queen. The El Paso County Fair Queen represents the fair throughout the year with media interviews and a...

 

Ground-Breaking Ceremony Held for Fountain Sanitation District's New Administration/Operations Building

A ground-breaking ceremony for Fountain Sanitation District's new Administration/Operations Building was held recently at the intersection of Old Pueblo Road and Link Road. Board President Carl...

 

DoD Announces Death of Fort Carson Soldier Who Lived in Fountain

The Department of Defense recently announced the death of a Fort Carson Soldier and Fountain resident who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Spc. Joseph P. Collette, 29, of Lancaster, Ohio,...

 

State Rep. Landgraf Hosting Town Hall Meeting April 13

State Representative Lois Landgraf will host a town hall meeting Saturday, April 13, for discussion of the Red Flag Bill and the Death Penalty Repeal. The meeting will be at 10 a.m. at the Fountain Library....

 

House Bill 19-1279 is here!

Happy news this week folks! We have an official bill number to ban toxic firefighting foam in the state of Colorado to protect all of the citizens and firefighters. House Bill 19-1279 's primary...

 

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