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Missing boy found, questions remain

A 7-year-old boy missing in Fountain was found Sunday afternoon, but questions remain about what happened during the hours he was gone. "This is still an active investigation, and... — Updated 7/31/2022 Full story

 

Rains lead to flooding

A number of areas in the Fountain Valley and beyond experienced torrential rains, at least for a short time, a few times this week. David Miller of Security sent in these photos of... — Updated 7/26/2022

 

Backpack, supply giveaways coming

Students in the Colorado Springs region can obtain free backpacks and various other items at events the next two Saturdays, thanks to COSILoveYou and numerous community... — Updated 7/26/2022 Full story

 

Mobile vet unit coming to Fountain

The Wellness Waggin' is coming to Fountain City Hall on Aug. 17. The mobile vet unit will offer appointments from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Operated by the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak... — Updated 7/26/2022

 

Chamber News: Real Estate talk at Chamber breakfast

The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce’s next Business Networking Breakfast meeting will be Friday, Aug. 5, from 7-8 a.m., at IHOP, 6450 Hwy. 85/87. The speaker will be Tom Downing from The Platinum Group Realtors. He will be... — Updated 7/26/2022

 

FPD employee wins statewide award

Fountain Police Department's public information officer has won a statewide award for her dedication to the job. PIO Lisa Schneider won the Colorado Chiefs of Police Professional... — Updated 7/26/2022

 

FPD seeks robbery, shooting suspects

Fountain Police are searching for suspects in a July 20 robbery and shooting in the Heritage neighborhood. At approximately 3:40 p.m., FPD officers were dispatched to the 900 block... — Updated 7/26/2022

 

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: TIMOTHY GARLAND HAYSLETT is a Black... — Updated 7/26/2022

 

Monkeypox arrives in El Paso County

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has identified the first case of monkeypox in El Paso County. CDPHE is the lead agency on this investigation and is... — Updated 7/22/2022 Full story

 

Grocery store planned for Link Road in South Fountain

Community advocate Fran Carrick didn't give up the fight to bring a grocery store to Fountain and is thrilled that LaGree's will be building a store near Countryside. A new grocery... — Updated 7/22/2022

 

Local youth participate in police competition

Last week nine of the Fountain Police Department Explorers traveled to Gunnison to compete at the Law Enforcement Explorer Post Advisors Association of Colorado (LEEPAAC). This... — Updated 7/20/2022

 

Mesa Ridge bridge work to start soon

Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Myers and Sons Construction will begin preventative bridge maintenance on CO Hwy. 16, also known as Mesa Ridge Parkway, over Hwy.... — Updated 7/20/2022

 

Deputy Chief Miles retires from SFD

Deputy Chief Ron Miles is pictured with his wife, Mary, during a recent retirement party at Security Fire Department. Miles retired after 38 years of service to... — Updated 7/20/2022

 
 By Karin Hill    News

Fountain will vote on Public Safety mill issue

This fall Fountain voters will be asked to approve a 6.65-mill property tax increase to beef up police, fire and EMS staffing and operations. The City Council voted July 12 to... — Updated 7/20/2022

 

Mom arrested in 4-year-old's death

A 24-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the death of her 4-year-old daughter in a case related to fentanyl use. Detectives with the Fountain Police Department... — Updated 7/19/2022

 

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 7/19/2022 Full story

 

MVEA names new CEO

FALCON - The Mountain View Electric Association Board of Directors has announced Ruth Marks as the new chief executive officer. Marks started with MVEA this July. Marks replaced... — Updated 7/19/2022

 

Final Primary Election results released Results include additional ballots from military, overseas voters

The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has completed the official Canvass of the June 28, 2022, Primary Election.  Final official results were reviewed by the bipartisan appointed Canvass Board and can be viewed on... — Updated 7/19/2022

 

Real-life K-9 heroes in training

On July 2, K9s from El Paso County Search and Rescue, Teller County Search and Rescue and Fremont Search and Rescue, Inc. had an extra special training day at the mountain property... — Updated 7/13/2022

 
 By Miranda Lopez    News

Construction of new Trojan Arena making notable progress

Progress is being made on Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8's newest facility, the Trojan Arena, which will expand the district's academic programs and indoor athletic and even... — Updated 7/13/2022

 

New I-25 shift, nighttime closures coming

As part of the work being performed by the Colorado Department of Transportation and SEMA Construction, motorists will encounter nighttime work Thursday and Friday night with... — Updated 7/13/2022

 

FPD officer takes 'striking' photo

This picture was taken by Fountain Police Officer Jon Kay on Syracuse Street just south of the Dutch Bros. It was taken around 5:50 p.m. on July 6 during a series of strong thunder... — Updated 7/12/2022

 

Citizens Academy planned

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the 2022 Citizens Academy. The Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 16. This Academy... — Updated 7/12/2022

 

El Paso County Public Health earns third Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) recognized El Paso County Public Health with its highest honor for transparency in budgeting with the 2022 Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. The award was in recognition of... — Updated 7/12/2022

 

Pikes Peak Regional Building unveils draft of new Code

1st round of public comment now open The first draft of the 2023 Pikes Peak Regional Building Code is now ready for review, and the public is being asked to weigh in. The Pikes Peak Regional Building Department adopts a new... — Updated 7/12/2022

 

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