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Fort Carson Fireworks Update

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson and the 4th Infantry Division will host its Independence Day Fireworks Celebration for Department of Defense ID cardholders and their dependents only at 9:20 p.m. tentatively on Saturday at Iron Horse Park. Patrons are required to stay in the proximity of their vehicle (tailgate, truck bed, etc.).  If they…

Fort Carson, City of Colorado Springs Plan Special Independence Day Tribute

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson and the 4th Infantry Division, in cooperation with the city of Colorado Springs, and several other community organizations, have planned a Black Hawk helicopter flyover from approximately 6:55 – 8p.m., Saturday.    The flyover is a special Independence Day tribute to honor the military men and women, past and…

Classic Vail Model Selling in Fountain

Classic Vail Model Selling in Fountain

Popular Classic Vail model just hit the market in the Mesa Ridge community! Immaculate and sunny home, low maintenance xeriscape landscaping! The main level offers a formal living and dining room, HUGE eat in country kitchen with upgraded counters, main level family room with fireplace, walkout the the backyard. The Vail Model features five bedrooms.…

July 4th Events in Colorado Springs

July 4th Events in Colorado Springs

This year residents are encouraged to celebrate the 4th of July “from their porch” and look to one of the nine locations ​displaying fireworks while tuning their radios to​ Sunny 106.3 FM​, ​Y96.9 FM, KCME 88.7 FM, 92.9 Peak FM, or AM 740 KVOR​ ​to hear the concert broadcast. The fireworks will also be broadcast…

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Reopens in 3 Phases

After being closed to the public since March 17 due to COVID-19 restrictions, which is the longest closure in our 94-year history, we are now able to welcome our members and guests back to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo! We have put many precautions in place, so you can feel comfortable and confident during your visit to the…

Fountain Creek Nature Center Now Open

Fountain Creek Nature Center is now open to the public. To combat the spread of COVID 19, we strongly encourage visitors to wear masks. At this time, we are limiting the number of visitors at one time to 9 individuals and we ask that you maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from other…

Fountain Virtual City Council Meeting

Virtual City Council Meeting Instructions To register for the Fountain City Council Meeting on June 1st on June 01, 2020 6:00 PM MDT at, Click Below: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Please click the links below for additional information on how to participate in the Virtual City Council Meeting…

Fountain Parks & Open Space

The City opened its parks on May 04, 2020 but please note restrooms remain closed.  Trails and Open Spaces remain available for public use, as long as social distancing is practiced.  Here are some additional guidelines: Playgrounds, pavilions and other gathering spaces are closed. These areas are considered high risk for increasing transmission. No organized…

Three more COVID-19 outbreaks reported in El Paso County

Three more COVID-19 outbreaks reported in El Paso County

Tue, 05/19/2020 El Paso County, CO – Three more confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks have been reported in El Paso County.   Public Health is working to make information regarding confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks in El Paso County available on our website. Outbreaks are currently listed on the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s outbreak data page. This information is currently updated on a weekly…

Are you as excited as I am?

Are you as excited as I am?

Sunny Colorado weather, the grass is turning green, the flowers are starting to bloom, the smell of BBQ on the grill and of course the return of a hot real estate market! Here are some local real estate stats for the month of April – it’s a year over year comparison for existing single-family home…

Free Kindergarten Classes Live

Free Kindergarten Classes Live

Megan Jessen a form Kindergarten teacher from Lake Bluff, Illinois is providing children who are out of school due to COVID-19 a digital classroom. She teaches colors, songs and reading lessons on Facebook at 8:00 AM MST. She is also coming out with a CD with some of the songs she teachers the children. Here…

Veteran of the Year Nominations

Veteran of the Year Nominations

Do you know an outstanding veteran? Someone who has demonstrated not only exemplary military service, but also strong community service, and support for veterans in the community? If the answer is yes, you should nominate them for El Paso County’s 2020 Veteran of the year! Nominations are now open for this year’s award. Nominees must…

Stay Bear Aware

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo – Colorado Springs, CO – American black bears in Colorado have come out hibernation, and they’ll be hungry after a winter in the den. Although we don’t have any native species of black bears at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, we’re advocates for doing all we can to keep wild animals wild. No matter…

Women find elk in old mine shaft; animal rescued

Women find elk in old mine shaft; animal rescued

CREEDE, Colo.  – The wind blew hard and cold on Saturday in the upper Rio Grande Valley and it was not the kind of day that Chere Waters would normally pick to hike up a blustery hillside. “I don’t know what it was, but something was drawing me to go up there,” Waters said. Whatever…

Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund

Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund

TÓ NANEESDIZÍ, DINÉTAH, (TUBA CITY, NAVAJO NATION) — As COVID-19 cases on the Navajo Nation reach 1,127 with 44 deaths, the Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund is building momentum to address a food and water crisis in the area with support from actor Jason Momoa. A massive truck carrying 28 pallets with 1,540…

Drive-Through COVID-19 Site Now Open to Anyone With Symptoms

Drive-Through COVID-19 Site Now Open to Anyone With Symptoms

The FEMA-sponsored COVID-19 testing site, in partnership with UCHealth, which was previously only open to seniors, health care workers and first responders, is now open to ANYONE with symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath). Those with symptoms can visit the drive-through testing site located at 175 S. Union Boulevard (back parking lot) on…