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What’s Hot & Happening This Weekend

What’s Hot & Happening This Weekend

We are almost to the weekend, Fountain Valley! I hope you are having an excellent week. We have a great line up of events happening this weekend, so grab your loved ones and go out and have some fun! Friday Fountain Community Veteran’s Fair – Welte Education Center: 330 Lyckamn Drive, Fountain, CO 80817 @9:00…

Tree Cleanup in Colorado Springs

Tree Cleanup in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO –  City crews are cleaning up after this week’s storm and have received a lot of calls asking about the cleanup of tree debris and branches on private property. To help clear up any confusion, here is some important information. The City only removes tree debris and branches from trees that are…

Governor Jared Polis Names Dan Prenzlow as New Director of CPW

Governor Jared Polis Names Dan Prenzlow as New Director of CPW

DENVER, Colo. — Governor Jared Polis announced the hiring of Dan Prenzlow as the new Director of Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). Dan is a Colorado native and brings over 33 years of experience with the agency to his new role. He currently serves as the Southeast Regional Manager for CPW and has a lifelong…

What’s Hot & Happening This Weekend

Welcome to the weekend, Fountain Valley! I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but we’ve been sharing what we love like crazy on the blog! Be sure to leave us a comment and let us know what your favorite tad-bit was…Now, onto the fun! Friday Meadow Grass Music Festival – La Foret Conference & Retreat Center,…

FFCHS Senior Leaves Memorial Garden as Part of Her Legacy

FFCHS Senior Leaves Memorial Garden as Part of Her Legacy

Fountain, Colo. (May 22, 2019) — Fountain-Fort Carson High School senior has a passion for the outdoors, agriculture, and making the world a better place. That’s why, on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 12:30 p.m., the school and district will cut the ribbon on a Memorial Garden she has led and been instrumental in installing.…

Fountain Valley Scholars Golf Tournament

Fountain Valley Scholars Golf Tournament

Fountain Valley school districts 3 & 8 are hosting their annual Golf Tournament benefiting the Fountain Valley Scholars.  This is their largest fundraising event of the year and would like to invite you to participate in this event and take advantage of this unique opportunity to gain exposure and advertise your business to the community.…

Military Appreciation Month

Military Appreciation Month

May is Military Appreciation Month and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is thrilled to be a part of an organization that is changing lives and helping service members deal with PTSD through the arts! Over the past decade, nearly 2,000 active-duty, wounded, and retired service personnel, as well as their families, have discovered the…

A Hiker’s How-To: Proper Etiquette 

A Hiker’s How-To: Proper Etiquette 

By Darcy Mount: Senior Ranger Cheyenne Mountain State Park COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado has a reputation for our outdoorsy ways and adventurous attitudes. We love to raft and kayak in whitewater, such as in the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area. We water ski at places like Lake Pueblo State Park. We plunge down snowpacked mountainsides…

Red Light Cameras in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Beginning May 9, drivers who run a red light at an intersection with red light safety cameras will be issued $75 citations as the 30-day warning and education period comes to an end. Violations confirmed by Colorado Springs Police Department staff to have occurred will receive a citation by mail (no…

Living History Day at Fort Carson

Living History Day at Fort Carson

FORT CARSON, Colo. – The 4th Infantry Division Museum will host its sixth annual Living History Day on May 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kit Carson Memorial Park outside of Gate 1. This year’s event will commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and it is free and open to the public..…