Business

Fountain Valley Times covering local businesses in Fountain, Widefield, Security and Colorado Springs.

2019 Assessor of the Year Steve Schleiker

El Paso County Assessor Steve Schleiker was named the 2019 Assessor of the Year by the Colorado Assessor’s Association at its 77th Annual Winter Conference held at the Antler’s Hotel in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Steve said, “I am absolutely humbled and honored by this award. It goes to show how great of a…

Southwest Open House Today

Here’s another home for sale in Southwest Colorado Springs from Liz Alexander, Pink Realty.  Watch the video of 608 Stevens Ave showcasing the hardwood floors, living room, bedrooms and nice size yard. This property is on the market and consists of 3 bedrooms / 1 Full Size baths, and a 2 car detached garage!  The…

El Paso County Offices Closed Today

All El Paso County Offices will be closed Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Happy Thanksgiving from El Paso County!

Now Open – Ruffrano’s Hell’s Kitchen Pizza!

Ruffrano’s Hell’s Kitchen Pizza is now open at their newest location on 385 Main Street in Security, Colorado. Ruffrano’s Hell’s Kitchen Pizza features authentic New York style pizza. The new location will also have a new gelato and ice cream bar at their Security location. Come out to the Grand Opening on Halloween, October 31st.…

New Website for Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce

The Fountain Valley Chamber announced they will launch a new website on October 1st! The Fountain Valley Chamber is healthy, growing steadily and expanding the services they offer members. In 2019, the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce expanded their membership from approximately 100 members at the end of 2018, to over 130 currently. The Chamber…

COLORADO SPRINGS AIRPORT RECEIVES “AIRPORT OF THE YEAR” AWARD

WATKINS, CO – The Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) was distinguished as the “2019 Colorado Airport of the Year” by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Division of Aeronautics.  The award was presented on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Colorado Airport Operator’s Association (CAOA) Spring Conference in Greeley, Colorado. This is the first award…

12th Annual Veteran’s Small Business Conference

Join us for our 12th Annual Veteran’s Small Business Conference! The event includes a full day of workshops and key takeaways to immediately implement in your business. This event also offers keynote speakers, access to expert consultants for free one-on-one consulting throughout the day, and resource exhibitors. Your registration also includes breakfast and lunch. Visit the…

Equine Infectious Anemia Confirmed In Colorado

Colorado – The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) received presumptive positive Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) test results on Friday, August 24, 2018 from the Rocky Mountain Regional Animal Health Laboratory.  An additional confirmatory test was completed on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. The horse arrived at a Weld County, Colorado premises from another state on July…

Penrose Library 50th Anniversary Celebration  

Colorado Springs, CO –  Penrose Library 50th Anniversary Celebration will be on Sunday, July 15 starting at 12:30 pm at the main entrance to Penrose Library! On July 15, 1968 the Vice Mayor of Colorado Springs accompanied by William Tutt and Russell  Tutt representing El Pomar, cut the ribbon to open Penrose Library.  We will reenact that event with…

Colorado Springs Airport Ends 2017 On A 7-Year High

Colorado Springs, CO – At the end of December, 2017, a total of 1,677,209 passengers traveled through the Colorado Springs Airport (COS), representing a 29.5 percent increase year over year from December, 2016. Frontier Airlines reported 232,302 passengers in year-to-date traffic, an increase of 249.2 percent from the previous year. 72,645 enplaned passengers and 71,742 deplaned…