Business

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

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…

Home & Garden HBA Show

Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Home Builders Association will hold its annual HBA Home & Garden Show on February 23-25 at Chapel Hills Mall in the upper level (former Gordmans space)?  Bring your shopping list for the family. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of outdoor Colorado living as you wind through…

Colorado Springs Airport Surpasses 1.5 Million Passengers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo — At the end of November, 2017, a total of 1,532,822 passengers traveled through the Colorado Springs Airport (COS), representing a 30.8 percent increase year over year from November, 2016. Frontier Airlines reported 209,562 passengers in year-to-date traffic, an increase of 291.2 percent from the previous year. 73,512 enplaned passengers and 72,061…

City of Fountain Court Office Closed

FOUNTAIN, CO – The City of Fountain Court Office will be closed from April 26th through April 28th due to construction.  All other offices are open.

Ribbon Cutting Second Chance Furniture

Join the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce for a Ribbon Cutting and grand opening at Second Chance Furniture.  Come and show your support to this new business in the Fountain Valley. Date:  March 18, 2017 Time:  12 Noon Location:  660 S. Santa Fe Ave, Fountain, CO  

Support Colorado’s Endangered Wildlife

DENVER – Help threatened and endangered wildlife with a voluntary contribution through the “nongame and endangered wildlife cash fund” on your Colorado tax returns this year. Filling out line No. 1 of Colorado tax form 104CH (the Voluntary Contributions Schedule form) supports wildlife rehabilitation and preservation of threatened and endangered species in the state through…

Amazon Expanding to Aurora

Washington, DC — U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) released the following statement in response to Amazon’s announcement that it will be building a new fulfillment center in Aurora, CO: “I think Amazon clearly got it right when it announced, that it has chosen my hometown of Aurora for one of its new fulfillment centers. This…

Power Outages Close Schools and Businesses

There have been several school and business closures due to power outages through out El Paso County. High winds have damaged power lines.  Here are the following closings: El Paso County Court House Evacuated Due to Roof Damage Widefield School District 3 is now closed.  See School District for more info. Pikes Peak National Bank…

Career Event in Colorado Springs for Military Spouses

Looking for a job?  Great News…The US Chamber of Commerce, Hiring Our Heroes Networking and Hiring Event for Military Spouses is coming to Peterson.  Active Duty, Retires, Guard and Reserve, and Gold Star Spouses are also welcome to attend the hiring affair! Networking Reception is on November 9,   2016 from 7 pm to  9 pm at Mt.…