Colorado

Donkey Derby Days in Cripple Creek

Now in its 83rd year, Donkey Derby Days tops the list of favorite Cripple Creek events. People from all over the world descend on downtown, drawn by a chance to watch a race inspired by the town’s resident donkey herd, believed to be distant relatives of the original donkeys from the town’s Gold Rush days.…

Springs Spree This Weekend in Colorado Springs

Springs Spree is this weekend at Memorial Park.  This year’s event runs Saturday and Sunday with music and entertainment for the whole family.  There is a carnival with rides, bungee trampoline, obstacle course and an inflated ball-run. Country music singers James Otto and Kelleigh Bannen will perform along with Brothers Osborne and several other bands.  There…

Colorado Senior Homestead Property Tax Exemption

El Paso County, CO– The El Paso County Assessor’s office sent a mailing to 20,255 local residents with information on the Colorado Senior Homestead Property Tax Exemption. If it has not already arrived in your mailbox, it should be there any day. “While I’ve worked with our legislators over the years, on behalf of our…

Colorado State Fair Announces Entertainment Lineup for 2014

The Colorado State Fair entertainment series lineup for 2014 has been released.  Tickets go on sale June 7 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased by clicking here,  by calling 866-461-6556, or visiting the Colorado State Fairgrounds. “Each ticket also gives fans the option of coming early and enjoying a full day at the fair…

Residents Can Save Money on Health Care Costs

El Paso County, CO– El Paso County launched a new program to help county residents better manage the cost health services. As a member of the National Association of Counties (NACo), El Paso County is able to offer the Prescription/Health Discount and Dental Discount Programs to residents that will provide savings on prescriptions, health services…

ATTEND THE 2014 Colorado Springs WESTERN Street Breakfast

Wear your western boots, hat, and gear and come downtown to celebrate our western heritage on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 from 5:30-9:00AM at the corner of Pikes Peak and Tejon for the 54th Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast. Breakfast is prepared and served by Fort Carson volunteers; $5.00 will get you eggs, pancakes, milk, coffee,…

Free Fishing Weekend in Colorado

Colorado residents and visitors can fish without a license during Free Fishing Weekend, June 7 and 8. Each year, the first full weekend in June is set aside to promote sport fishing and no fishing license is required in Colorado. Licensing requirements are set aside for these days to make it as easy as possible…

El Paso County Department of Human Services Fountain Office Moving

Colorado Springs, CO – On Monday, June 9th the El Paso County Department of Human Services (DHS) Office located at the Loraine Center in Fountain will move into Peak Vista’s new Health Center in Fountain located at 350 Lyckman Drive, Fountain, Colorado 80817. Due to the move the office will be closed on June 9th…

Welcome to Fountain Valley’s Premier Online News Magazine!

Welcome to Fountain Valley’s Premier Online News Magazine! FountainValleyTimes.com was created by a group of community members and real estate agents to provide real dynamic, inspiration-driven environment with plenty of information on the Fountain, Security, Widefield and southern Colorado Springs communities. Why Did We Create Fountain Valley Times? Our purpose is to showcase the beauty…