Colorado Storm Coming

A winter snow storm is coming to Colorado. Temperatures will be dropping down to the low 30’s according to weather.com. Remember to disconnect waters hoses outdoors. If the temperature drops below 20 degrees, keep one or two indoor faucets running slowly to prevent water lines from freezing. Get more Winter Maintenance Tips from RENTEC DIRECT.…

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…

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

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

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

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…

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce Town Hall Invitations

Colorado – Join us on Tuesday, April 21 for a telephone town hall with Congressman Doug Lamborn.  Register Here. Join us again on Wednesday, April 22 for a telephone town hall with your state delegation from El Paso County.  Register Here.  Confirmed participants include Senators Bob Gardner, Dennis Hisey, Paul Lundeen, and Pete Lee; and…

Stay at Home Order Enforcement

The following is a cross-post from the City of Colorado Springs, shared via the City’s social media accounts on 4-6-2020. “We have had many questions on the enforcement of the governor’s stay at home order regarding both business and individual activities. We implore residents to follow the order and to stay at home except for…

Peterson AFB, Cheyenne Mountain AFS implement DOD guidance for Face Coverings

Effective April 8, all individuals on Peterson AFB and Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station will wear protective face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of physical distance in all public areas and work centers. The Department of the Air Force supports, and will continue to implement, all measures necessary to mitigate risks to the…

3M and Trump administration announce plan to import 166.5 million additional respirators into the United States

Monday, April 6, 2020 6:01 pm CDT3M StoriesEmailPDFPrintRSS Today 3M and the Trump Administration are announced a plan to import 166.5 million respirators over the next three months to support healthcare workers in the United States. 3M and the Administration worked together to ensure that this plan does not create further humanitarian implications for countries…

Full Stay At Home Order From Governor Polis

COLORADO – On March 25, 2020 Gov. Polis announced a statewide stay-at-home order beginning on Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 a.m. and will last until April 11, 2020. The Governor also provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and actions taken to limit the spread of the virus. Messages went out via phone…

Remains Believed to be Gannon Stauch Found in Florida

Human Remains Found in Florida Tentatively Identified as Gannon Stauch On March 18, 2020, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office stating they responded to a call of a deceased juvenile male in Pace, Florida. An autopsy was performed by the District One Medical Examiner and the…

Fundraiser For Gannon Stauch Family At Fountain Community Theater

Fountain Community Theater is doing a special performance of Give ’em Hell Harry!! as a fundraiser for family of Gannon Stauch on Monday February 17th 2020 at 6:30 pm 326 W. Alabama Ave. Fountain, CO All proceeds of this event will go to the family of Gannon Stauch in the hope that this small effort…

Find Gannon Stauch Volunteer’s Needed

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Department is now taking applications for citizen volunteers in the search for Gannon Stauch. Link to application: https://bit.ly/2S8qUHa. Applications can be returned to shrcommunityvolunteer@elpasoco.com. Once your application is approved you will be contacted with further instructions. #FindGannon

Missing 11 Year Old from Lorson Ranch

Gannon Stauch has been missing since Monday, January 27, 2020 from his home in the Lorson Ranch area. Our Patrol deputies and Major Crime Detectives have taken extraordinary steps to search for Gannon. He’s very young, it’s dark and cold outside and we want to bring Gannon to safety. Please call 719-390-5555 if you have…