Two Vehicle Crash North of Fountain

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash on I-25 near milepost 132, north of Fountain.  At 8:26 p.m., a pickup traveling northbound on I-25 lost control, spinning across the northbound lanes and into the center median, where it rolled.  The driver, whose identity has yet to be determined, was ejected from the pickup…

Cemetery Crawl at Fountain Cemetery

Fairview Cemetery in Fountain was recently vandalized and several headstones were damaged including historic headstones from the mid-nineteenth century. The Friends of Fountain Fairview Cemetery are hosting a first annual Cemetery Crawl on Saturday, November 3rd, 2012, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the cemetery located at 757 S. Santa Fe Avenue; last tour begins at 1:00pm. …

Ask-A-Lawyer for Free

Volunteer attorneys from the El Paso County Bar Association answer legal questions from the public, in person at no charge on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Citadel Mall, adjacent to the upper level foor court area from 10:00 a.m. to noon. “Ask A Lawyer” is completely confidential! Upcoming Ask-A Lawyer events at the…

Bobcat Near Appletree Golf Course

A bobcat was seen off Peaceful Valley Rd where the trees are in the middle of the road on Tuesday.  You may want to keep small children and pets indoors or make sure children are with an adult when outdoors.  If you see the bobcat in the area contact the Colorado Game commission.

Drug Disposal Day in Fountain

Turn in your unused or expired household prescription or over the counter medication for safe disposal in the Fountain Valley area on Saturday, September 29, 2012.  There will be two locations to drop off expired or unused drugs: Fountain Middle School Parking Lot at 515 North Santa Fe Avenue, Fountain, CO  80817 Security Fire Department Station 1 at 400…

Stranger Alert Issued in Widefield

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help to identify a suspect who attempted to lure a child into his vehicle at approximately 7:55 AM on Saturday, August 18, 2012, near the Widefield Community Center. The suspect approached the victim while driving a burgundy, newer Dodge or Chevrolet extended cab pickup truck. The…

Widefield Bus Driver Arrested for Sexual Assault

On August 21, 2012, investigators from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office arrested 48 year old Robert Gordon for Sexual Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust and other charges. The investigation began on August 5, 2011, when the male victim, now 23 years of age, informed investigators he had an…

Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon

The 57th running of the Pikes Peak Ascent and Pikes Peak Marathon will once again redefine what most call running in America’s Ultimate Challenge. The Pikes Peak Ascent and Pikes Peak Marathon will take place on Saturday, August 18, 2012 and Sunday, August 19, 2012 at Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain at 5069 Pikes Peak…

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off

El Paso County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will provide proper disposal of various materials free to residents.   The facility is open Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. every second Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3255 Akers Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80922 on the following dates: Saturday, August 11, 2012 Saturday, September…

Funeral Arrangements for Officer Matthew Tyner

Colorado Springs, CO A funeral for Officer Matthew Tyner who died in the line of duty  after his motorcycle collied with a vehicle on Tuesday, July 24th while performing traffic enforcement on Austing Bluffs Parkway.  Officer Tyner served with the Colorado Springs Police Department for six years. Services will be on Tudsday, July 31, 2012 at New…