Fountain Valley News

Colorado Springs Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Car Show

A weekend filled with food, fun and culture, Colorado Springs Cinco de Mayo 36th  Annual “Fiesta and  Car Show” Festival puts the spotlight on Colorado Springs  vibrant Latino population. This is a fun and family-friendly event. Mark your calendar for May 5, 2019. Cinco de Mayo celebrates the tradition and beauty of Latino culture. The…

Stop Vehicle Break Ins in Fountain

Fountain, CO – The Fountain Police Department would like to remind our citizens to take pro-active steps to minimize the chance of becoming a victim of a vehicle break in.  Never leave valuable items in your vehicle such as documents that contain personal identifying information, currency/spare change, firearms, laptop computers and cell phones. Never leave…

Fountain Police Launch New Home Safe Program

FOUNTAIN, Colo. – The Fountain Police Department is unveiling Home Safe, a program designed to help officers in the event a child or adult with a cognitive impairment goes missing. Children and adults with cognitive impairment have a tendency to wander or run away from the supervision of their families or caregivers. Many are not…

Two Fountain-Fort Carson High School Teachers Honored

The Boettcher Foundation announced in April that it is recognizing a group of standout Colorado teachers for their impact and dedication to students.  Band teacher Josh Race and  science teacher Tobin Chandler from FFCHS teachers are month the group to be recognized for 2019 As part of the Boettcher Scholarship program, which provides Colorado’s most…

Missing Child in Colorado Springs

UPDATE:  Christopher Williams has been found and has been reunited with his family.  Thank you to everyone for your help.  Keep safe. The Colorado Springs Police Department is looking for Christopher Williams, a missing 9-year old from the area around the Fountain Springs Apartments, 4400 block of Fountain Springs Grove. Williams who is 4′ 10″…

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On Saturday, February 16th, 2019 at approximately 8:33 AM, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) responded to a reported armed robbery at the Valero convenience store located at 5790 North Carefree Circle. Prior to patrol officers’ arrival, the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle. When the officers arrived on scene they discovered that the…

El Paso County New Park Leash Rules

The El Paso Board of County Commissioners approved two new park rules that go into effect immediately. The new rules include regulations that dogs must be on a leash in parks and a change in park hours. “We’re looking for a safe and enjoyable time for all park users,” said Tim Wolken, Community Services Executive…

New Fountain Valley Craft Classes

Fountain Valley Crafters will be holding registration on Wed., January 9, 2019 from 9 – 11 for 10 weeks of crafting classes at VFW Post 3917, 4715 W. Clearview Drive, Security, CO.  Membership is open to all residents of El Paso County with classes beginning Wed., January 16.  Late registration is possible if needed. Cost…

CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid Training Classes

Whether your job requires the training, you work with youth or you just want to get certified; these classes are for you. Get the information you need to provide assistance when someone is faced with a cardiac or breathing emergency, or needs First Aid. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive certification through…

Bear Creek Nature Center Bear Run

Join Bear Creek Nature Center for our 4th Annual Bear Run! This is a family-friendly 3k fun run & walk on the trails of Bear Creek Nature Center and Regional Trail. All new runners get a bear suit to keep and wear during  the run. Returning runners can dust off their bear suit from previous Bear Runs and…