Fountain Valley News

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…

Pumpkin Carving Party

Carve a pumpkin to leave at the nature center to help line the nature trail for the evening Jack-o-Lantern event. Pre-scooped pumpkins, patterns, and carving tools provided. Return at night to experience the lighted trail. Pumpkins may be retrieved after 7:30 p.m. $5/pumpkin. Sponsored by Millberger Farms, Pueblo. View October Calendar  

Cool Science Festival in Colorado Springs

The Cool Science Festival kicks off with the Cool Science Carnival Day for Kids at UCCS on Saturday, October 13th from 10 am to 4 pm.  There will be exciting demonstration shows, laboratory tours and demos, rockets, drones, animals and lots of other hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities and exhibits for kids (primarily…

Colorado Springs Firefighter Arrested in Child Sex Case

The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit is actively investigating a 59 year old Colorado Springs Fire Department employee. On October 10, 2018, detectives arrested Robert Patrick Stambaugh without incident. He is charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Child, CRS 18-6-403, a Class 3 Felony, and will be booked into the El…

FEMA Alert On Cell Phone October 3, 2018

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alerts System and Wireless Emergency Alert System on October 3, 2018.  The test will assess the readiness to distribute an emergency message nationwide and determine whether improvements are needed. • Sending the WEA test message…

Renters Rights 101 in Colorado Springs

The City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division is pleased to offer “Renter Rights 101,” two informational sessions this Fall for renters in collaboration with Colorado Legal Services. A staff attorney from Colorado Legal Services will present the session content. Pikes Peak Library District and Community Development staff will also present local resources and materials…

Equine Infectious Anemia Confirmed In Colorado

Colorado – The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) received presumptive positive Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) test results on Friday, August 24, 2018 from the Rocky Mountain Regional Animal Health Laboratory.  An additional confirmatory test was completed on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. The horse arrived at a Weld County, Colorado premises from another state on July…

Help is Needed for Creek Week Cleanup

Creek Week 2018 is on! Join nearly 2,500 people across the watershed, from Palmer Lake to Woodland Park to Pueblo in the largest outdoor cleanup in the state of Colorado. It’s a chance to spend a beautiful autumn day outside, meet cool like minded people, and make a real difference in your community and your…