Fountain Valley News

Fatal Crash on Southbound I-25

Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Interstate 25 near milepost 134.5.  This location is about three miles south of the Colorado Springs city limits. A 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by 28-year-old Shara Cardenas, of Colorado Springs, was southbound on Interstate 25 in the left hand lane.  The vehicle…

Hot Rod Rock & Rumble at PPIR in Fountain

The Pikes Peak Hot Rod Rock and Rumble will take place at the Pikes Peak International Raceway on September 29th and 30th.  There will be live bands and DJ.  Bands include Lee Rocker, Nekromantix,  Hillbilly Casino, Aquasonics and the Atomic Drifters. Other events include car show, vintage drag and oval racing, swap meet, kids games…

Rabid Skunk Found South of Colorado Springs Airport

El Paso County, Colorado – El Paso County Public Health is urging residents to take steps to protect themselves, pets, and livestock from rabies after a skunk found south of the Colorado Springs Airport has tested positive for rabies.  This is the fifteenth confirmed rabid animal (8 skunks, 7 bats) in El Paso County in 2017…

Supporting Military Families in Colorado

Fountain, CO – This week the Safeway in Fountain, Colorado partnered with Eckrich & Operation Homefront to help surprise a Colorado Springs military family with a new 2017 Ford Fusion! Thank you Eckrich for including us in your national campaign to honor, thank, & support military families.  Since 2012, Eckrich has donated more than $2 million to Operation Homefront.…

Fort Carson hosts Retiree Appreciation Day

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson will host the annual Joint Forces Retiree Appreciation Day at the Mountain Post Soldier Center, Building 1525, on post Oct. 14 at 8 a.m. to provide retirees with essential services. The annual event recognizes the service of the military retiree population and provides updated information that is pertinent to…

Community Night in the Park in Fountain

City of Fountain’s Community Night in the Park is Tuesday September 19 from 4 pm to 7 pm at Metcalfe  Park located at 704 W Ohio Avenue.. There will be information booths, information about non-profits and vehicle display with police cars and fire engines. There will also be live music by the Fort Carson 4th…

Car Show in Fountain For Children’s Hospital

There will be a car show  at the Fountain Walmart located at 6310 S Highway 85/87 benefiting Children’s Hospital Colorado on Saturday, September 23rd.  The vehicle entry fee for the car show is $10. Prizes will be awarded to the top five winners.  There will be cash prizes and trophies to the top three places.…

Fall Festival Pancake Breakfast

The JRTOC is holding the Fountain Fall Festival Pancake Breakfast at Fountain Middle School. The annual fundraiser supports local students in the Fountain Valley area and is held each year before the Fountain Fall Festival Parade. Where: Fountain Middle School 515 N. Santa Fe Avenue, Fountain, CO When: 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Rates : $5.00…

Fountain Fall Festival on Labor Day Weekend

The Fountain Fall Festival is an annual event in the Fountain Valley area that takes place each year on Labor Day Weekend. The parade will be on  Monday September 4th and starts at 10:00 am along Santa Fe Avenue in front of Fountain-Fort Carson Middle School 515 N. Santa Fe Avenue, Fountain, CO. After the…

Fountain Valley 5K Color Run on Saturday

The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold it’s Second Annual Inaugural 5 K Colorado Run in Fountain, Colorado on September 2nd starting at 8:00 am.  The 5 K run till take place at John Metcalfe Park located at 704 E. Ohio Avenue. Registration includes a t-shirt, race entry and a swag bag. For more information…