Fountain Valley News

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…

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…