CABELA’S COLORADO CLASSIC ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT AT ELEVEN MILE

LAKE GEORGE, Colo. – The 2014 Cabela’s Colorado Classic Ice Fishing Tournament series is in full swing at Eleven Mile State Park.  The first event of the three ice fishing contests in the series was the Grand Slam held on January 11th.  Cash prizes were awarded for 1st through 8th place for each of three…

Two Fountain Valley Residents Sign for College Scholarships

Congratulations to Fountain Valley residents Jacob Volcic and Glen DesBoullions who signed baseball college scholarships last week. Jacob Volcic from Widefield High School, Class of 2014 signed to play with McCook CC in McCook, NE and Glen “Desi” DesBoullions from Mesa Ridge High School, Class of 2014 signed to play with Pratt CC in Pratt…

Skate Park Grand Opening at Widefield Community Center

Widefield Community Center will be celebrating the Grand Opening of its new Skate Park.  The new Widefield Skate Park grand opening is on Thursday, August 29th.  Ribbon Cutting and Demo are at 5:30 pm and Spine Ramp Skate Competition is at 5:45 pm with registration at 5:00 pm. Helmets are required for skate competition and…

Truck Fest at Bandimere Speedway

On Sunday, August 4th at the Merritt Equipment Mountain Truck Fest presented by Five-R, the largest collection of show and race trucks anywhere will converge on Bandimere Speedway. The event features six drag racing classes for every kind of truck from over-the-road diesel haulers to 150 mph Pro Trucks., including the “ATS Diesel Pick-Up Shootout”. …

Host Families Needed For Baseball Tournament

The Fountain Valley Baseball Association is in need of host families for players participating in the 13-year-old Babe Ruth Mid-West Regional Tournament. The tournament will be held July 31-August 7, 2013 at Metcalfe Park.  A condition for hosting this prestigious tournament is that all players must stay with local host families. Without the community’s help, the…

Nitro at Night at Bandimere Speedway

If you love NITRO at NIGHT, jet dragster flames lighting up the valley, and high-horsepower 200 mph racing action… we’ll see you at the NAPA Auto Parts “Night of Fire & Thunder! While the track opened in mid-April for the 55th anniversary season at Bandimere Speedway, the first nighttime fire show of the season happens…

Manitou Incline is Open for Recreational Use

Colorado Springs Press Release After years in the making, the Mt. Manitou Incline is officially open for recreational use. Mt. Manitou Incline is a former cable-car route turned trail located at the former site of the Mt. Manitou Scenic Railway in Manitou Springs, Colorado. The trail is a one-mile ascent with an elevation gain of…

Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex Opens at Fort Carson

FORT CARSON, Colo. – The Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex opens to the public Jan 23 at 1:30 p.m. The public opening will be proceeded by an invitation only” ribbon-shooting” ceremony at 11 a.m. The shooting complex, which is the largest outdoor shooting range in the State of Colorado, is a joint project between Fort Carson,…

Fountain Valley Jingle Bell Run

This holiday season, the Fountain Valley YMCA invites friends and family to run for a great cause during the 4th Annual Jingle Bell 5k. This event will help raise money to support the Teen Center at the Fountain Valley YMCA. The Teen Center provides a safe and empowering community for teens to grow. It’s an…

American Youth Soccer Organization Season Starts in Fountain

Let’s PLAY some Soccer! Season begins September 15th and AYSO is eager to help local youth build and succeed through soccer. Go to http://www.ayso1225.org to learn more. The Fall Season opens September 15th at 9:00 am at Fountain Mesa Park on Fortman Avenue. Call or stop by the Chamber Office to learn more about AYSO…