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Full Stay At Home Order From Governor Polis

COLORADO – On March 25, 2020 Gov. Polis announced a statewide stay-at-home order beginning on Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 a.m. and will last until April 11, 2020. The Governor also provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and actions taken to limit the spread of the virus. Messages went out via phone…

Colorado Senior Shopping Hours

The following stores are offering Senior Only Shopping hours: Safeway 7 am – 9 am Tuesday, Thursday Albertsons 7 am – 9 am Tuesday, Thursday Dollar General First Hour Daily King Soopers 7 am – 8 am Monday, Wednesday, Friday Target First Hour Wednesday Walmart Opening One Hour Early Every Tuesday Whole Foods One Hour…

Gov. Polis Announces State’s Economic Response to COVID-19

DENVER, Colorado – Governor Polis provided an update on Colorado’s response to COVID-19 and announced a number of actions the state is taking to support Colorado’s economy. “This virus has significantly impacted our economy here at home and across the world. We know this has been challenging for our local businesses and workers, and we…

Remains Believed to be Gannon Stauch Found in Florida

Human Remains Found in Florida Tentatively Identified as Gannon Stauch On March 18, 2020, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office stating they responded to a call of a deceased juvenile male in Pace, Florida. An autopsy was performed by the District One Medical Examiner and the…

Public Health Alert – Colorado Springs Bridge Center

DENVER, March 14, 2020: El Paso County Public Health (EPCPH) has learned that the woman who died from COVID-19 on March 13 attended bridge games at Colorado Springs Bridge Center from Feb. 27 through March 3. EPCPH and the Colorado Department of Public Health (CDPHE) are releasing this information in the interest of public health.…

School Closures Starting Monday

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — Starting Monday, March 16, several El Paso County and surrounding county school districts will close school facilities for 16 days. Those schools closing include: Colorado Springs School District 11 Academy School District 20 Manitou Springs District 14 Cheyenne Mountain School District 12 Elbert 200 Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 Pikes…

Coronavirus Now In Colorado

Governor Jared Polis announced the First Case of COVID 19 In Colorado. For the latest information on the coronavirus (COVID-19), visit the Centers for Disease Control at www.cdc.gov/covid19. Please call your doctor, medical facility or emergency before traveling to the facility so they can evaluate the symptoms. As of March 5, 2020 there are now…

United States 2020 Census

The count is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The 2020 Census counts the population in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Each home…

Delays for Monday Due to Snow

Colorado Springs, CO – Delays at Peak Vista’s Falcon Peak Health Center, Fountain-Ft Carson Dist 9, Widefield District 3, Pikes Peak Library District. Check for updates as the Fountain Valley Times weather page is updated as reports come in.

Fundraiser For Gannon Stauch Family At Fountain Community Theater

Fountain Community Theater is doing a special performance of Give ’em Hell Harry!! as a fundraiser for family of Gannon Stauch on Monday February 17th 2020 at 6:30 pm 326 W. Alabama Ave. Fountain, CO All proceeds of this event will go to the family of Gannon Stauch in the hope that this small effort…

Find Gannon Stauch Volunteer’s Needed

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Department is now taking applications for citizen volunteers in the search for Gannon Stauch. Link to application: https://bit.ly/2S8qUHa. Applications can be returned to shrcommunityvolunteer@elpasoco.com. Once your application is approved you will be contacted with further instructions. #FindGannon

Missing 11 Year Old from Lorson Ranch

Gannon Stauch has been missing since Monday, January 27, 2020 from his home in the Lorson Ranch area. Our Patrol deputies and Major Crime Detectives have taken extraordinary steps to search for Gannon. He’s very young, it’s dark and cold outside and we want to bring Gannon to safety. Please call 719-390-5555 if you have…

Chinese New Year Festival 19th Festival

Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Chinese Cultural Institute will ring in their 18th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration at the City Auditorium on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The City Auditorium is located at 221 East Kiowa. The tickets will be available at door: Adults $6, Children 5-9 $5, Active…

Military Music Class Connection

Citizen Soldier Connection is pairing with the Colorado Springs Conservatory to offer Music Classes for the Military! This amazing opportunity is for a 8 week session, with offerings in piano, guitar, voice, song writing, and recording arts. The cost is $100, payable to the Colorado Springs Conservatory. Citizen Soldier Connection is offering scholarships! Don’t miss…

HBA Home & Garden Show

The longest running Home & Garden Show is back at the Chapel Hills Mall January 10-12, 2020.  Get a start on the new year and your to-do list at the Home & Garden Show.  This is your chance to visit with the top Colorado Springs home improvement experts about exciting ways to enhance the interior…

Fountain Community Theater Auditions

Fountain Community Theater will have auditions/casting call for their production of The Armadillo Queen. No need to prepare a monologue or anything. You will just do a cold read from the script. Resume and head shot are not required. Cast needed: Seven to five females (one teen, four adults), two males (one teen and one…