Local News

Here’s YOUR Opportunity to let your neighbors know about what is happening.
SEND TIPS! liz@FVTimes.com

Fountain Creek Nature Center – Storytelling & Hike

Join  a naturalist for a fun evening of Native American stories, songs and end with “smores” around a campfire at the Fountain Creek Nature Center. $4.00/member, $5.00/nonmember, Reservations Required) Phone: 719-520-6745 Location Details Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Peppergrass Lane Fountain CO 80817 US

Fountain Valley Senior Center 9th Annual Golf Tournament

by LIZ ALEXANDER The Fountain Valley Senior Center 9th Annual Golf Tournament will be on Friday, September 16, 2011 at the Valley Hi Golf Course.  Proceeds will benefit the Fountain Valley Senior Center, a non-profit agency that provides services and activities to older adults in the Fountain Valley community.  Services include transportation, nutrition, home delivered meals…

Dougherty Suspects may be in Colorado Springs

By COLORADO SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT Press Release 4:30 PM At about 1:30pm today the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) received a report that three people spotted near Woodmen and I-25  matched the description of the Dougherty siblings that began a crime spree in Florida last week. The trio has been connected to crimes in Florida and…

Widefield High School Softball Camp

The WHS Softball Camp is for girls in 2nd -8th grade. Operated by Widefield High School Softball coaches. Campers will participate in hitting, infielding, outfielding, pitching, catching and a scrimmage. The camp includes a t-shirt and will be held at the Widefield Community Center’s Field #2. Session:       WHS Softball Camp #8103.101 Price:           $35.00 Dates:           August…

Venetucci Farm Stand is Open

The Venetucci Farm Stand is open on Saturday’s from 9 am to 1 pm.  They offer a variety of seasonal produce, meat and dairy products.  Farm fresh eggs are $4.00/dozen.  You can place orders for pork and beef by calling 391-8102.    To get to Ventucci farm, take I-25 to South Academy Blvd Exit 135 and go…

El Paso County Fair

The El Paso County Fair runs through Saturday in Calhan.  Friday is Senior Day with $3 admission for 55 years and older.  There will be a Free Senior Breakfast from 8 am to 11 am and free pies will be given to Seniors at 3:00 pm.   Fair activities include petting Zoo, Carnival and various programs throughout the day.  The…

Thunder in the Valley Car Show

The annual Thunder in the Valley Car Show is on Sunday, July 17, 2011 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at Metcalfe Park at 704 E Ohio Avenue in Fountain, CO.  Registration starts at 7:00 am with $30.00 per entry.  There will be awards, prizes, food, music and lots of fun!  The Car Show will benefit…

Deal of the Day: Free Slurpee on July 11, 2011

It’s 7-Eleven Day today!  Get a free 7.11 ounce Slurpee today at 7-Eleven from 12:00 am until 12:00 am on Monday, July 11th.   7-Eleven is celebrating it’s 84th Birthday and is giving away free Slurpee’s as a way of thanking its customers.  Click here to find a location near you.

Fountain Planning Commission Meeting Canceled

The July 6, 2011 Planning Commission meeting has been cancelled and has been rescheduled for July 20, 2011 at 6:00 pm in the City Council Chambers.  Meetings are open to the public.

Colorado Springs 4th of July Celebrations

Colorado Springs and the US Air Force Academy have come together to celebrate our nations Independence Day at Falcon Stadium.  There will be food, games and music from the Colorado Springs Symphony.  There will also be a car show and fly over during the event.  The 4thof July celebration starts at 4:00 pm and will…