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1 year 6 months ago

Body found in Fountain Creek

Police have found a man dead in Fountain Creek near Nevada and I-25. He is believed to be in his 50's, but no identity has been given at this time. Police tell us they spotted the man around 4:20 this morning. The difficult terrain made it hard...

2 years 9 months ago

Storm affects Pueblo too

Pueblo emergency workers are on stand by in case of problems on Fountain Creek as it runs through Pueblo. The storm dropped more than three inches of rain on some parts of Colorado Springs and that water eventually makes its way into Fountain Creek. The U.S. Geological Survey station...

3 years 10 months ago

Woman rescued from Fountain Creek

Fountain Fire Department made an early morning rescue from Fountain Creek near Southmoor Drive after woman went hiking on a popular trail along the creek. Fountain FD received a call for a rescue of a woman who fell into the creek around 7:15 am. The victim had been hiking...

4 years 4 months ago

Fountain Creek improvement plans announced

City leaders are unveiling plans to revitalize Fountain Creek in Pueblo. The city planning department has a 30-year master plan to improve the Fountain Creek corridor from 8th St., south to the Arkansas River confluence. The city wants to improve water quality, reduce the flooding risk and add trails and...

4 years 6 months ago

Parks volunteer opportunities this Saturday

If you're looking for an opportunity to teach your children good stewardship of the earth--Bear Creek and Fountain Creek Nature Centers are encouraging families to volunteer this Saturday to clean-up and enhance the parks. The projects will include tree planting, creek cleaning, weed removal and trail renovations. The El...

4 years 6 months ago

Man robbed, beaten with club

A Colorado Springs man is in stable condition this morning after being beaten with a club during a robbery near Fountain Creek. Police say Robert Weegar had been napping along the edge of the trail near the creek and South Tejon when another man woke him up and demanded his...

4 years 6 months ago

Fountain Creek cleanup this Saturday

Trash will be cleaned out of Fountain Creek this Saturday in an effort organized by the Fountain Creek Water Sentinels, a branch of the Sierra Club. They're still seeking volunteers. If you'd like to help, meet at El Centro del Quinto Sol, 609 N. Erie Ave., around 9:15. Volunteers...

4 years 7 months ago

Arkansas River remains below flood stage

Days of heavy rains have raised the level of the Arkansas River in southern Colorado. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting that the river will not flood at this time. Fountain Creek is running swiftly from El Paso to Pueblo County and the confluence with the...

5 years 1 week ago

Homeless camp cleanups underway

With the No-Camping Ordinance in full effect, the faces of the creek beds around Colorado Springs are beginning to change. Earlier this week we showed you an abandoned campsite near America the Beautiful Park. Where syringes once laid, now geese now scamper around for the first time in a long...

5 years 3 months ago

A march of hope

Last year they celebrated Christmas in Iraq and this year the soldiers of Fort Carson's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division are happy to be home and are happy to give back. Some 300 members of the Raiders brigade assembled on a special mission Friday morning to help...

5 years 5 months ago

Representative plans water mitigation bill

State Representative Sal Pace (D-Pueblo) plans to introduce a bill in next year's legislative session that would encourage buyers of rural water to take steps to ease problems that may arise once the water is gone. Pace spoke before the Fountain Creek Watershed District Board this afternoon at the...

5 years 7 months ago

Missing Pueblo woman

It's been four days now since the family of a Pueblo mother has heard from her. Police say she disappeared after dropping her daughter off at school last Thursday. We have learned new information today about 57-year-old Susan Halsey. Pueblo police now have search and rescue dogs...

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