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Fountain Transit Adds Saturday Service

The City of Fountain is expanding its transit services in two ways. New Saturday Service has begun, with a route time of 9:25 a.m. to 4:55 p.m. One bus is making the rounds in Fountain. For the schedule see the website at www.fountaincolorado.org For...

 

Research Team Seeks Local Residents for Health Study on Effects of PFAS in Drinking Water

Members of The Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition hosted Drs. John Adgate and Chris Higgins and members of their health study research team last week at the First United Methodist Church of...

 

Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez Hosting Town Hall Meeting Monday

District 4 El Paso County Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez will be hosting a town hall meeting from 6-7:30 p.m. March 12 at Sarges' Grill, 6436 U.S. Hwy. 85/87. He will review 2018 budget highlights and priorities and answer questions from... Full story

 

Public Meeting on I-25 Expansion Plan is Saturday

El Paso County will host a second public meeting to give citizens a convenient time and location to learn more about the ongoing planning process for the expansion of I-25 between Monument and Castle Rock. This county-hosted meeting will be held at...

 

D3 Community Can Vote on Name Suggestions for New School

The Widefield School District 3 Naming Committee for a new multi-level school blanned at Lorson Ranch recently met and narrowed down a list of suggested names for the new pre-school through eight grade school. They also created survey for the public...

 

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: SHOWNE JACKSON is a Black Male, 22 years old, 6’3” tall, and 165 lbs., with black hair and brown...

 

Strategic Planning

After a quick start to 2018 all of the departments at City Hall have been moving forward with many projects and gearing up for the spring and summer months. I look forward to some positive work in...

 

Guns, Opioids, Alcohol, Bad Judgment and Balance 

Every person in America should have the privilege of driving a car if they meet the qualifications.  Requirements involve passing written and driving tests and passing a vision test. Enough...

 
 By Steve Durham    Opinion    March 7, 2018

Landgraf Assisted Efforts to Eliminate Common Core

Dear Editor, For the three years that I have served on the State Board of Education I have  appreciated Lois Landgraf's leadership on education issues. The statements made by her opponent that she...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com March Activities 2’s & 3’s Outdoors: Animal ABC’s March 8, 9-10:15 a.m. Share the joy of your 2...

 

Party Chair to speak at next Democratic Party meeting

The Fountain Valley Democratic Club will have its next meeting at the Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Dr., Monday, March 12.  Electra Johnson, El Paso County Democratic Chair, will be the guest speaker.  She will be discussing... Full story

 

Historical Society Meets March 12

The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, March 12, in the downstairs of the museum. To set up tours of the museum, call President Elaine MacKay at 382-7625, Vice President Sarah Wilson at...

 

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group Now Meeting in the Afternoon at Security Public Library

The Fountain Valley’s Alzheimer’s Association’s caregiver support group is now meeting from 1-2:30 p.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Security Public Library, 715 Aspen Dr. There is no charge to attend. Please call... Full story

 

NAMI Fundraiser Set for May 3 at The Broadmoor

Stepping into the Light, NAMI Colorado Springs’ 8th Annual Breakfast fundraiser, is scheduled for 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 3, at The Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave., Colorado Springs. The breakfast is free and open to members of the community, however,...

 

Friday Night Soup Kitchen Schedule

The First United Methodist Church of Fountain soup kitchen from 4-6 p.m. every Friday is open to anybody who would like a bowl of hot soup and great fellowship with neighbors. More groups to help host and prepare meals are sought. The church is... Full story

 

Friends of SPL Membership Drive Underway

Members of the Friends of the Security Public Library are conducting their annual Membership Drive. The Friends of the Security Public Library is a non-profit voluntary group which recognizes that excellence in library service enhances the quality...

 

Fountain Community Theater Presenting "One Wife Too Many" March 8-10

Performers with the Fountain Community Theater are presenting the play “One Wife Too Many” March 8-10 at the Dean Fleischauer Activities Center, 326 Alabama Ave, Fountain. Performances will be at 6:30 p.m. each night. The plot of the play is as...

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion    March 7, 2018

Make the Little Things in Life Huge

As I fast approach yet another birthday I have these moments of this strange confidence breaking stuff... I don't know what it is. It does not last long... Then I think "um yeah, it's a sign of old ag...

 

Next Chamber Social is Monday, March 12

The chamber’s next Business After Hours Social will be hosted by Katie Widau, Widau Farmers Insurance Agency, with co-hosts Carola Rafferty of Carola’s Tax Assistance and Legal Shield- James Flowers. A presentation on protecting your identity...

 

Fountain Train Chase

Last week I talked about a train in Ute Pass, today it is Fountain's turn. No, I am not going to go over the Great Fountain Blast again. This story happened in the mid 1980's. I actually got to see...

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News

* Rural Area Meal Program or RAMP, is for individuals age 60 and over who live in El Paso County. This program is for older adults who are not able to get to the nearest congregate meal site. This includes individuals needing assistance due to...

 

Golden Circle Lunch Menu

For more information about the Golden Circle meal program, contact the Fountain Valley Senior Center at 520-6470. Local Golden Circle meal sites include: Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain and Grinde Manor, 906 Grinde...

 

Good Shepherd Church Easter Cantata & Palm Sunday Service

Jesus surrounded himself with people who, like us, had failings and shortcomings. The events of Holy Week reveal the disciples’ human nature and weaknesses: Judas betrays Jesus for a pocketful of coins; the disciples sleep while Jesus agonizes in... Full story

 

Helen Elizabeth Wilson

August 3, 1928-March 4, 2018 Helen was "raised up" by our Lord and savior Saturday, March 4, 2018 at the age of 89. She was born August 3, 1928 in Clarksville, Texas. She moved to Colorado Springs in... Full story

 

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