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FFCHS Students Meet With City Leaders About Designing and Building a New "Welcome to Fountain Sign"

Fountain-Fort Carson High School Career and Tech Ed students met with City of Fountain leaders to pitch the idea of the high school students designing and building a new "Welcome to Fountain" sign...

 

FFCHS's Jequan Hogan is National Triple Jump Champion

Fountain-Fort Carson's Jequan Hogan, shown at left at the 2017 Colorado State Track and Field Championships, became a national champion Sunday as he won the triple jump at the New Balance Nationals... Full story

 

U.SCongressional District 5 Candidate Darryl Glenn Hosting Community Forum Sunday

All are invited to a Community Forum with U.S. Congressional District 5 Candidate Darryl Glenn this Sunday, March 18, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Fountain Library, 230 S Main Street. There will be an open discussion on issues facing the nation... Full story

 

Community Meeting to Discuss Fire Station Being Built in The Glen Tuesday

A community meeting regarding a new fire station being built in The Glen is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. this Tuesday, March 20, at Fire Station 1, 400 Security Blvd. All residents of The Glen are encouraged to attend....

 

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: JOSHUA JOSE CRUZ is a White Male, 29 years old,...

 

Sheriff's Office Asking for Assistance in Identifying Theft Suspects

At approximately 4:40 p.m. Feb. 5, El Paso County Sheriff's deputies responded to a package theft in the 4200 block of Arvol Circle in the Clearview area of north Security. According to Jacqueline... Full story

 

Is it Spring Yet?

Hope you all survived the "Spring Forward" clock change to Daylight Savings time this weekend. It has its pros and cons, but for me it's one more sign that soon the trees will be budding, birds will...

 

Politics: At Its Best, At Its Worst

The caucus process which was just completed was created to do away with the political elite of each party meeting to choose who would run on the party ticket at the state and county level. Instead...

 

Fire Dangers

I hope all are well and enjoying the nice weather.  The weather however has become a concern of mine because of a mild snow season.  I also would like to comment about a recent conference I attended on behalf of El Paso County.  As to our mild...

 

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Survivor Benefits Bill Signed by Governor

Wednesday, March 7, Colorado Governor John W. Hickenlooper signed State Senator Beth Martinez Humenik’s (R-Thornton) Senate Bill 148, which will provide the families of our fallen officers and other state employees with health benefits for up to 12...

 

D.A. Dan May to speak to Republican Club Monday

The Fountain Valley Republican Club’s guest speaker at its March 19 meeting will be El Paso County D.A. Dan May. “A popular speaker, Mr. May will bring an update on what is going on at the D.A.'s office and what he hopes to accomplish this year...

 

EPC Sheriff Endorses State Rep. Lois Landgraf

I have worked with Lois Landgraf for a number of years, both in her position as a city Council woman in Fountain and now as our HD21 Colorado state representative. She is a stalwart conservative...

 

El Paso County Democratic Candidate Forum is Tuesday at Fountain Branch Library

An El Paso County Democratic Candidate Forum is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. this Tuesday at the Fountain Branch Library, 230 S. Main St. The event is being sponsored by Liz Rosenbaum, candidate for House District 21. Other candidates already committed...

 

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 Chocolate Bunny Egg Hunt March 31, 9-10 a.m., 11 a.m. – Noon, and 1-2 p.m. Meet a...

 

El Paso Democrats Select Delegates to the County Assembly at Precinct Caucuses

At the El Paso County Democratic Caucus last Tuesday, attendees selected about 700 delegates to attend the County Assembly March 31 at UCCS. Delegates will meet to elect delegates to the State Assembly in Broomfield April 13 and 14. Those delegates...

 

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...

 

American Legion Post 38 Easter Party & Egg Hunt is March 24

American Legion Post 38’s annual Easter Party and Egg Hunt is scheduled for 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the post located at 6685 Southmoor Dr. in Fountain. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for pictures. There will be games and prizes for... Full story

 

Grand Opening Saturday at M 'n' C Motorcycle Apparel & Accessories in Fountain

A grand opening for M ‘n’ C Motorcycle Apparel & Accessories is scheduled for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at 723 Dale St., Fountain. The event will feature free goodie bags with each purchase. Also, customers will receive a free loyalty card with...

 

Super St. Patty's Sale Held at Peakview Windows and Siding

Shaun and Rosemary O'Laughlin, owners of Peakview Windows and Siding, held a Super St. Patty's Sale Saturday at the business located at 5520 S. Highway 85/87 unit #109 in the Fountain Valley Shopping...

 

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

 

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

Friday, March 16, the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Breakfast from 7-8 a.m., at a new location: IHOP, on Hwy. 85/87, Fountain. “If you know a business owner who would be interested in joining the chamber, please bring...

 

SUICIDE IS NEVER A JOKING MATTER!!

So, this past weekend I learned a new thing. I think I will share it with you. My youngest daughter is 15, as are her friends. When one is in some kind of trouble they naturally worry about them. One...

 

Water in the Tank?

A steam locomotive requires water. In the days when the Short Line ran trains over what is now the Gold Camp Road, they had to stop several times for water. The steepest part of the trip was from...

 

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...

 

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