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A 1943 story in the local newspaper includes a trip that many of today's soldiers might enjoy. It seems that as part of their training a few maneuvers were scheduled. Before I get into this story,...

 

That Bridge!

This is an interesting story to me because I have talked about this subject before, but I thought by 1943 it was quiet. Well, it will be familiar, maybe, after you hear this story. In an earlier story...

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

Getting Started

The contract with the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad was barely dry when people started wondering when work would start. Right away the problem was, where it would start. Some of the early...

 

Security Public Library's Annual Story Contest Winners Announced

The winners of Security Public Library’s Annual Story Contest 2017 were recently announced. “We received many very interesting entries this year,” a library spokesperson said. “Thank you to everyone who participated. We are pleased to...

 

Second Annual Toy Drive at Security Public Library Continues Through Dec. 15

The second annual Security Public Library Toy Drive is underway and goes through Dec. 15. “Help make Christmas brighter for local children in need,” a spokesperson said. “Bring in a new, unwrapped toy anytime during our toy drive. For every... Full story

 

Friday Night Community 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...

 

God's Pantry Receives Huge Donation for Thanksgiving Dinners for Local Families

A representative from Fountain Landfill dropped off turkeys and other Thanksgiving dinner items to God's Pantry in Fountain Friday, just in time for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The items were purchased... Full story

 

Fountain Dam

Now that Colorado Springs has passed its wastewater fee, I think I ought to wander through a bit of history on such. There once was a plan drawn up of putting a dam on Fountain Creek near our fair...

 

Skelton Ranch

A couple years ago I mentioned the Skelton Ranch, as an early dude ranch. I have just come on a bit more information about the ranch, so today we will hear "The End." The Skelton ranch was a mystery...

 

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

UPCOMING EVENTS Fri., Nov. 17- Business Breakfast-7 -8 a.m.-Sarges’ Grill, 6436 Hwy 85/87, Fountain. “If you know a business owner who would be interested in joining the chamber, please bring them to the breakfast,” a spokesperson said.... Full story

 

Fountain Fire Department Collecting Toys for Fill the Helmet Holiday Delivery

The Fountain Fire Department is once again collecting new and like-new toys for the annual Fill the Helmet Toy Drive that will take place in December! The holidays will be here before we know!! Please drop off your donations at any of Fountain’s... Full story

 

God's Pantry Collecting Monetary Donations to Provide Families in Need with Thanksgiving Dinner

The staff and management of God’s Pantry in Fountain are collecting monetary donations to help local families in need with Thanksgiving dinner. “For only $13 your family or company will be providing a traditional Thanksgiving meal to a family in... Full story

 

Friday Night Community 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

 

Two Local Drop-Off Locations for Gifts for Samaritan's Purseproject Operation Christmas Child Set up

This month, two locations in the Fountain Valley will serve as drop-off sites for the Samaritan’s Purseproject, Operation Christmas Child-joining nearly 5,000 U.S. locations collecting gift-filled shoeboxes for children in need around the world.... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Singers Still Seeking More Members

The Fountain Valley Singers are still seeking more members for all voice parts. A spokesperson asked, “Where are you, Sopranos?” Rehearsals are held from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays at Saint Raphael Episcopal Church, 802 Leta Drive, Security. All music... Full story

 

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