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Local Family History Stories Sought for Possible Inclusion in New Exhibit

Fountain Creek Nature Center seeks family history stories for a new cultural history exhibit planned for installation in late 2017 or early 2018. The exhibit will be titled, “Fountain Creek is the Pathway of History.” This unique exhibit will foc... Full story

 

Poetry Contest

Security Public Library’s Annual Poetry Contest is underway, in conjunction with April being National Poetry Month. There will be first and second place winners in each of the following categories: 4th-5thgrade, 6th-8th grade, 9th-12th grade, and... Full story

 

Free Legal Clinic Will be May 1 at Fountain Branch Library

A free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney is scheduled for 3:30-5:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the Fountain Branch Library, 230 S. Main St., Fountain. By computer link, volunteer attorneys will answer questions; help fill out... 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

Thursday, April 27 Crab Cakes, Broccoli Cheddar Rice, Green Beans Almondine, Oatmeal Raising Cookie, Orange, Milk Friday, April 28 Ziti w/ Sausage & Sauce, Italian Vegetable Blend, Caesar Salad, Banana, Milk Monday, May 1 Baked Citrus Tilapia, Rice... Full story

 
 By Mel McFarland    Community    April 26, 2017 

The Military Highway

Back in 1940 there were proposals for a new highway across Colorado. The amazing Pennsylvania Turnpike had just opened and the “super highway” was introducing the country to the next generation of...

 

Final Widefield Community Park Master Plan is Now Available

El Paso County Parks invites you to download the final Widefield Community Park Master Plan.  The Master Plan was approved by the Board of County Commissioners on March 30th and is the result of many... Full story

 

Destroy Records And Personal Documents At "Letter Rip" Event

El Paso County is encouraging everyone who has out-dated records, documents or other personal papers around their home to have them properly destroyed during this year’s "LETTER RIP" event Saturday, May...

 

Great American Cleanup is Saturday

In conjunction with Earth Day, the Pikes Peak Great American Cleanup is this Saturday, April 22, starting at 9 a.m. at 22 locations across El Paso County from Falcon to Fountain, from Manitou Springs to Monument and from Calhan to downtown Colorado... Full story

 

FFCHS JROTC Hosts Blood Drive

On April 25 and 26, the Fountain-Fort Carson High School Junior ROTC program will host its annual blood drive held in the school gymnasium. This blood drive is open to the public and will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. You must be at... Full story

 

Future of District 3 Focus of Community Meeting Tonight

Widefield School District 3 is hosting a meeting tonight (Wed., April 19) at 6 p.m. at Watson Junior High, 136 Fontaine Blvd. Superintendent Scott Campbell will discuss a new school, facility upgrades and a mill levy/bond. For more info. call... Full story

 

God's Pantry Next Bag Day is Saturday

The next Bag Day at God’s Pantry is scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, weather permitting, at 102 N. Main St., Fountain. “Buy a bag at the door for $5 and fill it as full as you can,” a spokesperson said.”Anything too big to fit in the... Full story

 

Free Legal Clinic Will be May 1 at Fountain Branch Library

A free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney is scheduled for 3:30-5:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the Fountain Branch Library, 230 S. Main St., Fountain. By computer link, volunteer attorneys will answer questions; help fill out... Full story

 

VFW Post 3917/ Ladies Auxiliary & Canteen News

All activities are open to the public. The post is located at 4715 W. Clearview Dr. in Security. Canteen is open Tues.-Thurs. 1-7 p.m., Fri. Noon-8 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. *Breakfast is served from 8-10:30 a.m. every Sunday.-$6 (eggs to order,... Full story

 

VFW POST 6461 Activities

Everyone is always welcome at VFW Post 6461, 753 S. Santa Fe, Fountain. Visit www.vfwpost6461.org or Facebook: VFW Post 6461 for up-to-date information. The doors open at Noon Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. Sat., and 8 a.m. Sun. Help support our Veteran &...

 

Food for Fines in April at Security Public Library

Do you owe fines to Security Public Library? Would you like to clear those fines and do a good deed all at the same time? Now is your chance. For each non-perishable food donation a library patron makes during April, their fine will be reduced by $2.... Full story

 

"Use Your Library Card" Contest

In conjunction with National Library Week, a “Use Your Library Card” contest is being held at Security Public Library during the month of April. “Every time you use your card in April, you can fill out a drawing slip and be entered in to a... Full story

 

A New Train

In the late 1930’s all sorts of improvements were coming to transportation. The automobiles of the late 1930’s were quite different than those of merely ten years before. The changes in aircraft... 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

 

PPACG Area Agency on Aging offers Social Security 101

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging is pleased to announce an extension of the traditional Medicare 101 series.  PPACG is partnering with Social Security Administration to provide Social Security 101.  These... 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 Presenting GOING HOME! April 22

Members of The Fountain Valley Singers will present their first concert of the year at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church, 802 Leta Drive, Security. GOING HOME! is a concert of enjoyable music like: Deep River, River in... Full story

 

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