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 By Mel McFarland    Community    June 21, 2017 

Snow Problem

I ran across an interesting snow clearing problem from back in 1889. I have heard of this happening out on the eastern plains of Colorado, and even on the lines south of Denver, about a hundred years...

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News

An evening of great entertainment provided by The Song Spinners and a delicious meal was enjoyed by all who attended. See related photos. * Rural Area Meal Program, or RAMP, is for individuals age 60... Full story

 

Golden Circle Lunch Menu

Thursday, June 22 Pork Loin W/Mushroom Sauce, Black Bean & Lentil Soup, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Pineapple, Chocolate Chip Cookie Friday, June 23 Sloppy Joe, Carrots, Coleslaw, Canned Peaches, Yogurt Blt Sandwich, Italian... Full story

 

Fountain Farmers Market Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Localvore CoOp’s Farmers Market in the City Hall plaza in Fountain is back, held every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information call (719) 205-8574. Fountain Community Market Hosted Every Wednesday in City Hall Plaza The Fountain... Full story

 

Fountain's Splash Pad, Widefield Parks & Rec.'s Splashpark Open

The City of Fountain’s Splash Pad located at Aga Park is now open for the season. The Splash Pad is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. every day through Labor Day. Admission is free. The Splashpark at Widefield Parks and Recreation, located at 705 Aspen Dr.,... Full story

 

Republican Club to Hear About Water Situation at June 19 Meeting

The Fountain Valley Republican Club will have its next meeting on Monday, June 19, at IHOP in Fountain to hear an update on the water situation in the Fountain Valley. Confirmed speakers are Curtis Mitchell from Fountain Utilities and Roy Heald... Full story

 

Free Legal Clinic the First Monday of the Month 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

 

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

 

From The Summit

In June, 1889 a new attraction was opened in this area. The latest achievement by the builders of local attractions was the construction of a carriage road to the very summit of Pike's Peak, 14,148...

 

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

 

Elder Abuse Presentation set for June 15 at Colorado Springs Senior Center

A presentation entitled “Understand and End Financial Abuse of Older People: A Human Rights Issue” is scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 15 at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N Hancock Ave. The event is being held in conjunction with... Full story

 

Golden Circle Lunch Menu

Thursday, June 15 Chicken Piccata W/Pasta And Sauce, Creamed Spinach, Lima Beans, Cream Of Potato Soup, Mandarin Oranges, White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Friday, June 16 Sandy’s Chicken Chili, Broccoli W/Cheese, Tortilla, Carrot Raisin Salad,... Full story

 

Melissa Farmer weds Cory Cookingham

Melissa Farmer and Cory Cookingham were married June 10, 2017 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Fr. Ron Jozwiak presided over the wedding. The bride is the daughter of Karen... Full story

 

30 Members and Visitors Attend Fountain Valley Chapter No. 155 OES' First June Meeting

On June 1, members of Fountain Valley Chapter #155 Order of the Eastern Star met for their first meeting in June. There were 30 members and visitors present. Zelda Klein filled in for the missing... Full story

 

Wall of Honor at Veterans Memorial Unveiled at Memorial Day Ceremony

Rev. Bob Kwiatkowski of The Retired Enlisted Association gives the invocation at a special Memorial Day Ceremony May 29 at the Fountain Valley Veterans Memorial as special guests and citizens look...

 

Land Being Cleared For New Mini Storage Facility In Widefield

In response to some local resident's questions about the land being cleared just south of Webster Elementary School (and northwest of Mesa Ridge High School) in Widefield, we contacted County... Full story

 

Free Basic Dental Services June 10 at St. Dominic Catholic Church

Representatives from The Pacific Dental Services Fountain along with representatives from Fountain Modern Dentistry and Orthodontics are partnering with representatives from St. Dominic Catholic Church to provide free, basic dental services to local... Full story

 

Fundraiser for Joseph Vialpando Saturday at VFW Post 6461

A benefit dinner and auction for Joseph Vialpando is scheduled for Saturday at VFW Post 6461, 753 S. Santa Fe Ave., Fountain Dinner will be served from 4-6 p.m. An auction will follow and there will be live music till 1 a.m. Cost is $10 for dinner...

 

Republican Club to Hear About Water Situation at June 19 Meeting

Fountain Valley Republican Club will have its next meeting on Monday, June 19, at IHOP in Fountain to hear an update on the water situation in the Fountain Valley. Confirmed speakers are Curtis Mitchell from Fountain Utilities and Roy Heald from... Full story

 

Democratic Club meeting on Monday

The Fountain Valley Democratic Club will have its next meeting at the Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Dr., Monday, June 12.  Guests will be Widefield School District Supt. Scott Campbell and Director of Communications Samantha... 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 at 102 N. Main St., Fountain. “Buy a bag at the door for $5 and fill it with clothing, dishes, toys, movies, and stuff that you just can’t live without,’ a spokesperson... Full story

 

Fountain's Splash Pad, Widefield Parks & Rec.'s Splashpark Open

The City of Fountain’s Splash Pad located at Aga Park is now open for the season. The Splash Pad is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. every day through Labor Day. Admission is free. The Splashpark at Widefield Parks and Recreation, located at 705 Aspen Dr.,... Full story

 

Historical Society Meets June 12

The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, June 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... Full story

 

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