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Loving Your Lights!!!

I wanted to extend a personal thank you to everyone who has let the holiday in the heart be reflected by your beautiful light displays! Every night going home from work I am amazed at how hard so... Full story

 

Summary of My Town Hall Meeting on Water Issues

At a Town Hall on Dec. 4, the subject was the current status of water issues of concern to residents of House District 21. The room was packed with citizens and invited guests. Among those were... Full story

 

Oh My Word...

Before I tell you why I cried for 35 miles, let me tell you first that I have not nor will I "go postal". I have nothing against postal workers or mail carriers. I appreciate the hard work and...

 

Patricia's Point

Time and space didn't permit me to get this column together in time for last week's issue. We rarely close for four-day weekends but every year on Thanksgiving we make it a practice to. Our hard... Full story

 

In Defense Of A Cake Artist and Our American Rights

Jack Phillips faces a moral dilemma right now. Phillips owns Masterpiece Cake Shop in my home state of Colorado and is known for his beautifully decorated cakes for special events. He is also known... Full story

 

Water Meeting Holiday Nature Center Events

I wanted to thank all those that came out for the joint Town Hall on water issues I participated in this past Monday night. Hosted by State Representative Landgraf, it was well attended by Fountain... Full story

 

Purchase of Emergency Mobile Command Center a Great Step Forward

Dear Editor, A great big thank you to our city leader and employes for the purchase and equipping of the soon-to-be emergency mobile command center. This mobile center will be a great asset for our... Full story

 

Believe in the Magic!

I went to a restaurant the other day with my son after we dropped my daughter off to her morning rehearsal. It was nice to sit down one on one with him over a very good breakfast and guzzle... Full story

 

Finalizing the 2018 Budget

I truly hope all enjoyed a nice Thanksgiving last week.  I had a wonderful dinner with friends from church that day.  In today's column I wanted to remind everyone of a few upcoming forums and...

 

This is the Season Of Love, Share it...

Don't You Love This Time Of Year? Kids are a buzz with anticipation. Decorations go up in our homes and on houses down the street. The television commercials are now selling new toys for this year...

 

Linger With the Lord

It's late. I like to write in the evening. Sometimes I linger over my journal and wait to hear what God is trying to tell me. On this night, our house is quiet, I sit back and listen to the soft...

 

My Thanksgiving Miracle

For some of our long-time readers, the following story may sound familiar. I have previously written about it in the past; but felt a nudge to do so again this year. The holidays can be a busy time... Full story

 

Thanksgiving, Not Only an American Holiday

Each year on the fourth Thursday of November Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. It's a day to gather with family and friends, eat turkey and pumpkin pie and give thanks for our blessings. The history... Full story

 

There is Much To Be Thankful For As I Start My Second Term As Your Mayor

It has been four years since I became Mayor and a lot of things have been accomplished. We have worked hard to continue our growth forward as a community and to do the best we can for everyone who liv... Full story

 

Happy Thanksgiving!!!  

I wanted to wish all a wonderful holiday, and pray all enjoy a blessed day and reminder of all we have and are grateful for.  I thought I'd start this week's column with a bit of background on the... Full story

 

Mmm, The Feast Is Upon Us!

Don't you just love this Thanksgiving holiday, it's all about the food. There is not religious controversy or idealism issues surrounding this feasting day. It is simply a day about eating... and...

 

Advice From an Older Sister

llama. Giro. Dongle. Gypsum. Strange sounding words make me giggle. Words make us laugh but some make us cry. How often do we say one thing and someone reacts completely opposite to what we expect?...

 

A Mother's "Life is Right" Sigh...

We all have that thing in life that makes us sigh, a sigh of contentment. Yours may be from having accomplished something magnificent at work that took two weeks to finish. Or maybe you are on a road...

 

Car Thoughts

The other day, my husband and I were driving home. We saw our neighbor's teenage daughter, enjoying her mom's Cadillac, as she drove past us. He mentioned that she liked to drive it more than her own... Full story

 

Dogs... God's Gift of Pure Love...

I do hope you will take time to read the letter printed below, about Adopt a Senior Pet month. Most who know me know how very precious dogs are to me. I was born and raised in a loving home that... Full story

 

National Adoption Month

Good week to everyone.  I pray all enjoyed a nice Veterans Day Weekend.  The Fountain Valley was host to several events, including a couple at our local American Legion and VFWs, as well as the...

 

Love is Ageless

Hi. I'm Crissy. I lived for nine years in a puppy mill, but I was rescued a few weeks ago, and now I'm an official spokesdog for "Adopt-a-Senior-Pet" month. From the moment Theresa Strader from...

 

Update On Funding Air Force Has Obligated Toward Water Issues

I hope all are well.  This Saturday is Veterans Day, and I wanted to give my thanks to all those who have served, as well as provide an update regarding the water contamination issue.  Fountain... Full story

 

Saluting Our Veterans

It is so nice there will be several opportunities this Saturday for local residents to show their support and thanks to our community's veterans. A list of local activities is provided on our front...

 

A Day to Honor Our Veterans

On May 13, 1938, Congress, commemorating the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany, passed an Act, (52 Stat. 351, 5 U.S. Code, Sec. 87a), recognizing the 11th of November as a legal...

 

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