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: BRANDY NICHOLE ADKINS is a White Female, 32 years ... Full story

County Commissioners Remember the Attack on Pearl Harbor

Proclamation Honors Those Who Gave Their Lives for the U.S. During World War II The Board of El Paso County Commissioners during its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 5, remembered a day that "forever... Full story

Widefield Resident Makes $4,000 Donation to Security Fire Department

Widefield resident Paul Polland was so grateful to Security Fire Department personnel who twice helped his grandmother when she had medical problems and also needed transportation to the hospital,... Full story

Fountain's New Deputy Police Chief First From Department to Complete FBI's National Academy

Fountain Police Chief Chris Heberer recently announced he was proud to name Tommy Coates as the new Deputy Police Chief for the Fountain Police Department. He did so before a large crowd of law...

Town Hall Meeting Focuses on the Facts About Water

State Representative Lois Landgraf hosted a joint town hall meeting focusing on water issues Monday, Dec. 4, at the Fountain Valley Senior Center. Representatives from the Colorado Department of... Full story

Signs of the Season....

Cute Christmas and holiday displays like this one we found in a Fountain yard add to the holiday cheer around the Fountain Valley area. The News staff salutes all who have chosen to brighten the... Full story

Tell Us About Your Favorite Holiday Light Displays!!

Lights and Sights to See List to be Published Next Week and Will Be Shared on Our Facebook Page Every year, this newspaper publishes a Lights and Sights to See listing for residents in the Fountain Valley area. We invite all local residents to... 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

Registration Underway at Widefield Parks and Rec. for Girls 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball League

Registration is currently underway at Widefield Parks & Recreation for its Girls 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball League. The season will begin early February and end before Spring Break. “This league is a great opportunity to learn and play in a fun... Full story

High School Sports Wrap Up

High School Sports Wrap Up There was plenty of local high school sports action on the courts, in the pool and on the mats last week. BASKETBALL Mesa Ridge Boys Go 2-1, Beat Palisade-74-48 Saturday... Full story

More Carson Stories

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,...

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

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

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...

Fountain Community Theater Presents

Performers with the Fountain Community Theater will present the winter production of “A Christmas Chaos” by: Michael Wehrli at 7 p.m.  Dec. 14, 15, and 16, at the Dean Fleischauer Activities Center, 326 Alabama Ave, Fountain. “This is a... Full story

American Legion Post 38 Children's Christmas Party Saturday

The annual American Legion Post 38 Family Children’s Christmas Party is scheduled for 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the legion hall located at 6685 Southmoor Dr., Fountain. “Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand for pictures,” a spokesperson... Full story

The Military Retiree/Spouses Activities Office Holds Luncheon, Council Meeting Tomorrow

The Military Retiree/Spouses Activities office holds a luncheon at noon the second Thursday of each month at the Peterson Air Force Base Club. The luncheon is followed by a monthly council meeting at 2:30 p.m. in Building 350, Room 1206. Call... Full story

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

Fountain Fire Dept. 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 is taking place this month! The holidays will be here before we know!! Please drop off your donations at any of Fountain’s... Full story

Open House at Museum set for Dec. 16

Historical Society members are hosting an Open House, bake sale, and crafts event scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec 16, at the museum located at 114 N. Main St, Fountain. There will be a free Sloppy Joe lunch. “Happy and Safe Holidays... Full story

Writing Workshop Forming in Fountain

A writing workshop is forming in Fountain, to be facilitated by Julianza Shavin. Workshops will be held at her house on Ermel Road, near the intersection with Link Road. The workshop is for sharing and inspiring, and also receiving feedback and... Full story

VFW POST 6461 Activities

Everyone is always welcome at VFW Post 6461, 753 S. Santa Fe, Fountain. Visit 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 &... Full story

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

UPCOMING EVENTS Fri., Dec. 15- 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... Full story

Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group Meeting at Library

The Alzheimer’s Association’s caregiver support group in Fountain has moved to Security Public Library, 715 Aspen Dr. It meets every third Saturday, from 1 - 2:30 p.m. Please contact Barb Caudle at 719 266-8773 prior to attending the first... Full story

Members of Fountain Valley Chapter #155 Order of the Eastern Star Hold Last Meeting of Year

On Dec. 7, members of Fountain Valley Chapter #155 Order of the Eastern Star met for their last meeting of 2017. All officers were present with the exception of the Associate Matron. Mary Kae Jarvis... Full story

Fountain Valley Singers' Christmas Concert Saturday

The Fountain Valley Singers’ Christmas Concert “O What a Night” is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Raphael Episcopal Church, 802 Leta Drive in Security. “Enjoy some of the most beloved songs of the season like O Holy Night, Mary Did... Full story

George Friedrich Scott

September 13, 1951 - December 9, 2017 Flight Line Mechanic. Survived by fiancée Sharon Larocco; stepdaughters Bonnie Gore and Tammy Duggan, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Services and obituary:... Full story

William Leroy Horton

May 24, 1948 – December 7, 2017 William (Bill) Leroy Horton was born May 24, 1948 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Howard William Horton and Mina Vanderveen. A Colorado Springs resident since the early ... Full story

Carol Ann (Francis) Williford

December 24, 1946-December 8, 2017 Carol Ann (Francis) Williford passed away December 8, 2017 at Penrose Main Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was born December 24, 1946 in Bozeman, Montana to Edwin L. and Mabel Josephine (Moore)... Full story

Christmas Cantata at Good Shepherd UM Church

Isaiah 9:6 -* For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. This scripture brings such hope when... Full story

Backyard Birding

Want to help the wildlife in your area and be entertained daily, certify your yard as a wildlife habitat. The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) will certify your yard as a wildlife habitat. The...

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 DECEMBER ACTIVITIES Horse Drawn Wagon Rides December 16, 11:30 AM, NOON, & 12:30 PM Enjoy the sounds... Full story

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