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Legion Post 5 Members Present Check Donation to Fountain Fire Department for Coat Drive

Representatives of American Legion Post 5 in Colorado Springs attended a recent Fountain City Council meeting to make a presentation of a $725 donation to the Fountain Fire Department for the coat...

Sheriff's Office Announces Citizens' Academy Graduation

Sheriff Bill Elder recently announced the graduation of 29 citizens from the Sheriff's Office Fall Citizens Academy Class 2018-2. The citizens completed a seven-week academy that offered participants...

Community Rallies to Support Coat Drive Benefiting Local Youth

Members of Fountain-Fort Carson High School's Student Leadership and the Welte Education Center Leadership recently collected coats to help ensure others will be warm this winter. Coats, hats and...

Winter Weather is Here

Old Glory waves in the wind over the H. Kay Larson Memorial Gazebo at Metcalfe Park in Fountain on Monday, which was Veterans Day. Larson, who was co-founder of this newspaper, was honored long ago...

Fountain Police Offer Tips on Keeping Your Vehicles & Personal Belongings Safe

As the temperatures drop the last thing we want to do is get into a cold vehicle, so we go out, start it, and head back inside the house until it is warm enough to get in. This is called puffing and it is illegal in Colorado. The only exception to...

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: ADRIENNE BERKNESS is a White Female, 36 years old, 5’7” tall, 171 lbs., with brown hair and...

State Rep. Landgraf Re-elected, Hisey to serve as State Senator

Incumbent State Representative for District 21 Lois Landgraf was re-elected by voters last week with nearly 59% of the vote, defeating Liz Rosenbaum who has already stated she will seek election...

Three Mesa Ridge Students Participate in High School Rugby Championship Games

Three Mesa Ridge High School students participated in the Girls High School 7s Rugby Championship games Saturday at Garry Berry Stadium in Colorado Springs. The three included Selane Saole, freshman,...

AYSO Region 1225 Nov. 3 Make-Up Game News

AYSO Region 1225 Communication Coordinator Saturday brought the end to the U12 great fall soccer season! Thank you to those U12 coaches who helped make this a great soccer season for these players; over the last nine weeks these players perfected... Full story

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

On Friday, Nov. 16, the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Breakfast from 7-8 a.m., at IHOP, on Hwy. 85/87, Fountain. The breakfasts take place the first and third Friday of each month. “If you know a business owner who...

Security/Widefield Networking Group to meet Nov. 23

The next meeting of the Security/Widefield Networking Group is scheduled for 8:20 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23. The group meets the second and fourth Friday at Morning Glory Espresso, 101 Fontaine Blvd., Security. For more information, visit...

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...

That Other Incline

I have talked about the two inclines in Manitou several times in the past. I have also talked about the plan to build one up Cheyenne Mountain, long before there was a road up there, but this one is...

Silver Key Connections Cafe´

For more information about the Silver Key Connections Cafe´, contact the Fountain Valley Senior Center at 520-6470. Local Silver Key Connections Cafe´, meal sites include: Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain and Grinde...

Recycle! (And Let's Keep Our Community Beautiful!)

This Thursday is America Recycles Day. Not that we need a designated day to remind us of the importance of recycling here at the News office.. but if it helps get people motivated to help keep our...

Beyond Crazy in America

The horrendous shooting of 12 innocent people at a country music bar in Twin Oaks, California reminds us that no place in America is safe. If we thought there were some safe sacred zones in our...

Winter Weather Safety Tips 

I pray all are well and having a good week.  With the recent snowstorm I wanted to use this week's article to put out county recommended winter weather safety information.  Be safe out there. With...

Blanket trolls

We all know that teenagers are just basically blanket trolls. They would sleep until they starved to death if we left them undisturbed. When they do emerge, they should not be talked to, looked at,...

Fountain Fire and Police Merge Toy Drives to Host Winter Wonderland Party for Families This Year

The Fountain Fire and Police Departments are joining together this year to do one large toy drive for local children this holiday season. In past years the fire department and its auxiliary conducted the Fill the Helmet toy drive and the police...

Friday Night Soup Kitchen Open to All

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

Republicans Meet Monday Night

On Nov. 19, the Fountain Valley Republicans will meet at IHOP in Fountain for the final meeting of 2018!! The speaker will be State Senator Bob Gardner sharing “the good, the bad, and the future for the 2019 legislature year.” Eat/greet/meet at...

3rd Annual Toy Drive at Security Public Library

The Security Public Library’s third annual toy drive is underway and runs through Dec. 15. “Help make Christmas brighter for local children in need,” a library spokesperson said. “Bring in a new, unwrapped toy. Presents will be delivered by...

Emilia Juanita Vargas

December 19, 1953 - November 5, 2018 Emilia J. Vargas, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister, passed away November 5, 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was born December 18, 1953 in Rio...

Michael J. Sullins

November 24, 1964-November 10, 2018 Michael J. Sullins passed away November 10, 2018 at home. He was born November 24, 1964 at Ft. Hood, Texas, the eldest son of Erika F. and Luther J. Sullins, Jr.....

Thomas "T.J." Sprawls

July 2, 1934-November 9, 2018 Thomas “T.J.” Sprawls, 84, passed away November 9, 2018. Thomas was born July 2, 1934 in Hinesville, Arkansas. Survived by wife Linda Cornwell, daughter Dana Kraft, stepson Trace Teel, and numerous...

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church Advent Study

The Highly Acclaimed Church-wide Advent Study by Adam Hamilton begins at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church this coming Sunday, Nov. 18. Here are a few thoughts from Senior Pastor Terilynn Russ. A mother was telling her three children the story... Full story

The Raptors Are Pairing Up

This is my favorite time of year! Of course I love the beautiful colors of fall in Colorado but when the leaves are gone, it is time to find the raptors. Larger birds have longer gestation period so...

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 www.elpasocountyparks.com A Walk in the Woods for Vets & Families- Saturday, November 17, 10-11:30 a.m. We invite veterans and...

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