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American Legion renamed for Newt Heisley, creator of the POW*MIA Flag

American Legion Post 38 hosted a very special ceremony on Flag Day, June 14, to rename the post in honor and memory of a past member and national hero, Newt Heisley. He was the creator of the POW*MIA...

Fort Bragg's Deputy Garrison Commander Visits Fountain City Council Meeting

Fort Bragg's Deputy Garrison Commander Justin Mitchell presents a challenge coin to Councilmember Sam Gieck (standing). He shared them with the entire council including (l to r) Mayor Pro Tem Phil...

City of Fountain Exploring Single Hauler Trash Program, IGSAs with Fort Carson

At it’s June 25 meeting, the Fountain City Council heard a presentation from City Attorney Troy Johnson explaining what going with a single hauler trash program in the city would look like and why it could be beneficial. Note: there will be a...

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: NOAH WILLIAM BURTON is a White Male, 19 years old,...

Large Crowd Attends Security Fire Dept. July 4th Breakfast

A large crowd attended the annual Security Volunteer Fire Department Street Breakfast Thursday at Fire Station 1. SFD personnel host the breakfast every July 4th for local residents. The event...

Sheriff's Office Announces New Targeted Traffic Enforcement Areas in El Paso County

In May, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with regional Public Safety partners launched a Targeted Traffic Enforcement Initiative across El Paso County. This initiative was in response to the number of traffic fatalities in the...

Train Blocking Your Way? Have Others Concerns?

The city is sharing the following information for local residents: Call the corresponding railroad company at the numbers provided below. See chart for railroad company info. and for better...

With New Kanopy Database, Security Public Library Patrons Will Have Access to More Than 30,000 Films for Free

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at Security Public Library! Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films on instantly by visiting securitypubliclibrary.org. Films can be...

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

Next Business Breakfast is July 19 On Friday, July 19, the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Breakfast from 7-8 a.m., at IHOP, 6450 S. Hwy. 85/87, Fountain. The breakfasts take place the first and third Friday of each...

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...

On Pikes Peak Summit

As we are almost Mid Summer and still are getting snow on Pikes Peak I thought this April, 1927 story of opening the railroad up Pikes Peak would be interesting. I started working on the railway just...

Silver Key Connections Cafe´

Thursday, July 11 Swiss Steak Mashed Potatoes, Peas, Coleslaw, Banana Friday, July 12 Chicken Marsala, Roasted Red Potato, Brussel Sprouts, Green Bean Salad, Apple Monday, July 15 Chicken Taco Salad w/Sour Cream, Salsa and Avocado, Corn Chowder,...

God bless America.

I hope all had a great Independence Day last week. I enjoyed a full day of fun events including starting the day at the Security Fire Department's 4th of July pancake breakfast. It is always great...

Old Man and the Mountain... The Stuff of Legends...

You have heard of legends before, Big Foot, Nessie, Chupacabra. Then there are the fun ones of a fella who breaks into your house while you are sleeping and leaves toys and candy for little kids...

Unmet Expectations

Unmet expectations are most often the root of all anger. I heard Dr. Phil give that as a definition of anger years ago and it stuck with me. Unstated, Unmet Expectations I would go one step further...

El Paso County Fair Starts This Saturday

The 114th annual El Paso County Fair is Saturday, July 13, to Saturday, July 20, at the Fair & Event Center in Calhan. "The fair will feature amazing entertainment options, many of which are included with daily admission," said Stacy Starr,...

Thunder in the Valley Shine & Car Show and Cruise is this Weekend

The public is invited to come out to the Thunder in the Valley Shine & Car Show at Metcalfe Park in Fountain this weekend, featuring cars of all years, makes and models. Pre-registration for car show entrants start Friday at 3 p.m. Show and Shine...

Fountain Valley Historical Society's Museum Opens Wednesdays and Saturdays

The Fountain Valley Historical Society’s Museum, located one block north of Fountain City Hall at 114 N. Main, Fountain, will now be open from 1-5 p.m. Wednesdays during the Downtown Fountain Market. The museum is also open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m....

Community Soup Kitchen Open Every Friday

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...

City of Fountain's Recycling Center Open Three Days a Week and First Saturday of Month

The Fountain Recycling Center located at the Lorraine Center, 301 E. Iowa Ave., in Fountain is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is also open the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 1...

2019 Fall Festival Applications Are Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted for parade entries and booths at Metcalfe Park in conjunction with the 50th Annual Fountain Fall Festival, sponsored by the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce. The festival is scheduled for Labor Day, Monday,...

Faith Lutheran Church in Security Offers Bible-based Day Camping Week

Pastor Rick Mensing and the congregation of Faith Lutheran Church, 315 Security Blvd., invite all school age children and youth to participate in Christian day camping with the theme, “I AM, WE ARE,” July 15-19. Both Junior Camp for children...

First United Methodist Church of Fountain Offering Drive Through Communion

The First United Methodist Church, 1003 N. Santa Fe in Fountain is now offering Drive Thru Communion from 7:30-9:30 a.m. Sundays through Sept. 29. Bikes and travelers can roll on through. The conventional worship is at 10 a.m. inside. For more...

Dale Everett Neugebauer

February 28, 1920-July 3, 2019 Dale Neugebauer of Fountain, Colorado, passed away on July 3, 2019 at the age of 99. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. Dale was born on February 28, 1920...

SHIRLEY L. DOSTAL

November 24, 1926-June 25, 2019 For full obituary, please visit www....

Mesa Elementary Students Recognized for Supporting Veterans

Prior to the end of the school year, Fountain VFW Post 6461 Americanism Chairman Belinda Skibba presented a certificate from Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary Youth Activities...

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

JULY ACTIVITIES 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 ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco...

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