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 By Geof Clark    News    February 20, 2019 

Fountain Council Hears From Widefield Resident About Proposed Zoning Change at Open Space

The controversial topic of Fountain City Council changing the zoning designation from Parks and Open Space District to Regional Commercial District for a piece of property located on Syracuse St.,...

 
 By Geof Clark    Sports    December 5, 2018

Sports Wrap Up

There was plenty of local high school sports action last week. For all three pages of sports highlights and photos click the following link: https://www.epcan.com/home/customer_fil...

 
 By Geof Clark    News    November 21, 2018

Fountain City Council Approves 2019 Fiscal Year Budget on First Reading

Members of the Fountain City Council approved the city’s 2019 fiscal year budget on first reading following a public hearing last Tuesday. The second reading and final approval is scheduled for the...

 

Sports Wrap Up

FOOTBALL Mesa Ridge Wins Fourth Straight Rivalry Game For all the highlights and photos click the following link: https://www.epcan.com/home/customer_files/pdfs/sports/sports_whs_a...

 
 By Geof Clark    News    September 12, 2018

Long-Time Fountain Valley Residents Peggy King and Florence Paradise Honored as FFF Parade Marshals

Well-known sisters Peggy King and Florence Paradise, who are natives of Fountain, joined a select group of past and present local residents when they served as parade marshals for the 49th Annual...

 
 By Geof Clark    News    September 5, 2018

Fountain Fire Department Kicks off Fall Festival Weekend

Members of the Fountain Fire Department hosted a dinner/dance Sunday night at Metcalfe Park, officially kicking off the Fall Festival celebration over Labor Day Weekend. Sandy Phelps, right, and her...

 
 By Geof Clark    Community    June 27, 2018

Duckwood Community Gardens Offer Local Residents a Place to Grow Their Own Food

Fountain Valley homeowners and renters with little or no outside space for gardens now have a place to grow their own fruits and vegetables, Duckwood Community Gardens at Fountain Creek Regional...

 
 By Geof Clark    Schools    May 30, 2018

Kirsten Coombes signs letter of intent to join college rifle team after signing to attend West Point

This past school year, Fountain-Fort Carson senior Kirsten Coombes made school history when she became the first member of the FFCHS JROTC rifle team to sign a letter of intent to join a college rifle...

 
 By Geof Clark    News    May 2, 2018

Local Middle School Student Sets Up Donation Box for Fire Victims at Fountain's Family Dollar Store

Kaytlin Koesy, a sixth grader at Fountain Middle School, wanted to help victims of the recent #117 Fire. She asked the staff at the Family Dollar located near the intersection of North Santa Fe and...

 
 By Geof Clark    News    April 25, 2018

Hope Rises From Out of the Ashes...

Following Severe Losses from the 117 Fire, GingerSnap Rescue Ranch Rebuilding with the Help of Donations from Friends and Strangers Despite the loss of several animals and structures from the 117...

 
 By Geof Clark    Business    March 28, 2018

Local Massage Therapist Expands Her Practice

Looking for a way to relax and unwind or just get rid of those constant aches and pains? Just put your trust in the healing hands of Jennifer Koslowsky, L.M.T., C.N.M.T, owner of Jennifer Koslowsky Ma...

 
 By Geof Clark    Sports    March 28, 2018

Sports Wrap Up

BOYS SWIMMING FOUNTAIN-FORT CARSON LOSES TO RAMPART The Fountain-Fort Carson boys swimming team lost 101-68 to Rampart last Tuesday in their home pool. The top five placers in individual events and...

 
 By Geof Clark    Sports    February 28, 2018

Sports Wrap Up

Four of the local high school teams participating in the Colorado State Basketball Tournament advanced to the Sweet 16 following play last week. For lots of photo highlights click on the following...

 
 By Geof Clark    Sports    February 21, 2018

Sports Wrap Up

There was plenty of action on the hardwood last week as local high school teams wrapped up their regular seasons. MESA RIDGE GIRLS GO 2-0; WIN THIRD STRAIGHT LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP The Lady Grizzlies...

 
 By Geof Clark    Sports    February 14, 2018

Sports Wrap Up

To see lots of sports photos athletes signing letters of intent included with this article click the following link: http://www.epcan.com/home/customer_files/pdfs/sports/sports_2018-2-14-18redopt.pdf...

 
 By Geof Clark    News    December 13, 2017

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

 
 By Geof Clark    News    December 6, 2017

Fountain Couple Set Up "Giving Fence" Again This Year

Once again this year, Fountain residents Tonja and Dean Himschoot have set up their “Giving Fence,” which provides free winter clothing items for local residents. Attached to the “Giving... Full story

 

Fountain's Robynne Hill Named to US Women's Para Ice Hockey Team for Fifth Straight Year

Fountain's own 21-year-old Robynne Hill was named to the US Women's Para Ice Hockey Team for the fifth straight year following tryouts at a Sled Hockey Development Camp last month in Voorhees, NJ. She... Full story

 
 By Geof Clark    News    August 30, 2017

Fountain City Council Approves Second Reading of Ordinance Banning Aggressive Solicitation

At their Aug. 22 meeting, Fountain City Councilmembers passed, on second reading, an ordinance banning aggressive solicitation. The motion to pass the ordinance was approved 7-0. The ordinance bans... Full story

 
 By Geof Clark    Sports    August 16, 2017

Fountain Woman Trying to Reclaim Spot on National Para Ice Hockey Team

Four years ago, Fountain resident Robynne Hill had the distinction of being the first Colorado resident to make the USA National Women's Sled Hockey (now known as Para Ice Hockey) Team. After taking...

 
 By Geof Clark    Sports    August 9, 2017

Cross Creek BMX Officials Trying to Save Track in Fountain; Hosting Double Points State Qualifying Race Aug. 26

A Double Points State Qualifying Race is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Cross Creek BMX track located at 8115 Parkglen Dr., right behind Cross Creek Park in Fountain. Cross Creek, the... Full story

 
 By Geof Clark    News    July 5, 2017

Fountain Public Service Volunteers Help Fulfill Fountain Girl's Make-A-Wish

Last week, Fountain Police Department personnel, including members of the Rapid Response Team and the department's Explorers unit, along with City of Fountain Fire Department personnel and in... Full story

 
 By Geof Clark    Business    July 5, 2017

Fountain Valley's Newest Doctor No Stranger to the Community

Jeremy Brown, D.O., the Fountain Valley's newest doctor, is no stranger to the community Dr. Brown, a long-time valley resident, took over the family practice of Dr. James Zimmer effective last... Full story

 
 By Geof Clark    Business    July 5, 2017

Security Florist Celebrates 50th Anniversary

A special 50th anniversary celebration was held Friday and Saturday at Security Florist, 580 Marquette Dr, Security. In the photo at right: owner Carole Jackson shows one of the floral arrangements... Full story

 
 By Geof Clark    Business    June 28, 2017

First State Bank Holds Community Appreciation Day

First State Bank's annual Community Appreciation Day was Thursday at Metcalfe Park in Fountain. The event featured refreshments, door prizes, and live music. The event is held every year by bank... Full story

 

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