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Articles from the January 3, 2018 edition

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Thunder in the Valley Car Show Group Donates Total of $6,500 to Community Groups

Members of the Thunder in the Valley Car Show group recently made donations to local community organizations totaling $6,500. Fountain Valley Scholars received $3,500 to help fund scholarships for... Full story

 

"Wear Your Ugly Christmas Sweater to Work Day "Celebrated at Fountain City Hall

The Thursday before Christmas was "Wear Your Ugly Christmas Sweater to Work Day" at Fountain City Hall. Participants included, from the left, front row: Amanda Bivin, Gabby Serrano, and Rosa... Full story

 

Fountain PD Investigating Body Found Under Bridge

Sergeant D. Scott Gilbertsen, Media Relations Officer/Professional Standards announced Tuesday morning the Fountain Police Department was investigating a death in Fountain. “On January 1, at approximately 4 p.m., Fountain Police responded to the... Full story

 

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: BRANDON BURTON is a White Male, 27 years old, 5'8"... Full story

 

Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest in Security Shooting

At approximately 1:08 a.m. Saturday, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call regarding shots fired in the 1300 block of Marsh Hawk Drive in Security. According to... Full story

 

Here's to a Great New Year!

It's funny how when you adopt a certain mindset, suddenly everywhere you turn you find reminders of it! I have decided 2018 is going to be a year to focus on myself... on many forms of...

 

Happy New Year

I hope all are well and enjoyed a wonderful start to the New Year.  I enjoyed time last week with family including celebrating my sister's 50th birthday.  I look forward to what 2018 will bring...

 

2018 - Look In The Mirror

How did 2017 go for you? Was it a good year or a not so good year? Regardless of what happened you can't change 2017. The year is behind us and 2018 is ahead of us. What can you do to make 2018 a grea... Full story

 

Eagleside Students Selected to Lead Pledge at District Eight Board Meeting

Every month, students from various Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight schools are selected for the honor of leading the Pledge of Allegiance at the Board of Education meeting. For December's... Full story

 

FVC Class Registration is Jan. 10

Members of the Fountain Valley Crafters (FVC) will be holding registration for craft classes from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at VFW Post 3917, 4715 W. Clearview Drive, Security. Classes being offered include: Knitting, Ceramics, Needlework,... Full story

 

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 JANUARY ACTIVITIES Nature Adventures: Mighty Eagles January 4, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Children, ages 3-6... Full story

 

Friday Night Community Soup Kitchen Schedule

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

 

TREA Chapter 113 to Meet Jan. 4

Starting Jan. 1, 2018, Members of The Retired Enlisted Association Chapter 113 will meet at 10 a.m. the first Thursday of each month at IHOP, 6450 S. Highway 85/87, Fountain. “Are you concerned about your entitlements and about not having them... Full story

 

El Paso County's Treecycle Program Underway Recycle Your Christmas Trees into Mulch

El Paso County’s annual program for recycling Christmas trees, Treecycle, occurs on Dec. 30, and Dec. 31, and again on Jan. 6 and 7, 2018. Christmas trees are ground into mulch at all locations and the mulch is given away free (please bring your... Full story

 

City of Fountain Announces Tree Recycling

Free Christmas tree drop-off site at Metcalfe Park to accept trees through Jan. 31.... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Democrat Club meets Monday

The Fountain Valley Democratic Club will have its next meeting at the Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Dr., Monday, January 8. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m., with a potluck dinner. Call 382-1015 for more informatio... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Historical Society Meets Jan. 8

The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 8, in the downstairs of the museum. To set up tours of the museum, call President Elaine MacKay at 382-7625, Vice President Sarah Wilson at...

 

Be Your Best Self This New Year

When you read this it will be 2018... Whoodah thunk, right? When you were a kid you never thought, "I wonder what 2018 will be like" You thought about the year 2000 and maybe some sci-fi episode of...

 

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

Upcoming events Fri., January 5, 2018 - 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

 

A Holiday Problem

This being the Holiday season, perhaps you might remember this old column! In the holiday season a few celebrations were different during the Prohibition era, almost a hundred years ago. Out on a farm... 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... Full story

 

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...

 

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church News: Make Faithful Intentions This New Year

Happy New Year from Good Shepherd United Methodist Church! We hope you had a wonderful Christmas season with family, friends and those you love. Please enjoy these thoughts from Laurens Glass, a website manager at the national United Methodist... Full story

 

Dora "Omi" J. O'Connor

October 6, 1932 - December 29, 2017 Dora "Omi" J. O'Connor, age 85, a proud and loving grandmother, passed away peacefully at home with family present. She was born on October 6, 1932 to Ernst and... Full story

 

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