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New year, new you? Be realistic!

Tips for healthy living from a master herbalist Happy New Year! I actually love the New Year. It gives me an excuse to sit down and contemplate the future, take stock of where I was... — Updated 1/23/2020


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Practice safe food prep in 2020

Broomfield, Colo. - Start the New Year off right by practicing safe food preparation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), foodborne illness is a common, costly-yet preventable-public health problem.... — Updated 1/8/2020


Recipe for a winter warm-up

(Family Features) When cold weather hits, it's natural to seek comfort in a variety of forms: warm blankets, layers of sweaters and delicious, hearty meals. Winter is the perfect se... — Updated 1/8/2020


Look to the Skies

A hot air balloon takes to the skies on Tuesday morning, visible to many residents in Widefield and Fountain. Clear Colorado skies often provide the perfect backdrop for majestic... — Updated 1/8/2020


Games to raise money for teacher

District 8 basketball teams will be playing for cancer awareness and to raise funds for a teacher battling an illness on Jan. 21-22. The games will be played at the Fountain-Fort Ca... — Updated 1/8/2020


Top Tips to Get Ready to Run

(Family Features) You've made the decision to get in shape, and whether your goal is a full marathon or simply a few laps around the neighborhood, there are a few steps to consider... — Updated 1/8/2020


Colorado Mountain Club announces events calendar for January-February

The Colorado Mountain Club has several community events for winter, with the upcoming Backcountry Film Festival, Inaugural Colorado Mountain Club Benefit Gala, and the CMC Film Series: Beyond Skiing Everest. Wednesday, Jan. 15 ... — Updated 1/8/2020


Health officials encourage radon testing in homes

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, and El Paso County has been designated as an area with high radon potential, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Take action this January during... — Updated 1/8/2020


2019 busy year for building in County

It was another booming year for construction and growth in the Pikes Peak Region. Pikes Peak Regional Building permit numbers showed strong growth in both residential and... — Updated 1/8/2020


Veterans Writing Workshops moved to Fridays

Organizers of a writing workshop designed specifically for veterans have announced a new day for their program. They will meet on Fridays in Colorado Springs. “I cannot think of a better time to do expressive writing in a group... — Updated 1/8/2020


Business Networking

Representatives from a wide variety of local businesses and organizations attended the most recent Business Breakfast of the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 3. Editor... — Updated 1/8/2020


Methodist denominations separating over homosexuality

A diverse, 16-member group of United Methodist bishops and other leaders has offered a proposal that would preserve The United Methodist Church while allowing traditionalist-minded congregations to form a new denomination. The sepa... — Updated 1/8/2020


Kidnapping victim found; suspects still at-large

A 24-year-old kidnapping victim in northern El Paso County has been found safe, but suspects remain at large and are considered armed and dangerous, according to officials. On Jan. 3, at approximately 8:10 p.m., the Sheriff’s... — Updated 1/8/2020


County Sheriffs of Colorado offer scholarship to area high schools

Sheriff Bill Elder announced Monday that the County Sheriffs of Colorado, Inc. (CSOC), the State Sheriffs Association, will award a $500 scholarship to a deserving El Paso County student next spring. CSOC established the scholarshi... — Updated 1/8/2020


Fountain Valley Sports Wrap-Up

FOUNTAIN-FORT CARSON BOYS BASKETBALL Trojans Go 0-1 The Trojans lost 70-58 to Pine Creek at home Saturday in their Class 5A Colorado Springs Metro League opener. Fountain-Fort Carson finished the week 6-5 overall. Fountain-Fort... — Updated 1/8/2020


Hope of new life for the new year

By Clint Decker  Clay Center, Kansas – The new year is an opportunity for a new start. I once heard about a leader that regularly took a block of time in December to engage in planning and goal setting for the next year for his... — Updated 1/8/2020


In Loving Memory of Robert A. (Bob) Katz

February 9, 1937 - January 3, 2020 Robert A. (Bob) Katz passed away peacefully Friday, January 3, 2020, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Bob was born February 9, 1937, to Paul... — Updated 1/8/2020


Good Shepherd encourages all to remember veterans

The congregations of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 1201 Leta Drive, Security, hopes all had a happy holiday season. We know that many persons in the Fountain Valley have military ties. We appreciate the photos from our... — Updated 1/8/2020


A Mission to Strengthen Families

By Darrin Ronde, Senior Pastor, Pikes Peak Christian Church My first ten years of ministry were devoted to working with children. I had not planned it that way. My desire was to be a youth pastor, but the church where I was... — Updated 1/8/2020


Men's, women's breakfasts at Calvary Fellowship

ATTENTION LADIES: Join the Titus 2 Women’s Ministry (T2W) for a special gathering of fellowship, worship, prayer and activities, Saturday, Jan. 11, at 9 a.m. at Calvary Fellowship Fountain Valley (4945 Cable Lane, off Bradley... — Updated 1/8/2020


Pikes Peak Christian offers 're|engage' marriage class for couples in community

Pikes Peak Christian Church, 4955 Bradley Road, is hosting a new semester of the marriage program “re|engage.” This 16-week course is for couples who want to improve their marriage, whether that marriage is struggling or just... — Updated 1/8/2020


Diabetes prevention classes starting

A new series of diabetes prevention classes, called “Power to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes,” will begin soon. These are single-evening classes, held eight times throughout the year, four times at each location. Clinical Dietitian... — Updated 1/8/2020


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 assis... — Updated 1/8/2020


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,... — Updated 1/8/2020


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