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Articles from the January 17, 2018 edition

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District 3 Seeking Residents for Boundary Committee

Widefield School District 3 (WSD3) is seeking stakeholders who are residents of the district to serve on the district’s Boundary Committee. Parents, staff members, students in grades 10 and 11, and residents of the district who do not currently... Full story

 

Widefield Names Builder for New PreK-8 School in Lorson Ranch

Widefield School District 3 (WSD3) has announced the district’s new preschool through 8th grade school project is moving forward and on track to open in the fall of 2019. “We have recently contracted with Nunn Construction as our CM/GC building... Full story

 

First Sculpture for Gateway Prayer Garden on display at local church

The planned Gateway Prayer Garden, located on 32 acres just south of the intersection of Interstate 25 and Highway 16 (Mesa Ridge Parkway), and north of the KOA campground, will feature a large... 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: LYNN BURLESON is a White Male, 47 years old, 6'0"... Full story

 

Grizzly Power

The Mesa Ridge wrestling team which won the Frederick Invitational Saturday. Kneeling, from the left, Izaiah Eaton, Elijah Bailin, and Adam Tichenor. Standing, Isaiah Brown, Silas Valdez, Coach Rob... Full story

 

Red Tail Hawks

This week I'd like to talk about one of the most common raptors seen in El Paso County, the Red Tail Hawk. I spend countless hours photographing raptors in El Paso County and I can always count on...

 

What President Trump Must Do  

 President Trump and Congress must end the pharmaceutical robbing of America. Every day Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Roche, Novartis, Merck, Sanofi and others are driving America's indebtedness... Full story

 

Remembering a Remarkable Woman:

Those who have lived in the Fountain Valley area for many years will likely remember State Senator Ray Powers who represented much of the Fountain Valley for many years. You will also likely remember...

 

Security Public Library's Adult Winter Reading Program Runs Through Feb. 25

Security Public Library’s Adult Winter Reading Program entitled “Warm Up With a Good Book” runs through Feb. 25. “For each book you read just fill out a drawing slip and you will be entered in that week’s drawing (every Saturday) for great...

 

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 MLK Service Day January 20, 10 a.m. - Noon To honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther... 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

 

El Paso County's Treecycle Program Underway

El Paso County’s annual program for recycling Christmas trees, Treecycle has taken place, however one location will continue to accept trees until Jan. 31. Rocky Top Resources, 1755 E. Las Vegas Street. Rocky Top Resources (closed Sundays) will... Full story

 

Dream Well!

Have you ever dreamed of living in a bigger house or being a millionaire? Do Not Lie... you know you have, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. We have all had dreams of bigger, better,...

 

Chamber of Commerce News

UPCOMING EVENTS Friday, Jan. 19, - 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

 

Time To The Hidden Room

Years ago I bought an old book on architecture at a book sale in Hawaii. The reason I bought it was that in it was a floor plan of the Broadmoor Hotel. The book dated from about 1920 and the hotel,...

 

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...

 

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... Full story

 

Melba Love Robinson

June 9, 1927 - January 11, 2018 Melba Love Robinson, long-time Fountain resident, died peacefully January 11, 2018 at Life Care Center in Colorado Springs. She was 90. Melba was born June 9, 1927 in H... Full story

 

Christina Lee Ayala

February 9, 1950 - January 11, 2018 Christina Lee Ayala, born February 9, 1950, a true native of Colorado, left us to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ January 11, 2018. Christina is survived... Full story

 

Birdie Lou Davis

November 9, 1928 - January 12, 2018 Birdie Lou Davis, 89, of Security, Colorado passed away January 12, 2018. She was born November 9, 1928 in Buffalo CO, Nebraska to Lester O. DeBrie and Lula E.... Full story

 

Renee (Bunnell) Niles

August 8, 1959 - January 13, 2018 Renee (Bunnell) Niles, 58, passed away January 13, 2018 at her home in Carrizozo, New Mexico, with loved ones by her side. She was born August 8, 1959 in Omaha Nebraska to Clarence and Rosa Bunnell. She graduated... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Singers Seeking Members for all Voice Parts

The Fountain Valley Singers are still seeking more members for all voice parts. Rehearsals are held from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays at Saint Raphael Episcopal church, 802 Leta Drive, Security. All voice parts are needed. All music is provided and there... Full story

 

Public Invited to Parliamentarians Monthly Meeting on January 27

Colorado Springs Parliamentarians invites you to attend their monthly meeting on the fourth Saturday of most months (Jan. 27, Feb. 24) 10 a.m. - Noon, at the Stetson Hills Police Station, 4110 Tutt Blvd. (behind Costco off of Powers and Barnes) in... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Sports

There was plenty of local sports action last week MESA RIDGE BASKETBALL TEAMS SWEEP WIDEFIELD Both Mesa Ridge basketball teams defeated Widefield at home Tuesday in the first of two rivalry meetings...

 

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