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Tuning Up Tabor Focus of Town Hall Meeting Saturday

All are invited to join State Representatives Lois Landgraf and Dan Thurlow to hear “how a TABOR TUNE-UP can be good for you!” Plus Senator Bob Gardner will speak on issues facing the senate this year and newly sworn in District 4 County...

 
 By Geof Clark    News    February 1, 2017

Young Hero Knew Exactly What to do to Help Woman Needing Medical Aid

When 11-year-old Caleb Hilliard of Fountain saw a woman in the Janitell Junior High School parking lot needing medical help, he knew exactly what to do, call 911 and run to get help. "I was sitting...

 

Remembering a Local Hero...

Jim Landgraf, representing his wife, State Representative Lois Landgraf, presented a special tribute in honor and memory of Fountain Police Officer David Langfels, Sr to his wife, Christine, at a...

 

El Paso County Parks Invites Citizens to Attend the Second Widefield Community Park Master Plan Public Meeting

El Paso County Parks invites citizens to attend the second Widefield Community Park Master Plan public meeting, which will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Fountain Creek Nature...

 

Fantastic February at Good Shepherd Church

Join us for our next United Methodist Women’s meeting at 9 a.m. this Saturday, Feb. 4, in Cooper Hall. The program will be a presentation on Court Care for the Pikes Peak Region. Find out about this free childcare service to benefit children whose...

 

Welte Wins DRIVE SMART Campaign, Taking First Place in Best Overall Traffic Safety Campaign for a Small School

Welte Student Council participated in their first DRIVE SMART High School Traffic Safety Challenge this fall and won First Place in the Best Overall Traffic Safety Campaign for a small school. This...

 

SFD Personnel Respond to Structure Fire on Kingsboro Dr.

At about 11:30 p.m. last Monday, Jan. 23, Security Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a structure fire on Kingsboro Dr. The fire was under control in about 15 minutes, according to SFD Captain Jesse Gianino. Damage was limited to the...

 

Arrest Made After "Road Rage" Incident on I-25 Involving Gunfire

At approximately 10:20 a.m. Friday, officers with the Fountain Police Department were dispatched to a traffic complaint (“road rage” incident) in the area of Interstate 25 and mile marker number 132, in Fountain. During the incident, several...

 

First Spanish Citizens' Academy Announced by Sheriff's Office and CSPD

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPSO) and Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) are now accepting applications for the first-ever Spanish Citizens’ Academy. The Citizens’ Academy will begin on Saturday, March 18, and will be held every...

 

Arrests Made in Connection with "Carjacking"

On Thursday, arrest warrants were obtained for 26-year-old Michael Angelo Martinez and 25-year-old Juan Jose Herrera regarding the “carjacking” that took place Dec. 28, 2016 at the Kum & Go gas station on Fountain Mesa Road, in Fountain,...

 

Citizen Reports Person Impersonating Fountain Utility Worker Attempts to Gain Access to her House

At approximately 4:10 p.m. Thursday, a citizen called the Fountain Police Department Communications Center to report a suspicious person, posing as a city of Fountain utilities worker, was at her home. According to FPD Sgt. Dean Scott Gilbertsen,...

 

WHAT'S NEXT FOR D.A.R.E.?

First I would like to apologize for discussing such a sensitive subject after the passing of our friend and community leader Officer Dave. Our continued prayers are with his family and all those in our community. I hope that you will understand that...

 

Criminal Court Procedures For Military Defendants

One of my bills, designed to help Veterans in our state will be introduced this week. “Criminal Court Procedures for Military Defendants,” will help our veterans who are suffering from certain...

 

Public Input Welcome at Parks Meeting is Next Week

Good day. I hope all have been able to enjoy the recent nice days of weather and gotten out a bit. I love getting out and enjoying our local and regional parks and trails. Some of my favorites include attending public events at parks in Fountain, Sec...

 

Statement On Refugee Executive Order

“The safety and security of America is a primary constitutional function of the federal government. President Trump’s recent Executive Order is consistent with H.R. 4038, a bipartisan bill that...

 

Fountain Community Theater Presenting "Hit the Road, Jack"Feb. 9-11, 17-18

Performers with The Fountain Community Theater are presenting “Hit the Road, Jack” by Pat Cook at 7 p.m. Feb. 9-11 and 17-18 with a 2 p.m. matinee Feb. 18 at 737 Dale St., Fountain. A modern-day comedy that is fun for the whole family! Trevor...

 

Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Holy Family #1794, of Security Hosting Card Party Feb. 11

Members of The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Holy Family #1794 in Security are sponsoring a Dessert Card Party from Noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain. There will be...

 

Free Computer Class Monday at SPL

Free computers classes are being offered the next two months at Security Public Library. A Beginning Microsoft Word class is being offered from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday. “Learn the basics of making and formatting a word document and adding images and...

 

Fountain Valley Historical Society Meets Feb. 13

The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, 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...

 

TREA Chapter 113 Meets First Thursday of each Month

Members of The Retired Enlisted Association Chapter 113 meet at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Sarges’ Grill, 6436 S. Highway 85/87, Fountain. “Are you concerned about your entitlements and about not having them erode away? There...

 

The Military Retiree/Spouses Activities Office Holds Luncheon, Council Meeting

The Military Retiree/Spouses Activities office holds a luncheon at noon the second Thursday of each month at the Peterson Air Force Base Club. The luncheon is followed by a monthly council meeting at 2:30 p.m. in Building 350, Room 1206. Call...

 

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...

 

VFW POST 6461 Activities

Everyone is always welcome at VFW Post 6461, 753 S. Santa Fe, Fountain. Visit www.vfwpost6461.org or Facebook: VFW Post 6461 for up-to-date information. The doors open at Noon Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. Sat., and 8 a.m. Sun. Help support our Veteran &...

 

Free Legal Clinic the First Monday of the Month at Fountain Branch Library

A free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney is scheduled for 3:30-5:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the Fountain Branch Library, 230 S. Main St., Fountain. By computer link, volunteer attorneys will answer questions; help fill out...

 

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 Nature Adventures: Snazzy Snowflakes Thursday, February 2, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Children, ages 3-6 with an...

 

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