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City Council Reviews Possible Zoning Topics for Futher Discussion in the Future

At its Jan. 22 meeting, the Fountain City Council considered several topics related to city planning and zoning, and whether or not they wish to pursue further discussions as related to the city’s...

 

Historical Society Presents Shirts to City Leaders

At the Jan. 22 Fountain City Council meeting, Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum representatives Sharon Brown (a former city councilmember) and Tamera Estes distributed shirts to Mayor...

 

Community Meeting Tonight About Proposed Development at Corner of Syracuse and Mesa Ridge Pkwy

All are invited to attend a meeting hosted by Evergreen Development Company regarding its plans for developing the site at the corner of Mesa Ridge Parkway and Syracuse, just across the street from...

 

Eight FFD Firefighters Certified as Ice Rescue Technicians

Fountain Fire Department Captain Nathan Mascarenas and firefighter/paramedic Jack Langley recently certified eight more FFD firefighters as Ice Rescue Technicians during training at Penrose Lake at...

 

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

JOLENE HARTMAN is a White Female, 40 years old, 5'6" tall, and 150 lbs., with brown hair and hazel eyes. HARTMAN is wanted for Escape. ANDREW MARSHALL is a White Male, 50 years old, 5'10" tall, and...

 

Secure Social Security

Friday and Saturday nights I didn't sleep well at all. I woke up early and couldn't go back to sleep. I'm distressed, upset, and in an ill humor! I've been researching Social Security to try to...

 

One Month In

A quarter of the way through my first legislative session and I've had a bill killed in committee, one pass unanimously out of a committee, led the Pledge of Allegiance for a week and offered an...

 

Railroad Crossing Update

Good day.  I hope all are doing well and enjoying a lovely week.  I have an update to some concerns regarding the railroad crossings on Main Street and Fontaine Boulevard, as well as some...

 

You Knew It Was Coming

So far this year, as of the 21st day of the legislature, 278 bills have been introduced, with 168 House bills and 110 Senate bills. Despite Democratic control of both chambers, 110 bills have...

 

Grand Reopening Saturday at Local Liberty Tax Office

A grand reopening is scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p .m. this Saturday at Liberty Tax, 5195 Fontaine Blvd. at the intersection of Fontaine Blvd. and S. Highway 85/87 (just east of Davita Medical.Group.) “Bring the whole family for food, games, and a...

 

Community Invited to "Pray for Our Nation" Gathering Feb. 22

Are you concerned about the preservation of the electoral college? Sanctity of life? Securing our borders? Restoration of social security? Do you believe our leaders on a national, state, county, and local level need our prayer support? First...

 

Friday Night Community Soup Kitchen Open to All

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...

 

Democratic Club meets Monday

The Fountain Valley Democratic Club will have its next meeting at the Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Dr., Monday, February 11th.  Please check with Fountain Valley Dems on Facebook for speaker.  The meeting will begin at 6:00 P.M....

 

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: Backbone Bonanza Thursday, February 7, 10-11:30 a.m. Children ages 3-6, with an...

 

Don't Sweat The Small Stuff

Editor's Note: This week we are reprinting one of Alice's previous Valentine's week columns. I am enjoying the absolute craziness of the ups and downs of our temperatures and the winds that seem to ac...

 

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

Next Business Breakfast is Feb. 15 On Friday, Feb. 15, the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Breakfast from 7-8 a.m., at IHOP, on Hwy. 85/87, Fountain. The breakfasts take place the first and third Friday of each month....

 

Next Meeting of Security/Widefield Networking Group is February 8

The next meeting of the Security/Widefield Networking Group is scheduled for 3:45-4:45 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, in the Aspen Room at the Security Public Library, 715 Aspen Dr. The group meets the second and fourth Friday of each month. For more...

 

Fountain Valley Historical Society Meets Feb. 11

The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, in the downstairs of the museum, 114 N. Main, Fountain. To set up tours of the museum, call President Elaine MacKay at 382-7625, Vice...

 

Train Wreck!

The tales of train wrecks made headlines in the old newspapers, long before television and radio. I am glad they did, because it makes things easier for people like me to research railroad history...

 

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...

 

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, Fountain and Grinde...

 

Fountain Valley Singers Beginning Rehearsals for Spring Concert

The Fountain Valley Singers have begun rehearsals for their Spring Concert to be held at St. Raphael, 802 Leta Drive in Security. The concert is scheduled for April 27. “If you have any desire to sing, join us on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Baptist Church Invites All to Visit

Members of Fountain Valley Baptist Church, 500 W. Alabama Ave. in Fountain, welcome all persons to their church. “Our church desires to love Jesus and the people with all that we are,” a spokesperson said. ‘No matter who you are and where you...

 

Fountain Fire Department Respond to Structure Fire on Daffodil St. 

 Fountain Fire Department personnel responded to fire Sunday afternoon in the 800 block of Daffodil St., in Fountain. We are asking the public to avoid the area.  According to Lisa Schneider, Public Safety Information Officer for the Fountain...

 

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