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Articles from the February 8, 2017 edition

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Security, Fountain, Hanover Fire Departments put out Fire on Bickley Cir.

Security, Fountain and Hanover Fire Department personnel worked together to put out a house fire last Tuesday night in the 500 block of Bickley Cir. in Widefield According to Security Fire Department...

 

Local Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Four Mesa Ridge High School student/athletes signed letters of intent last Wednesday to continue their athletic endeavors at the collegiate level next year. The four are, clockwise from bottom left,...

 

American Legion Riders Present Flag in Memory of D.A.R.E. Officer David Langfels Sr to Police Chief

Members of the American Legion Riders presented a special flag and photograph to Fountain Police Chief Chris Heberer at the Fountain City Council meeting on Jan. 24. The flag was carried on one of...

 

Two D-8 DECA Students Earn Top Honors At State Competition

The Colorado Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) conference was held on Nov. 8, 2016 at the Doubletree Hotel in Colorado Springs. The DECA organization is a marketing and business...

 

VFW Post 6461 Honors Voice of Democracy Winners

VFW Post 6461 honored its top three Voice of Democracy contest winners at a special banquet on Jan. 5. Pictured from the left are 1st place Logan Schartung, 3rd place Alejandra Mares (third year...

 

MRHS Student Deric Cruz Reels In Giant Pike at Eleven Mile

Mesa Ridge High School senior Deric Cruz (pictured at right) recently caught a 43-inch, 26 pound Northern Pike while ice fishing at Eleven Mile Reservoir. It took him 30 minutes to finally reel it in...

 

Lock America's Doors and Please Knock Politely

I was about four or five years old when I remember my mother locking the front door. She said something to my dad about people “out and about” on the road we lived on in the country. Our community was very safe but occasionally we heard about...

 

Dome to Home: A New Session Underway

The new session is upon us and I wanted to take a minute to update you on everything that’s going on. Some of you may have noticed that I am ‘President’ now. After the election my colleagues voted me in as the President of the Colorado State...

 

Grantham Applauds Gorsuch Nomination

Colorado Senate President Kevin Grantham (R-Canon City) released the following statement recently in response to the nomination of Coloradan Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court: “Coloradans of all parties and persuasions can be proud...

 

Updates: Water Contamination, Veterans Cemetery

After a few days of cold wet weather, it looks like we will be able to enjoy a few nice days to enjoy the outdoors a bit with friends and family. Have fun. This past Saturday, I co-hosted a town hall meeting, with approximately 30 residents and I...

 

INCREASED IRAN SANCTIONS

(2/3/2017) “I applaud the Treasury Department’s sanctions on organizations and individuals that support Iran’s ballistic missile program. It is a welcome change to have an Administration that is aligned with the will of the American people...

 

Cake Making Skills... or Lack Thereof

We have friends that are family, way more than friends. There is a long story as to how we actually could be family and I am sure there is a term for what we are, I have no idea what it would be, but...

 

Street Addresses

Back in the 1920’s the post office had a real problem. Up to that point they really did not deliver mail to houses. Unless you were a really big business, they expected everyone to go to the post...

 

CHAMBER CHATS

Free Chili Cook-Off Will be Thursday, Feb. 23, at Fountain City Hall The next Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce After Hours will be a free Chili Cook- Off from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Fountain City Hall, 116 S. Main St., Fountain. “Bring...

 

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...

 

Happy Anniversary

Richard and Ina King of Security are celebrating their 67th wedding anniversary February 9, 2017. They were married February 9, 1950 in Oneonta, Alabama and have lived happily ever after. They have...

 

Obituaries

The Widefield High School graduate is survived by son Ryan; daughter Sarah; grandchildren Hayden, Jackson, Chloe, and Maggie; father Frank, and brothers William and Danny. Service is at 1 p.m. February 11 at VFW Post 3917, 4715 Clearview Dr.,...

 

Advice from an Older Sister

Dear Sister, These lofty ideals are attainable when you live purposefully. Are you building a reputation of integrity? What motivates you in your life as you make decisions? We hear politicians promis...

 

Finding Good Shepherd United Methodist Church

We are your neighbors, friends and family. Members of the congregation at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church want you to know they are here for you and it’s easy to keep up with them. Of course you know that our worship service is every Sunday...

 

Fountain Creek Veterinary Clinic Salutes Pet Heroes and Their Owners:

If you are taking time to read this article, please take time to look inside of your pet’s mouth. Do you see any discoloration, yellow, green, dark, tartar build-up, bad breath? February is National Pet Dental Awareness Month and dental disease is...

 

Sports Wrap Up

BASKETBALL Mesa Ridge Girls Go 1-1 The Lady Grizzlies beat Widefield 65-51 at home last Wednesday and lost 70-63 at The Classical Academy last Monday in two Colorado Springs (Class 4A) Metro league...

 

Janitell Junior High Student Danaya Kinnard Wins Conservation District's Poster Contest

Several Janitell Junior High students in KC Cobb's sixth grade art class participated in the El Paso County Conservation District's (EPCCD) recent Poster Contest. Danaya Kinnard, pictured at left...

 

Aragon 3rd Graders Learn from Special Visitor

Third grade students at Aragon Elementary recently had a visit from Lady, a wolf-dog hybrid living at the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation (RMWF) sanctuary. Mr. Mark Johnson, from RMWF, spoke to...

 

VFW Post 6461 Honors Voice of Democracy Winners at Special Banquet

MY RESPONSIBILITY TO AMERICA 1st place - by Logan Schartung As a Junior in high school and a JROTC cadet there are many things that I am looking forward to. Many of these things are in the future...

 

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