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Fun In Ute Pass

You may wonder, if you drive up Ute Pass to Cripple Creek, if the railroad ever had problems with trains running away. An 1890's Colorado Springs newspaper story reported an exciting incident which...


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 physic...


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...


Scouts Honored This Sunday at Good Shepherd Church

At Good Shepherd United Methodist Church we are proud to open our doors for two local Boy Scouts groups. Troop 181 and Pack 32 meet weekly in Cooper Hall. This past Sunday, members of both Boy Scout groups participated in Scout Sunday. Greeting... Full story


Lead Scientist for Shroud of Turin Research Project to Give Presentation at St. Dominic Catholic Church Tonight

In 1978, a team of American scientists travelled to Turin, Italy with one purpose... to test one of the most revered and yet highly controversial artifacts in history, The Shroud of Turin. Now almost 40 years later, you are invited to come and see...


Fountain Valley Baptist Church Invites All in the Community 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... Full story


Fountain Valley Chapter #155 Order of the Eastern Star Holds First February Meeting

On Feb. 1, members of Fountain Valley Chapter #155 Order of the Eastern Star met with 18 officers and seven on the sidelines. All of the officers were present with the exception of the Associate...


Be Purposeful

I am a people watcher. I amuse myself all day, imagining and writing people’s life stories as they walk past me. I can read lips too. Being deaf from the age of four, I learned creative ways to... Full story


Billy Graham - Shaking His Hand  

I never had the opportunity to shake hands with Billy Graham. A few years back my wife and I were in the Asheville, North Carolina area and had a couple of free hours. We decided to drive to Montreat...

 By Geof Clark    Sports    February 28, 2018

Sports Wrap Up

Four of the local high school teams participating in the Colorado State Basketball Tournament advanced to the Sweet 16 following play last week. For lots of photo highlights click on the following...


Glads Surpasses Fort Morgan in Class 4A Second-Round Tourney Game

The Lady Glads hosted The Mustangs of Fort Morgan Friday night in a Colorado State Basketball Tournament Class 4A second-round game and walked away with 80-38 victory. Widefield, 19-5, played at Holy... Full story


Registration Underway for Widefield Parks & Recreation Spring Programs

Widefield Parks and Recreation is offering out of the park prices for their Spring Adult Softball Leagues. The cost is only $200 per team for an eight game season (no player or ball fees)! Coed leagues will play Monday evenings and Men’s leagues...


District Eight Salutes Law Enforcement on Wear Blue Day

On Tuesday, Feb. 13, Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight showed its true blue loyalty to local police as part of a Wear Blue Day to show support to law enforcement officers. For more photos...


Black-Billed Magpies

Love them or hate them, you must admit Magpies are a beautiful bird. Depending on who you talk to, Magpies are either loved or despised. Also known as The American Magpie and a very common bird to El...


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