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Articles from the March 4, 2020 edition

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 By Karin Hill    News    March 4, 2020

Gannon's stepmom arrested for first-degree murder, abuse

The stepmother of Gannon Stauch has been arrested for murder, authorities announced during an emotional press conference Monday. However, Gannon still has not been found. "There is no way to express t... Full story

 

Area youth recognized for 911 text

School officials made a surprise presentation at a Fountain school to recognize 12-year-old Arturo Hernandez as a 911 "hero." On Dec. 12, 2019, a man broke into Arturo's house in the middle of the...

 
 By G. Connor Salter    News    March 4, 2020

Fountain Team strives to help the community

The Fountain Team, a group organized through the Colorado Trust, is building connections with Fountain residents to better local communities. The group officially started in 2017 and is now organized...

 

Fountain City Council considers new tobacco regulations

The City Council has repealed a previous ordinance regulating tobacco sales and approved a new one in its place that not only complies with the new federal law raising the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21, but allows for...

 

Crime Stoppers Seeks Fugitives

BRELAN JARE BLUNT is a Black Male, 24 years old, 6' tall, and 175 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. BLUNT is wanted for Stalking, Harassment and Violation of a Protection Order x2. NORMAN...

 

Clerk's Office asks for input on new polling center sites

Maybe it’s a business, school, church, or community center. Do you know where the perfect Voter Service and Polling Center should be?  If so, the El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office wants to hear from you! The Clerk’s Office will hold...

 
 By Dennis Hisey    News    March 4, 2020

The vaccine bill - again

Big bill in the Senate this past week was SB20-163 the Vaccine Bill – the official name "Concerning the Modernization of the School Entry Immunization Process, and In Conjunction Therewith, Making... Full story

 

Caucuses and voting locations

Good morning.  I hope all are doing well and having a nice day.  This week I want to get out some information regarding feedback our County Clerk & Recorder is asking for from residents.  Also, if you are interested in participating in local...

 

Our bodies are not disposal systems

The second committee hearing for House Bill 1119 concerning PFAS regulation has been pushed back again due to partisan disagreements and vocal objections from airports and a few water districts....

 

Historical Society to meet; Museum opens Saturdays

The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, March 9, in the downstairs of the museum, 114 N. Main, Fountain. The museum is open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. “Stop by and learn about the...

 

Community Soup Kitchen Open Fridays

The First United Methodist Church of Fountain soup kitchen from 4-6 p.m. every Friday is open to anybody who would like a hot meal and great fellowship with neighbors. More groups to help host and prepare meals are sought. The church is located at...

 

Cheyenne teen program combines tech, nature

Is your 12- to 17-year old interested in the outdoors? What about a career in natural resources? Maybe they are constantly playing a video game and you just want to get them out of the house! If so, Cheyenne Mountain State Park has a great...

 

Arabian Horse Club's next meeting at Latigo Trails on 29th

The Colorado Arabian Horse Club, Southern Division, invites Arabian horse enthusiasts to attend its next meeting Sunday, March 29, at Latigo Trails Equestrian Center, 13710 Halleluiah Trail in Black Forest.   Join the club for lunch at noon at The...

 

Organ concert to feature works of composer Bach

On Saturday, March 21 at 7 p.m., the Colorado Springs Chapter of the American Guild of Organists is presenting a program of the organ music of J. S. Bach.  Featured music will include preludes and fugues, a toccata, chorale preludes, and a trio...

 

TREA Ch. 113 to meet

Members of The Retired Enlisted Association Chapter 113 will meet at 10:30 a.m. the first Thursday of the month, at IHOP, 6450 S. Highway 85/87, Fountain. “Are you concerned about your entitlements and about not having them erode away? These...

 

Writing workshop in Fountain open to authors of all genres

A writing workshop has formed in Fountain and is being facilitated by Julianza Shavin. Workshops will be held at 5:30 p.m. the first and third Mondays at her house on Ermel Road, near the intersection with Link Road. “Calling all writers! The...

 

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...

 

Dementia caregiver support group

The local Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets at 1 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at Security Public Library. The group is for family or friends who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, at any stage of the...

 

Next Military Retirees meeting to be March 12

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...

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion    March 4, 2020

When PTSD rears its ugly head

I would like to talk to you about PTSD, the robber of mothers. I am no expert, nor do I know the military since neither I nor my husband ever served. We support and uphold our military and because we...

 

Next FV Chamber Breakfast March 6

On March 6 the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Breakfast from 7-8 a.m., at IHOP, 6450 S. Hwy. 85/87, Fountain. The breakfasts take place the first and third Friday of each month and are open to any interested businesses in...

 

Security/Widefield Networking has new meeting time, place

The next meeting of the Security/Widefield Networking Group is scheduled for 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at the Beckett Event Center, 6436 Hwy. 85/87 near Fontaine Boulevard. The group will meet the second and fourth Thursday of each month. It...

 

The Worst Storm

With the interesting winter we have had this year, I thought you’d like this story from a Colorado Springs Gazette newspaper in early May of 1904. I thought, for those of us thinking about this next...

 

Music and missions at Good Shepherd UMC

Good Shepherd UMC has been part of Security for 50 years. In addition to regular worship times, this congregation is very “mission” minded. We have supported both local and non-local causes. This year, we are choosing a special mission cause for...

 

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 ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ 2s & 3s...

 

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