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City Council Considers Military Appreciation Banner Program

At its April 10 meeting, the Fountain City Council heard from Councilmember Sharon Thompson about a special program that would allow for the display of military appreciation banners around the city....

 

Fountain PD Seeks Publics Assistance in IDing Theft Suspect, Vehicle

The Fountain Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the theft suspect, or vehicle involved in the theft of packages from houses. According to Lisa Schneider, Media...

 

Child Abuse Prevention Month Proclamed by City Council

A Proclamation designating the month of April as "Child Abuse Prevention Month" was passed unanimously by the Fountain City Council at its meeting last week. Representatives of El Paso County's...

 

Criteria Loosened For Applicants for Study of Exposure to PFAS from Water Contamination

Criterial has been loosened for a study that will look into exposure to poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), related to possible local drinking water contamination. Initially, those with certain chornic diseases like cancer, diabetes or... Full story

 

Sheriff's Office Investigating Double Homicide in Eastern El Paso County

At approximately 1:52 a.m. Saturday, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the 13500 block of Hobby Horse Lane in reference to a check the welfare. According to Natalie Sosa, Public Information Officer for the sheriff’s...

 

Meeting About Fountain Streets April 25 at Fountain City Hall

A City Hall meeting on the topic of “City Streets and City Street Projects” is planned at 5:30 p.m. next Wednesday, April 25, in the council chambers at Fountain City Hall, 116 S. Main St. The event is being hosted by members of the Fountain...

 

CCH Neighborhood Watch Meeting April 25

Residents of Country Club Heights subdivision are urged to attend a special meeting of the CCH Neighborhood Watch Wednesday, April 25, at 6 p.m. for dinner with the meeting agenda beginning at 6:30 p.m. Location: IHOP community room on US 85/87 by... Full story

 

City of Fountain Honors Lineworkers

If the power is on where you are reading this, you have a lineworker to thank. Today (Wednesday, April 18) is "Lineworker Appreciation Day," honoring the serious and vital work carried out by...

 

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: BRYAN L. CARROLL is a Black Male, 59 years old,...

 

Colorado Journalism Matters!!!

In observance of Colorado Journalism Week, today I salute all who are dedicated to excellence in journalism, especially everyone who helps make this newspaper possible each and every week! On behalf...

 

Committed to Veteran's

I was honored to receive the United Veteran Committee's (UVC) "State Distinguished Legislator" award at their annual banquet on April 8th. At this same event Senator Lambert (R) of Colorado Springs,...

 

Colorful Colorado

For the entire photo spread click the following link: http://www.epcan.com/home/customer_files/pdfs/cranes_2018-4-18-18.pdf Every year over 20,000 Sandhill Cranes stop at the Monte Vista Wildlife... Full story

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

April Activities S’mores Quest April 20, 6 - 8 p.m. Solve puzzles and complete challenges around the nature trail to earn s’mores supplies. Then enjoy gourmet s’mores around a campfire. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. $4 per member,...

 

Thanks to Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine for Years of Dedicated Service to the Community

I wanted to start this week off by thanking Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine for his decades-long leadership and dedication to our Fountain Valley community.  Chief Anstine has announced he will be...

 

Pikes Peak Birding & Nature Festival is May 11-13

23 Field Trips Take You From The Prairie To The Mountains The El Paso County Nature Centers will host the fourth annual Pikes Peak Birding and Nature Festival from Friday, May 11, to Sunday, May 13. Join public, private and non-profits for an...

 

Friends of Library Book Sale is Saturday

The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is scheduled for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the library located at 715 Aspen Dr. “Whatever your reading pleasure be it fact or fiction, adult or juvenile, classic or best sellers, the Friends...

 

Fountain Middle School's Drama Club Presenting Free Play Thursday

Fountain Middle School Drama Club members will be putting on a free 45-minute performance entitled “15 Reasons not to be in a Play” at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Dean Fleischauer Activities Center, 326 W Alabama Ave., Fountain (across from the... Full story

 

Friday Night 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...

 

FFCHS JROTC Hosting Blood Drive

the Fountain Fort Carson High School JROTC program and Bonfils Blood Center are partnering up again this year to host the annual Blood Drive, April 25-26 in the small gym from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. To donate blood or platelets, you must be...

 

Parish Yard Sale at St. Dominic Catholic Church Rescheduled

The Parish Yard Sale that was scheduled for April 14 at St. Dominic Church, 5354 S. Highway 85/87, Security has been rescheduled to July 16. A spokesperson said, “Looking to sell? There are limited spaces for $10. Hurry and reserve yours now....

 

The Wind Had Better Leave My Hair Alone!

Did you survive the wind machine mother nature sent to us this past week? Was that crazy or what? Out here we have no trees or buildings to slow the blow, it just hits us at full speed and we...

 

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

Presentation on City of Fountain’s New Online Business License Process to be Given On Friday, April 20, the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Breakfast from 7-8 a.m., at IHOP, on Hwy. 85/87, Fountain. Joney Carneal from...

 

Security/Widefield Networking Group Meets this Friday

The next meeting of the Security/Widefield Networking Group is scheduled for 8:20 a.m. Friday, April 20, at Sarges’ Grill, 6436 S. Highway 85/87, Fountain. The group meets every other Friday. For more information, visit www.face...

 

Another Look at Movies

I recently talked about a local spot used in a movie. I spent nearly four years in the Air Force, mainly near a little town in Wyoming. I know nearly everyone has heard of it, but as I go along here...

 

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