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Articles from the February 13, 2019 edition

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Zoning Change Request for Proposed Development at Corner of Syracuse and Mesa Ridge Pkwy. Returning to City Council Agenda Feb. 26

This newspaper confirmed on Tuesday morning that a zoning change request for land located across the street to the west from Mesa Ridge High School, asking that it be changed from o... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

Presidents Day    

Hello, I hope all are well and that you will enjoy the Presidents Day weekend.  As a reminder, our county offices will be closed Monday in observance of the holiday.   A bit of... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

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:

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: DEVANTE HUMPHREY is a Black... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

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... — Updated 2/13/2019 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... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

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,... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

Board President Norm Wodell Honored for Service

The senior center would like to thank Norman Wodell (right) for all his hard work and dedication as President of the Board for the last three years and as Interim Director during... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

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... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

Pages of the Past

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Robbery!

As a fan of TV westerns, I often wondered what it was really like in the early days. As I read about how it was, in the old newspapers, I find the answer to some of those... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

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... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

Next Meeting of Security/Widefield Networking Group is February 15

The next meeting of the Security/Widefield Networking Group is scheduled for 3:45-4:45 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 16, downstairs at the Security Public Library, 715 Aspen Dr. The group meets every Friday of the month. For more... — Updated 2/13/2019

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Can you smell the chocolate?

Can you see doe eyed girls with expectations of a romantic gesture from the boy they are seeing? Can you see the price of flowers? Yeah, Well, I can! Romance is lovely and we all ne... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group Meeting at Security Public Library

The Fountain Valley’s Alzheimer’s Association’s caregiver support group is now meeting from 1-2:30 p.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Security Public Library, 715 Aspen Dr. There is no charge to attend. Please... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

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.... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

Power to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Healthy Choices Bring Powerful Changes

Who might benefit from attending this interactive workshop? Those persons with any of the following diagnoses: pre-diabetes, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome;or those who are at risk for developing diabetes; or their... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

Fountain-Fort Carson High School Class of 1969 Planning 50th Reunion Sept. 1-2

Members of the Fountain-Fort Carson High School Class of 1969 are planning a 50th reunion Sunday and Monday, Sept. 1-2, (Labor Day weekend) in Fountain. “Anyone from the class of 1969 (or 1968 or 1970) who is interested in... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

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... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

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... — Updated 2/13/2019 Full story

 
 By Dennis Hisey    Opinion

Moving to the Transportation and Energy Committee

The first several weeks of the session saw vacancies occurring in the Senate mainly caused by senators leaving to assume other elected and appointed positions. New faces appeared... — Updated 2/13/2019

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

Only 31 New Bills This Week

As far as new bills go, this has been a slow week. Only 31 new bills were introduced in both the House and Senate. We now have 175 bills in the House and 135 in the Senate. For... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

An Assault on the Electoral College

What was the complaint about the last presidential election? The claim that Hillary won the popular vote, but lost the electoral college vote? What was the counterclaim? Massive... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

Tell City Council you want a NO ZONE CHANGE vote!

What a snow job- I'm not talking about the weather. That was the presentation Feb. 6, 2019, given by Evergreen Development and Maverick Inc., regarding the proposed building on the... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

Mesa Ridge Wins Metro League Wrestling Tournament for Fourth Time in Seven Years

For the fourth time in seven years, Mesa Ridge won the Colorado Springs Metro League Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Canon City. Mesa Ridge finished with 161 points. Elizabeth was... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

Fountain Theater Presents Murder Mystery

Members of the Fountain Theater are presenting Fond Farewell (A comedy murder mystery by David Moberg) at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22, 23, 28, and March 1 & 2 at the Dean Fleischauer Acti... — Updated 2/13/2019

 

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