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 News    May 8, 2019

Sheriff's Office Honors Myrtle Moldrem 2018 Volunteer of the Year

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office Volunteer Program is comprised of a group of citizens with a true and common desire to partner with the Sheriff's Office to help provide public safety services to...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

Reps. Landgraf and Geitner Host Town Hall Meeting Saturday

House District 21 Representaive Lois Landgraf and House District 19 Representative Tim Geitner are having a Town Hall meeting this Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m. at VFW Post 6461 in Fountain.  The post is located at 753 S. Santa Fe Ave. “Come meet...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

Home Delivery Rate to Increase June 1

Due to rising expenses related to producing this newspaper, effective June 1, the home delivery rate will be increased from $1.50 to $2 per month. This is the first increase since 1994. The News staff has held off such an increase for as long as we...

 

Fountain Spring Clean Up Day at Landfill is May 18

The City of Fountain Spring Clean Up is set for 7 a.m.-Noon Saturday, May 18, at the Waste Connection’s Landfill (continue past 8900 Squirrel Creek, 2½ miles out on Squirrel Creek from Link Rd.) Fountain residents may pay $10 a standard pickup tru...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

Two very special moms are being surprised this week in our special "My Mom is My Hero" feature

Two very special moms are being surprised this week in our special "My Mom is My Hero" feature. Christine Dean is being honored by her daughter, Martha; and Stacey Salvatore is being recognized by...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

New and Improved Regional Building Open House Offers Classes for Homeowners

The 2nd Annual Pikes Peak Regional Building Department Open House is right around the corner and we want to invite everyone to attend any and all of the classes offered. We’ve made a few changes this year, including splitting up the days for homeow...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

Sheriff's Office Honors 2018 Volunteer and Volunteer Unit of the Year

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office Volunteer Program is comprised of a group of citizens with a true and common desire to partner with the sheriff's office to help provide public safety services to...

 
 News    May 8, 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: MELISHA COOK is a Black Female, 40 years old,...

 
 By Dennis Hisey    Opinion    May 8, 2019

2019 Wrap Up

In broad strokes here's what the First Session of the 72 General Assembly looked like. Democrats held a majority in both chambers, the Governor's Office and all of the statewide offices. They took...

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion    May 8, 2019

Legislative Wrap-Up #1

Friday, May 3, was the last day of the 2019 legislative session. During this time many bills have come and gone. With a 41 to 24 majority, Democrat-sponsored bills survived while the Republican- spons...

 

Happy Mother's Day! and Fish On Kids!!

I hope all are well and enjoying your week.  The past two weeks have reminded us we are truly in Colorado, as it has brought us a steady change in weather, from hot to cold, and dry to rain/snow....

 

Year Two Blood Draw and Residential Histories

At its April meeting Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition hosted the PFAS AWARE Study Team of: Adgate, Barton, Higgins, Mass, McDonough and Starling, who presented the next phase of the health...

 

Recycling Center Open Three Days a Week and First Saturday of Month

The Fountain Recycling Center located at the Lorraine Center, 301 E. Iowa Ave., in Fountain is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is also open the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m....

 

Historical Society Meets May 13

The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, May 13, in the downstairs of the museum, 114 N. Main, Fountain. To set up tours of the museum, call President Elaine MacKay at 382-7625, Vice...

 

Democrats will Host County Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez at May 13 Meeting

The Fountain Valley Democratic Club will have its next meeting at the Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Dr., Monday, May 13.  County Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez will be the guest speaker.   The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with a...

 

Auditions for Widefield Parks & Recreation Summer Musical Set for May 21-22

Widefield Parks and Recreation is excited to offer a Summer Musical program showcasing our amazing local talent! High school and college students can join as actors, stage hands and technicians in the performance of “Little Shop of Horrors” this...

 

Community Soup Kitchen on Friday Evenings 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. The church is...

 

Mobile Hotspots Available at Security Public Library

Mobile Hotspots are now available for checkout at the Security Public Library, The hotspot program allows library card holders to access unlimited, high-speed Internet service anywhere a Sprint signal can be received. Persons can connect up to 10...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

MAY ACTIVITIES 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/...

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion    May 8, 2019

Guess What?!

I have told you all of our always having "Sunday Family Dinners." We really enjoy getting together and catching up about the week we had. Sadly, Old Man and I do not really have family here in...

 

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

Next Business Breakfast is May 17 On Friday, May 17, 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....

 

WHS Class Of 1969 to Have 50th Reunion Events in June

The Widefield High School Class of 1969 will have its 50th Reunion in June. Activities begin June 21 with a Friday Night Mixer from 6-10 p.m. There is no cover charge and you buy your food and drinks at Old Chicago, 4110 N. Academy Blvd. in Colorado...

 

FFCHS Class of 1969's 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 attending or finding out...

 
 By Mel McFarland    Community    May 8, 2019

Springtime Plans?

Here we are, maybe we can plant gardens now, but then again maybe it will snow again! When it comes to gardens, it seems fewer and fewer family gardens are seen in our yards. You might be surprised...

 

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