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Legal Notices for 5-9-2018

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Colorado Senator Michael Bennet Meets with Local Water Officials

Local water department and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment officials met with Colorado State Senator Michael Bennet last Wednesday at the Security Water and... — Updated 5/9/2018


Pages of the Past 5-9-2018

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Pikes Peak Birding & Nature Festival is This Weekend

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... — Updated 5/9/2018


Congressional Candidate to Speak at Democratic Club

The Fountain Valley Democratic Club will have its next meeting at the Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Dr.  Monday, May 14. Dr. Stephany Rose-Spaulding will be the speaker.  She is the Democratic Candidate for... — Updated 5/9/2018


Free Youth Fishing Derby May 19

Get outside and learn to fish at Willow Springs Ponds in Fountain Creek Regional Park! A free fishing derby is planned Saturday., May 19, from 9:30 a.m. to nooon, for children ages 5 to 15. Enjoy fishing demonstrations, fun... — Updated 5/9/2018


Historical Society Meets May 14

The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, May 14,, in the downstairs of the museum, 114 N. Main, Fountain.. To set up tours of the museum, call President Elaine MacKay... — Updated 5/9/2018


Stephanie Luck Successfully Petitions Onto Primary Ballot

Stephanie Luck, candidate for State Senate District 2, successfully petitioned onto the Republican primary ballot. After reviewing the almost 1,500 signatures submitted by Luck's... — Updated 5/9/2018


What's Happening at 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 May Activities 2’s & 3’s Outdoors: Trusty Turtles May 10, 9 - 10:15 a.m. Explore... — Updated 5/9/2018


Writers Group Meeting May 21

Members of the Fountain Valley Writers (in search of a catchier name) meet from 6:30-8:30 (or later) p.m. the first and third Mondays of the month at the home of group facilitator Julie Shavin, 8435 Ermel Road, Fountain (just east... — Updated 5/9/2018

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

Happy Mother's Day

This May 13 many of you will take the day to honor your Mother. Others of us will remember our Mothers and recall holidays spent together. But how many of us will know why? While... — Updated 5/9/2018


Water Updates $25 Million Appropriated for Local Water Issues

I hope all are well and get to enjoy a wonderful Mother’s Day this Sunday.  This week I wanted to provide a couple of local water updates I have recently received.   Last week I attended a PFOS/PFOA update to Senator Bennet... — Updated 5/9/2018

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

I do love Saturdays.

This past Saturday was particularly booked, the "Mom Has No Life And No Option Taxi Service" had a full day scheduled and as the sole owner and operator I had to gear up. I woke... — Updated 5/9/2018


Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Grand Opening May 19 at Eaglesnest Wood & Pottery

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening is planned for 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Eaglesnest Wood & Pottery, 336 Main St., Security, in the Security Shopping Center. The event will feature a cookout and door prizes.... — Updated 5/9/2018


Next Meeting of Security/Widefield Networking Group set for Friday

The next meeting of the Security/Widefield Networking Group is scheduled for 8:20 a.m. this Friday, May 11, at Sarges’ Grill, 6436 S. Highway 85/87, Fountain. The group meets the second and fourth Friday. For more information,... — Updated 5/9/2018


A Visit to Colorado

Today I want to share a story taken from a newspaper column written in 1914 and published in Wisconsin! So as you read along, try to remember that! The story of the settlement of... — Updated 5/9/2018


Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Meets Tomorrow Night

The Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition is meeting tomorrow night, Thursday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the basement of the Security Fire Station, 400 Security Blvd. “We had a great turnout for the Rob Bilott talk last month,... — Updated 5/9/2018 Full story


Clean Water Coalition and Colorado College Students Host Visit From Attorney Who Became DuPont's "Worst Nightmare"

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Co-Chairperson Liz Rosenbaum speaks with Rob Bilott, known as "the attorney who took on DuPont and won" during his recent visit to the... — Updated 5/9/2018 Full story


Tour V Colorado Fountain-Roubaix Bike Race Saturday,

On Saturday, the City of Fountain will welcome riders for the first annual Tour V Colorado Fountain-Roubaix bicycle race. The race will start and finish in Fountain and is the first event on the inaugural Tour of Colorado Cycling... — Updated 5/9/2018


The News staff joins with the family and many friends of Margueritte Davidson in wishing her a very happy 100th birthday tomorrow (May 10)!

A long-time Fountain resident, she is a very special member of the community. Margueritte is the mother of past Fountain Mayor and El Paso County Commissioner Jeri C. Howells. She... — Updated 5/9/2018


Street Closures in Fountain for Railroad Repairs

The City of Fountain Street Department announced last week that major railroad work will be occurring May 9-11, in the vicinity of downtown Fountain, and will cause some street closures. May 9-10: Ohio Ave. between Highway 85/87... — Updated 5/9/2018 Full story


Bus Monitor Inspires Preschoolers

Bus Monitor Inspires Preschoolers story and photo by Christy McGee, APR, Public Officer, School District 8 Lisa Locke gets so much joy out of working as a bus monitor for a bus... — Updated 5/9/2018 Full story


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: JESSE RYAN AGUILAR is a White... — Updated 5/9/2018 Full story


Sheriff Bill Elder Receives National Alliance on Mental Illness Advocate of the Year Award

El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder was recognized as the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Advocate of the Year at NAMI’s Eighth Annual Fundraising Breakfast Thursday at the Broadmoor International Center. Since being... — Updated 5/9/2018


Saluting All Moms

This week I have the pleasure of getting to wish all of the moms out there a beautiful and lovely Mother's Day weekend. I hope everyone will take the time to honor and celebrate... — Updated 5/9/2018


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