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Widefield High School Coach Fred Marjerrison Inducted into Colorado Wrestling Hall of Fame

Just prior to the end of the school year, Widefield High School head track coach and assistant cross country coach Fred Marjerrison was inducted into the Colorado Chapter of the National Wrestling...

 

Fountain Valley Resident Dean Noechel Elected Commander of the Colorado American Legion

Fountain Valley resident Dean Noechel was elected as Commander of the Colorado American Legion during the 100th Annual Convention held recently in Colorado Springs. His theme for the year is...

 

Marlene Gertrude Buttle

October 28, 1942-June 20, 2019 Marlene Gertrude Buttle, age 76, a resident of Cotopaxi, Colorado and the Fountain Valley area for the past 51 years, passed away peacefully June 20, 2019 in Colorado...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

Clean water advocates and coalition leaders from around the world recently gathered at the 2nd National PFAS Conference in Boston. Among them was Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition founder Liz...

 

Let's Be "Fire Safe"

I hope all are doing great this week. I have just a couple of short updates, but wanted to make sure I got the reminders out again this week. As I mentioned last week, work has indeed started at the...

 

First-Ever Fountain Community Veterans Fair Offered Help for Veterans

The first-ever Fountain Community Veterans Fair was held recently at the Welte Education Center in Fountain. For photo highlights click the following link: https://www.epcan.com/ho...

 

Work Resumes on Railroad Crossing in Security

BNSF Railway resumed work on the Main Street railroad crossing just east of U.S. 85/87 in Security on Monday. Work on the Fontaine Boulevard and the Main Street railroad crossings began in early March...

 

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: MARSHUNN ANTONIO ANDERSON is a Black Male, 24...

 

County Commissioners Shifting to Summer Meeting Schedule

All El Paso County administrative offices, County affiliated agencies, El Paso County Combined Courts and the offices of the Fourth Judicial District Attorney will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. The Board of El Paso...

 

Upcoming Independence Day Closings Announced

In honor of Independence Day, Thursday, July 4, all City of Fountain offices will be closed. All El Paso County administrative offices, County affiliated agencies, El Paso County Combined Courts and the offices of the Fourth Judicial District...

 

Community Advocate Deborah Stout-Meininger to Speak at F.V. Democratic Club Meeting July 8

A free two-hour workshop entitled “Talk to Anyone about Anything without Argument” will be presented from 2-4 p.m. this Saturday at the Fountain Branch Library, 230 S. Main St. The presenter is Rebekah Shardy. She is a social worker who...

 

Fort Carson hosts Freedom Fest This Weekend

The third annual Fort Carson and the 4th Infantry Division Freedom Fest will be held from 2 - 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 28 - 29, and 11 a.m. to 4p.m. Sunday, June 30, at Iron Horse Park. The event will be open to the general public on... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Historical Society Meets July 8/Museum Opens Wednesdays and Saturdays

The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, July 8 in the downstairs of the museum, 114 N. Main, Fountain. The museum will now be open from 1-5 p.m. Wednesdays during the Downtown Fountain...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

JUNE 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...

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion    June 26, 2019

So Many Thoughts...

As I sit here to write I am flooded with subject matter and my brain is struggling to sort it out enough to pick one and only one to tell you about... Or can I let you see my crazy? Can I trust you...

 

2019 Fall Festival Applications Are Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted for parade entries and booths at Metcalfe Park in conjunction with the 50th Annual Fountain Fall Festival, sponsored by the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce. The festival is scheduled for Labor Day, Monday,...

 

Red, White & Blue-Collar Democratic Party Summer Cookout this Weekend

The third annual Red, White & Blue-Collar Democratic Party Summer cookout is this Saturday, June 29, from 4-8 p.m. at the IBEW #113, 2150 Naegele Rd., Colorado Springs. Cost is $10 per person or $20 per family (however you define family.) Tickets...

 

Community Soup Kitchen on Friday

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... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

Next Business Breakfast is July 19 On Friday, July 19, 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....

 

Security/Widefield Networking Group Meeting Weekly Now

The next meeting of the Security/Widefield Networking Group is scheduled for 3:45-4:45 p.m. Friday, June 28, downstairs at the Security Public Library, 715 Aspen Dr. The group meets every Friday. For more information, visit the group’s FB page....

 

Silver Key Connections Cafe´

Thursday, June 27 Chicken Mole, Bahama Vegetable Blend, Spanish Rice, Black Bean Corn Salad, Orange, Carrot Cake w/ Cream Cheese Frosting, Milk Friday, June 28 Sweet & Sour Pork, Jasmine Rice, Asian Vegetables, Mandarin Spinach Salad, Applesauce,...

 

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...

 

Let's Go for a Ride

We think nothing of jumping in the car, starting up and driving away. Some of you have no idea how to drive a car with a stick shift. A hundred years ago is my typical time of this column, so how...

 

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