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Security Fire Department Kicks Off July 4th Celebrations at Annual Street Breakfast

The Security Fire Department will host its annual street breakfast tomorrow (Thursday, July 4) starting at 6 a.m. at Fire Station 1, 400 Security Blvd. The breakfast continues until 11 a.m. and there will be numerous displays, music and...

 

Permissible Fireworks Legal in Fountain July 4th

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, the Fountain Public Safety Departments wanted to inform Fountain residents the city has decided to allow permissible fireworks within the city limits. “We understand several municipalities will not be...

 

Summertime fun at Fountain's Splash Pad

The Splash Pad at Aga Park in Fountain recently re-opened after repairs had to be done and it is attracting young visitors wanting to enjoy the variety of "cooling off" options in the water park. In...

 

Local Artist Sets Up Studio in Fountain

Brian Seal, owner of Sun Children Studios, is a local artist skilled in the use of a variety of art mediums. He has his studio set up in the Heritage Events Center in Fountain (the strip mall off of...

 

Independence Day Closings News office closing July 4

In honor of Independence Day, Thursday, July 4, all City of Fountain and El Paso County offices will be closed. All post offices will also be closed. All local financial institutions will also be closed. The Security and Fountain Branch Libraries... Full story

 

Fourth of July Fireworks Information for Unincorporated El Paso County

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has announced that only permissible fireworks are legal in the county. “As we celebrate the upcoming 4th of July holiday, fireworks are traditionally a major part of our Independence Day celebrations,” said...

 

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: SHAWN JOSEPH BELL is a White Male, 36 years old,...

 

Sheriff's Office Looking for Escaped Suspect Wanted on Outstanding Warrants

On July 1, at approximately 7:35 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 2200 block of Cortez Drive referencing a stolen trailer. Once on scene, deputies contacted two individuals inside a truck that...

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion    July 3, 2019

Facts About the 4th You May Not Have Known

Every year we celebrate the 4th of July with fireworks, parades, picnics and barbecues. Each year, approximately 150 million hot dogs and 700 million pounds of chicken are consumed on this day. And...

 

Western Heritage Events 

I hope all are well and enjoy a great Independence Day. This week I want to mention two upcoming, and much loved, Western Heritage events occurring in July.  First up is the 79th annual Pikes Peak or...

 
 By GLENN MOLLETTE    Opinion    July 3, 2019

July 4th and the American Spirit

The Fourth of July is here and all Americans hopefully will embrace the day without fear, total liberation and the American spirit.    Nik and Lijana Wallenda on Sunday night, June 23 in crazy,...

 

Celebrate Your Community on Independence Day!

By Quint Studer, author of Building a Vibrant Community: How Citizen-Powered Change Is Reshaping America As I go about my work of helping communities revitalize and reinvent themselves, I often get t...

 

Topic: Human Biosolid Waste Contaminating the Soil

This week I want to tell you about a coalition leader I met in Boston at the 2nd National PFAS Conference. An Amazing Coalition Leader (name withheld for privacy) who lives in Alabama where they are...

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion    July 3, 2019

Our Guests Had a Great Visit...

Our guests from Illinois with the silent "s" have come and gone. We went to the Royal Gorge, and to the summit of Pikes Peak (yes, the donuts are SOOO good!) We also took them to some of our favorite...

 

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,...

 

Community Soup Kitchen Open Every 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...

 

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....

 

Fountain Riding & Roping Club to Host Western Sale July 14

The Fountain Riding and Roping Club is having a western theme auction as part of the club’s 50th anniversary celebration Sunday, July 14, at 2 p.m. at the arena in Metcalfe Park in Fountain. Any items that are western will be offered, including...

 

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...

 

El Paso County Fair: Calling All Amazing Kids for Talent Contest for Ages 10 to 17

The El Paso County Fair is inviting local youth with unique talent to participate in the Amazing Kids Contest that will be conducted at the fair Wednesday, July 17, at the Fair and Event Center in Calhan. Are you an amazing El Paso County kid or...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

JULY 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...

 

On Pikes Peak Summit

As we are almost Mid Summer and still are getting snow on Pikes Peak I thought this April, 1927 story of opening the railroad up Pikes Peak would be interesting. I started working on the railway just...

 

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...

 

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, Fountain and Grinde...

 

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