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District 8 Schools Start Tomorrow; School Zones will be Active

Submitted by FFD Cpl. Galen Steele It’s that time of year again to send our loved ones back to school and the Fountain Police Department would like to remind our citizens that school zones will be...

 

Single Hauler Garbage Concept Presented to Public

City of Fountain officials with representatives of CONO hosted a meeting on July 17 to gather feedback from local residents about the concept of considering a single hauler garbage and recycling service program in Fountain. Many left the meeting...

 

Local Vietnam Vet Rick Clements Surprised with Patriotic Quilt of Valor

As more and more family members arrived at his home one recent evening, Fountain resident and community volunteer Rick Clements couldn't quite figure out what was happening. When I arrived, it really...

 

All Fall Festival Applications Due Monday

Applications for parade entries and booths at Metcalfe Park, in conjunction with the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 50th Annual Fountain Fall Festival, scheduled for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2, are due by this Monday, Aug.12. Parade grand...

 

Fountain City Council and School Districts 3 and 8 Have Positions Open in November Election

Three Fountain City Council Positions Open in November Election There will be three positions open on the Fountain City Council this November. Mayor Pro-Tem Phil Thomas and City Councilmember Jim Coke are both term limited and as such, their...

 

Law Enforcement Seize 300 Marijuana Plants and Arrests Two in Connection to Illegal Grow

On July 31, at approximately 8 a.m., law enforcement executed search warrants on two properties in the 20000 block of Deputy Point in the Midway area south of Fountain, and a knock and talk on a...

 

Sheriff's Office Identifies Suspect in Homicide on Shining Star Drive 

On July 31, 2019, at approximately 4:28 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the 3900 block of Shining Star Drive in reference to a domestic disturbance. When deputies arrived on scene, they found a...

 

CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS:

In last week’s issue, the story with the headline “Fountain Valley Post 6461 Ladies Auxiliary Donates Money to the Fountain Fire Department” should have stated the donation came from the Auxiliary, not the Ladies Auxiliary. Also, Patsy Urbana...

 

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: ZACHARY NIGEL BURNS is a White Male, 28 years old,...

 

A Little History on Education in Colorado

Starting this week children all over the state will be returning to schools of one type or another. Public, Charter, Home, On-line. One of the greatest benefits to living in Colorado is school...

 

Re: Carports... I Have Deep Misgivings About Authoritarian Restrictive Leadership

We had a carport issue with El Paso County when Dennis Hisey was County Commissioner. We took pictures of other carports in our area. The local fire department wrote a letter that stated the carport...

 

As a New School Year Begins...

Good day. I hope all are enjoying a wonderful week. As summer break comes to an end for schools, I wanted to welcome all students back to school. Having taught middle school after retiring from the...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

August Coalition Meeting is all about our communities and local elections By Liz Rosenbaum Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition FVCWC www.facebook.com/fvcwc for updates Our upcoming Fountain Valley...

 

Fountain Community Theater Presenting Tom Sawyer, Detective Aug. 9, 10

Performers with the Fountain Community Theater will be presenting Tom Sawyer, Detective adapted from the Mark Twain Classic By Joseph George Caruso at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9 and 10 with a 2 p.m. matinee Aug. 10 at the Dean Fleischauer Activities Center,...

 

Fountain Riding and Roping Club Providing Wagon Rides/Ice Cream Social at Metcalfe Park

On Saturday, Aug. 10, from 4–6 p.m., Fountain Riding and Roping Club is having wagon rides in Metcalfe Park. The ride around the park is open to anyone, and there will be an ice cream social at the end. The cost is $3 per person and includes the...

 

Burt Evans from Colorado Progressive Veterans to speak at Democratic Club Meeting Monday

The Fountain Valley Democratic Club will have its next meeting at the Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Dr., Monday, Aug. 12.   The guest for this meeting will be Burt Evans.  He represents the group, El Paso County Colorado...

 

Colorado Arabian Horse Club Hosts Horse Show At Latigo Trails Equestrian Center On August 31

An Arabian and All Breed One-Day Horse Show sponsored by the Southern Division of the Colorado Arabian Horse Club will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, beginning at 9 a.m., at Latigo Trails Equestrian Center, 13710 Halleluiah Trail in Black Forest. There...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

AUGUSTACTIVITIES 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.elpasoc...

 

Happy Birthday Amber

On this day, in 1983, I was entrusted with a life that was not my own, yet every bit a part of me. I loved every tiny wrinkly spot of her, from the three short strands of strawberry blonde hair to...

 

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

Next Business Breakfast is Aug. 16 On Friday, Aug. 16, 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....

 

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...

 

City of Fountain's Recycling Center Open Three Days a Week and First Saturday

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's Next Meeting Is Aug. 12

The Fountain Valley Historical Society’s Museum, located one block north of Fountain City Hall at 114 N. Main, Fountain, will now be open from 1-5 p.m. Wednesdays during the Downtown Fountain Market. The museum is also open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m....

 

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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