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Fountain Native Tamara Estes Seeking Election to Fountain City Council - Ward 2

Fountain native Tamara Estes is seeking election to Fountain's City Council this November, for the Ward 2 position that is presently held by term-limited Mayor Pro-tem Phil Thomas.... — Updated 9/11/2019

 

"Breadwinner" Dave Thomas Retires After 44 Years

For the story and photo highlights click the following link: https://www.epcan.com/home/customer_files/pdfs/alternate/breadwinnerdavethomas_2019-9-11.pdf Many might associate the... — Updated 9/11/2019

 

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: RANDY RAY BISHOP is a White... — Updated 9/11/2019

 

Water Coalition Update

New Location for our Meetings, Guest Speaker will be David McDivitt Our coalition has grown and we are moving into a new meeting space! We are still sticking to the third Thursday... — Updated 9/11/2019

 

Job Fair 

Good day.  I hope all are enjoying the week.  It looks like the hot weather might finally be behind us as Fall starts to roll on in.  I wanted to thank all those that came out... — Updated 9/11/2019

 

Chair Yoga Classes Offered at VFW Post 3917

Local residents Dixie and Norman Wodell are bringing chair yoga classes to VFW Post #3917, 4715 Clearview Dr. in Security. Classes will meet at 3 p.m. Thursdays starting Sept. 5. There is no charge for the classes and you don’t... — Updated 9/11/2019

 

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,... — Updated 9/11/2019

 

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... — Updated 9/11/2019

 

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group Meets Monthly in Security

The Alzheimer’s Association sponsors a free monthly caregiver support group on the third Saturday of each month at the old Holy Family Church/FUSION, 331 Main St. in Security, from 10 - 11:30 am. Enter through the lower level... — Updated 9/11/2019

 

Chamber News

Next Business Breakfast is Sept. 20 On Friday, Sept. 20, 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... — Updated 9/11/2019

 

Community Soup Kitchen Open to All Every Friday Evening

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.... — Updated 9/11/2019

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Big Baby Dog

Well, we survived the Labor Day festivities and now we head into the routines we fall into in autumn, right? Stews and chilis start banging recipes into our heads and our salivary g... — Updated 9/11/2019

 

Lamborn Sells Out Local Military

By Mike Pierson President of the Pikes Peak Democratic Veterans, an initiative of the El Paso County, Colorado, Democratic Party With today's... — Updated 9/10/2019

 

Lamborn Supports Religious Freedom for Federal Contractors

On August 15, the Department of Labor proposed a rule clarifying the breadth of civil rights protections afforded to religious contractors. The proposed rule ensures that conscience rights and religious freedom are given full... — Updated 9/10/2019

 

Get Out and Vote for Better Infrastructure

I grew up in an age when waste not want not was a way of living. If you bought the best you could afford and took care of it you would have it for years. We can't go back in time... — Updated 9/10/2019

 
 By Dr. Keith Owen    Schools

FFC8 is Investing in Students, Staff and Success

Developing world-class learners who transition into successful contributors to society requires a positive, empowering and safe environment. That is what students, families,... — Updated 9/10/2019

 

Man Wanted For Robbery, Assault At Loaf N Jug

On Sunday, Sept. 8, at approximately 4:45 p.m, officers were dispatched to Loaf N' Jug, located at 102 S. Santa Fe Avenue, in Fountain for a report of a robbery. The suspect went... — Updated 9/10/2019

 

Man Arrested After Breaking Into Walmart And Threatening Employee With A Knife

On Sunday, Sept. 8, at approximately 1:15 a.m., officers were dispatched to Wal-Mart located at 6310 S. Highway 85 in Fountain, for a report of a male party threatening an employee... — Updated 9/10/2019

 

Fountain Police Make Arrest for Assault/Disorderly Conduct at C'Mon Inn

On July 27, at approximately 1:30 a.m., a fight took place at the C'mon Inn located at 711 Dale Street in Fountain. This incident was not reported to police by any employee or... — Updated 9/10/2019

 

Peak N Pines Has Grand Opening Weekend

Fountain's first brewery, Peaks N Pines, recently had its grand opening weekend at 212 W. Illinois Ave. The business is open from 3-9 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 3-11 p.m. Friday, Noon-11... — Updated 9/10/2019

 

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce Announces Winners of the 50th Annual Fountain Fall Festival Parade

For photo highlights of the parade winners click the following link: https://www.epcan.com/home/customer_files/pdfs/alternate/paradewinners_2019-9-11red.pdf The Fountain Valley... — Updated 9/10/2019

 

Are You in Ward 2? Various Maps Available on City's Website

Candidates Darrell Couch and Tamara Estes are seeking election to the Fountain City Council - Ward 2 position. Ward 2 covers a center section of the city. Our thanks to Fountain City Clerk Silvia Huffman for sharing the following:... — Updated 9/10/2019

 

Fountain Library Celebrating 40th Anniversary in September

During the month of September, the Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) and the Fountain Library are celebrating their presence in Fountain for the last 40 years by hosting events to bring the community together and celebrate service... — Updated 9/10/2019

 

Murder and Mayhem in Fountain: a Twilight Cemetery Lantern Tour

The public is invited to a ghostly twilight lantern tour of Fountain's Fairview Cemetery, 757 South Santa Fe Ave., Saturday, Sept. 14, to learn about the mystery behind three... — Updated 9/10/2019

 

Infamous Murder Confession Found In Fountain Home Some Years Ago Featured On Homicide Hunter Tonight

Tonight (Wednesday, Sept. 11) the “Homicide Hunter” TV show the on the Investigation Discovery Channel will be featuring the murder confession board at the Fountain Valley Museum, which was found at a Fountain home when it was... — Updated 9/10/2019

 

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