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Articles from the October 2, 2019 edition

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Blood Drive Oct. 17 at Dynamic Family Medicine in Security

The staff at Dynamic Family Medicine is holding a blood drive Thursday, Oct. 17, at the business located at 5715 Kittery Dr. in Security (next to the Security Post Office.) The Bloodmobile Bus will be in the parking lot from 10... — Updated 10/2/2019


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 Male... — Updated 10/2/2019


Calling all Fountain Voters:

There are two (possibly three-stay tuned about the third one) upcoming opportunities for voters in City of Fountain to meet their candidates for the November Fountain City Council election. Seeking election to two Councilmember At... — Updated 10/2/2019


What's Happening at the 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 ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpas... — Updated 10/2/2019


Good Shepherd United Church Celebrates 60th Anniversary October 6

Oct. 6 is a special day at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 1201 Leta Dr. in Security. The church will turn 60 years old. All are invited to the 9:30 a.m., church service where the Good Shepherd Ringers will provide simple... — Updated 10/2/2019


Olwyn Elizabeth (Pat) McGowan

June 17, 1926-September 25, 2019 Olwyn Elizabeth (Pat) McGowan, 93, of Widefield, Colorado, passed through the gates of heaven to join our Heavenly Father September 25, 2019. She... — Updated 10/2/2019



In the Winter of 1934, Colorado, as well as the great plains, suffered a drought. I have told stories about bad winter storms, here more than once. Reading the old newspapers in... — Updated 10/2/2019


Pages of the Past

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Silver Key Connections Cafe´

Thursday, Oct. 3 Stuffed Bell Pepper, Baby Baker Potatoes, Cauliflower, Carrot Raisin Salad, Spiced Peaches, Milk Friday, Oct. 4 Pesto Chicken, Florentine Rice, Carrots, Whole Grain Roll, Strawberries, Milk Monday, Oct. 7 Crab... — Updated 10/2/2019


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 assis... — Updated 10/2/2019


Fountain Valley Historical Society Meets Oct. 14/Museum Opens Saturdays

The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, in the downstairs of the museum, 114 N. Main, Fountain. The museum is open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. “Stop by... — Updated 10/2/2019


Chamber News

Next Business Breakfast is October 4 On Friday, Oct. 4, 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 10/2/2019

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion


As big baby dog torments my 15-year-old teacup chihuahua, the Price is Right is on television and the bing! Bing! Bing! of that dumb wheel is about to make me crawl the walls!!... — Updated 10/2/2019


Mobile Hotspots Available for Check Out at Security Public Library

Mobile Hotspots are now available for checkout at the Security Public Library. The hotspot program allows library card holders to access unlimited, high-speed Internet service anywhere a Sprint signal can be received. Persons can... — Updated 10/2/2019


Chair Yoga Classes Offered

Local residents Dixie and Norman Wodell are offering 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 10/2/2019


Harvey By Mary Chase Next Show for Fountain Community Theater

The Fountain Community Theater will present Harvey by Mary Chase next month. Show dates are Oct. 4, 5, 10, 11 and 12 at 6:30 p.m. with a matinee Oct. 5 at 2 p.m, at the Dean Fleischauer Activities Center, 326 W. Alabama Ave.,... — Updated 10/2/2019


Fountain Council OKs $10,700,000 Contract for Construction Services for Joint Fountain Electric and Water Facility

At its Sept. 24 meeting, Fountain City Council approved a resolution to award the construction services contract for construction management/general contractor for the utilities joint use operations facility to Daniel Barry... — Updated 10/2/2019


Golden Splendor, Sample Ballot, Creek Week!

Good morning.  Hopefully all are having a nice week.  As I mentioned I would, I was able to get out and enjoy seeing the leaves change color.  It is a splendor worth taking in,... — Updated 10/2/2019


Baby Rattlesnake Found in Fountain Neighborhood

Residents in the Cross Creek neighborhood who live on Wythe Drive in Fountain recently found this baby rattle snake in their backyard and wanted to caution other residents in the... — Updated 10/2/2019


Cross Creek BMX Shed Broken Into, Several Items Taken

The Cross Creek BMX managers announced earlier this week that someone broke into a shed they own and stole things. “I am totally heart broken for Cross Creek BMX and all the local kids and other riders that call CCBMX home,” a... — Updated 10/2/2019


Ribbon-Cutting Celebrates Opening of New Duckwood Road/Railroad Crossing

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Duckwood Road/Railroad Crossing was held Thursday at the Duckwood Roundabout. The road, which opened Friday, will serve as a main east-west... — Updated 10/2/2019


FRRC Provides Special Entertainment and Ice Cream for the Community

Submitted by Karen Ager Over 50 adults and children enjoyed a wagon ride furnished by Newell Stagecoach through Metcalfe Park on Aug. 10. The wagon rides which traveled around the... — Updated 10/2/2019


Fountain Electric Department Holds 100 Years of Service Celebration

An event celebrating 100 Years of the City of Fountain Electric Department providing Electric Safety and Service to the Fountain Valley Region was held recently at Metcalfe Park in... — Updated 10/2/2019


Autumn Splendor in the Hills

Our thanks to El Paso County Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez for sharing this beautiful photo of the changing colors high in the hills of Colorado. ... — Updated 10/2/2019


El Paso County Delinquent Real Estate Taxes & Special Assessments Notice Inside

Included with this week’s issue is the El Paso County Treasurer’s Office annual Delinquent Real Estate Taxes and Special Assessments payable in 2019 Notice. It is being published Sept. 18, 25 and today, Oct. 2. In the Sept. 18... — Updated 10/2/2019


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