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Celebrating 60 Years of Bringing You the News

Today the News staff celebrates this newspaper’s 60th Anniversary and the start of our 61st year of bringing you news about the Fountain Valley area and its people. “The staff of your hometown community paper is excited about this milestone and... Full story

 

Council Hosts Budget Meeting Tomorrow

The Fountain City Council will have it’s next budget worksession tomorrow, Thursday evening, Oct. 4, at 6 p.m. meeting at Fountain Police Station, 2nd floor....

 

Zucchini Contest Winners Announced

Dave Wright won the heaviest division while Jax Decker won the longest division and was second in the heaviest division of this newspaper's Zucchini Contest which ended Friday. Wright's winner...

 

Trojans Celebrate Homecoming With a Win!

Fountain-Fort Carson High School Homecoming Queen and King Kyleigh Sandoval and Vincent Naranjo shown during the Trojans' Homecoming game. The Trojans had a 31-7 win over the Legend Titans last...

 

Fountain P.D. Welcomes "Phoenix"New K9 and His Handler Officer Jon Kay Graduate From Training

A graduation ceremony for Fountain Police Department's new dual purpose K9 "Phoenix" and his handler, Officer Jon Kay, was held recently at the Fountain Police Department. "Phoenix" is a fully...

 

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: JESS DURAN is a Hispanic Male, 27 years old, 5'07"...

 

"We" are 60!!!

I must say my heart is filled with pride this week as we celebrate the newspaper's 60th anniversary (which is today) and begin our 61st year of serving the Fountain Valley community. I only wish our...

 

Commissioners Receive Encouraging Update on Community Effort to Reduce Teen Suicides

At a recent meeting, the Board of El Paso County Commissioners (BoCC) received some encouraging news indicating that a community wide collaborative effort to reduce teen suicides is starting to make a difference.  Commissioner Peggy Littleton, who...

 

Fall Colors

I hope all are doing great and enjoying the cooling climate of fall.  I enjoyed a wonderful time this past weekend checking out the changing colors of the aspen leaves up in the mountains.  It was...

 

THE SPLENDOR OF FALL IN COLORADO...

This past weekend El Paso County Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez took this beautiful photo of horses taking in the sunshine with a backdrop of changing colors in the trees....

 

Please Be Sure Your House Numbers Are Visible in Case of Emergency

Many citizens are having a lot of repair work done on their homes and during the painting or stuccoing process their house numbers are being taken down with no way to identify the address.   I want...

 

5th Annual Faith Lutheran Craft Fair is Nov. 3

The 5th annual Faith Lutheran Church Craft Fair is scheduled for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the church located at 315 Security Blvd. There will be greeting cards, home decor, baby items and much more. Lunch and food will be available....

 

Friday Night Soup Kitchen Open to All

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

 

"COATS 4 KIDS" Drive Underway

The annual “COATS 4 KIDS” Fountain Valley Coat Drive runs through Oct. 19. “Please donate new and gently used coats, gloves and caps or hats,” a spokesperson said. All sizes are needed including: for infants, toddlers, elementary, middle and... Full story

 

Friends of the Library Book Sale October 13 at Security Library

The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Security Public Library, 715 Aspen Dr. “Whatever your reading pleasure be it fact or fiction, adult or juvenile, classic or best sellers, the Friends of the...

 

Norman Wodell to Speak at Next Fountain Valley Democratic Club Meeting

The Fountain Valley Democratic Club will have Norman Wodell, Fountain Valley Senior Center Board Member, as a speaker at the next meeting.  The meeting will be at the Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Dr.  Monday, Oct. 8.  The...

 

Free Course For Parents Of Children With Mental Illness

NAMI Basics - A free six-week course for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents showing signs of mental illness. Meets once weekly on Saturdays starting October 13, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at a Central Colorado Springs location...

 

Writers Group Meets First and Third Mondays

Members of the Fountain Valley Writers (in search of a catchier name) meet from 6:30-8:30 (or later) p.m. the first and third Mondays of the month at the home of group facilitator Julie Shavin, 8435 Ermel Road, Fountain (just east of Link Rd.)...

 

Cars on the Road...

This week while driving my daughter the 45 minutes to an hour-long drive to school, she remarked about seeing the same car earlier in the week. It popped into my brain that we develop relationships...

 

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

Next Business Breakfast is Oct. 5 On Friday, Oct. 5, the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Breakfast from 7-8 a.m., at IHOP, on Hwy. 85/87, Fountain. The breakfasts take place the first and third Friday of each month. “If...

 

Security/Widefield Networking Group to meet Oct. 12

The next meeting of the Security/Widefield Networking Group is scheduled for 8:20 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12. The group meets the second and fourth Friday at Morning Glory Espresso, 101 Fontaine Blvd., Security. For more information, visit...

 

UCCS Chancellor to speak at Curiosity Unlimited Gathering

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Curiousity Unlimited Club’s October lecture features Chancellor Dr. Venkat Reddy, addressing “UCCS - A University Built with a Commitment to Excellence.” He will discuss “What’s the Big Idea?  The...

 

Hermit of Tenderfoot Hill

In 1914, a story surfaced in the Cripple Creek newspaper that was quite curious. It made not of a strange gent who lived up on the hill above Cripple Creek. The newspaper called him "The Hermit of...

 

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...

 

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