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Fountain Valley Water Coalition Hosts Council Candidate Forum

The Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition will host a Fountain City Council candidate Debate and forum this Saturday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. in the Fountain Library community meeting room. There will be food catered by Fresh Taste... — Updated 10/16/2019


MRHS Graduate Alyssa Magalong Participating in MISS COLORADO USA® Competition This Weekend

Alyssa Magalong, daughter of Maria and Felix Magalong Jr., of Security, will participate in the MISS COLORADO USA® competition this weekend in Greeley. This year's state... — Updated 10/16/2019


Ghost Towns

I recently drove US 85 north to the Wyoming Black Hills. I have driven this route over 50 years. I was a bit surprised this trip by the ghost towns along the way. When I first rode... — Updated 10/16/2019


Pages of the Past

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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 10/16/2019


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 10/16/2019


District 3 SchoolBoard Recognizes Local Food Trucks

The Widefield School District 3 Board of Education recognized three local food trucks including Colorado Sno-Balls, Roll Up Food Truck and Go Fish Food Truck at ts board meeting... — Updated 10/16/2019


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 10/16/2019


Chamber News

Next Business Breakfast is October 18 On Friday, Oct. 18, 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 10/16/2019


Republican Club to Hear From State Rep. Landgraf

On Monday, Oct. 21, the Fountain Valley Republican Club will hear from guest speaker Rep. Lois Landgraf at its monthly meeting at the Fountain IHOP. “Bring your questions about last session in Denver and we’ll talk about the... — Updated 10/16/2019


REACH Pikes Peak's 3rd Fountain Family Day is Sat.

REACH Pike’s Peak’s 3rd Annual Fountain Family Day is scheduled for 2 p.m. this Saturday at 501 E. Iowa Ave. in Fountain. There will be face and pumpkin painting, music and family and kid friendly activities and games. There... — Updated 10/16/2019


What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

OCTOBER ACTIVITIES 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://comm... — Updated 10/16/2019


Friends of Security Library Fall Book Sale is Saturday

The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale is scheduled for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 19, at the library located at 715 Aspen Dr. “Whatever your reading pleasure be it fact or fiction, adult or juvenile, classic or best... — Updated 10/16/2019


A fond farewell...

If I had to choose one word to summarize the past 39 years, well, those who know me by now may be chuckling as you know I cannot pick just one word, ever.... Words have been my... — Updated 10/16/2019


Blood Drive Thurs. at Dynamic Family Medicine in Security

The staff at Dynamic Family Medicine is holding a blood drive this 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... — Updated 10/16/2019


Junior Achievement Needs Volunteers at Fountain Middle School

I hope all are enjoying a great start to the week.  I want to get the word out for our friends at Junior Achievement who are looking for volunteers to help in Fountain Middle... — Updated 10/16/2019


Freedom Of Speech Is Messy

At the October 8th city council meeting, an extremely important question was being asked of our city council. Should the city ban temporary signs in public right of ways or should... — Updated 10/16/2019


We Are Fortunate To Have Someone With Tamara Estes' Strong Roots Running For City Council

I was born in Colorado and raised here in Fountain until around middle school.  In 2017, I returned to Fountain, where I have always thought of as my hometown.  I now live with... — Updated 10/16/2019


Motorcyclist Dies in Collision With Truck East of Widefield

On Sat., October 12, at approximately 2:05 p.m., the Colorado State Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Fontaine and Lamine in El Paso County. The crash location is approximately five miles north of Fountain. Upon arrival,... — Updated 10/16/2019


Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Citizen Outreach Group

The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Citizen Outreach Group. Applications for the open position are due by Oct. 25. The Citizen Outreach Group... — Updated 10/16/2019


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: Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers... — Updated 10/16/2019


Ballots Have Been Mailed!

Secure 24-Hour Ballot Drop Boxes Open - 10 new boxes added The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has mailed* approximately 409,000 ballots to active, registered county voters for the 2019 Coordinated Election.  The... — Updated 10/16/2019


News Office Welcomes New Delivery Driver Mitch Schmidt

This newspaper is pleased to welcome Mitch Schmidt who joins our staff this week as our new Wednesday newspaper delivery driver, assisting Circulation Manager Geof Clark in... — Updated 10/16/2019


Judy Sherbak Joins the News Office as New Office/Personnel Manager

The News staff would like to introduce and welcome new Office and Personnel Manager Judy Sherbak. She is a former Widefield resident, now living east of Colorado Springs with her... — Updated 10/16/2019


Meet Your District 3 School Board Candidates

Editor's Note: The last two months we have been profiling candidates for local offices. This week we are featuring Widefield School District 3 Board of Education candidate Carlos... — Updated 10/16/2019


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