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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: SEAN DENNIS CARTIER is a White M... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By Karin Hill    News

Career Program Benefits Soldiers, Gold Star Wives

Michele Sullivan and Jennifer Norton's husbands made the ultimate sacrifice when they died in service to this country. On Nov. 1, a group of Fort Carson soldiers honored the legacy... — Updated 11/6/2019


Sew Time in the Valley meets Saturday

Sew Time in the Valley meets from 10 a.m.-3ish the second and fourth Saturday of every month at the First United Methodist Church of Fountain, 1003 N. Santa Fe Ave. All are welcome. Call Fran Carrick at 382-7019 for additional... — Updated 11/6/2019


Fountain Valley Historical Society Meets Nov. 11, Museum Opens Saturdays

The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 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 11/6/2019


Veterans Job Fair Set for Nov. 13

WHO:  DAV and RecruitMilitary are joining forces to attract, hire and retain military veterans and military spouses in the Colorado Springs area. WHAT:  This is a free hiring event for veterans, transitioning military personnel,... — Updated 11/6/2019


Curiosity Club to Talk Political Power

“Ideas of Power, Changing Views of the Constitutional Distribution of Power Throughout American History,” a free lecture given by Political Science Professor Dr. Verlan Lewis, will be Friday, Nov. 8, at 9:30 a.m., UCCS... — Updated 11/6/2019


Lights, Camera, Action

Widefield High School Theatre Troop 4202 presents: “Miss Holmes,” a play by By Christopher M. Walsh that adds a female twist to the the infamous characters by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Performances will be Nov. 8 and 9 at 7p.m.... — Updated 11/6/2019 Full story


Veterans Day Closings

In observance of Veterans Day Monday, all El Paso County and City of Fountain offices will be closed. All post offices will also be closed. All local financial institutions will be closed. The Security Branch Library will be... — Updated 11/6/2019


Fountain Valley Veterans Day Plans

The following events will occur on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, in Fountain: 1) Flag raising and free breakfast at American Legion Post 38, at 6685 Southmoor Drive, beginning at 8 a.m. Call Barry Bateman at 640-9787 for more... — Updated 11/6/2019


What's Happening at the Fountain Creek

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 11/6/2019


Legal Notices

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Pages of the Past

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In the late 1870s until World War I, the railroads sent their general passenger agents out to dream up sweet melodies with which to lure the tourist and emigrant. Each railroad... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By Mark Hillman    Opinion

Christians and Donald Trump

CAPITOL REVIEW It's a question thrown about frequently in social media debates: "How can anyone who claims to be a Christian vote for Donald Trump?" The questioner usually recites... — Updated 11/6/2019


Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

The last few weeks there really hasn't been much information to share about upcoming events or movement in relation to new developments for our coalition. So, I'd like to start off... — Updated 11/6/2019


Veterans Day, Nature Center Activities

I hope all are doing great this week.  As we approach Veterans Day, I want to take this week to thank all our veterans, and to also ask for volunteers for one of our County... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

More Perspective on Marijuana

Once again, Mr. Lippincott, You are Right! I am writing this evening in response to Mr. Lippincott's guest editorial. I consider both Lippincotts good friends, honorable people who... — Updated 11/6/2019


Fire Departments Battle House Fire Sunday Morning



15 Officers, Troopers Finish Drug Training

Fifteen new Drug Recognition Experts (DRE) graduated on Oct. 31 from a training program that provides law enforcement agencies additional capacity to identify and arrest drivers under the influence of drugs, including cannabis. The... — Updated 11/6/2019


I-25 Wrong-Way Project Complete in 3 Counties

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Exit 122 near Fountain to recognize the completion of the I-25 Wrong Way Prevention... — Updated 11/6/2019


Mary Polley of FFCSD8 Receives National Award

Program recognizes outstanding educators who are using data to make a significant impact in their districts Submitted by Christy McGee, APR Director of Communications Fountain-Fort... — Updated 11/6/2019


Changing Daylight Hours Means More Vehicle Vs. Wildlife Encounters

Nov. 3 marked the end of daylight saving time in Colorado. This means drivers will see dusk arriving earlier, and should be aware that wild... — Updated 11/6/2019


Small Business Workshops set for November

Looking for a way to boost your own knowledge while helping your business? The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering the following workshops in November. Events are held at the Pikes Peak SBDC, 559 East... — Updated 11/6/2019


School District 8 Honors Custodial, Grounds, Maintenance Crews

The entire Custodial, Grounds, and Maintenance department of Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 received special recognition by the School Board recently for all of the... — Updated 11/6/2019


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