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Articles from the November 21, 2018 edition

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 By Geof Clark    News    November 21, 2018

Fountain City Council Approves 2019 Fiscal Year Budget on First Reading

Members of the Fountain City Council approved the city’s 2019 fiscal year budget on first reading following a public hearing last Tuesday. The second reading and final approval is scheduled for the...

 

Lotion Bar Cafe Expands Offering Larger Variety of Gift Items

Holly Port, owner of Lotion Bar Cafe and Studio, recently expanded her business located at 56 Widefield Blvd. She now has double the square footage which allows her to offer a wider and larger...

 

Open House at News Office Saturday

Drop by this newspaper’s temporary office location at 713 Dale Street this Saturday to meet with and see the work of two of this newspaper’s nature/wildlife photojournalists. Both will have items for sale. Many have followed the saga of the wild... Full story

 

Shop Small Business This Saturday and Support Your Community!

Research shows money spent at a local retailer or restaurant stays in the community. Small Business Saturday, November 24th, is a day set aside to show support for local small businesses. The day, created in 2010 by American Express, has become a...

 

The Salvation Army to Serve Up to 4,000 Thanksgiving Meals Including 500 at Fountain Valley Senior Center

The Salvation Army will serve up to 4,000 meals at four locations throughout the Pikes Peak region tomorrow from 11 a.m-1 p.m., for Thanksgiving. This event would not be possible without the generous support of The Fort Carson Culinary Academy,...

 

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: DONNIE CROFT is a Hispanic Male, 26 years old,...

 

News Office Will Be Closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving

The News office will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. The office will reopen at 9 a.m. Monday. The deadline to submit news, advertisements and legal notices for the Nov. 28 issue is Noon Monday. Thanksgiving Holiday...

 

We are So Thankful for All of You

As another Thanksgiving quickly nears, I wanted to take a moment to express our thanks for all of you... everyone who supports making this newspaper possible by choosing your hometown community...

 

Happy Thanksgiving

I pray all are well and will get to enjoy a most wonderful Thanksgiving.  I always enjoy this holiday and how it brings family and friends together to remember all the good things in our lives....

 

Thanksgiving and Very Thankful

This Thanksgiving I am thankful to not have cancer. I hope. Six months ago my family doctor sent me for a CT scan because I went in to be checked out for something that felt weird which ended up being...

 

What's Happening at Fountain Creek

NOV. ACTIVITIES The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com Punkin Chunkin- Saturday, November 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Bring your leftover small...

 

3rd Annual Toy Drive at Security Public Library

The Security Public Library’s third annual toy drive is underway and runs through Dec. 15. “Help make Christmas brighter for local children in need,” a library spokesperson said. “Bring in a new, unwrapped toy. Presents will be delivered by...

 

Stratmoor Hills Fire Department Collecting Toys for Hospitalized

Children for the Holidays This year Stratmoor Hills Fire Department and Fill the Helmet have joined forces to brighten the holidays for hospitalized children. In past years, representatives from Fountain Fire Department distributed any extra...

 

Fountain Fire and Police Merge Toy Drives to Host Winter Wonderland Party for Families This Year

The Fountain Fire and Police Departments are joining together this year to do one large toy drive for local children this holiday season. In past years the fire department and its auxiliary conducted the Fill the Helmet toy drive and the police...

 

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

 

A Cajun Thanks- giving

I am in Louisiana, in a small town where my father and his wife live and have for around 40 years. The trees are green and some are of the "palm" variety, others are the same as you might have at...

 

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

On Friday, Dec. 7, 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 you know a business owner who...

 

Security/Widefield Networking Group to meet Nov. 23

The next meeting of the Security/Widefield Networking Group is scheduled for 8:20 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23. The group meets the second and fourth Friday at Morning Glory Espresso, 101 Fontaine Blvd., Security. For more information, visit...

 

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, Fountain and Grinde...

 

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...

 

New Bridge for Old

This is the sort of a new little concrete bridge, few notice. It replaces a big wooden railroad bridge that was a constant problem to the owners. It burned in fires at least twice. It is on what was...

 

Singers Needed for Fountain Valley Singers' Annual Christmas Concert

Members of the Fountain Valley Singers are preparing for their annual Christmas Concert scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at St. Raphael Episcopal Church, 802 Leta Dr., Security. “We’re going to sing Christmas Spirituals, German Carols,... Full story

 

Good Shepherd UM Church Offers Prayer for Thanksgiving

We offer this prayer as we celebrate Thanksgiving Day and we are blessed to be a part of the Fountain Valley community. All things come from you, O God, and with gratitude we return to you what is yours. You created all that is, and with love formed...

 

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