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Widefield Parks and Recreation Hosts 13th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration Dec. 4

The 13th Annual Widefield Parks and Recreation Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., on the front lawn of the Widefield Parks & Recreation campus, 705 Aspen Dr., Security. The event will kick-off...

 

City of Fountain Citizens Academy Graduates Recognized at Fountain Council Meeting

Members of the City of Fountain Citizens Academy graduating class were recognized at the Nov. 13 Fountain City Council meeting. During the academy, participants visited different city entities to see...

 

Fountain Community Theater to Present "On The Thirteenth Day of Christmas"

Members of the Fountain Community Theater will present "On The Thirteenth Day of Christmas" by Dwayne Yancey in several shows in December at the Dean Fleischauer Activities Center, 326 W. Alabama...

 

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: KEVIN DAVIS is a Black Male, 42 years old, 6...

 

Fountain Fire Department Hosts Graduation for New Volunteer Firefighters

The 2018 Fountain Fire Department Fire Academy Graduation was held Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Welte Education Center. Fountain Fire Department had 15 new volunteer firefighters who were part of an...

 

Let Your Holiday Hearts Shine!

Not complaining (although a few slow news weeks sure wouldn't hurt our feelings), but as our community has grown over the last six decades, so has the population; the number of people living and...

 

Be Safe On The Snow Days! 

Good day.  I hope all enjoyed a wonderful week and Thanksgiving.  I enjoyed a great Thanksgiving with church friends and am looking forward to Christmas and visiting family and old friends next mont...

 

Enjoy Christmas Before It's Over

Christmas is coming fast but try to slow down. Before you know it Christmas will be over.   Most of us live our lives in a hurry. We hurry to finish school, hurry through meals, hurry through the work week and hurry into retirement. In a twinkle...

 

Project Aims to Place a Wreath on Every Veteran's Grave

A 26-year tradition of placing remembrance wreaths on the graves of veterans buried in our nation's cemeteries, is in need of support to ensure all veterans in Colorado will be remembered this...

 

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 www.elpasocountyparks.com Nature Adventures: December Doves Thursday, Dec. 6, 10-11:30 a.m. Children ages 3-6, with an adult,...

 

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 donations received as part of the...

 

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...

 

Fountain Valley Historical Society Meets Dec. 10

The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, in the downstairs of the museum, 114 N. Main, Fountain. To set up tours of the museum, call President Elaine MacKay at 382-7625, Vice...

 

Democratic Club to host Christmas Dinner December 10

The Fountain Valley Democratic Club’s annual Christmas Dinner  will be Monday, Dec. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Fountain Senior Center.     “Bring the family and have fun!” a spokesperson said. “Meat and beverages will be...

 

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

 

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...

 

Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce News

Next Business Breakfast is Dec. 7 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...

 

Security/Widefield Networking Group to meet Dec. 14

The next meeting of the Security/Widefield Networking Group is scheduled for 8:20 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14. The group meets the second and fourth Friday at Morning Glory Espresso, 101 Fontaine Blvd., Security. For more information, visit...

 

Louisiana

So, you ate over Thanksgiving? Did you overeat? I overate… all stinking week long. I was in Cajun Country and being guided by the best hostess EVER. We ate crawfish nachos, grits every day for breakfast, Tabasco cheesecake, Gumbo, Boudan, frog...

 

Our First Big Theft

Back in 1911 there was a branch office of the El Paso County Sheriff right here in Fountain. It was Harry Galbraith, and he watched the southern half of the county. He was not very busy, but he did...

 

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...

 

Advent Season Arrives at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church

At Good Shepherd United Methodist Church we are preparing to celebrate the birth of our Savior as we enter the season of Advent. Did you know Advent comes from the Latin word adventus meaning “coming” or “visit,”? During Advent, we prepare...

 

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

 

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