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Articles from the December 25, 2019 edition

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 By Karin Hill    News

Rec center planning kicks into high gear

People have been talking about it for years, but now the planning for a new recreation facility to serve all of the Fountain Valley is getting serious. There's just one catch: fundi... — Updated 12/24/2019

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Oh, baby!

Alice's column this week was pre-empted due to the birth of her first grandbaby! Violet Aubrey Miller came into this world Friday, Dec. 20, at 3:34 p.m. Alice said, "She tipped... — Updated 12/24/2019


Holiday Closings

In observance of the New Year’s holiday, the news office will be closed on New Year’s Day. It will reopen at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2. It will be open regular hours New Year’s Eve. The deadline to submit ads, legal notices,... — Updated 12/24/2019


Dementia Caregiver Group Meets at Security Library

The local Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets from 1-2:30 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at Security Public Library. The group is for family or friends who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia,... — Updated 12/24/2019


TREA Ch. 113 meets first Thursday

Members of The Retired Enlisted Association Chapter 113 will meet at 10:30 a.m. the first Thursday of the month, at IHOP, 6450 S. Highway 85/87, Fountain. “Are you concerned about your entitlements and about not having them... — Updated 12/24/2019


State park offers events for kids, teens

Cheyenne Mountain State Park has two unique programs for January: the ever-popular, open to all, First Day Hikes; and a new teen program on Winter Preparedness. “Plus, we have hidden our Christmas ornaments for prizes again,... — Updated 12/24/2019


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 12/24/2019


Salvation Army to serve Christmas meals at FVSC

Volunteers with the Salvation Army will be providing free community Holiday Meals on Christmas at four locations including the Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Dr., Fountain. The meals will be served from 11 a.m.-1... — Updated 12/24/2019


What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

JANUARYACTIVITIES 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://commu... — Updated 12/24/2019


Legal Notices

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Pages of the Past

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When the Tour Cars Stopped

In the past I have talked about the area's tourist interests. In the 1930's when this area exploded with tourists, and Cottage Camps, another industry started. Driving the visitors... — Updated 12/24/2019


State Democrats on impeachment

On Dec. 18, with Colorado Congresswoman Diana DeGette presiding as Speaker Pro Tempore, the House of Representatives considered and voted on two articles of impeachment against... — Updated 12/24/2019


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 12/24/2019


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... — Updated 12/24/2019


First Business Breakfast of 2020 will be Jan. 3

On Jan. 3 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 Friday of each month. Fountain Valley News... — Updated 12/24/2019


Security/Widefield Networking Next Meeting is Jan. 10

The next meeting of the Security/Widefield Networking Group is scheduled for 3:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, downstairs at the Security Public Library, 715 Aspen Dr. The group meets the second and fourth Friday of the month. For... — Updated 12/24/2019


Hold tight to Christmas memories

Make a mental decision that Christmas is going to be great. Our world exists in the space between our ears known as our brains. We can dread or hate something or just decide it’s... — Updated 12/24/2019


Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

Our meeting last week had a very large turn out, and I'd like to thank our VFW community for welcoming us into their space. Dr. Chris Rey is the director of the ATSDR (Agency of... — Updated 12/24/2019


Methane regulation 'rollbacks' actually reduce emissions

By Bob Beauprez President Trump just proposed a small update to methane-emission regulations. But judging by the Democratic candidates' hyperbolic reactions, you'd think he... — Updated 12/24/2019

 By Doug Lamborn    Opinion

Response to impeachment, spending

On Dec. 18 the United States House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump. Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) released the following statement on the impeachment vote: "S... — Updated 12/24/2019


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: QUINCY BERNARD BROWN is a Black... — Updated 12/24/2019


DUI enforcement up for holidays

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law enforcement agencies recently wrapped up the Holiday Parties heightened DUI enforcement as part of The Heat Is On campaign to keep... — Updated 12/24/2019


Lights of the Valley

We asked our readers to submit their favorite holiday light displays around the Fountain Valley, and their responses did not disappoint. From nativities to classic Santa to... — Updated 12/24/2019


All I Want for Christmas is...

Local kindergartners tell us what they want from Santa Claus in this classic Christmas feature. See their cute faces and read their unique reponses. As in years past, the Fountain... — Updated 12/24/2019


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