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Korean War Armistice Day Commemoration is July 21

The 66th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice will be observed Sat., July 21, at 10:30 a.m. at Memorial Park, 300 S. Union Blvd. in Colorado Springs. Major General (U.S. Air Force Retired) Mason Whitney will be the honored guest speaker at a...

 

Security Library Getting New Roof; Temporary Library Setup at French Elementary

The Security Public Library is getting a new roof, so a temporary location has beem set up at French Elementary, 5225 Alturas Dr. During July, library materials can be returned to the library dropbox and the dropbox by the Safeway on Mesa Ride...

 

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...

 

Fountain Valley Senior 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...

 

Golden Circle Lunch Menu

For more information about the Golden Circle meal program, contact the Fountain Valley Senior Center at 520-6470. Local Golden Circle meal sites include: Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain and Grinde Manor, 906 Grinde...

 

SFD's 4th of July Street Breakfast

The Security Fire Department’s annual 4th of July Street Breakfast is scheduled for 6-11 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, at Fire Station 1, 400 Security Blvd. The cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children and seniors. There will be music, entertainment...

 

Driving Problems

I have done a few stories about the changes to Colorado with the use of automobiles. There have been tales about how the roads changed, along with the advent of driving rules, but today I want to...

 

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...

 

Golden Circle Lunch Menu

For more information about the Golden Circle meal program, contact the Fountain Valley Senior Center at 520-6470. Local Golden Circle meal sites include: Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain and Grinde Manor, 906 Grinde...

 

Ballingers Thank Community Members for Their Support at Benefit Car Show

Ramona "Moni" and J.R. Ballinger of Security want to thank everyone who helped with a benefit car show held June 10 at Metcalfe Park in Fountain. All proceeds from the event went to Ramona's cancer fu...

 
 By Geof Clark    Community    June 27, 2018

Duckwood Community Gardens Offer Local Residents a Place to Grow Their Own Food

Fountain Valley homeowners and renters with little or no outside space for gardens now have a place to grow their own fruits and vegetables, Duckwood Community Gardens at Fountain Creek Regional...

 

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Opens Concession Stands at Aga and Metcalfe Parks

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held recently at the concession stand by the Splash Pad at Aga Park in Fountain. That stand and the concession stand at Metcalfe Park are being operated by parents of...

 

Carson Soldiers Ride The Midland

Not since 1931 had the red plush chair cars of the Midland Terminal carried passengers over the famous Cripple Creek road. Not since the middle twenties had the observation coach echoed the oohs and a...

 

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 physic...

 

Golden Circle lunch Menu

For more information about the Golden Circle meal program, contact the Fountain Valley Senior Center at 520-6470. Local Golden Circle meal sites include: Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain and Grinde Manor, 906 Grinde...

 

Girls of the West Promote Western Heritage Events in Region

Girl of the West Sierra Silva and Aide to Girl of the West Kayla Summers are ambassadors for the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo. Each summer they make about 150 appearances promoting the Pikes Peak or Bust...

 

Security Public Library Getting New Roof in July; Temporary Library Setup at French Elementary

The Security Public Library will be getting a new roof next month. However, due to safety concerns, the library can’t be open to the public. A temporary location is being set up at French Elementary, 5225 Alturas Dr. The library will be closed...

 

Motor Police

On an interesting story from the Fountain Police in the 1920's, they had furnished Marshal M.O. Askey a new piece of equipment. A motorcycle had been purchased for his use to enforce the town's new...

 

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...

 

The Fountain Valley Senior Center recently had the Summer Song Spinners event.

A big thank you to everyone who came out and enjoyed the evening of food and great entertainment. Performers from the Summer Song Spinners event are shown in these photos....

 

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