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An Organized Sport?

I was recently reminded of this story and thought I would repeat it for you. One of the most exhilarating sports known in the west a hundred years ago was hunting Jack Rabbits! Such was the tale told...

 

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...

 

Spring Clean Up:City Offering Curbside Pickup for Seniors

In conjunction with the annual Spring Clean Up, the City of Fountain and the City of Fountain Street Division is offering curbside pickup for senior citizens (ages 65 and over.) in May. Loads will be limited to one standard pickup truck amount. You...

 

Fountain Library Hosts Senior Events

HEALTHY LIVING FOR THE BODY AND BRAIN: TIPS FROM THE LATEST RESEARCH Wednesday, May 22, 1-2 p.m. For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and...

 

Harvest Time Redeeming Ministries Hosts Easter Egg Hunt

The Second Annual Harvest Time Redeeming Ministries Community Easter Egg Hunt was held Sunday, April 6, at Metcalfe Park in Fountain. The day started off with an Easter egg hunt for special needs...

 

Reader Inspired By Generosity of Millennial Who Helped Other Shopper

One of our readers shared the following inspirational moment about a Good Samaritan who recently came to the resuce and made the day for a fellow shopper. Yesterday (Sunday, April 7) I was at Walmart on 85/87. The cashier and I were making small...

 

FRRC Hosts Awards Banquet

For all the winners and photo highlights click the following link: https://www.epcan.com/home/customer_files/pdfs/alternate/frrcawards_2019-4-17red.pdf...

 

City of Fountain Spring Clean Up Scheduled for May 18

The City of Fountain Spring Clean Up is set for 7 a.m.-Noon Saturday, May 18 at the Waste Connection’s Landfill (continue past 8900 Squirrel Creek, 2 ½ miles out on Squirrel Creek from Link Rd.) Residents may pay $10 a standard pickup truck load...

 

Friends of Library Book Sale is Saturday

The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is scheduled for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. this Saturday, April 20, at the library located at 715 Aspen Dr. “Whatever your reading pleasure be it fact or fiction, adult or juvenile, classic or best sellers, the...

 

A Problem

It being Springtime, and a bit of rain has been in the area, I thought I would talk a bit about conditions that were fairly common a hundred years ago. This is one of those that bothered many a wife,...

 

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...

 

Fountain Library Hosts Senior Event

TOP TEN ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES Thursday, April 25, 6-7:30 p.m. Rabea Taylor from Lewis, Kuhn, and Swan PC will be speaking on the top ten estate planning mistakes. Ms. Taylor will cover: The Most Common Pitfalls in Estate Planning, Right and Wrong...

 

Fountain Library Closing for Carpet Installation

The Fountain Library will be closed Monday, April 8, through Friday, April 12, for new carpet.... Full story

 

Friends of Library Book Sale is April 20

The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is scheduled for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the library located at 715 Aspen Dr. “Whatever your reading pleasure be it fact or fiction, adult or juvenile, classic or best sellers, the Friends...

 

Entries Accepted for SPL's Annual Poetry Contest

Entries are now being accepted for Security Public Library’s Annual Poetry Contest. First and second place winners will be chosen in each category. The categories include: 4th - 5th grades, 6th - 8th grades, 9th - 12th grades and adults. The poems... Full story

 

Mobile Hotspots Available for Check Out at Security Public Library

Mobile Hotspots are now available for checkout at the Security Public Library, The hotspot program allows library card holders to access unlimited, high-speed Internet service anywhere a Sprint signal can be received. Persons can connect up to 10...

 

Potatoes

I recently found a farming story that was not really new to me. I knew that potatoes were a big crop up in the upper Ute Pass area in the 1920s and 1930s. This story goes back to that area in the...

 

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 physic...

 

Fountain Library Hosts Senior Event

TOP TEN ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES Thursday, April 25, 6-7:30 p.m. Rabea Taylor from Lewis, Kuhn, and Swan PC will be speaking on the top ten estate planning mistakes. Ms. Taylor will cover: The Most Common Pitfalls in Estate Planning, Right and Wrong...

 

City of Fountain Spring Clean Up Scheduled for May 18

The City of Fountain Spring Clean Up is set for 7 a.m.-Noon Saturday, May 18 at the Waste Connection’s Landfill (continue past 8900 Squirrel Creek, 2 ½ miles out on Squirrel Creek from Link Rd.) Residents may pay $10 a standard pickup truck load...

 

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