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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...

 

Pikes Peak Credit Union Donates to FFD Fill the Helmet Toy Drive

Representatives from Pikes Peak Credit Union recently donated to the Fountain Fire Department's annual Fill the Helmet toy drive. Pictured from the left are Woodland Park Branch Manager Kelly... Full story

 

American Legion Riders Post 38 Members Donate Toys to Combined

Prior to Christmas, members of American Legion Riders Post 38 in Fountain collected and bought toys for the Fountain Fire/Police Department's Fill the Helmet/Blue Santa Toy Drives. The toys were... Full story

 

Falling From The Sky

I have told stories of the many training flights at early Peterson Airfield. Today is just a bit different, because these were some of the Air Force's biggest bombers of the time. A big B-29 bomber...

 

City of FountainPublic Safety Department Personnel/Fire Auxiliary Host Winter Wonderland Event for Local Families

Prior to Christmas, City of Fountain Public Safety Department personnel hosted a Winter Wonderland event. The event featured gifts for children and meals for the facilities in attendance. Santa and Mrs. Claus as well as The Grinch were on hand to...  PDF

 

Sheep Problems

Back in the 1890's there was big business in sheep in this area. I found a story that goes to show just how strange this could get. The Seldomridge and Pebbles Company, of Colorado Springs had sheep...

 

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... Full story

 

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...

 

Jackson Automotive Offering Free Winter Readiness Check With Food Donations

Jackson Automotive, 411 Royalty Pl. in Fountain is collecting non-perishable food donations for the less fortunate and anyone who drops them off will receive a free winter readiness check.. Owner Cory Burton and his staff will check wipers, fluids,... Full story

 

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...

 

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 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...

 

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...

 

A Look at Old Fountain

I recently read a description of Fountain as it was just before the turn of the Twentieth Century, 1891. There are some interesting things in it. Fountain was first considered a town in 1859, but not...

 

Share Your Favorite Holiday Memories!

This month we invite readers to share your favorite holiday memories, for consideration to be published in an upcoming issue of this paper! Tell us about your most exciting or memorable Christmas... send your Holiday Tale (a related photo can go...

 

Silver Key Connections Cafe´

Friday, Dec. 7 Baked Ziti w/ Sausage &, Marinara, Cauliflower, Caesar Salad, Orange, Raisin Nut Cup, Milk Monday, Dec. 10 Manicotti w/ Marinara, Bahama Vegetables, Broccoli Sunflower Salad, Apple, Raisin Nut Cup, Milk Tuesday, Dec. 11 BLT, Black...

 

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... Full story

 

The Story Gets Good

Last week I left you with Deputy Harry Galbraith bringing three men to the Fountain Jail. He had rounded up the man from Oklahoma and his two sons at their camp out on Sand Creek. He was carrying...

 

American Legion Riders Post 38 Deliver Thanksgiving Baskets to Local Families  

Prior to Thanksgiving, members of American Legion Riders Post 38 in Fountain, with the help of Fountain Police Department personnel, delivered 100 food baskets to local families just in time for the...

 

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...

 

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