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Fountain Valley Water Coalition Hosts Council Candidate Forum

The Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition will host a Fountain City Council candidate Debate and forum this Saturday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. in the Fountain Library community meeting room. There will be food catered by Fresh Taste Catering at 6 following...

 

Meet Your District 3 School Board Candidates

Editor's Note: The last two months we have been profiling candidates for local offices. This week we are featuring Widefield School District 3 Board of Education candidate Carlos Gonzalez. We hope to...

 

Judy Sherbak Joins the News Office as New Office/Personnel Manager

The News staff would like to introduce and welcome new Office and Personnel Manager Judy Sherbak. She is a former Widefield resident, now living east of Colorado Springs with her husband, Chuck...

 

News Office Welcomes New Delivery Driver Mitch Schmidt

This newspaper is pleased to welcome Mitch Schmidt who joins our staff this week as our new Wednesday newspaper delivery driver, assisting Circulation Manager Geof Clark in delivering newspapers to...

 

Ballots Have Been Mailed!

Secure 24-Hour Ballot Drop Boxes Open - 10 new boxes added The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has mailed* approximately 409,000 ballots to active, registered county voters for the 2019 Coordinated Election.  The ballot—which...

 

MRHS Graduate Alyssa Magalong Participating in MISS COLORADO USA® Competition This Weekend

Alyssa Magalong, daughter of Maria and Felix Magalong Jr., of Security, will participate in the MISS COLORADO USA® competition this weekend in Greeley. This year's state titleholder will receive...

 

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: Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your...

 

Motorcyclist Dies in Collision With Truck East of Widefield

On Sat., October 12, at approximately 2:05 p.m., the Colorado State Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Fontaine and Lamine in El Paso County. The crash location is approximately five miles north of Fountain. Upon arrival, troopers determined a Ram...

 

Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Citizen Outreach Group

The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Citizen Outreach Group. Applications for the open position are due by Oct. 25. The Citizen Outreach Group (COG) serves as a...

 

Blood Drive Thurs. at Dynamic Family Medicine in Security

The staff at Dynamic Family Medicine is holding a blood drive this Thursday, Oct. 17, at the business located at 5715 Kittery Dr. in Security (next to the Security Post Office.) The Bloodmobile Bus will be in the parking lot from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. To...

 

Streets Committee to Host City Council Candidate Forum

The Fountain Colorado Streets Committee is hosting a Fountain Candidates Forum this Thursday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. at the Fountain Public Library, 230 S. Main Street in downtown Fountain. “This is timely, as ballots are mailed and should be received...

 

Calling all Fountain Voters: Meet Your Council Candidates!!!

There are two (possibly three-stay tuned about the third one) upcoming opportunities for voters in City of Fountain to meet their candidates for the November Fountain City Council election. Seeking election to two Councilmember At Large positions...

 

Citizens Invited to Submit Questions for This Newspaper's Meet the Candidates Event October 12

This newspaper will host a Meet the Candidates event for Fountain City Council candidates listed above, this Saturday, Oct. 12, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Fountain Library’s Meeting Room, 230 S. Main Street in Fountain (south of City Hall.) All...

 

James Kulbeth, Manny Minjarez Take Home First-Place Honors in Zucchini Contest

James Kulbeth and Manny Minjarez took home first-place honors in this newspaper's annul zucchini contest which ended last week. Kulbeth won the heaviest category with an entry which weighed...

 

Richard Decker takes Second Place in Heaviest Zucchini Category of This Newspaper's Contest

Richard Decker took second in the heaviest category with an entry which weighed 6-1/2 pounds....

 

Fountain Fall Clean Up is Saturday at Waste Connections' Fountain Landfill

The City of Fountain Fall Clean Up is scheduled for 7 a.m.-Noon this Saturday, Oct. 12, at Waste Connections’ Fountain Landfill (continue past 8900 Squirrel Creek) 2 ½ miles out on Squirrel Creek from Link Rd. Residents may pay $10 a standard...

 

Signs of Fall

The changing of the seasons is in full swing. For 2 full pages of photo highlights click the following link: https://www.epcan.com/home/customer_files/pdfs/alternate/fallwildlife_2019-10-9.pdf The...

 

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: JUSTIN CONNELL is a White Male, 42 years old, 6'...

 

Stage I Fire Restrictions in Place for Unincorporated El Paso County

Due to the continued dry conditions and the National Weather Service forecast for continued dry and warmer than normal weather resulting in very high to extreme fire danger ratings, Sheriff Bill Elder has ordered Stage I Fire Restrictions for all of...

 

Bob Buxmann Receives Fifty-Year Masonic Service Award

Submitted by Harvey Bucholtz, Fountain Valley Lodge #191 Tiler Bob Buxmann of Fountain was awarded his Fifty-Year Masonic Service Award Oct. 1 at the stated meeting of Fountain Valley Lodge #191. Bob...

 

Autumn Splendor in the Hills

Our thanks to El Paso County Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez for sharing this beautiful photo of the changing colors high in the hills of Colorado. ...

 

Fountain Electric Department Holds 100 Years of Service Celebration

An event celebrating 100 Years of the City of Fountain Electric Department providing Electric Safety and Service to the Fountain Valley Region was held recently at Metcalfe Park in Fountain. The...

 

FRRC Provides Special Entertainment and Ice Cream for the Community

Submitted by Karen Ager Over 50 adults and children enjoyed a wagon ride furnished by Newell Stagecoach through Metcalfe Park on Aug. 10. The wagon rides which traveled around the whole park were...

 

Ribbon-Cutting Celebrates Opening of New Duckwood Road/Railroad Crossing

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Duckwood Road/Railroad Crossing was held Thursday at the Duckwood Roundabout. The road, which opened Friday, will serve as a main east-west traffic corridor...

 

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: RANDY RAY BISHOP is a White Male, 35 years old, 6'1...

 

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