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Fountain City Council Turns Down Request From City Employees Advisory Group for Additional Paid Time Off

At its last meeting in November, the Fountain City Council heard a presentation by Fountain City Manager Scott Trainor, who was speaking on behalf of the city’s Employee Advisory Group. He said the... Full story

 

Blood Testing Results Focus of Tomorrow Night's Clean Water Coalition Meeting

At its meeting tomorrow night (Thursday, Dec. 13), from 5-8 p.m. the Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition will host Dr. John Adgate, chair of Colorado School of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, who will speak...

 

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...

 

Stratmoor Hills Fire Department Has New Fire Engine

The Stratmoor Hills Fire Department recently received a new 2018 HME SilverFox® Urban Edition fire engine. It carries 500 gallons of water and pumps 1,500 gallons per minute. It replaces a...

 

Pit Bull Rescuers Need Help After Losing Trailer in Fire

Doreen and Michael Preuit, who rescue pit bulls, need help after losing their trailer in a mysterious fire. Prior to Oct. 17, the couple lived in a trailer on land in the Midway area south of...

 

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: LOUIS FANCHER is a Black Male, 29 years old, 6'5"...

 

Fountain Resident Dies in Two-Vehicle Accident

A Fountain resident died in a two-car accident at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at S. Highway 85/87, near milepost 134.5. This location is about 1/2 mile south of Main Street. According to the Colorado State Patrol, a 2008 Chevrolet Impala, driven by 35-year-old...

 

Newly Created Recreation Facility Advisory Committee Welcomes Input at Meetings Next Meeting Set for Monday Evening

The newly formed Recreation Facility Advisory Committee that is looking into the feasibility of building a recreational facility that would serve Security, Widefield and Fountain residents invites local citizens to attend its regular meetings to...

 

Fountain Recylcing Center Accepting Donations

The Fountain Recycling Center has partnered with a local church food pantry and is accepting donations of non-perishable food items. The recycling center is located next to the Lorraine Center on East Iowa Ave. in Fountain. Only the following...

 

Initial Results of Blood Tests Focus of Next Clean Water Coalition Meeting

At its next meeting Thursday, Dec. 13, from 5-8 p.m. the Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition will host Dr. John Adgate chair of Colorado School of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, who will speak about the... Full story

 

Cross Creek Church and REACH Pikes Peak Team Up to Giveaway Thanksgiving Baskets

Volunteers from Cross Creek Church in Fountain partnered with REACH Pikes Peak's Fountain location to give away 46 Thanksgiving baskets prior to the holiday. Fountain Middle School students collected...

 

Fountain Landfill Donates Items for God's Pantry Food Baskets

Prior to Thanksgiving, staff and management at the Fountain Landfill conducted a food drive to collect items for God's Pantry Thanksgiving Baskets which were distributed to local families right...

 

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: LEONEL HERNANDEZ is a White Male, 25 years old, 5'9...

 

Sheriff's Office Seeks Assistance in Identifying Burglary/Fraud Suspects

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a burglary that occurred in the 500 block of Holly Drive in Security. According to Natalie Sosa, Assistant Public Information...

 

Local Well Owners Now Have New Resource to Have Their Water Tested for Contaminates

Two professors at Colorado College have recently founded the Fountain Valley Water Study, a non-profit organization formed to help local well owners determine if their water has been affected following the recent findings of contaminated water in...

 

3rd Annual Toy Drive at Security Public Library

The Security Public Library’s third annual toy drive is underway and runs through Dec. 15. “Help make Christmas brighter for local children in need,” a library spokesperson said. “Bring in a new, unwrapped toy. Presents will be delivered by...

 

Widefield Parks and Recreation Hosts 13th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration Dec. 4

The 13th Annual Widefield Parks and Recreation Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., on the front lawn of the Widefield Parks & Recreation campus, 705 Aspen Dr., Security. The event will kick-off...

 

City of Fountain Citizens Academy Graduates Recognized at Fountain Council Meeting

Members of the City of Fountain Citizens Academy graduating class were recognized at the Nov. 13 Fountain City Council meeting. During the academy, participants visited different city entities to see...

 

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: KEVIN DAVIS is a Black Male, 42 years old, 6...

 

Fountain Fire Department Hosts Graduation for New Volunteer Firefighters

The 2018 Fountain Fire Department Fire Academy Graduation was held Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Welte Education Center. Fountain Fire Department had 15 new volunteer firefighters who were part of an...

 

Project Aims to Place a Wreath on Every Veteran's Grave

A 26-year tradition of placing remembrance wreaths on the graves of veterans buried in our nation's cemeteries, is in need of support to ensure all veterans in Colorado will be remembered this...

 
 By Geof Clark    News    November 21, 2018

Fountain City Council Approves 2019 Fiscal Year Budget on First Reading

Members of the Fountain City Council approved the city’s 2019 fiscal year budget on first reading following a public hearing last Tuesday. The second reading and final approval is scheduled for the...

 

Open House at News Office Saturday

Drop by this newspaper’s temporary office location at 713 Dale Street this Saturday to meet with and see the work of two of this newspaper’s nature/wildlife photojournalists. Both will have items for sale. Many have followed the saga of the wild... Full story

 

Shop Small Business This Saturday and Support Your Community!

Research shows money spent at a local retailer or restaurant stays in the community. Small Business Saturday, November 24th, is a day set aside to show support for local small businesses. The day, created in 2010 by American Express, has become a...

 

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