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Thompson is proven leader for Fountain

I actively seek out representatives that have a proven record of supporting veterans. As a veteran, I appreciate that Sharon Thompson has stepped up to run for mayor of Fountain! I... — Updated 9/15/2021


Sad update from Community Theater

We would like to express our appreciation to the City of Fountain, the school district, Fountain Valley News, small businesses around the Fountain area, the YMCA, and of course,... — Updated 9/15/2021


Marcia Gieck for Fountain City Council Ward 3

I am running for Fountain City Council Ward 3 because I want to be of service to my community and represent the residents of my Ward. I have the education, experience and longevity... — Updated 9/1/2021


Thank you, Ward 3

First of all, I would like to thank the 35 citizens of Ward 3 that signed my petition to put me on the ballot as a candidate for Ward 3. I really enjoyed meeting with all of you. I... — Updated 9/1/2021


Eyewitness report: Firefighters assist dog

Who says fire departments do not rescue pets? While stopped at Hwy. 85/87 and Ohio, I noticed a Fountain fire truck with it lights flashing – no siren, but moving very slowly.... — Updated 8/25/2021


Lamborn is a religious extremist and traitor

I served MY country in Korea DMZ, and three combat deployments to Iraq. The instant this jack***, Doug Lamborn, proclaimed he was "fighting for Trump" he became a traitor. PERIOD!... — Updated 8/25/2021


Council Member Lauer announces run for mayor

My name is Greg Lauer and I hope to earn your vote to become the next Mayor of Fountain. I have been on the city council since 2013, serving in one of the At-Large positions and was... — Updated 8/11/2021


Cory Applegate to run for city council

My Name is Cory Applegate, and I am writing to ask for your vote. I am running for Ward 3 representative on the Fountain City Council. To tell you a little about myself, I am... — Updated 7/28/2021


Trading gravesites for street corners

I would like to ask a few questions regarding the roadside memorial at the corner of Caballero and Fountain Mesa. As is becoming accepted practice following a death in traffic,... — Updated 7/21/2021


Gordon Rick, candidate for Fountain City Council

My name is Gordon Rick, and I am writing to ask for your vote. I am running for the Ward 1 Representative on the Fountain City Council. We need to improve our streets and roads. We... — Updated 7/14/2021


Zero Population Growth of the '60s: Green New Deal?

If you were in junior high school or older in the 1960s, you heard about zero population growth (ZPG). It was a fad, or so I thought, but it became a prominent political movement... — Updated 5/11/2021


First responders and Alzheimer's

As unsettling as it may be to watch the video of the recent arrest of Karen Garner, a 73-year-old Loveland woman with Alzheimer's, it may lead to a more positive outcome for other... — Updated 4/27/2021


Harper Lee was correct!

Black Lives Matter, Antifa, Cancel Culture, Wokites and radical Berkeley students have at least one thing in common: They do not tolerate opposing ideas. Instead, they are rude,... — Updated 4/21/2021


A real life AARF success story

Dear Editor, I was so excited to see the lengthy article by G. Connor Salter you ran about Adoptable Animal Rescue Force (AARF) and its partnership with Tumbleweed Kennels in... — Updated 3/16/2021


When will it end?

Hey all you red-blooded Americans, We are being devastated by all the negative propaganda about Donald Trump. Wake up. Can't you see that the falsely-elected, rotten J. Biden has... — Updated 3/9/2021


E Tu Brute, Mike Pence? 

In Shakespeare's play about the plight of Julius Caesar, we read an account of how Julius Caesar was murdered by his own senators.  Julius wasn't killed because of what he did but... — Updated 2/16/2021


Thankful for helicopters

To the woman who complained about the low flying and noise from Fort Carson helicopters. If it wasn't for an Army helicopter in Vietnam, my brother would be dead. The pilot may... — Updated 1/12/2021


A little noise? No big deal

I am replying to the person who complained about aircraft flying too low at least one time a week, which annoyed the person. Yes, I have seen and heard them also, but I watch and... — Updated 1/12/2021


Bogus Colorado 2020 Election

More people voted than were registered to vote in Colorado's 2020 election. I'm not surprised. On Facebook, I asked people to contact me if they received more than one ballot. A... — Updated 12/22/2020


Enough already!

REALLY?? Another gas station/convenience store is being built on the south corner of Mesa Ridge Parkway and Syracuse Street. At least it is not directly across the street from Mesa... — Updated 12/15/2020


Thank you!

I wish to thank you and, specifically, Connor Salter, for the lovely article he wrote about me and my pursuits as a writer. It reads wonderfully, is inclusive and accurate, and the... — Updated 12/15/2020


Prompt pothole fix

I reported a pothole before noon today. The man just finished repairing it; fixed in just over an hour. Kudos to the Fountain Street Department. I was very impressed with their... — Updated 12/8/2020


Kudos all around!

Thanks to Liz Rosenbaum, we have water that is safe to drink in the Fountain Valley. Thanks to Ken Lippincott, we can say "No!" to Smart Meters radiating in our yards. Thanks to... — Updated 12/1/2020


If it transmits, it's a smart meter

If a water meter transmits its data to the utility company offices, it is a smart meter. Smart meters emit electromagnetic radio frequency, low grade radiation, which is harmful to... — Updated 11/25/2020


Thankful for better park access

As the parent of a son with a severe brain injury, I fully understand the challenges faced by those with disabilities. While the Americans with Disabilities Act went a long way to r... — Updated 11/25/2020


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