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Chamber Business Luncheon

The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Business Luncheon on April 26, 2011.  The education speaker will be Tom Elam from the Procurement Technical Assistance Center.  This months topic is “How to Become a Military Contractor”.  This is a great networking event to promote your business and build a strong business foundation.…

Free Full Day Kindergarten at Widefield School District 3

Kindergarten Roundup is a chance to familiarize parents and children with the school they will be attending the following fall. You can enroll your child, meet the teacher and some schools do minimal testing in order to get a feel for a child’s skills so we can better meet his or her needs. Kindergarten Roundup…

Return of the Herons

Each spring the great blue herons return to their nesting sites along Fountain Creek.  The Fountain Creek Nature Center is giving a presentation on the herons on April 9, 2011 from 10 am to noon.  They will have a heron craft for the kids and then travel to a local rookery to observe nesting activities of…

Teens Arrested for Shooting Car Windows with BB Guns

 The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office received multiple calls from residents reporting their car windows had been shot out by a BB gun in the Security, Widefield, and Stratmoor Valley area.   One caller reported seeing a silver 1990’s model Chevy Impala in the Stratmoor Valley where several vehicles had been damaged. Deputies stopped a silver Chevy Impala…

Widefield Community Center Spring Break Open Swim

The Widefield Community Center swimming pool  will have special hours for Spring Break Open Swim. Special Pool Open Swim Hours are: Monday, Wednesday, Friday     1:00- 3:00 p.m. and 3:30 0 5:00 p.m.  Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday  1:00 – 3:30 p.m., 3:30 – 5:00 pm., and 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. For more information call (719) 391-3524

Spring Break Fun Bus

The Widefield Community Center has some fun-tastic trips planned for spring break starting March 21 to March 25, 2011.  Events include trips to Skate City, It’z, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Valley Bowl, Museum of Nature & Science, Laser Quest, Sertich Ice Skating and Bigg City.  Trips range from $7.0o to $24.00.  If you would  like…

Fountain Creek Spring Break Nature Camps

The Fountain Creek Nature Center will be hosting its 2011 Spring Break Nature Camp for grades 1 to 6 from March 21 to March 25, 2011. The week long nature camp helps kids connect with nature and get outdoors. Activities include, songs, crafts, hikes, snacks and outdoor adventures. The camps will take place daily from…

St. Paddy Free Ride Home Program

COLORADO SPRINGS, Co., March 17, 2011— McDivitt Law Firm’s priority is to keep the Colorado Springs community safe by reminding everyone to drive safely. That’s why McDivitt Law Firm continues to host its Safe and Sober Free Ride Home program on St. Patrick’s Day. Don’t Leave It to Luck—Get a Safe Ride Home The Safe…

2011 Relay For Life Of Fountain Valley CO

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. At Relay, teams of people camp out at a local high school, park, or fairground and take…

Sheriff’s Office Searches for Missing Children

Austin Bryant 1999 – 3 yrs Edward Bryant 1999 – 7 yrs On January 22, 2011 the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a suspicious incident involving the alleged disappearance of a child identified as Austin Bryant. Investigation into this matter revealed Austin was last seen sometime between 2003 and 2005. Detectives…