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Widefield Community Parade 2011

Widefield School District 3 will be holding its annual Community Parade on Saturday October 8, 2011.  The Widefield Community parade is hosted by Widefield High School and will start at 10:30 am in the Big R parking lot.  The parade will leave the Big R parking lot and go west onto Fontaine Blvd.  The Community…

Bond at the Pond

by LIZ ALEXANDER The Fountain Creek Nature Center is inviting Grandparents, parents, mentors and kids to the “Bond at the Pond” event on Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 9:30 am to Noon. The Bond at the Pond event is part of the “No Child Left Inside” program. The Fountain Creek Nature Center Bond at the…

3 Killed Near Fountain in Fatal Crash

FOUNTAIN, COLORADO – The Colorado State Patrol has identified the victims of the fatal crash near Fountain, Colorado.  Michael Russell age 36 of Colorado Springs, Binu George age 38 of Pueblo West and Aleysa George age 36 of Pueblo West were all killed on I-25 near Fountain when one of the drivers went the wrong way on I-25 and hit…

Fountain Creek’s Twilight Zone

The Fountain Creek Nature Center will be hosting the Twilight Zone event on September 30, 2011 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Experience the changes from twilight to night at the Cattail Marsh Wildlife Area at the Fountain Creek Nature Center.  Discover who works the day shift and works the night shift and uncover other wetland secrets.  Afterward,…

FATHER OF MISSING MAN ASKS HUNTERS FOR HELP

VAIL, Colo. – Hunters and hikers who are planning to hike in and around the Holy Cross Wilderness Area of the White River National Forest are asked to be on the lookout for evidence that may help authorities discover the fate of a Chicago man who has been missing since last fall. On Oct. 3,…

Martial Arts at Widefield Community Center

The Widefield Community Center is offering a Martial Arts S3 class for students seven years and up.  With martial arts as a foundation, students have the opportunity to develop self-awareness and self-confidence. GOJO-RYU KARATE is a comprehensive martial art that is derived from the Okinawan system of self-defense. Students of all skill levels can benefit from…

Remembering 9/11 victims in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs remembers the September 11 victims on this ten year anniversary of the attack on the United States with special events and memorials located in the Colorado Springs community. Visit the memorial at Fort Carson located near the gate off Hwy 115 across from Cheyenne Mountain State Park. A twisted 17 foot long steel beam…

Fountain Fall Festival BBQ Supper, Dance and Parade

The Fountain Fall Festival BBQ Supper and Dance is tonight at 212 N. Santa Fe, in Fountain Colorado.  The Barbecue Dinner runs from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, come out and eat some tasty BBQ.  Adult dinners are $5.00 and Children eat for $3.00.  The DJ & Dance will start after dinner from 7:00 pm to…

Colorado State Fair Starts Today

The Colorado State Fair starts today with carnival, concerts, rodeo, horse shows and food.  Entertainment includes Los Lobos, the Beach Boys, Selena Gomezand Martina McBride.  The fair runs from August 26 to September 5th. Click here for Colorado State Fair schedule.

Fountain Fall Festival is Coming

The Fountain Fall Festival is held every Labor Day weekend and has become bigger every year.  The FFF starts on Saturday, September 3, 2011 with the 5K Run for the Fallen.  The event continues on Sunday evening with the local Fire Department’s BBQ Dinner and Dance Fund Raiser.  On Monday, Labor Day, the Dollars for Scholars Breakfast will…