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  1. Vikings' Phil Loadholt to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KARE-TV Minneapolis

    Loadholt was selected in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft and started in 89 games for the Vikings. The 30-year-old Fountain, CO native suffered a season-ending Achilles injury in 2015 during the preseason.

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  2. Former Fountain-Ft. Carson star Phil Loadholt retires from NFL after 7 seasons with VikingsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... on. His 89 career regular-season starts are ninth in Vikings history for an offensive tackle. Loadholt starred at Fountain-Fort Carson in football, basketball and track and field . He led Fountain to the Class 4A basketball title game as a senior, ...

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  3. Four Fort Carson soldiers surrender after armed home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

    It happened Sunday evening on Verde Drive, near Circle and Fountain. Nothing was taken and no one was hurt.

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  4. Venetucci Farm suspends operations in wake of tainted Widefield waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Gazette

    ... associated with the produce," he said. "But we want to know for sure." The move comes as Security, Widefield and Fountain grapple with the presence of perfluorinated compounds, or PFCs, in wells tapped into the aquifer. The chemicals have been used ...

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  5. New help for contaminated water in Fountain ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... two words. The final Care and Share giveaway is next Friday starting at 10 a.m. at St. Dominic's Catholic Church in Fountain. Those living in Fountain Valley who have not had their private wells checked can contact the El Paso County Health ...

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  6. Peterson Air Force Base to supply $108,000 in bottled water to some Colorado Springs-area residents | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Gazette

    Volunteers, left to right, Rosemary Calderaro, Michelle Betsayda and Jennifer Allen with Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado helped give away bottled water Friday, July 1, 216, at St. Dominic Catholic Church. The food bank is giving away the water after chemical know as perflourinated compounds were found in Security, Widefield and Fountain water supplies at levels the EPA considers unsafe.

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  7. Rabid bat may have exposed Colorado Springs dog to diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Gazette

    The first confirmed case this season of rabies in the area's bat population was reported in El Paso County last week. The bat was found in a Fountain backyard, officials said.

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  8. Peterson Air Force Base to supply $108,000 in bottled water to some Colorado Springs-area residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Gazette

    Volunteers, left to right, Rosemary Calderaro, Michelle Betsayda and Jennifer Allen with Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado helped give away bottled water Friday, July 1, 216, at St. Dominic Catholic Church. The food bank is giving away the water after chemical know as perflourinated compounds were found in Security, Widefield and Fountain water supplies at levels the EPA considers unsafe.

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  9. Must See Must Do: Great Pikes Peak region entertainment options for the weekend | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Gazette

    ... . "Hubba Hubba" as you swing your way through the 1940s movie musicals in this two-weekend satire by the Fountain Community Theater. It has it all: dancing and singing, the pin-up girl, the spy, the mad scientist, the handsome war hero and boodles ...

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  10. Air Force providing drinking water to southern El Paso CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    The Air Force has awarded $108,000 as part of a larger contract to provide alternate drinking water to Widefield, Security and Fountain residents whose water may be contaminated with perflourinated compounds, or PFCs. Bristol/Weston will deliver drinking water to private well owners and small systems that exceed the health advisory limit and don't have another source of water.

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  11. UtilitiesWater contamination remains unsolvedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... and other states. An investigation by the Business Journal showed that water wells in Security, Widefield and Fountain were contaminated with the perfluorinated compounds used by DuPont in a number of products. Every well in the three systems - and ...

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  12. Kum & Go Go GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2012 | CSP

    ... stores during 2012, it said on Facebook. On Dec. 14, the company announced the opening of a new Kum & Go store in Fountain, Colo. This newly constructed store expands the chain's presence to seven stores in the Colorado Springs metropolitan area and ...

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  13. Chevys Sweep Optima's Pike's Peak EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Super Chevy Magazine

    Sweep the Peak: Chevys take all four class wins in OPTIMA's Search for the Ultimate Street Car at Pike's Peak The fifth of ten events in OPTIMA's Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts, took competitors to their most-remote location on the schedule: Pike's Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colorado. Although the venue is nearly universally distant for most series competitors, many are more than willing to make the trek for valuable series points and the hospitality of Bob Boileau and his staff at PPIR.

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  14. Fort Carson fire increases to 680 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Gazette

    ... said. Firefighters from several fire departments - including Fort Carson, the Air Force Academy, Cimarron Hills, Fountain and Colorado Springs - are assisting in extinguishing the blaze, which is burning in a canyon in the southwestern part of the ...

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  15. County park plan will please gardeners, disc-golfers and dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | The Gazette

    A Bluet Damselfly casts a tiny shadow on the blade of a plant growing in one of the ponds at Fountain Creek Regional Park on Thursday, July 7, 2016. ONLINE PHOTO GALLERY photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette By mid 2017, dogs will run free, disc golf enthusiasts will do their thing and amateur gardeners will work the land at Fountain Creek Regional Park.

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  16. Range of solutions to Widefield aquifer problems being exploredRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | The Gazette

    Water districts in Security, Widefield and Fountain have been working to reduce their reliance on the Widefield aquifer until they can effectively remove PFCs from well water. These quickly evolving plans are likely to take years to complete.

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  17. Cost of fixing tainted water rising here and nationallyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | The Gazette

    ... Force Academy are on that list. And on a local level, officials for water districts serving Security, Widefield and Fountain say they also may have to pay millions of dollars upgrading their water systems over the next few years to filter it out of ...

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  18. Local authorities stage active shooter drill FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Officers and deputies from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Cripple Creek police, Canon City police, Florence police, Custer County Sheriff's Office, Pikes Peak Community College, Monument police, Fort Carson Department of Emergency Services and the Fountain fire and police departments are involved in the drill.

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  19. Residents from Security, Widefield and Fountain voice concerns over contaminated waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Gazette

    ... left many of them paying bills for tap water that is contaminated. Residents from across Security, Widefield and Fountain flocked to hear more than a dozen federal, state, local and military officials hold a town hall about the work being done to ...

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  20. State Health Department: A solution to the water contaminates in on its wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    The panel told customers the goal is to have a temporary solution in place in the next 100 days to stop customers' exposure to the contaminates. The Environmental Protection Agency, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the El Paso County Healthy Department and the water districts for Security, Widefield and Fountain fielded questions from concerned customers.

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