Linda Hobbs
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mary koepp replied to Linda Hobbs's discussion 'Parks Board concerned about delays, confusion' in the group Fountain
Feb 10, 2010
Jackie Meehan replied to Linda Hobbs's discussion 'Parks Board concerned about delays, confusion' in the group Fountain
"Please contact Darlene Baker at the Fountain Valley Community Activity and Nutrition (FVCAN), which was previously LiveWell Fountain, by calling 382-STEP to talk about a Bike Rodeo-Bike Safety Event. LiveWell Fountain held this event in 2008 if I…"
Feb 10, 2010
Linda Hobbs added 2 discussions to the group Fountain
Feb 8, 2010
Linda Hobbs replied to Linda Hobbs's discussion 'Parks Board concerned about delays, confusion' in the group Fountain
"Thanks Fran! I'm happy to cover the Parks Board any time. You have a lot going on there, and the community needs to know! Hugs!"
Feb 5, 2010
Francesca Carrick replied to Linda Hobbs's discussion 'Parks Board concerned about delays, confusion' in the group Fountain
"Thanks so much for the article. Fountain is already a good place to live and it can become a great community! Thank you again for bringing some of what we believe is important to our citizens."
Feb 5, 2010
Linda Hobbs replied to Linda Hobbs's discussion 'Parks Board concerned about delays, confusion' in the group Fountain
"Thank Mary! Let me know any time you have activities going on, and I'll be sure to be there. Warm regards ~ Linda"
Feb 4, 2010
mary koepp replied to Linda Hobbs's discussion 'Parks Board concerned about delays, confusion' in the group Fountain
"Great article Thank you so much. We love to have citizens know what's going on and to have them get involved. We meet the first Tuesday of each month in City Hall. Visitors are always welcome. It is a little easier for us to work the agenda if…"
Feb 4, 2010
Linda Hobbs added a discussion to the group Fountain
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Parks Board concerned about delays, confusion

 Parks Board Vice Chairperson Fran Carrick expressed frustration at the February 2 board meeting, saying it is a waste of council time to spend hours listening to proposed recreation requests. These presentations have been known to drag on for hours, Carrick said, as citizens explain the need for their program. Carrick related she had researched other small cities, and she reports shediscovered most have directors for park and recreation programs.“I believe we can do that here in Fountain,”…See More
Feb 3, 2010
Linda Hobbs replied to Linda Hobbs's discussion 'One-legged bird' in the group Fountain
"I know! It's sad. I worry a cat will get her."
Jan 26, 2010
Erin Prater replied to Linda Hobbs's discussion 'One-legged bird' in the group Fountain
"Awwwwww! Thanks for posting this! Poor thing. I love how the purple and green in her feathers!"
Jan 26, 2010
Linda Hobbs added a discussion to the group Fountain
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One-legged bird

I discovered this one-legged starling in my back yard today. She can’t seem to fly, but hop-stumbles, balancing with one wing if she tips over.  I don’t know if the bird wasborn this way or was hurt by a predator or accident. Starlings are flockingbirds, and are famous for their aerial acrobatics. They’d never be alone bychoice.  I’m afraid to cause her unduestress by trying to capture her, possibly scaring her into a neighboring yardwith dogs.  She’s getting hydrated byeating snow, and she…See More
Jan 26, 2010
Linda Hobbs replied to Linda Hobbs's discussion 'Fountain budget blues' in the group Fountain
"Thanks Mary! I love you too!"
Jan 26, 2010
Mary Blickhahn replied to Linda Hobbs's discussion 'Fountain budget blues' in the group Fountain
"This is a great story Linda, I am glad you posted it and let us now we missed it. And I am not saying that just because I love you and think you are an awesome friend and writer. I am saying this because it is true! I hope Fountain can find a way to…"
Jan 26, 2010
Linda Hobbs replied to Linda Hobbs's discussion 'Fountain budget blues' in the group Fountain
"WooT! Thanks Erin!"
Jan 25, 2010
Erin Prater replied to Linda Hobbs's discussion 'Fountain budget blues' in the group Fountain
"This will be on Page 3 of our Wednesday edition! Thanks, Linda! :)"
Jan 25, 2010
Linda Hobbs added a discussion to the group Fountain
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Fountain budget blues

A poor economy and slowing housing market could make the City of Fountain’s decisions about financing the police and fire departments a challenge.  However, as the city experiences growing pains, Fountain City Council is aware something must be done. At a joint meeting of the Fountain Public Safety Advisory Committee and City Council, members worked on a strategy to pay for the rising needs of the police and fire departments. “We need something to happen,” said Vice Mayor Gabriel Ortega.  “But…See More
Jan 25, 2010

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At 1:25pm on January 7, 2010, Erin Prater said…
Thanks again for joining and posting a story!

Erin
At 12:07pm on December 28, 2009, Linda Hobbs said…
Will do! Thanks!
At 10:52am on December 28, 2009, Travis Duncan said…
Hey, Linda: Hope you had a good Christmas. Don't be a stranger and keep us posted on what you're up to!
 
 
 

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