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2018 Southeast Colroado Regional Graduation Edition

2018 Graduation Edition


The Kiowa County Independent would like to congratulate the area 2018 graduates.  You can find a hard copy of this spread in the May 16, 2018 edition of the Kiowa County Independent newspaper in many mailboxes of the area (of the schools featured), and all over Kiowa County!  If you like what you see, please subscribe to our paper so that you can enjoy similar content weekly! Subscribe here.

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Amazon and Small Businesses: Friend or Foe?

Amazon and small businesses: Friend or Foe?

Recently, Jeff Bezos and Amazon became the latest target of Trump Tweets for, among other things, the negative impact the mega online retailer has had on shopping malls and brick-and-mortar Main Street businesses. While some pundits claim Trump’s true motivation for the Tweets was anger for unfavorable  coverage from the Washington Post, also owned by Bezos, the content of Trump’s criticism has put a very important question in the marketplace of public opinion.  Is Amazon hurting or helping small businesses?

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Republican Candidate for Governor Greg Lopez Discusses Life, Issues With EHS Students

Greg Lopez, Republican Candidate for Governor, visited with students and staff at Eads High School on Wednesday.  Pictured are: Mrs. Dawn James (Civics teacher), Lauren Spady, Betsy Barnett (HS Principal), Miranda Mitchek, Greg Lopez, Trey McDowell, Mindi Uhlan, Mariah Smith, Kaylee Wilson, Madison Kelley.  (Photo credit: James Lockard)

When Greg Lopez walked into Dawn James’ Civics class last Thursday and began a conversation with the students, his connection with the kids—and their enthusiastic response--would have led one to believe he was a teacher or, maybe, even one of the parents. Not so.  Lopez is a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor of Colorado. He’s also a man full of surprises.

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Rural Philanthropy Days Coming to Southeastern Colorado

Southeast Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days
If you or someone you know happens to work with a non-profit organization located in Southeastern Colorado, this is an article you need to pay attention to.  Seriously.
Rural Philanthropy Days (aka RPD) is going to be held in Lamar from June 13th to the 15th, and this is not an opportunity any non-profit should miss.

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Crossing the Continental Divide

Gregg Cannady, D.M.A. stands in front of a high tech monitor as he talks about connecting rural and urban students together in STEM research.  (Photo credit: Denver Post)
Okay. Bad news first.  (Hang with me on this. It’s an American tale, which means that there’s always the possibility of a happy ending.)

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