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The Unspoken Risk

Sometimes, the most difficult and painful subjects need to be addressed head on. Failure to do so can result in loss of life occurring in such a way that the lives of others are altered forever. Yet, we still  hesitate to bring up the subject, perhaps out of some understandable but misguided fear that the words alone might result in our greatest nightmare becoming a reality.  Nonetheless, difficult as it is and truly frightening as it may be, there comes a time when a light needs to shine in those darkest corners where the fear often resides.

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Letter to the Editor: June 20, 2018 Cindy McLoud

Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor,

I believe that one of my duties as a commissioner is to share information with the people of Kiowa County whenever I think they might find it useful. So, I’m writing to this publication in hopes that you will allow me to clear up a little confusion about how special districts work and what state mandates involve. 

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KCHD Welcomes New Director of Physical Therapy

KCHD Welcomes New Director of Physical Therapy
As most people have probably heard by now, Dr. Tim Richardt, KCHD’s Director of Physical Therapy for the past few years, recently left his position and moved to Boston to be closer to his fiancé.  However, true to form, Tim left neither the hospital nor his patients high and dry as he recommended Dennis Bartha, another Doctor of Physical Therapy, to take his place.  Tim met Dennis in college when they were both pursuing their advanced degree in Denver. 

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What We Learned at SE RPD: Strike While the Iron is Hot

Kiowa County Attendees at Southeast Colorado Rural Philanthropy days
Last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Lamar was a bit busier than usual as more than 250 funders and grant seekers gathered together for the 3 day Southeastern Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days (RPD) conference. 

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Union Gray Will Rock the Maine Street Bash

Union Gray
Eads, CO—The Crow-Luther Cultural Events Center announced today they have booked the southern rock band Union Gray to be the headliner at the Maine Street Bash to be held on the last Saturday in July---July 28th.  Also, on the stage during the festival will be new recording artist Rhett Uhland and his band, and a series of local performers who are full of talent and organized by Jamie Crockett.  In addition, festival promoters are hoping to have live feeds from local radio stations during the day.

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