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Invenergy Makes 1041 Application for Two Wind Farms in Kiowa County

Kiowa County continued to move ever closer to successfully entering into the world of renewable energy on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, when they considered in a public hearing two 1041 Land Use Applications/Permits submitted by Towner Wind Energy III LLC, a subsidiary of Invenergy. The Public Hearing was held in the Kiowa County Commissioners meeting room where approximately 130 people were present to hear the details of two different wind tower projects to be located in southeastern Kiowa County from the Kansas border and west toward the town of Sheridan Lake and south toward the Kiowa-Prowers County border.

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1984 Team Sets High Standard for Girls Basketball in Eads

February 16, 2024
As the scoreboard in the Eads gymnasium displayed 19:84 on the clock and the HOME team leading 56-55 (the OT score over Stratton in 1984), the Eads Girls’ 1984 State Championship team was honored in front of a packed gymnasium on Friday night, Feb. 9th.

Southeast Colorado Power Brings the Switch to Eads Elementary Students

February 16, 2024
Eads Elementary students had the chance to learn more about electricity during a special presentation this month. Tri-State G&T’s Michelle Pastor engaged the classes with hands-on activities to show the power of electricity.

Colorado’s HB24-1163: A Menacing Pet Tax Proposal

February 9, 2024
The Second Regular Session of Colorado’s Seventy-fourth General Assembly convened on January 10, 2024, and less than one month later the Colorado House has introduced a bill that has pet owners and animal enthusiasts up in arms. House Bill 24-1163, titled the “Pet Animal Registration Act,” proposed by Democrat Representative Regina English, is drawing widespread criticism for its unprecedented and hefty pet tax provisions.

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Barnett Construction LLC

Kyle Barnett, Contractor
(719) 940-3031
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Basements, Flatwork, Remodel, New Build

Bison Title Company

Closings, Title Insurance, Escrows
121 South Main • Lamar, Colorado
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(719) 336-2242

Cheyenne County Veterans Service Office

Jim Kliesen, VSO Officer
Call: (719) 342-3840 or (719) 349-0027
Hours: M-F from 8:00 AM to Noon

Da Vinci Physical Therapy

Joe McCaleb, MTP, BSAT, KTTI, Cert DN, Dip MT, COMT, FiT
(719) 940-1220
201 South 5th Street
Lamar, CO 81052

Detailed Solutions Auto Detailing

Paul and Raina Lucero
(719) 691-8276

Farm Bureau Peterson Payne Agency

Lori Peterson: (719) 336-7000
Lamar, CO

KH Painting Drywall & Seamless Gutters

Kevin Hartman, Owner
Lamar, CO
(719) 336-3181

Kiowa County Economic Development Foundation

PO Box 250
Eads, CO 81036
(719) 438-2200

Kiowa County Transit Services

To schedule, contact: (719) 438-5810
Kiowa County Commissioners

Kiowa County Veterans Service Office

Janelle Crow: (719) 438-5860
1305 Goff St. • Eads, CO

Pine Tree Car Wash

Marty Barnett, Owner
900 South Wansted (Hwy 287)
Eads, CO
(719) 940-3030

Precision Home and Lawn

Moe Sagner, Owner
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(719) 241-4929

Ranahan Electric LLP
901 1/2 Wansted Street
Eads, CO 81036
(719) 688-9889

Rancher’s Supply

1005 E. Olive on Hwy. 50
Lamar, CO
(719) 336-2236

Reyman’s Grocery Store

100 S. Main Street
Holly, CO
(719) 537-6617

Rocket Tire and Auto

(620) 376-4356
Tribune, KS
Dixie Chopper Authorized Dealer

S&K Fuel & Repair

403 State Highway 96
Haswell, CO 81045
(719) 436-2301


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Corner of Hwy 287/9th St. in Eads, CO
Open 10 AM to 5 PM
Except Sunday and Wednesday

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