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Dr. Erik Ritch Accepts Full-Time Position at Kiowa County Hospital District

The Kiowa County Hospital District and Board of Directors are thrilled to announce that Dr. Erik Ritch will be joining their Medical Staff beginning in May. Board President, Matt Prince, shared that “the Board is extremely excited to welcome Dr. Ritch and his family to our community. We are confident that he will add significant value and services to KCHD. We are very grateful to have our own hometown, Doctor.”

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Colorado State University Extension to Host Estate Planning Workshops

February 23, 2024
Sensitive issues, such as money, death, and family relations are difficult issues not only to bring up but also to talk about in any depth. It is hard to approach these issues calmly when there are strong feelings about what is important.

The Next Performance from the Southeast Colorado Concert Association: Divas 3

February 23, 2024
The next performance from the Southeast Colorado Concert Association will be coming to Lamar on Thursday, March 7. The all female act Divas 3 will take the stage at Lamar High School at 7 PM.

Tickets on Sale Now for “The Underpants”

February 23, 2024
Tickets are available online at and available for purchase at the box office on performance nights. Box office will be opening on Monday February 26th for the Picketwire Center’s spring production of “The Underpants,” directed by Ashley Jo Kelley.

Business Directory

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


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

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