Tina Peters Requests State-Wide Primary Recount, El Paso County has 7 Who have Requested a County Primary Recount—It's the Machines

On Friday, July 29th, El Paso County, CO began to work through a required recount after Tina Peters, Republican candidate for the Secretary of State and seven other county candidates contested the legitimacy of the 2022 Primary Election held in Colorado on June 28th. As the El Paso County Clerk & Recorder’s office began the process commanded by Colorado Secretary of State (SOS) Jena Griswold it became apparent there were a number of issues developing as El Paso promptly failed the Logic & Accuracy Testing for the GOP Primary Recount requested by a number of their candidates.

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Best Bash Ever

August 3, 2022
“It was the best Bash ever!” That was the sentiment of the hundreds of people who came out to the Maine Street in Eads on Saturday for the 16th annual street festival. After a pandemic shut the Bash down in 2020 and the wrath of Mother Nature played havoc on the Bash in 2021, it was a perfect—mild and cloudy with a slight breeze—day for the Bash 2022.

Eads Schools Face Obstacles as First Day Approaches, Other Regional Schools Also Facing Issues

August 3, 2022
On Tuesday July 26 the Eads Schools held student orientation for the upcoming school year. All incoming Freshmen as well as students new to the district arrived first to get a head start on the required paperwork for enrollment. Senior leaders for the upcoming year, AJ Vasquez and Breanna Wilson took the soon-to-be-Freshmen on a tour of the high school campus and talked to them a bit about the culture at the high school and what they might expect.

Watson Named EMS Director by KCHD

August 3, 2022
The Kiowa County Hospital District (KCHD) relieved long-time Emergency Medical Services (EMS) director Eunice Weber from her position in June and named Russell (Russ) Watson as the Interim Director pending an application and interview process for a new director. Recently we have learned from KCHD interim CEO Jeanette Filpi that Watson has been offered and accepted the full-time position as EMS Director.

Eads Golf Course Holds Annual 2-Man-1-Woman Scramble Tournament

July 27, 2022
Although there was a lot of things going on last Saturday that kept many die-hard golfers away, the annual 2-Man-1-Woman Golf Tournament enjoyed a record number of trios, 27 in all, competing at the Eads Golf Course. Three flights of golfers squared off in this tournament with the team of Kim Richards, Tom Richards and Larry Gifford leading the charge to win the Championship Flight. Their -10 under 62 was the best score in the tournament by just one stroke.

Eads Eagles 10U Travel Team Finishes Season with Tough Sunday Performance

July 27, 2022
It wasn’t their best performance, but the 10U team from Eads never quit and gave it all they had despite the Baseball Gods having other ideas as to how things would go. After a very successful first tournament day on Saturday the 10U group from Eads won two games and tied in their third to enter Sunday’s tournament semifinal seeded second overall.

Eads Eagles 16U Competes in Elkhart, KS Tournament

July 20, 2022
The Eads 16U team was the only Colorado group to compete in the six-team 16U-18U tournament held in Elkhart, KS over the weekend. They would go 2-1 in pool play on Saturday but lost in the opening round of the tournament on Sunday.

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