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Bomb Threat Being Treated as "Swatting" Incident

On Sunday, April 11, a bomb threat in Kiowa County prompted a response from local law enforcement with the Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office as well as six other assisting agencies, resulting in the co...
| Betsy Barnett | News

To Understand Our Future, We Must Realize Our P...

With Direct References from the Kiowa County Comprehensive Development Plan, 2001 entitled “A Vision for the Future”; Compiled by the URS Planning Team.In 2001, now twenty years ago, a number of de...
| Betsy Barnett | News

Easter Miracle At Chivington Friends Church Mi...

Last Monday the wind was howling out of the west and the dirt across Kiowa County was rolling up into the air.  These are the days that put fear into the heart of the community as fires are a real ...

| Betsy Barnett | News

To Understand Our Future, We Must Realize Our Past

In 2001, now twenty years ago, a number of dedicated community leaders in Kiowa County recognized the need to develop the Kiowa County Comprehensive Development Plan that examined the then current ...
| Betsy Barnett | News

As Time Goes By: A Locally-Produced Podcast is ...

If I told you, dear readers, that a local podcast has been launched in Eads, Colorado by Rich O’Brian you might say, “Who?”  But when I say, Rich is that upbeat older gentleman you see around town ...


| Raina Lynch | News


Last week the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) came out with the Colorado All-State Selection lists for Basketball 2021 in all five divisions.  This list also included the Player of the Year (POY) and Coach of the Year (COY) selections.  In the 1A boys’ division the POY was sophomore Assane Diop of Belleview Christian and Tim Owen was named as the Coach of the Year.Senior Kendyl Kirkwood from Fleming was named the Player of the Year in the 1A division and the Coach of the Year was Mike Durrill from Flatirons Academy.Wray senior Junior Arambula was the 2A boys’ POY while h...

Kit Carson Volleyball Finding Their Rhythm Moving into Mid-Season Action

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Over the past week the Kit Carson Wildcats were busy with improving their overall performance on the volleyball court as they grabbed a key confere...

Eads Volleyball Grabs First Win of Season Over Granada, 3-1

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The last week of volleyball was a tumultuous time for the Eads Eagles’ (5-1) players and coaches alike as they continued to look for a win on the v...



| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Fourteen students from Kit Carson School District ages 7th grade through 12th grade competed in the 2021 Otero Arts Festival and brought home some ...


| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Nothing these days seems to be as they were before the COVID-19 pandemic hit us like a nuclear bomb a year ago. Living through the pandemic was an ...

Who is God?

| Hadlie Rittgers | Lifestyles
Who is God? What does He look like? Where did He come from? Where was He before He created the heavens and earth? These are all questions I have ha...

How Will You React?

| Haley Johnson | Lifestyles
As I grabbed my backpack from my closet today to prepare for my first in-person class since March, I felt a strong sense of nostalgia. I have not h...

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