Kit Carson Affordable Housing Project Nears Completion

The topic of “housing” is on the top of every rural community’s Wish List, but for the folks in Kit Carson that problem is quickly being solved in a unique and state-of-the-art way. Five new houses will soon be placed at two sites in Kit Carson with 2 or 3 of those houses being placed this week on Park Street.

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Eads Superintendent Glenn Smith Receives Positive Annual Evaluation from Board

February 8, 2023
At the regular January meeting of the Eads School Board, the board gave a very positive evaluation to district Superintendent Glenn Smith during his annual review. The board also reluctantly accepted the letter of resignation with best wishes extended to 24-year District Special Education Director Sue Fox effective at the end of the 2022-2023 school year.

Bird Flu, Is It Real?

February 8, 2023
In late 2022, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) officers in Northeast (NE) Colorado observed large numbers of dead or sick birds related to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI). Shortly after the first detections in NE Colorado, officers in Southeast (SE) Colorado also started to observe large numbers of dead or dying birds resulting from HPAI.

Southeast Area Extension Says: Horse (and Horseless) Opportunities Abound in Colorado 4-H

February 8, 2023
Whether it’s county fair, rodeo, college scholarships, or careers, horses offer endless opportunities for youth to learn, grow, and succeed. The 4-H horse project is likely familiar to you.

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

Detailed Solutions Auto Detailing

Paul and Raina Lucero
(719) 691-8276

Farm Bureau Peterson Payne Agency

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

Jake's Barber Shop

Marlin Eder
Flexible Hours, Call for Appointment
(719) 438-5739 or (719) 688-1202

J&S Graphics

Tyndan Marquez, Owner
(719) 691-2501
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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

Pat Roper: (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

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


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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