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DREAM BIG, KIOWA COUNTY

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wish the Town Council or the County Commissioners would get their act together and fix (fill in the blank)?”  Or perhaps you have noticed some things missing i...

By Betsy Barnett

2021-04-30 03:38:12

TWO KIT CARSON STUDENTS WIN HIGH HONORS AT OJC ARTS FESTIVAL

| 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 impressive hardware and recognition for their hard...

Happy Trails with Dawni Obryn Young Guns in Dodge City

| Dawni O’Bryan | Lifestyles
The town of Dodge City and Western State Bank Expo Center plays host to the Young Guns Rodeo Series.  According to one of the founders, Scott Vander Hamm, what started out as a small gymkhana to he...

SUNDAY APRIL 25TH SPRING SING – OUT OF LOCKDOWN

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Every person across the world knows how desolate and lonely the last year has been.  Here in Kiowa County, we were spared from a lot of the stringent lockdowns and loss of liberties that many citiz...

LONG TIME GONE AND THE LESSONS OF LINCOLN

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
Throughout the past four years, there have been numerous references made to the division in the United States being greater than at any time in history since the Civil War.  I have made those refer...

DOING PROM SEASON IN THE NEW NORMAL

| 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 experience that left scars and forced us to look a...

A NEW YEAR, A NEW YOU

| Ally Spady | Lifestyles
It’s finally over. The year of change, the year of worsts, and the year we’ve hoped would come to an end. “Yay” for no more of 2020, and an even bigger “yay” for a fresh start in 2021. In all reali...

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 had, and that  have actually kept me up at night. I’...

LONG TIME GONE & THE STORY OF THE BRANDON OBSERVATORY

| Admin | Long Time Gone
NOTE: The following article was first published in the Independent at the beginning of 2020.  However, recently some of our readers came across the referenced photo in this article and a discussion...

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 had to use my backpack in months, since I spend all...

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COURT FINDS PROBABLE CAUSE ON THREE FELONY COUN...

| Betsy Barnett | News
A Kiowa County, Colorado court found probable cause to charge former Kiowa County Sheriff Deputy Quinten Stump on three felony charges including tw...

Notice of Gas Franchise Agreement

| Administrator | Legal
  Notice is hereby given that Atmos Energy, a Texas Corporation, intends to apply to the Town Trustees of Eads, Colorado, for the passage of an or...

Kiowa County Hospital District Minutes 02/23/2021

| Administrator | Legal
Download the minutes here. https://www.dropbox.com/s/h84v44vzefy50oj/KCHD%20Minutes%2002.23.2021%20Publish.pdf?dl=0  

PUBLIC NOTICE

| Administrator | Legal
Colorado law requires the county assessor to hear objections to real property classifications and valuations beginning May 3, 2021. Objections to t...

DREAM BIG, KIOWA COUNTY

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wish the Town Council or the County Commissioners would get their act together and fix (fill in the blank)?” ...
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