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Long Time Gone: Lori Shalberg

Located north of town, the cemetery at Sheridan Lake sits on the crest of the gentlest of slopes. The elevation is no more than perhaps a hundred feet higher than the land that surrounds it, yet it...

By Priscilla Waggoner

2018-11-01 14:33:52

The Thread Barons Will Take the Plains Theater Stage on Saturday

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
The Kiowa County Farm Bureau is presenting a benefit concert on Saturday, October 20th at the Plains Theater in Eads, Colorado with a special concert performance by The ThreadBarons, a band out of ...

A Journey Beyond the Ordinary

| Priscilla Waggoner | Lifestyles
When Jennifer Boyd decided to take her six year old daughter, Brooklyn, on the trip of a lifetime, it wasn’t just because Brooklyn asked her to; although, that was part of the reason.  It wasn’t ju...

BIG IDEAS in Small Towns: Idea #3

| William Brandt | Lifestyles
The Independent is dedicated to the continued progress made in small towns across our region. We thought it might be helpful to describe assets a community must have in order to thrive and even gro...

CLCEC Announces Main Stage Line Up At The Bash

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
It’s coming folks!  The Maine Street Bash is right around the corner.  var loadAsyncDeferredFacebook = function() { (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(...

A Radio Ad Confirmed to Local Author It Was Time To Publish

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Sometimes it’s the smallest most unexpected moments that set us on a path we had not considered or thought possible. That’s what happened to Ashley Gooden, a local young mother who, along with her ...

Second Annual 4th of July Kids Parade is Grassroots Led

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Here at the Independent we have been talking a lot about how a community can make a quality of life for its citizens.  Quality of life is one of the top reasons people move to small towns---and cer...

Big Ideas in Small Towns: Part I

| Daliah Singer | Lifestyles
The Independent is dedicated to the continued progress made in small towns across our region. We thought it might be helpful to describe assets a community must have in order to thrive and even gro...

Audrey Johnson: A Shining Star...and Then Some.

| Priscilla Waggoner | Lifestyles
In 2009, when Audrey Johnson returned to Colorado and settled in Kiowa County, she started looking for a job. The only position available was with the Department of Social Services (DSS), so she ap...

Long Time Gone and the Grand Duke

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
Recently, one of the readers of the Independent suggested a story he thought other readers might enjoy. It took place in 1872 and involved a group of individuals whose names are so well-known that ...

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INDY PICKS: Harris Pumpkin Patch

| Raina Lucero | Indy Picks
This harvest season is upon us and with that brings the opening of the local Harris Pumpkin Patch.  Located east of Highway 385 in Sheridan Lake, C...

Kiowa County Board of County Commissioners take...

| Raina Lucero | News
After going to press last Monday September 27, the Independent learned that Otero County Board of Commissioners have signed and adopted a resolutio...

MANDATES IN RURAL COLORADO CAUSING “COLLECTIVE ...

| Betsy Barnett | News
Polis couldn’t be more wrong and out-of-touch with rural Colorado. Last week Julie Martin with KKTV asked Governor Polis what he thought of the Ot...

Senior year

| Rhealie Rittgers | Lifestyles
I’ve been waiting for this year since I can remember. Every day at school was just one day closer to becoming a senior. How could I not be excited?...

The Price of a Dream; Faith and Farming. 

| Breanna Echols | Lifestyles
I still remember the way the sun was setting through the trees in my backyard, in April of 2018, when my husband, James, told me we had 2 weeks to ...
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