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Virtual College: An Unfortunate Reality

A year ago, I would walk to the C4C dining hall at CU Boulder to grab dinner with my fellow freshman friends. The leaves on the trees were changing to a bright yellow, signifying the joy of my new ...

By Haley Johnson

2020-11-05 22:43:38

2020 Continues to Disrupt School Traditions

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
The Eads High School community made the most of a non-traditional 2020 Homecoming week as they battled through wearing facemasks on the dress up days, limitations on all their events, a cold windy ...

Haswell Celebrates the Glorious Fourth

| Lloyd P. Johnson | Long Time Gone
The nature of a town is frequently born in the past, for the past is the best predictor of the present. And stories—those stories the town chooses to tell and, once told, chooses to remember—revea...

Long Time Gone & the Day Light Came to Eads

| Priscilla Waggoner | Lifestyles
When I was around 8 years old, I watched the first man walk on the moon.  Laying on the living room floor in front of our black and white console television, I knew what I was witnessing was an ama...

Tradition of the 4th of July Kids’ Parade Continues but With a New Name—Walk/Bike/Ride

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
July 4, 2020 will mark the fourth annual 4th of July Kids’ Walk/Bike/Ride celebration hosted in Eads, CO this year by Women Empowered (W.E.), a local organization who works to support many communit...

DETOURS OF LIFE

| Lauren Brown | Lifestyles
Life can be so frustrating sometimes--plans change and opportunities slip away. None of this is ever expected and can be difficult to accept with grace. var loadAsyncDeferredFacebook = func...

CHEYENNE WELLS & GRANADA HOLDS GRADUATION CEREMONIES

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Over the weekend two more area schools held their graduation ceremonies, each in their own unique way, in order to keep their students, staff and community safe from the possibility of contracting ...

LONG TIME GONE: EADS GYMNASIUM REHABILITATION COMPLETE

| Kelly Courkamp | Long Time Gone
Kiowa County School District RE-1 is pleased to announce the completion of the rehabilitation of the “Old Gym,” a significant structure on the campus of Eads schools.  Thanks to grants from the Col...

#WakingUpInBoston

| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
This morning I woke up in my old apartment, located in downtown Cambridge, MA. The apartment is quiet and empty. Looking around my room, it is as if the pandemic never really happened. There are st...

Student News Room: The Youth Perspective

| Hadlie Rittgers | Lifestyles
The Youth Perspective Many times, people look down on youth students and their ideas because they are “too young” or “not experienced enough.” This perspective has led to lost opportunities for ma...

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BABY GIRL KEPLER

| Raina Lynch | Announcements
LYDIA ROSE KEPLAR was born on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 3:28 PM at the Arkansas Valley Medical Center in La Junta, Colorado to proud parents Chris...

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 ...

AREA ALL-STATE BASKETBALL 2021 SELECTEES

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Last week the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) came out with the Colorado All-State Selection lists for Basketball 2021 in all f...

The Time is Right to Launch Your New Business

| Derek Goodman | Business
Many would-be entrepreneurs have been reluctant to move forward with starting their own businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Contrary to popula...

COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT A HOPPING GOOD TIME!

| Raina Lynch | News
It was a beautiful early spring afternoon when more than 125 children from our community and others gathered with their families at the Kiowa Count...
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