Lifestyles

Hold on to Your Wallet!

| Representative Rob Pelton | Lifestyles
On Jan. 12th the Colorado Legislature goes back in session. I jokingly tell people that every day that we aren’t in session is a day that we aren’t hurting our state. Unfortunately, in the three ye...

The Joe Rogan Interview with Dr. Robert Malone was a Treasure Trove of COVID Topics

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Podcaster Joe Rogan has been breaking the podcast stratosphere as of late. The former comic now turned podcaster extraordinaire experienced a major shift of awakening a couple of months back when h...

In Spite of it All, the Future is Bright!

| Breanna Echols | Breanna Echols
As this year is coming to a close, today I find myself caught up in reflection. There were so many good things that happened, and simultaneously some of the worst and most painful times I’ve ever e...

Student Newsroom: Expectations

| Breanna Wilson | Student Newsroom
We all set expectations for ourselves. Some expect to spend their days in their parents’ basement playing video games at the age of forty. Some expect to get a decent job, buy a house, and raise a ...

Behind the Grindstone: Pablo's Christmas

| Bill Bunting | Behind the Grindstone
The bunkhouse was full‘Cause the trail was snowed inThings were right tenseAnd patience ran thin A couple of fist fightsHad broke out that nightThe boys were all edgyAll wantin’ to fight ‘Cause i...

Long Time Gone and Especially at Christmas

| Administrator | Long Time Gone
The first time a visitor happens to come to the small town of Eads in the sprawling, southeastern county of Kiowa, it’s easy to imagine what life was like a hundred years ago. Granted, there may be...

Long Time Gone

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
The following piece was originally printed in the 2018 magazine “It’s a Wonderful Life” produced by the Kiowa County Independent. In 2020 the Lamar Holiday Basketball Tournament was cancelled becau...

Behind the Grindstone: Pop's Wisdom

| Bill Bunting | Behind the Grindstone
He was old and he was scrawnyHis beard was turnin’ grayFew there were who would listenTo what Pops had to say Mostly they made fun of himOld fashioned some had saidOthers said he’s locoA little to...

Day-to-Day with Doris

| Doris Lessenden | Day-to-Day With Doris
Thanksgiving Day. OH, what a beautiful, warm day it was! Wednesday the skies were dreary gray but on November 25th we had sunny blue skies! Inside my home our guests enjoyed a turkey dinner with ma...

Student Newsroom: Parallax

| Tess Johnson | Student Newsroom
Parallax is defined as the effect whereby the position or direction of an object appears to differ when viewed from different positions. This is evident when you view a finger within an arm’s lengt...

Happy Trails With Dawni O'Bryan: A Good Cup of Coffee

| Dawni O'Bryan | Happy Trails With Dawni O'Bryan
Especially when the weather turns chilly, there is just nothing like a good cup of coffee to warm the body and soul. Many friendships, romantic relationships, business dealings, and family discussi...

Merry on Maine Christmas Concert at Plains Theater in Eads on December 5

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
The Crow-Luther Cultural Events Center (CLCEC) is thrilled to be a part of the upcoming community Merry on Maine event to be held on Sunday, December 5, 2021 on Maine Street in Eads. As part of th...

Happy Trails With Dawni O'Bryan: Mountain States Circuit Finals

| Dawni O'Bryan | Happy Trails With Dawni O'Bryan
The Mountains States Circuit Finals were held in Loveland at The Ranch Events Complex October 22nd and 23rd. To qualify for these finals the contestants have to be in the top 12 of their declared...

America: Where Do We Go from Here?

| Tess Johnson | Lifestyles
From a broad outlook, America is an extremely successful country. We won both world wars, we were the first to land a man on the moon, and we live in the land of the free because of the brave. We ...

Hope as an Anchor

| Breanna Echols | Breanna Echols
Hope is a beautiful thing. Priceless when you think about it, because hope is what keeps us hanging on in difficult times. When we lose our hope, we lose our reason for wanting to truly live, and i...

As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian: The Community Within

| Administrator | As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian
Growing up, I lived in a small town next to a big city. But regardless of the large population next door, there was always the Community Within. I was well acquainted with the likes of my buddy, Je...
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