Lifestyles

CELEBRATING THE THIRD PLACE: Tracy’s Place was our Great Good Place

| Betsy Barnett | Long Time Gone
It was known as Tracy’s Place.  That little yellow building located just west of Eads on the highway where a hidden, and sometimes tricky, left turn would lead hundreds of people-- through the year...

QUILT OF VALOR PRESENTATION FOR FLOYD M. GRISWOULD

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
July 17, 2021 on a lovely Saturday at the Community Building in Haswell, Colorado in front of hundreds of family members from across the country a special presentation was made to U.S. Air Force Ve...

Karen Wilde’s Long, Long Journey Home

| Administrator | Lifestyles
After more than a decade, Karen Wilde is leaving her position as tribal liaison with the National Park Service Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site to take an extraordinary position with the ...

Disaster for the workforce is brewing as the LLLCC has closed and few childcare options are available

| Raina Lucero | Lifestyles
In 2009 when the county-operated Little Sprouts Child Care Center was suddenly shut down parents and other caregivers were stricken with the fact that they would have to choose between sending thei...

UNIQUE WORKFORCE HOUSING OPPORTUNITY COMING TO EADS AND AREA TOWNS IN SE COLORADO

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
The answer is “Housing.”  Every survey result in the past 30 years taken by Eads, Kiowa County, and throughout rural southeastern Colorado has identified “Housing” as the number one issue that is ...

LONG TIME GONE and FOR THE LOVE OF CANNING

| Betsy Barnett | Long Time Gone
The pandemic caused many aspects of our lives to drastically change.  The mask mandates, the social distancing, the closing of churches and businesses and schools was enough to make us crazy with f...

Annual 4th of July Parade and Barbeque Was a Success!

| Raina Lucero | Lifestyles
Saturday July 3, 2021, the annual 4th of July Kids Parade was held on Maine Street and was followed by a barbeque and water games at the city park.  The event, which was handed over to Little Leade...

JEFF CAMPBELL RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FROM THE COLORADO PRESS ASSOCIATION

| Priscilla Waggoner | Lifestyles
Among the ten amendments that make up the Bill of Rights in the Constitution, the first amendment – listed before all others – includes the right to freedom of religion, of peaceful assembly, to re...

COLORADO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS CRITICAL RACE THEORY THROUGH TWITTER EVENT

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
The highly controversial educational curriculum based on the concepts of race and social oppression known as Critical Race Theory (CRT) is coming to a neighborhood school near you unless parents an...

MAINE STREET BASH RETURNS TO DOWNTOWN EADS --- BIGGER & BETTER THAN BEFORE

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
The 14th annual Maine Street Bash is coming to Downtown Eads on the last Saturday in July --- July 31st from 11am to 11pm --- and is gearing up to be bigger and better than ever before as some new ...

In Memory of Memorial Day: Long Time Gone Presents The tragic story of a Rainbow Girl, a heroic man and a community’s oath of “Never again”

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
One hundred and fifty one years ago, as the Civil War came to an end, an informal practice began in the late spring where women honored those who had given their lives in service to their country...

EADS ELEMENTARY SPRING CONCERTS BRINGS TREMENDOUS JOY TO LARGE AUDIENCES

| Raina Lucero | Lifestyles
In a lingering COVID-19 change of schedule the usual Eads Elementary Spring Concert from days of old had a new flair this year when the separate cohorts presented their own separate concerts.  Th...

KA HALL BOWLING ALLEY IS THE 1,633rd VISITED BY MAN ON A MISSION

| Raina Lucero | Lifestyles
Tucked away in the old school building in Sheridan Lake that is now known as the Kiowa Albright Hall is a hidden gem that many may not know about, or perhaps a place that many may have just forgo...

LONG TIME GONE and the All American game that brought people together (unless it started a fight)

| Betsy Barnett | Long Time Gone
Baseball.  The all American sport. The national pastime that, along with apple pie, has come to define part of our country’s identity and has permeated our language in ways we don’t even notice any...

As Time Goes By with Rich O'Brian

| Rich O'Brian | As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian
What turns you on?  No, let me put it another way.  Is there something in this life that “drives your buggy” more than others?  The easy response is “Yes.”  I guess what I’m getting at is this, in ...

EADS HIGH SCHOOL HONORS STUDENT EXCELLENCE

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Last Thursday the annual Eads Athletic & Academic Award Banquet was held with a large audience in attendance.  This is a culminating event that highlights excellence in the student body at Ea...
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