Lifestyles

Kliesen-Lucero, 2 Families Become One

| Administrator | Lifestyles
On July 31, 2021 at 6 PM Raina Kliesen of Eads and Paul Lucero of Lamar, said “I DO” in front of several of their closest friends and family at Praise Community Church in Eads, CO.  The bride is t...

AS TIME GOES BY with Rich O’Brian

| Administrator | As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian
AGING EXPERT BY DEFAULT When experts discuss and write about aging, they often revert to textbooks for their authority.  I submit that while many of these opinions are well meaning, they often mis...

Eads Schools Resume with Few Covid Restrictions

| Raina Lucero | Lifestyles
When the 2020-2021 school year began, the world was a scary place.  There was much uncertainty and paranoia surrounding the state of the Global COVID-19 Pandemic.  State and Public health agencies ...

COMMUNITY AWARDS PRESENTED AT MAINE STREET BASH

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Three annual community awards were presented on the big stage at the Maine Street Bash on July 31.  Dennis Pearson representing the Eads Chamber of Commerce made two recognition awards including th...

NOT WIND, NOR RAIN WILL STOP THE MAINE STREET BASH

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
For months the Crow-Luther Cultural Events Center (CLCEC) board and volunteers had been making plans for an exciting return of the annual street festival in Eads known as the Maine Street Bash afte...

U.S. House of Representatives passes legislation to include Camp Amache in the National Park System

| Administrator | Lifestyles
Last week, Camp Amache – more formerly known as the Granada Relocation Center -- got one very large step closer to something John Hopper could not have imagined, let alone envisioned, when he took ...

FOUR MORE QUILTS FROM GLORIA PECK TO THE VETERANS

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Gloria Peck is known in the community as a prolific quilter who has probably pieced together hundreds of quilts over her lifetime.  In recent years she began working with the Southeast Colorado Qui...

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...
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