Lifestyles

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.

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...

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...

Humans of the High Plains - Austyn Mitchell

| Betsy Barnett | Humans of the High Plains
Austyn Mitchell, 11-year-old daughter of Kyle and Kacy Mitchell of Greeley and granddaughter of Melody Mitchell of Kit Carson, experienced a moment in time over the weekend that will remain for the...

NATIONAL AND GLOBAL DAY OF PRAYER AND REPENTANCE: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2020

| Lane Gooden | Lifestyles
The Return is a movement, an appointed time, and a specific day set apart for one purpose - the return to God by coming before His presence in humility, in sincerity, in prayer, and repentance. Wit...

LONG TIME GONE: EXCERPTS FROM THE BLOG ENTITLED --- CATTLE, WOOL AND RODEO

| Sheryl Dorenkamp Vagher | Long Time Gone
Sometimes getting together this blog of my Mother and Dad’s life stories, deciding in what order is a dilemma. Which came first the chicken or the egg, or in this case the rodeo or the wool?

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...

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...

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 ...

#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...

Social Distancing

| Bill "Three Feathers" Bunting | Behind the Grindstone
I didn’t realize the extent of the isolated lifestyle we were livin’ here on the prairie until they issued the shelter in place rule and our basic day to day lives never changed.

UHLAND TWINS

| Administrator | Lifestyles
Hunter and Lexi Uhland of Haswell, Colorado are proud to announce the birth of their twins LAILA ROSE UHLAND and MACE WESTON UHLAND born on March 28, 2020. Laila Rose was born at 12:00 am weighing...

BABY BOY MARQUEZ

| Administrator | Lifestyles
NOLAN HAEDYN MARQUEZ was born on April 17, 2020 to proud parents Traegon and Kiri Marquez of Granada, Colorado. The beautiful little boy arrived at 6:39 pm at the Arkansas Valley Regional Medical ...

LONG TIME GONE And the schoolhouse on the hill

| Priscilla Waggoner | Long Time Gone
As restrictions from the COVIC-19 pandemic have required parents to homeschool their children, it’s natural to reflect on the role schools—and, more specifically, schoolhouses—played in the history...

Spiritual Encouragement During COVID-19

| Pastor Lane Gooden - Praise Community Church-Eads | facebook.com/pcceads | Lifestyles
God’s Goodness and Power A week and a half ago many in our community came together to celebrate Easter with a Sunrise Drive-In Service. This ecumenical event united, highlighted, ministered an...

Spiritual Leadership during COVID-19: Good Friday - Hope

| Rev. Travis K. Walker | Lifestyles
By: Rev. Travis K. Walker of Wiley and McClave United Methodist ChurchA little over one month ago, Ash Wednesday was celebrated and remembered at both congregations I serve as their pastor. I recal...
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