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The Giant of the High Plains Has Fallen: KLMR AM & FM Stations Surrender Their FCC Licenses

| Betsy Barnett | News
The iconic hallmark of Lamar known as KLMR Radio, Giant of the High Plains by generations of listeners has gone silent and will more than likely never be on air again. On September 26, 2022 the cur...

Local Company Heads to Florida to Help with Hurricane Ian Clean-Up

| Tori Hawks | News
Stampede Power Line Service of Wiley, Colorado sent a convoy consisting of 8 men, 3 bucket trucks, 2 digger trucks, and 2 service trucks over 1,526 miles away to Lake City, Florida over the weekend...

Kiowa County Fireman's Demolition Derby Was a Huge Success

| Raina Lucero | News
Saturday September 24 more than 1,000 spectators gathered at the Kiowa County Fairgrounds to watch the 3rd annual Demolition Derby hosted by the Kiowa County Firemen. The event had proven to be wor...

Wholey Healthy, a Nontraditional Wellness Concept Comes to Eads

| Raina Lucero | News
Wholey Healthy is a nontraditional wellness concept for the women in our community who desire a place they may go and feel comfortable in a safe and supportive atmosphere free from feeling self-con...

Quilts of Valor Awards Presentation

| Rayetta J. Addy | News
Tuesday, September 13, Quilts of Valor were presented to Kit Carson VFW Post 3411 members Rod Houser and Ronald White at their regular post meeting. In 2003, while her son was deployed to Iraq, a ...

Why Colorado Democrats are More Radical than Most

| Mike O'Donnell | Opinion
When the Democratic Party swept into power in Colorado in 2018 riding the crest of the Russia-Russia-Russia mis-information wave, they teamed up with RadicalxChange, a group that already had a loca...

Letter to the Editor

| McClave School District Residents/Taxpayers | Letters to the Editor
Dear McClave School District Voters, Please join us in voting yes on the McClave School District bond measure for the upcoming November 8, 2022 election, which will cover approximately 11% of the ...

30 x 30 Land Grab Talk Attracts a Large Crowd in Rocky Ford

| Anne Boswell Taylor, Colorado News Your Way | Opinion
“Who is going to control this nation, is it going to be We The People, or is it going to be government, that’s what 30 x 30 is about.” Margaret Byfield from American Stewards of Liberty told a cro...

Maine Street in Eads is Getting Some Upgrades Thanks to CDOT

| Betsy Barnett | News
There’s an improvement project on Maine Street in Eads that is making gains this week and when completed will help extensively with not only the infrastructure on the historic street but also enhan...

New Locomotives on Colorado Pacific Railroad Signals Big Changes

| Betsy Barnett | News
There’s two of them, and they are quite stunning as they sit shimmering in the late summer sun. On Thursday night, after passing the final regulatory hoop, a Federal Railroad Agency (FRA) inspectio...

Letter to the Editor: They are Coming for the Land!

| Julie Worley | Letters to the Editor
The “30 x 30 Land Grab” initiative is an international agenda to permanently protect, in its natural state, 30 percent of the world’s lands and oceans by 2030. The program was launched in America b...

Doris Lessenden Crowned Miss EHS at Alumni Celebration

| Betsy Barnett | News
She’s known as Miss Less to all who love her and there were many people at this weekend’s alumni events who remembered Miss Less with fondness and a twinkle in their eye. Doris Lessenden was named...

Thank You, Kiowa County, for a Tremendous 2022 Fair & Rodeo Week

| Raina Lucero | News
The 2022 Kiowa County Fair had its kickoff event on Sunday, September 4 when the Kiowa County Riding Club sponsored the annual locals rodeo that features small children to adults who live within or...

Town of Eads is 100% Committed to Completed Pool Project

| Raina Lucero | News
As the community may know, prior to the summer of 2019 the Town of Eads Public Works director Van Brown along with the Town of Eads Council members made the difficult decision to close the Eads Mun...

A Year of Missing the Wiley 5: XMCHB

| Betsy Barnett | News
It was a typical hump day Wednesday for Wiley students who had started school just a few weeks prior. It was the day a year ago on September 8 that no one will ever forget when five Wiley teenagers...

Quinten Stump to Face Retrial in Kiowa County District Court

| Raina Lucero | News
Former Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Quinten Stump and his Colorado Springs defense team including Michael Stuzynski and Beau Worthington along with District Attorney Joshua Vogel appeared v...
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