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Golden Plains Insurance Celebrates Their 10-Yea...

This August marks the 10 year anniversary of Golden Plains Insurance. Golden Plains Insurance provides coverage for a variety of different areas of your life, from personal, home, business, and agr...
| Betsy Barnett | News

Colorado Cash Back

On May 23, 2022 Senate Bill 22-233 became a law giving Coloradans a tax rebate of $750 for individual tax filers and $1,500 for joint filers this summer. The law released the TABOR refund money imm...
| Raina Lucero | News

Watson Named EMS Director by KCHD

The Kiowa County Hospital District (KCHD) relieved long-time Emergency Medical Services (EMS) director Eunice Weber from her position in June and named Russell (Russ) Watson as the Interim Director...

| Raina Lucero | News

Eads Schools Face Obstacles as First Day Approa...

On Tuesday July 26 the Eads Schools held student orientation for the upcoming school year. All incoming Freshmen as well as students new to the district arrived first to get a head start on the req...
| Betsy Barnett | News

Tina Peters Requests State-Wide Primary Recount...

On Friday, July 29th, El Paso County, CO began to work through a required recount after Tina Peters, Republican candidate for the Secretary of State and seven other county candidates contested the ...

Sports

| Betsy Barnett | News

Lamar Thunder Softball

The Lamar High School softball team heads into the 2022 season with high expectations. Austin Adamson heads into his fourth season at the helm as the team will be under a new mascot Lamar Thunder instead of the Lamar Savages. Adamson lost six seniors from the varsity team last year that complied a 6-1 record in the 3A Tri-Peaks League and capped the season with a 19-8 record. Lamar advanced to the 3A state tournament where the No. 6 seed Lady Savages defeated the No. 11 seed The Academy, 11-6, in the first round. In the state quarterfinals, Lamar lost a heartbreaker to No. 3 seed Univer...

Cheyenne Wells Golf Team Loaded for State Run

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Cheyenne Wells Boys’ Golf team is loaded with four returning varsity golfers all who are capable of shooting in the 90s on any given day. That ...

Eads High Golf Team More Experienced and Ready for the Fall Season

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Eads High School Boys’ Golf team will consist of six members this year as 12th year head coach Justin McLoud will return three regional qualifi...

Lifestyles

Matilda: The Musical Was an Outstanding Success at Picketwire Theater

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Matilda is based on the wildly popular children’s book written by Roald Dahl in 1988 and published in London. It was made into a movie in 1996 star...

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...

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...

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...

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