Letters to the Editor
As you may know, Senator Pelton and I were privileged to be invited on the 2019 Public Officials Mission Trip to Israel sponsored by Jewish Colorado. What an amazing experience that was, and such an incredible blessing to have been able to go when we did! As a result of that trip, we see Israel and its inhabitants through different eyes than we did before, and we feel almost like it’s a part of us (or we’re a part of it).
I know there will be talk and questions concerning the sirens going off in Kiowa County on the evening of August 8th. I want to let you and everyone know that the National Weather Service also has the ability to set off these sirens and did so on Tuesday evening.
Note: The following letter was originally published in the Kiowa County Press on October 1, 2010 and is reprinted by the request of the original author believing the content is as pertinent today as it was then:
My name is Tammy Freeman, Administrator of Cheyenne Manor Nursing Home. Kiowa County Independent ran an article dated; March 29,2023 titled “Mud in the Waters: Keefe Memorial Health Services District Visited by CDPHE Amid Complaints.
I encourage all of you to read this article from 22 Feb 2023 Kiowa County Independent: Eads & Haswell United Methodist Churches Disaffiliate from the Mountain Sky Conference (kiowacountyindependent.com/news/3382).
After listening to the Governor’s State of the State address this morning, both my cousin and I were in dismay at the lack of importance given to our agricultural sector. Now to Governor Polis’s credit, he did include one point about water where he highlighted the importance of water to our great state of Colorado and to agriculture.
"As I leave the Office of Cheyenne County Clerk & Recorder I would like to thank the people of Cheyenne County for placing their trust in me for the past 8 years and allowing me to serve them. It has been my honor."
The Heritage Defenders submitted an initiative petition with ordinance to amend the home rule charter of Lamar by prohibiting and penalizing marijuana related acts and business licensing/operation.