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In With the New and Out With the Old at Kit Carson School

Just over a year ago Kit Carson School District obtained a BEST Grant that would allow them to finally resolve the annual problems associated with the old school building such as the ventilation, p...

By Betsy Barnett

2020-07-09 07:37:59

13 Reasons Why ---- You Should Take Up Disc Golf in Eads

| Betsy Barnett | News
Eads has a beautiful 9-hole golf course situated just west of Highway 287 on Golf Course Road and is located just across the street to the south from the future site of the first Disc Golf Course i...

MAKING A PATH FOR A NEW POOL

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
As the temperatures hit 100 degrees, the absence of the historic Eads swimming pool became much more real for local adults and children who relied for decades on those cool blue waters to provide h...

There is Treasure to be Found in Eads

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
When Cindy McLoud was in high school, she thought about an antique store one day. It made sense. McLoud not only grew up surrounded by beautiful, high quality antiques, she also grew up in the smal...

KIT CARSON GRADUATES 9 SENIORS ON JUNE 7; REYNA ISENBART NAMED VALEDICTORIAN

| Betsy Barnett | News
This year’s graduation ceremonies have been challenging for the individual schools as they have sought out ways to honor the achievements of their seniors from the Class of 2020 and, at the same ti...

DISTRICT ATTORNEY FILES A MOTION TO TAKE GIFFORD CASE TO THE GRAND JURY

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
Last week, in an email dated June 24th and sent to the Kiowa County Independent, District Attorney Josh Vogel of the 15th Judicial District stated his intention to “refer to a grand jury an investi...

THE BUSINESS OF GETTING BACK TO BUSINESS MORE BUSINESSES ALLOWED TO REOPEN-- OTHERS STILL WAITING

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
No shirt, no shoes, no mask, no service In a press conference that touched on a broad range of issues and reflected the evolving nature of re-opening Colorado’s businesses, Governor Polis provid...

Terry Wall Haught Found Shot to Death in Tonto Basin, AZ Home

| Betsy Barnett | News
Longtime residents of Kiowa County will well remember the Wall family who lived in the Arlington area in the 1980s and into 2001 when they retired and moved to Arizona. The family was strongly inv...

Letter to the Editor: Jeff Campbell

| Jeff Campbell | News
Threshold Point. On June 8, 2020, it was nine (9) weeks, (63 days or 1,512 hours) since Zach Gifford was killed on April 9. In most jurisdictions there’s a window of two-days (48-hours) to solve ho...

INVESTIGATION COMPLETE IN GIFFORD SHOOTING, FILE TURNED OVER TO DISTRICT ATTORNEY

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
The investigation into the April 9 fatal shooting of Zachary Gifford by KCSO Undersheriff Weisenhorn and Deputy Stump has been completed and presented to District Attorney Josh Vogel with the 15th ...

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INDY PICKS: Harris Pumpkin Patch

| Raina Lucero | Indy Picks
This harvest season is upon us and with that brings the opening of the local Harris Pumpkin Patch.  Located east of Highway 385 in Sheridan Lake, C...

Kiowa County Board of County Commissioners take...

| Raina Lucero | News
After going to press last Monday September 27, the Independent learned that Otero County Board of Commissioners have signed and adopted a resolutio...

MANDATES IN RURAL COLORADO CAUSING “COLLECTIVE ...

| Betsy Barnett | News
Polis couldn’t be more wrong and out-of-touch with rural Colorado. Last week Julie Martin with KKTV asked Governor Polis what he thought of the Ot...

Senior year

| Rhealie Rittgers | Lifestyles
I’ve been waiting for this year since I can remember. Every day at school was just one day closer to becoming a senior. How could I not be excited?...

The Price of a Dream; Faith and Farming. 

| Breanna Echols | Lifestyles
I still remember the way the sun was setting through the trees in my backyard, in April of 2018, when my husband, James, told me we had 2 weeks to ...
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