The National Park Service (NPS) has selected Eric Leonard as superintendent of the High Plains Group of parks in Colorado and New Mexico. The High Plains Group includes Amache National Historic Site, Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site, Capulin Volcano National Monument and Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site.
Keefe Memorial Hospital is excited to share that our Kit Carson Clinic will begin renovations to improve the look and feel for our patients. We will be closed at this location beginning 4/29/2023 and will have a Grand Re-Opening this summer.
Ironically enough, the small town of Paonia, located in Delta County with a population of 1,462, at one time held the Guinness World Record for having the most churches per capita. Today, 18 churches are still listed in Paonia.
It’s all so confusing. The currency situation in the United States is one hot mess at the present time leaving most people scared, confused, and wondering what they should do to protect themselves and their families.
Arbor Day is celebrated throughout the nation to raise awareness of the benefits and value of trees in our communities and in our yards. Arbor Day will be celebrated in Eads on April 27th at 10:00 AM by planting a tree in the Roadside Park.
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:
On Wednesday, April 12th, there will be a Rally for Parents Rights on the West Steps of the Colorado State Capitol. We must protect a parent’s right to direct the upbringing and education of their child.
On Saturday April 8th the Sixth Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt was held on the Kiowa County Courthouse lawn. Event founder and spearhead, Riki (Berry) Cordova began this now annual event six years ago when her son Jax asked her to have a large Easter egg hunt with all of his friends.
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, which recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect. Prevention services and support developed by this collaboration can help to protect children and strengthen families.