National Park Service Selects Superintendent of High Plains Group in Colorado and New Mexico

| Administrator | News
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.

Kit Carson Clinic Begins Renovations

| Administrator | News
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.

Letter to the Editor: Floyd Griswould

| Floyd Griswould | Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor:

Letter to the Editor: Mark Imel

| Mark Imel | Letters to the Editor
Dear Kiowa County Independent,

After School Satan Club Arrives in Colorado Small Town

| Betsy Barnett | News
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.

Assault Weapons Bill Expected in Committee This Week in Colorado

| Anne Boswell, Colorado News Your Way | News
One of the most accessed bills on the Colorado General Assembly’s website, House Bill 23-1230, the Prohibit Assault Weapons in Colorado Bill will be in committee this week.

FedNow System on the Horizon for Community Banks: What’s the Difference Between FedNow, Cryptocurrency, and CBDC?

| Betsy Barnett | News
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

| Administrator | News
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.

Thursday Education Night Talk (TEN Talk)

| Administrator | News
If you have ever wondered how a charter school operates, you will want to hear Casey Churchill at the TEN Talk on Thursday evening, April 20, 2023. The event starts at 6:00 p.

2023 Session Newsletter

| Rod Pelton | Opinion
I hope that everyone had a blessed resurrection weekend and Easter Sunday.

Letter to the Editor: Linly Stum

| Linly Stum | Letters to the Editor

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:

2023 Session Newsletter

| Rod Pelton | Opinion
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.

6th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt is a Success

| Raina Lucero | News
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

| Administrator | News
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.

Sandy Flesh Disease Spreads into Colorado

| Administrator | News
Wildlife officials in Colorado are warning anglers of a rare disease spreading into the West after a confirmed case in a single walleye caught at Lake Pueblo State Park.

Otero County Death Investigation

| Administrator | News
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been requested to assist with a death investigation in Otero County.
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