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Letter To The Editor

As an organization that operates on your property tax dollars, the Kiowa County Public Library District strives to be transparent with what is happening at the Library. We are, as the saying goes, ...

By Kemma Alfano

2021-02-24 21:10:14

Kiowa County Commissioners Vote to Give Sr Citizens Sole Access to Schoggins ...

| Staff | News
At their last meeting, following roughly an hour of discussions and presentations from the senior citizens, the library district and the county administrator, Commissioner Oswald made the motion to...

“You’ve Got Mail”

| Betsy Barnett | News
It has been a very difficult time for the community as a whole over the past year.  From the youngest child who has basically lost a year of education dealing with shutdowns, quarantines and disrup...

Connie Richardson Recognized as a Colorado Health Care Hero

| Ellen Lane | News
Everyone who has worked in health care over the past year knows that it has been a very hard year. Endless changes, working short staffed due to staff being out sick with COVID or quarantine for ex...

Letter to the Editor: Mary Vasquez

| Mary R. Vasquez | News
RE:  Mask Requirement for Public School Basketball Colorado Department of Health and Environment: My name is Mary Vasquez, and I am writing you as a concerned parent and public school educator.  ...

Town of Eads Hikes Water & Sewer by 3%; Signs Contract with AirMedCare Service

| Betsy Barnett | News
When the monthly “water bill” came out from the Town of Eads on Tuesday people were surprised, and yes initially angry, to learn that inflation continues to raise its ugly head.  This time in the f...

DEFENDANT PLEADS GUILTY TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING FOR INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE IN PLEA DEAL WITH DA

| Staff | News
(December 8, 2019—Kiowa County, CO)—A multi-agency human trafficking operation netted two arrests in Kiowa County, December 5-6, 2019. The Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO), Colorado Bureau of ...

Quinten Stump Appears in Direct Court with Defense Attorney

| Betsy Barnett | News
As reported in the January 20, 2021 edition of the Kiowa County Independent, Kiowa County Sheriff Deputy Quinten Stum was arrested on January 12, 2021 and charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Mu...

COVID-19 VACCINE FACTS

| Kourtney Richards | News
The year 2020 is gone and I know most of us are happy to see it go. Unfortunately, the end of the year isn’t the end of the COVID-19 pandemic as it is going to follow us into year 2021. We are all ...

Five Years on, Still Beating Strong

| Admin | News
There’s a saying that “a good newspaper is the heart of a community.” If that’s so, then let it also be known that this heart has been beating strong for five years as this week marks our fifth ann...

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BABY GIRL KEPLER

| Raina Lynch | Announcements
LYDIA ROSE KEPLAR was born on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 3:28 PM at the Arkansas Valley Medical Center in La Junta, Colorado to proud parents Chris...

DOING PROM SEASON IN THE NEW NORMAL

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Nothing these days seems to be as they were before the COVID-19 pandemic hit us like a nuclear bomb a year ago. Living through the pandemic was an ...

AREA ALL-STATE BASKETBALL 2021 SELECTEES

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Last week the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) came out with the Colorado All-State Selection lists for Basketball 2021 in all f...

The Time is Right to Launch Your New Business

| Derek Goodman | Business
Many would-be entrepreneurs have been reluctant to move forward with starting their own businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Contrary to popula...

COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT A HOPPING GOOD TIME!

| Raina Lynch | News
It was a beautiful early spring afternoon when more than 125 children from our community and others gathered with their families at the Kiowa Count...
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