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Connie Richardson Recognized as a Colorado Health Care Hero

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...

By Ellen Lane

2021-02-18 04:37:24

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 PLE...

| 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...

COLORADO PACIFIC TO FILE PROTEST OF UP AGREEMENT TO LEASE TENNESSEE PASS

| Staff | News
Last week, after more than a year of negotiations, Rio Grande Pacific, doing business as Colorado Midland Pacific Railroad, announced an agreement had been reached with Union Pacific to lease the T...

Kelley and Nelson Receive Honors

| Betsy Barnett | News
The annual student awards start coming out this time of year as the seniors in high schools across the region are preparing to apply for colleges and scholarships as they plan for their future ende...

2020 IS ALMOST GONE, AND, YES, WE'RE STILL HERE

| Staff | News
As 2020 is just, thankfully, a day away from being in the rear-view mirror, there is merit in taking a look back at all that has happened in twelve months that, at times, felt more like twelve year...

After Nearly Two Decades, The Eads Senior Citizens Are Home

| Betsy Barnett | News
“Home Sweet Home,” as the saying goes finally became a reality on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 when the Eads Senior Citizen’s inaugurated their newly renovated senior center in the beautifully trans...

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14U RIVALS SOFTBALL WIN RED, WHITE AND BOOM TOU...

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
In the bottom of the final inning of the championship game at the Red White & Boom softball tournament in Lamar over the 4th of July holiday, t...

Regular Meeting of the Town of Eads Boards of T...

| Raina Lynch | Legal
The Regular Meeting of the Town of Eads Board of Trustees was called to order by Mayor Shields, Tuesday May 11, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. in the Town Hall....

KCBOCC June 24, 2021 Meeting Minutes

| Raina Lynch | Legal
The regular meeting of the Kiowa County Commissioners was called to order on June 24, 2021; at 9:00 a.m. by Chairman, Donald Oswald. Oswald ope...

EADS GOLF COURSE HOLDS ANNUAL 2-MAN-1-WOMAN SCR...

| Raina Lynch | Sports
Although there was a lot of things going on last Saturday that kept many die-hard golfers away, the annual 2-Man-1-Woman Golf Tournament enjoyed a ...

Karen Wilde’s Long, Long Journey Home

| Administrator | Lifestyles
After more than a decade, Karen Wilde is leaving her position as tribal liaison with the National Park Service Sand Creek Massacre National Histori...
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