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2nd Annual Ag Appreciation Day to Be Held April 10 at Fairgrounds in Eads

| Betsy Barnett | News
The second annual community celebration known as Ag Appreciation Day will be held at the Kiowa County Fairgrounds in Eads on Sunday, April 10 beginning at noon. The celebration is headed up by a gr...

Election Integrity is a Serious Concern: Can We Trust Our Voices Will Be Heard? Part 4: Report From Mesa County

| Betsy Barnett | News
Election integrity is actually of great concern for all Americans, but for different reasons depending on whether you lean liberal or conservative in your politics. It’s been a concern each electio...

Behind the Scenes at Colorado Pacific Railroad

| Administrator | News
Colorado Pacific Railroad may not have been in the news much lately, but a number of significant things have been going on. After initially contracting with Kansas-based KO Railroad to be their op...

Missoula Children's Theatre Auditions Set for June 6th at Plains Theater in Eads

| Administrator | News
It’s been a long time in the making, but the Crow-Luther Cultural Events Center in Eads is proud to announce they are sponsoring a Children’s Theater event for any interested child grades K-12 in t...

In Housing-Starved Kit Carson, Coloradans Band Together to Find a Solution

| Kevin Simpson, Reprinted from The Colorado Sun | News
social social social Amy Johnson This house on a corner of Kit Carson's Main Street, laden with asbestos, sat vacant for de...

President's Signature Makes it Official: Colorado's Amache Site Now Part of National Park Service

| Administrator | News
social social social Amache Museum, Special to The Colorado Sun A photograph of the Amache War Relocation Center taken from...

Eads School District Ranked #7 of Colorado Top School Districts

| Betsy Barnett | News
According to a national school ranking site called Niche (niche.com) the Eads School District located in Kiowa County, Colorado is the seventh (#7) best K-12 school in Colorado in 2022. This rankin...

Last Chance to Buy a Newly-Built Home in Eads: Last Day is March 23

| Betsy Barnett | News
A once-in-a-lifetime workforce housing opportunity is quickly slipping through our fingers in Eads as there are still two houses in Eads that must be sold. The application deadline is March 23. Fin...

Xcel Receives Input from Kiowa County Landowners Concerning Sand Creek Set-Back Request

| Betsy Barnett | News
A well-attended hearing involving representatives from Xcel Energy, landowners from Kiowa County and members of the Sand Creek Massacre Foundation was held at the Kiowa County Courthouse on Thursda...

The Primary Stage has Been Set for Kiowa County Republican Candidates

| Raina Lucero | News
Saturday March 12 the Kiowa County Republican Delegates that were selected at their precinct caucuses the week before assembled at the Kiowa County Assembly to nominate Republican candidates to fil...

Election Integrity is a Serious Concern: Can We Trust Our Voices Will be Heard? Part 3

| Betsy Barnett | News
Election integrity is actually of great concern for all Americans, but for different reasons depending on whether you lean liberal or conservative in your politics. It’s been a concern each electio...

Colorado Abortion Law Heads to the Senate

| Raina Lucero | News
In 1967, Democratic freshman state lawmaker Rep. Richard Lamm introduced a bill that would allow lawful abortions in Colorado if the woman’s physical or mental health was threatened, if the unborn ...

Kiowa County Commissioners Call Community Meeting to Address Power Line Infrastructure Controversy

| Betsy Barnett | News
The Kiowa County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) including all three commissioners Donald Oswald, Howard Robertson and Mike Lening have sent a letter of concern to Xcel Energy asking them to be prese...

Indy Picks: J-D Works: Open for Business

| Raina Lucero | News
When living in small rural communities it’s always handy to, “know a guy”, as some services are not as readily available to us as they may be in the larger towns and in the cities. Jesse Deines is,...

Election Integrity is a Serious Concern: Can We Trust Our Voices Will be Heard? Part 2

| Betsy Barnett | News
Election integrity is actually of great concern for all Americans, but for different reasons depending on whether you lean liberal or conservative in your politics. It’s been a concern each electio...

Lamar Community College’s New Rodeo Coach Inspires Next Generation of Equine Program Students

| Administrator | News
Lamar Community College (LCC) is offering real-life equine experience and education to students through new Rodeo Coach TJ Watts. After being the college’s horse training and management instructor ...
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