Suspects Identified in Cheyenne County Child Pornography and Sexual Abuse Case

| Betsy Barnett | News
On March 17 the Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office provided a press release stating that two adults had been arrested in connection with a report they received on March 4 concerning possible sexual child abuse.

Letter to the Editor: Rod Pelton

| Rod Pelton | Letters to the Editor
Our state and country are in moral decline.

Letter to the Editor: Tammy Freeman

| Tammy Freeman | Letters to the Editor
My name is Tammy Freeman, Administrator of Cheyenne Manor Nursing Home. Kiowa County Independent ran an article dated; March 29,2023 titled “Mud in the Waters: Keefe Memorial Health Services District Visited by CDPHE Amid Complaints.

Keefe Memorial Hospital Appoints New CEO, Other Key Positions

| Administrator | News
Keefe Memorial Hospital (KMH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Claressa Millsap as CEO. After providing KMH with Leadership and Organizational Development as interim CEO for the past two years, Millsap is excited to begin her new position and continue forth in hard work and enthusiasm.

Prairie Pines Auxiliary Invites You to Join in Their Earth Day Spring Clean up in the Gardens

| Betsy Barnett | News
The Prairie Pines Assisted Living Facility is a gem within the community of Eads as it has well served the, by now, hundreds of elderly citizens who have found joy and meaning in their lives during the twilight years. This is due to countless people who care deeply about the population at the Pines, and through the years have made significant improvements to their quality of life.

Jackson Pond Recreation Area Prepares for Summer

| Betsy Barnett | News
You may have noticed that there has been quite a bit of activity going on down at the pond, as the locals call it. Over the past month the overgrowth from a couple of seasons of luscious cattail growth has resulted in visitors having to fight their way to the water’s edge in order to fish or put in a kayak.

Town of Eads Requests Community Survey Participation for Pool Planning

| Betsy Barnett | News
It’s been nearly a year and a half since the last planning meeting for the Eads Swimming Pool was held. In December of 2021, nearly 30 people met with the town and pool project construction manager Fritz Caspar of Carrother’s Construction Company, to discuss the many plans and ideas that were being developed in order to build a new pool in Eads.

USDA to Hold Webinars on Changes to Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Following Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act

| Administrator | News
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development recently announced two virtual events that will provide updates on funding available under the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) after the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).

Mud in the Waters: Keefe Memorial Health Services District Visited by CDPHE Amid Complaints

| Raina Lucero | News
Rural healthcare is tough, it is tough to run and operate, it is tough to fund, and it is tough to staff. During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers went from our front-line heroes to facing mandates and regulations that went against, for many at least, their personal beliefs.

Debate Is Over! Colorado Lawmaker Says Invoking Rule 14 Takes Away Their Voice

| Anne Boswell, Colorado News Your Way | News
Representative Ty Winter explains the minority in the house feels silenced after the majority invoked Rule 14 this weekend. Winter explains the rule put into play means debate on bills is limited to one hour.

RMGO Sends Out Urgent Request to Protect the Second Amendment

| Betsy Barnett | News
The Rocky Mountain Gun Owners Association has staged an email blitz addressed at all their members and followers on social media urging them to sign a petition directed at the Colorado Legislature as well as Governor Polis who will have the final say on whether a massive collection of second amendment gun legislation becomes Colorado Law.

The William A. Kimmel VFW Post 9700 in Cheyenne Wells Celebrates Diamond Jubilee

| Betsy Barnett | News
In December the William A Kimmel Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9700 in Cheyenne Wells received a letter from Commander-in-Chief Timothy M. Borland from the national headquarters in Washington, D.

Calling in the Choir

| Administrator | News
In December, an impromptu community choir assembled to “sing in the Christmas season.” It seems that the idea was a tremendous success and with the Easter season quickly approaching, a number of folks have suggested that there be a gathering again, and celebrate the Holiest of Christian Seasons, The Resurrection.

2023 Daniels Scholars Selected

| Administrator | News
Three area high schools received some exceptionally good news this week as the 2023 Daniels Fund Scholars finalists were selected. This year, the Daniels Fund awarded 238 Daniels Scholars across Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.

Eads First Christian Church Prepares for Easter Services

| Administrator | News
The Lord’s resurrection is the greatest news of all time. Because of this, the First Christian Church in Eads invites you to celebrate this important remembrance with us Easter Sunday April 9, 2023

Superintendent of Wiley Schools Resigns Suddenly

| Betsy Barnett | News
On Monday morning the Wiley School Board sent out a letter addressed to all faculty, staff, parents, students and community members informing them that the current school superintendent, Dr. Bryan Akins has resigned from the Wiley School District effective March 6, 2023.
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