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

(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 ...

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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 ...

"BELIEVE IN LOVE. BELIEVE IN MAGIC. HELL, BELIEVE IN SANTA CLAUS."

| Betsy Barnett | News
Perhaps Jon Bon Jovi described what happened in Eads last Saturday night in the best way possible when he famously said, “Believe in love. Believe in magic. Hell, believe in Santa Claus. Believe in...

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...

MEET KYLE AND ALYSHA MORLAN: CHILDREN'S BOOK AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATORS

| Betsy Barnett | News
Alysha Uhland Morlan grew up in Eads as part of the large and well-established Uhland family.  Her husband Kyle Morlan grew up down the road in the McClave area in another large and rambunctious fa...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Jeff Campbell

| Jeff Campbell | News
Week 36 – Justice can’t wait forever. With all that 2020 has brought us, there is no question the citizens of the United States, of Kiowa County can no longer stand by silent and accept mediocrit...

KIOWA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RELEASES TERMINATION REPORT ON DEPUTY QUINTEN STUMP

| Betsy Barnett | News
On Monday the Independent requested and received more information concerning the termination of former Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) Deputy Quinten Stump.  KCSO filed a Record of Verbal or W...

MICHAEL LENING NAMED KIOWA COUNTY COMMISSIONER FROM DISTRICT 1

| Raina Lynch | News
Due to the untimely death of Commissioner Dick Scott the Kiowa County Republican Vacancy Committee was tasked with the unfortunate duty to replace Commissioner Scott as the Commissioner of District...

WE ARE NO LONGER HELPLESS: IT'S TIME TO FIGHT BACK WITH NEW WEAPONS AGAINST COVID

| Betsy Barnett | News
It was literally just three weeks ago when the Independent published the article “Take Tylenol and Drink Lots of Water.”  It was an article that described protocols the health care system in rural ...

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| Raina Lucero | Indy Picks
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| Raina Lucero | News
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| Betsy Barnett | News
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| Rhealie Rittgers | Lifestyles
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| Breanna Echols | Lifestyles
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