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As Time Goes By: A Locally-Produced Podcast is Launched

If I told you, dear readers, that a local podcast has been launched in Eads, Colorado by Rich O’Brian you might say, “Who?”  But when I say, Rich is that upbeat older gentleman you see around town ...

By Betsy Barnett

2021-03-18 03:49:24

Three Bullets to the Back: How a KCSO Traffic Stop Ended in the Fatal Shootin...

| Susan Greene & Priscilla Waggoner | News
KIOWA COUNTY, Colo. – Nearly a year has passed since a traffic stop ended with Undersheriff Tracy Weisenhorn and Deputy Quinten Stump shooting Zach G...

Colorado Pacific Completes Interchange at NA Junction

| Staff | News
Harvey Crouch of Crouch Engineering, the company responsible for rehabilitating and doing additional work on Colorado Pacific’s Towner line, recently announced that Colorado Pacific Railroad has co...

Now is the Time to Speak Out for Colorado Ag

| Tori Uhland | News
On February 24th, an article was published on the VegNews website announcing that Colorado Governor Jared Polis declared March 20th “MeatOut Day” in Colorado as a way to promote meatless diets. I...

KCHD, Prairie Pines Team up to Weather the Storm

| Staff | News
Last week’s winter storm that brought record setting (if not breaking) -25 degree temperatures with a windchill factor of -40 wreaked havoc in parts of Kiowa County. Some got lucky and were spared....

Landyn Teaches Us An Important Lesson

| Betsy Barnett | News
A few weeks ago Prowers County went into the Level Blue of the Colorado COVID Dial.  That was good news for everyone around the area, but great news for the basketball fans from Wiley and Granada ...

Letter To The Editor

| Kemma Alfano | News
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, ...

Carmen Kent Continues to Influence Readers Young & Old in Kit Carson

| Betsy Barnett | News
Although Kit Carson school librarian Carmen Kent passed away in 2019 after bravely fighting breast cancer for many years, she left a legacy of friends, co-workers, students and family who know the...

Kiowa County Commissioners Vote to Give Sr Citizens Sole Access to Schoggins and Wissel Buildings, Killing Proposal to Relocate Public Library

| 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...

Jim Trahern "Jim" Dedicated in Kit Carson

| Betsy Barnett | News
At the last home basketball game of the season over the weekend the Kit Carson School District dedicated the new gymnasium inside the newly built school building to their prolific coach, Coach Jim...

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TWO KIT CARSON STUDENTS WIN HIGH HONORS AT OJC ...

| Betsy Barnett | Lifestyles
Fourteen students from Kit Carson School District ages 7th grade through 12th grade competed in the 2021 Otero Arts Festival and brought home some ...

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...
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