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Kiowa County Hospital District Meeting Illustrates a Resolute and United Board

| Raina Lucero | News
January 25, 2022, the Kiowa County Hospital District (KCHD) Board of Directors met for their regularly scheduled meeting at Cobblestone Inn & Suites. Members of the board, executive staff, as w...

Letter to the Editor

| Matt Prince, Doug Uhland, Junior McDowell, Ken Flory | Letters to the Editor
Dear Kiowa County Friends and Neighbors, On January 26, 2022, we (a group of concerned citizens) attended the Keefe Memorial Hospital Board Meeting in Cheyenne Wells, CO in an effort to educate ou...

Kiowa County Hospital District Hires Interim CEO Jeanette Filpi, MHA

| Betsy Barnett | News
In yet another special meeting called by the Kiowa County Hospital District on Wednesday night, January 19th a large crowd of interested citizens and district employees were on hand to witness th...

Kiowa County Undersheriff Joshua Swanson Throws His Hat in the Ring for Kiowa County Sheriff

| Raina Lucero | News
Joshua Swanson was raised in Bent County, at the Las Animas Fish Hatchery by his parents Toni and Rick Swanson. As a student in the Cheraw school system, he was involved in many sports including fo...

Letter to the Editor

| Jennifer Boyd | Letters to the Editor
Thank you to all of you that were so incredibly generous and donated gift cards on behalf of the families that lost everything in the Marshall Fire. I have been overwhelmed by the kindness and gene...

Letter to the Editor

| Mark Bolton, MD | Letters to the Editor
THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE IN EADS AND KIOWA COUNTY Thank you for inviting me to comment on the health care challenges facing the Eads community. For those of you who do not know me, I am a physicia...

Put Your Money, or Rather Your Time, Where Your Mouth Is

| Raina Lucero | News
There is no better time than now to get involved with your community and lead the way to community prosperity by running for a local office. There are 2 Special District Elections scheduled for Ma...

Former Colorado State Patrol Officer, Bryan Williams to Run for Kiowa County Sheriff

| Raina Lucero | News
Bryan Matthew Williams was raised in Douglas County Colorado and graduated from Douglas County High School in Castle Rock in 1979. After his graduation Bryan lived in several different areas around...

The New First Christian Church Turned 50 on Sunday

| Betsy Barnett | News
Sunday morning was a beautiful sunny winter day, and it would the setting for a birthday party for the ...

Rural Colorado Resident Declares Candidacy for Colorado Secretary of State in 2022

| Administrator | News
Rural Colorado Yuma County resident, Mike O’Donnell, has thrown his hat into the ring to be Republican nominee for Colorado Secretary of State at the November 2022 election. “That office is, or ou...

Letter to the Editor

| Kit Carson Staff | Letters to the Editor
School Boards Make a Difference School board members are ordinary people who demonstrate extraordinary dedication to our public schools. January marks School Board Recognition Month and is the per...

Kiowa County Hospital District Continues to Wade Though Controversy But They're Not Giving Up Yet

| Betsy Barnett | News
Last year was a tumultuous year for the Kiowa County Hospital District (KCHD) as controversy and questionable board practices haunted the rural hospital district located in rural southeastern Color...

Indy Picks: County Line Health Clinic

| Raina Lucero | News
Shelby Casper a southeastern Colorado native grew up in the Las Animas and McClave area and is a 2009 McClave high school graduate and a licensed Family Nurse Practioner (FNP) who has invested her ...

Letter to the Editor: Jennifer Boyd

| Jennifer Boyd | Letters to the Editor
Giving back to Marshall fire kids & families – would you like to help? As the aftermath of the Marshall Fire is unfolding and becoming our day-to-day reality, I find myself struggling with wha...

Kiowa County Moves to a Four-Day Work Week

| Raina Lucero | News
In November 2021 Kiowa County voters rejected the county wide ballot issue to implement a county sales and use tax of 1.5% which would be used to generate funds for the county general fund. Throug...

Safe Driving Means Avoiding These Dangerous Driving Habits

| Derek Goodman | News
Nobody is 100 percent safe on the road. We accept a high level of risk every time we sit behind the wheel, turn the key, and hit the accelerator. That does not mean that we must accept this risk as...
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