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KIOWA COUNTY RESIDENTS RECOGNIZED

EADS, CO – The Kiowa County Economic Development Foundation, in conjunction with the Eads Chamber of Commerce, decided to recognize all of Kiowa County’s frontline medical workers, businesses, educ...

By Betsy Barnett

2020-09-16 17:16:51

Letter to the Editor: Jeff Campbell

| Jeff Campbell | News
This writer must applaud Sheriff Casey Sheridan for penning the article appearing in KCI, Sept. 9, 2020 edition, p. 9 “Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation Process.” “Statement by KC Sheriff Cas...

PLAINS THEATER IN EADS WILL PREMIER NATIVE AMERICAN DOCUMENTARY

| Betsy Barnett | News
The Crow-Luther Cultural Events Center (CLCEC) is very pleased to announce a partnership with the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in providing a new documentary about rebuilding food, an...

IN GOOD TIMES. IN BAD TIMES. NO MATTER THE TIMES, KEEP GOING.

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
Living on the High Plains is unlike anywhere else. Clear skies during the day. Countless stars overhead at night. Horizons that stretch forever, uninterrupted by the tall buildings that set a li...

BUS STOP IS FIRST ON PROPOSED EADS-LAMAR TRANSIT

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
The Southeast Transportation Planning Region (SE TPR), the Regional Coordinating Council and fiscal agent SECED have, together, set their sights on a significant transit project for the six countie...

BORN TO RIDE: THE DEEPEST LOVE A GIRL CAN HAVE

| Priscilla Waggoner | News
Almost since the time she was born, Braya Ferris has had an affinity for horses. Maybe it started when, as a baby no more than a few months old, she was carried in the arms of an adult on horseback...

AREA SCHOOLS SUCCESSFULLY GO BACK TO SCHOOL IN PERSON

| Betsy Barnett | News
In a time when most schools in the urban areas have elected to not go back to school in the traditional, face-to-face format, for rural schools in the area the return to school means business as us...

HERO OR VILLAIN? PART IV

| Betsy Barnett | News
Last week in Acts II and III we learned that our hero known as Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), along with its sidekick azithromycin, had proven to be very effective in early pandemic clinical trials. As...

THE MELODRAMA CALLED HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE: HERO OR VILLAIN? Act I

| Betsy Barnett | News
When one probes the question of using Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) in the treatment of COVID-19 the varying responses received end up taking opposite ends of the political spectrum. The responses are ...

COLORADO SECRETARY OF STATE CONTINUES TO SLAM TRUMP OVER ELECTION ISSUES

| Betsy Barnett | News
Last Friday news outlets across the state of Colorado received an official statement from the Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold adamantly criticizing President Trump’s recent comments made ...

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INDY PICKS: Harris Pumpkin Patch

| Raina Lucero | Indy Picks
This harvest season is upon us and with that brings the opening of the local Harris Pumpkin Patch.  Located east of Highway 385 in Sheridan Lake, C...

Kiowa County Board of County Commissioners take...

| Raina Lucero | News
After going to press last Monday September 27, the Independent learned that Otero County Board of Commissioners have signed and adopted a resolutio...

MANDATES IN RURAL COLORADO CAUSING “COLLECTIVE ...

| Betsy Barnett | News
Polis couldn’t be more wrong and out-of-touch with rural Colorado. Last week Julie Martin with KKTV asked Governor Polis what he thought of the Ot...

Senior year

| Rhealie Rittgers | Lifestyles
I’ve been waiting for this year since I can remember. Every day at school was just one day closer to becoming a senior. How could I not be excited?...

The Price of a Dream; Faith and Farming. 

| Breanna Echols | Lifestyles
I still remember the way the sun was setting through the trees in my backyard, in April of 2018, when my husband, James, told me we had 2 weeks to ...
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