Government

Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office Arrests March 2017

PROMO 660 x 440 Crime - Justice Investigation Fingerprint In December 2016, Kiowa County Sheriff's Deputies received a report of a stolen debit card. Deputies investigated the matter and conducted an arrest warrant for Identity Theft (Felony), protection order violation (Misdemeanor) and domestic violence for Christopher Riley. On Thursday, March 4, 2017 Deputies were notified that Pueblo County Sheriff's Office served the arrest warrant and took Riley into custody. Riley is currently out on bond.

Law Enforcement, Investigation, Government

Kiowa County Fair Theme Contest Announced

Hickenlooper to hold Town Hall April 19 at LCC

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and members of his Cabinet will host a town hall event at Lamar Community College on Wednesday, April 19, from 6:00-7:30pm.  The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the LCC Wellness Center.

The town hall will feature remarks by Governor Hickenlooper and Lieutenant Governor Donna Lynne, as well as several members of the cabinet.

Government, top-news

Crowley County Commissioner Re-appointed to Coroners Standards Board

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has announced that Crowley County Commissioner Gary Gibson of Onley Springs has been re-appointed to the Colorado Coroners Standards and Training Board.

The Colorado Coroners Standards and Training Board develops a curriculum for a training course for new coroners and approves the qualifications of the instructors who teach the course; approves training providers to certify coroners in basic medical-legal death investigation; and approves training providers and programs used to fulfill the annual in-service training requirement.

Government

Governor Hickenlooper Proclaims April 21 as College Friday

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Coloradans are encouraged to show their college spirit and support students' decision to continue their education beyond high school

To increase awareness about the importance of higher education and encourage Colorado students to continue their education--whether at a college, university or through a certificate program-- Gov. John Hickenlooper proclaims Friday, April 21 as College Friday. College Friday was launched by College In Colorado in 2006. The proclamation appears below.

Government, School

1306 Citations Issued During Rural Click It or Ticket Enforcement  

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69 Children Were Unbuckled

Last year, unbuckled fatalities accounted for nearly half of the passenger vehicle traffic deaths in Colorado. In response to particularly low seat belt use rates in rural areas, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies recently conducted Click It or Ticket heightened seat belt enforcement in rural counties across the state. 

Government

Kiowa Couny Commissioners' Meeting Agenda - April 10

PROMO 660 x 440 Government - Kiowa County Courthouse Chris Sorensen

                

KIOWA COUNTY

COMMISSIONER MEETING

APRIL 10, 2017 MEETING DATE

 

APPOINTMENTS:

 

Government

Five-Week the Heat Is On DUI Enforcement Begins Friday

PROMO Law Enforcement - the Heat is On

1,555 Arrested During 2016 Spring Events Enforcement

top-news, Government, Law Enforcement

President, Governor Order Flags Lowered for John Glenn

Remembering - Flags at Half Staff

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered flags to be flown half-staff on all public buildings statewide beginning immediately until sunset, on the day of interment, in honor of John Glenn, and as proclaimed by President Donald J Trump.

 

The full text of the president's proclamation:

 

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release April 5,2017

IN HONOR OF JOHN GLENN

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

 

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Notice of Public Hearing

Kiowa County Courthouse

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE  PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION OF TWO CELLULAR TOWERS & A POLE INSTALLATION IN KIOWA COUNTY

BY NE COLORADO CELLULAR, INC. D.B.A. VIAERO WIRELESS

 

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