About Us

Legal newspaper in Kiowa County, Colorado.

C.R.S. 24-70-102, C.R.S. 24-70-103. USPS Periodicals Permit Number 2959-4000.

Established in 1887 - our 131st year!

All content posted online - free to readers, no subscription or registration required. Selected content, including all legal notices, also available in the print edition, which can be purchased at our business office, Home Town Gas & Grill, Crow's Stop and Shop, Kiowa Healthmart, Haswell Propane and Thunderbird Petroleum for $0.75 per week. Subscriptions are available for $24 per year in Kiowa County only.

Follow us on Twitter @KiowaPress, or like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KiowaCountyPress/


Contact Us

Kiowa County Press
1208 Maine Street
PO Box 248
Eads, CO 81036-0248
Office hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (closed 1:00-2:00 p.m.). Saturday - Sunday by appointment.
General email: kiowacountypress@gmail.com
Chris Sorensen - Publisher and Online Editor
Jeanne Sorensen - Print Editor

Or use the Contact Us form.

Community-contributed articles and photos always welcomed. 

Obituaries - still published at no charge. Thank you notes, memorials and engagement/wedding announcements are also free.


  • Classifieds - $8.50/week flat fee - no limit on the number of words. Add a picture for $5.00 more - Submit your classified ad online with this form or email us at kiowacountypress@gmail.com
  • Banner ads - $9.50/week. Link to your web site, social media page, or a custom page at KiowaCountyPress.net. Banners must be exactly 970x90 pixels in PNG or GIF format. Design services available for $35/hour.
  • Downloadable Flyer - $19/week. Includes banner ad linking to the flyer. Most major document/image formats supported - we will convert to Acrobat PDF format.
  • Sponsored section pages - $42/month, 6 month minimum commitment. Exclusive sponsorships currently available for Top News; Weather; Community & Local; Outdoors & Recreation; Government; Tips, Safety & Health and School & Youth sections.
  • Sponsored features - $25/month, 3 month minimum committment. Non-exclusive sponsorships currently available for Upcoming Events, Birthdays & Anniversaries, Pages from the Past.


Online Readership:

Report Period 2016 2017 2018
  Average Monthly Unique Readers Total Visits Average Monthly Unique Readers Total Visits Average Monthly Unique Readers Total Visits
Jan-Mar 1,455 9,802 12,667 83,347 14,120 87,560
Apr-Jun 3,431 23,965 15,132 103,845 13,747 82,948
Jul-Sept 4,569 32,439 16,332 99,477 20,946 119,147
Oct-Dec 6,888 54,180 16,248 97,054    

Kiowa County demographics: 1,402 residents in 790 housing units (2014 US Census data)