Pages from the Past - From our 129 year archive.

Pages from the Past
Published Thursday, February 18, 2016

15 yrs

 

February 23, 2001

 

The National Park Service in conjunction with Kiowa County Commissioners and the Kiowa County Economic Development Office will hold an open house to share information with the public on newly authorized Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site.

 

25 years

 

February 21, 1991

 

A Kit Carson police trainee, Howard Mitchell, was a major contributor in the capturer that ended a two-day crime spree in southeastern Colorado last month.

 

40 years

 

February 13 , 1976

 

The continued existence of Weisbrod Memorial Hospital is threatened unless a workable solution to its problem is found immediately. That is the consensus of participating members of the hospital board and the County Commissioners.

 

50 years

 

February 18, 1916

 

Comments Here & There:  Some people comment regularly about the appearance of several "broken-down" buildings in town - wishing something could be done to rid the community of these "eye sores".