Pages from the Past - From our 129 year archive.

Pages from the Past
Published Friday, March 18, 2016

15 yrs

March 23, 2001

Livestock, Pasture & Range Report: Calving at 50% complete, is above both last year the 5 year average. Lambing  jumped 20% and it now 39% complete above  last year by 4% and the 5 year 1 percent.

25 years

March 21, 1991

A pile of human bones were discovered in Kiowa County last weekend by an arrowhead collector.. Roots had grown down into the grave. Under sheriff, Joe Pettie said bones could have been there 20 years or more.

40 years

March 12, 1976

Retail sales in Kiowa County were down 9.1% in the third quarter of 1975. While services increase by fully 43.8% according to figures byBusiness Research Division University of  Colorado  graduate school of business administration

50 years

March 18, 1966

Reflection: Ditch Companies have been running a good deal of water into the lakes, especially, Queens and Ne-No-She. Accelerated activity past couple of weeks is a good indication Spring around the corner