Government

Kiowa County Hospital District Meeting Minutes - April 24, 2018

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The Kiowa County Hospital District and County Board met in regular session on April 24, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bransgrove Building Meeting Room. 

District Board members present were: Mary Eikner, Sylvia Shields, Cathryn Anderson, Priscilla Waggoner, and Robert Woods. 

County Board members present were: Lori Shalberg, John Negley, and Dennis Pearson. 

Absent-Craig Kerfoot (called) and Kim Harris (called). 

Others present: Shannon Dixon, Char Korrell, Colette Martin, Dawn Back, Cindy McLoud, and Beth Spady. 

Colorado Road and Community Safety Act Fees Change July 1

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The fees for documents available to individuals unable to demonstrate lawful presence in the United States under the Colorado Road and Community Safety Act (CO-RCSA) are decreasing on July 1, 2018. The cost of a driver license under the CO-RCSA will decrease from $79.58 to $33.00, the cost of an instruction permit will decrease from $48.19 to $21.00 and the cost for a CO-RCSA identification card will decrease from $26.68 to $13.00.

Bennet, Gardner Raise Concerns Over Amtrak Withholding Funding for Southwest Chief Route

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Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), with a bicameral group of lawmakers, today urged Amtrak to uphold its side of a longstanding public-private partnership to maintain the Southwest Chief passenger train and long-distance passenger service. The Southwest Chief runs from Chicago to Los Angeles, and stops in several Colorado communities, including Lamar, La Junta, and Trinidad.

Governor Hickenlooper Orders Flags Lowered to Honor Memorial Day 2018

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Colorado GovernorJohn Hickenlooper has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide Monday, May 28, in recognition of Memorial Day, and as proclaimed by President Donald J. Trump. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to noon.

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 25, 2018

HONORING MEMORIAL DAY 2018
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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
A PROCLAMATION

Hickenlooper Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Specialist Gabriel Conde

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered flags be lowered to half-staff statewide on all public buildings from sunrise to sunset Saturday, May 12, 2018, in honor of Specialist Gabriel Conde.

Conde, 22, died in the line of duty April 30, of injuries sustained from small arms fire while serving in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan.

Conde was assigned to A Company, 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.