As we observe the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence this Fourth of July, we should consider the unique form of government for which our Founding Fathers chose to risk "their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor" against the militarily-superior British.
Kit Carson County
This article has been updated to reflect the road reopening.
The Colorado Department of Transportation reported Saturday afternoon that US Highway 24 was closed in both directions between Vona and Stratton. It has since reopened.
A structure fire in the area led to the closure, which was first reported Saturday at 3:07 p.m. The road was reopened about an hour later.
Information about the building and damages was not immediately available.
Saturday, July 29, 2017, Congressman Ken Buck will hold a town hall in Burlington & Sterling. The event offers constituents the opportunity to hear directly from the Congressman and share their thoughts and questions. Congressman Buck appreciates receiving feedback and ideas from constituents that he can take back to Washington.
Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Address: Sterling Public Library, 420 N. 5th Street, Sterling, CO 80751