Letter to the editor - Kiowa County needs volunteers!

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Kiowa County operates with the assistance of many boards.  These groups provide a unique expertise and commitment to our community.  The Kiowa County Board of Commissioners is a decision making board.  There are hundreds of different issues that local government deals with which are of significant importance to all who live in the county.  The Commissioners make daily decisions regarding, health and safety, economic development, planning and zoning, regulatory issues, legislative issues, historic preservation, roadways, solid waste and recycling, recr

Letter to The Editor – Swanson announces candidacy for Kiowa County Sheriff

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I, Joshua Gordon Swanson, am officially announcing my candidacy for the office of Kiowa County Sheriff, as a Republican Candidate. I am seeking this office to decrease Kiowa County's drug and crime rate and make Kiowa County safer for our community. If I am elected, I will serve Kiowa County with Integrity, Honor, Dedication, Honesty, and Loyalty.

I was raised in Bent County at the Las Animas Fish Hatchery. I graduated from Cheraw High School and then attended Lamar Community College obtaining an Associates Degree in Computer Science. 

Letter to the Editor – Updates from your public library

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As an organization that operates on your property tax dollars, the Kiowa County Public Library District strives to be transparent with what is happening at the Library. We are, as the saying goes, an open book! With that in mind, we would like to provide you, the Kiowa County Community, with more details how the discussion began in reference to the Library relocating to the Wissel building on Maine Street.

Letter to the Editor – Veterans’ dinner cancelled this year

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As Commander of American Legion Post #125, I have had to make the difficult decision to cancel this year's Veterans' dinner scheduled for November 11, 2020.  This is just one more event having to go by the wayside as a means of protecting our members and beyond from possible exposure to COVID-19.