Lincoln County

2018 Pedal the Plains Route Announced

2018 Pedal the Plains Logo

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper along with the Denver Post Community Foundation, announced Kiowa, Bennett, and Limon as the host communities for this year's Pedal The Plains bike ride.

The 188-mile, three-day tour will take place Sept. 14 - 16. The 2018 Tour includes a new gravel century ride. Registration is now open online at

Overnight Fire in Limon Burns Motel

2018-01-06 PICT Fire 1st Inn Gold Limon - Limon PD

Firefighters from multiple Lincoln county agencies were called to the 1st Inn Gold motel in Limon early Saturday morning in response to a fire at the business.

According to the Limon Police Department, hotel guests were evacuated, and there are no known injuries.

Initial reports of the fire came in around 3:30 Saturday morning. The fire was reported to be contained around 8:30 a.m., however the building has been extensively damaged and firefighters continued to mop up hot spots.

Plane Crash Causes Power Outage in Lincoln County

Breaking News - Plane Crash

A small plane that was making an approach to the Lincoln County Airport clipped a transmission line near Limon, resulting in a power outage affecting portions of eastern Colorado.

According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, the plane was making its approach shortly before 8:00 p.m. Thursday when the power line was severed. The pilot attempted to land the plane at the Limon airport, but crash-landed nearby.

The pilot escaped with minor injuries, and was found walking around the area when emergency crews arrived.

Early Childhood Council Summer Fun Tote Program Returns

Child Development - Cheyenne-Kiowa-Lincoln Early Childhood Council

Have your kiddos participated in the Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Lincoln Early Childhood Council (CKLECC) Fun Tote Program yet?  If not, you don't want them to miss out on the Summer Fun Tote Program.    The program is a fun and educational opportunity for children ages 0-8.  The program promotes the importance of early childhood development and interaction between children, parents, caregivers and siblings.