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It's that Time - Change Your Clock – Check Your Stocks

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Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 4, at 2:00 a.m. That means we will turn our clocks back one hour - and gain an hour of sleep! The semi-annual time change is also a great opportunity for valuable preparedness steps focused on checking your emergency preparedness supplies or stocks.

Change Your Clock, Check Your Stocks

As you prepare to change your clock, it's time to check the stock in your emergency preparedness kit for items that may be missing or expired. If you don't have a preparedness kit, you can create one that includes:

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site hosting speaker series 

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The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site will be hosting aseries of speakers/educators throughout 2018 and 2019 to present sessions that will address American history, tribal histories, American Indian Law, and Native and Non-Native American perspectives of the historical context in which the Sand Creek Massacre took place.

Letter to the Editor - Law enforcement reality in rural Colorado

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To the Citizens of Kiowa County

I was reading an article a few weeks ago from KOAA News 5 regarding rural counties who are struggling with retention of Law Enforcement Officers. They had spoken with Bent County and Crowley County Law Enforcement, and the Fowler Police Department. 

As I was reading their statements, I could relate, and thought that maybe the citizens of Kiowa County don't realize some of what their local Sheriff's Office goes through. 

Mark Hillman’s Capitol Review - We can all agree: Yes on Amendments Y&Z

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Every 10 years, Colorado must redraw the boundaries of congressional and state legislative district lines to ensure equal population. And every 10 years, Republicans and Democrats wind up in a costly court battle asking a judge to settle their differences.

Our process for drawing maps is broken. Amendments Y&Z would replace that broken process with a new 12-member commission that assures equal representation to Democrats, Republicans and independent voters.

I've been a part of both processes, and here's what I know from experience: