Articles from the Kiowa County, Colorado, Press for the week ending March 23, 2019.
After more than a year of drought, Colorado's situation continues dramatic improvements.
The Colorado Department of Transportation estimates that 70 lives could have been saved in 2017 with proper seatbelt use.
The Sand Creek speaker series continues March 21 with a presentation by Barbara Sutteer entitled "Identifying Sand Creek Camp through Traditional Knowledge." The presentation will take place at the Crow Luther Cultural Events Center in Eads starting at 6:00 p.m.
See all the article published for the week ending March 16, 2019, in the Kiowa County, Colorado, Press.
In less than six months, Colorado has dropped from nearly half of the state in the worst drought categories to less than one percent.
Nearly half of Colorado was in the worst drought categories. Less than six monthly later, conditions have improved dramatically.
An earthquake that struck Montrose County Monday shortly before 10:30 a.m. is the strongest in the state so far this year.
The quake, which occurred at 10:22 a.m., measured 4.5 on the Richter Scale according to the United States Geological Survey. Early reports placed the quake at magnitude 5.3 but were later revised. The quake was centered about 58 miles southeast of Montrose.
Nearly 700 people have reported feeling the earthquake, which occurred about one-half mile beneath the surface. Reports were received from Grand Junction to Cortez, and locations in Utah.
Thoughts on Colorado politics from former state senator and Treasurer Mark Hillman.
Articles from the Kiowa County, Colorado, Press for the week ending March 2, 2019.