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Weekend Weather Outlook

Weekend Weather Outlook

Another dry weekend is in the forecast for southeast Colorado and Kiowa County - and once again fire alerts will be possible early in the week. Friday (April 1, 2016...

Drought Expands in Colorado

Drought Expands in Colorado

While the overall area considered "abnormally dry" decreased slightly in Colorado over the past week, the area in low-level drought increased. According to the March...

LCC Names New Head Volleyball Coach

LCC Names New Head Volleyball Coach

The Lamar Community College Runnin' Lopes volleyball program will be under the direction of new head coach Dante Geoffrey in 2016 and beyond. "We are excited to have...

Weather Outlook – the Week Ahead

Weather Outlook – the Week Ahead

Starting the week with fire weather alerts has been the rule for March, and this week appears to be no different despite our hopes in Friday's report. Monday's fire...

Car and Booster Seat Safety

Car and Booster Seat Safety

"Correctly used child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71 percent," states the SafeKids WorldWide website.  You just need to know the details...

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

One of our most popular features from the past 15 years - a full-page color photo on the front of the Kiowa County Press showing various impressions of life in Kiowa...

Weekend Weather Outlook

Weekend Weather Outlook

For the optimist looking for precipitation in Kiowa County this weekend, there is hope in the forecast for Friday night and Saturday - though in very slim amounts....

LCC President Marrin Announces Retirement

LCC President Marrin Announces Retirement

John Marrin, Lamar Community College's president for the past eight years, has recently announced his decision to retire.  Marrin said that leaving is bittersweet...

Southeast Colorado Slips into Drought

Southeast Colorado Slips into Drought

Following a rapid expansion of abnormally dry conditions across the southeast quarter of Colorado in March, moderate drought is now impacting most of Baca County and...

Wildfire Safety and Mitigation

Wildfire Safety and Mitigation

(Sixth in a week-long series on flood and fire issues in Colorado. Thursday's article can be found here.) During this Colorado Flood Safety and Wildfire Awareness...