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Jimmy Lee Richardson…October 7, 1928 – November 8, 2020

Jimmy Lee Richardson…October 7, 1928 – November 8, 2020

  Jimmy Lee Richardson was born to Leonard and Viola Richardson in Blackwell, Oklahoma on October 7, 1928. (This was one year before the Great Depression.) He had 3 older brothers, 2 younger brothers and 15 years later, a sister. When he was 9 years old, he moved with his family to the Ozarks, near […]

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site has New Visitor and Education Center in Eads, CO

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site has New Visitor and Education Center in Eads, CO

  Eads, CO – Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site will be opening its doors to the new Visitor and Education Center in Eads on Tuesday, November 10th. The Visitor and Education Center is in addition to the visitor contact station at our site location near Chivington and will provide an opportunity for people to […]

DoLA Severance Tax Dollars Help Improve S.E. CO Infrastructure

DoLA Severance Tax Dollars Help Improve S.E. CO Infrastructure

  DENVER, CO – August 16, 2019 – The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) awarded over $17M for the Tier I and Tier II Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Funds (EIAF) program. Programs that receive Tier I grant funding are eligible for up to $200,000 for their projects. In the most recent cycle, 19 […]

“What Was, What Is: A Tsetsehestaestse View”

“What Was, What Is: A Tsetsehestaestse View”

A Presentation by Dr. Henrietta Mann   Join us on Thursday, February 21st at 6 pm for a free presentation by Cheyenne elder and well-respected American Indian educator, Dr. Henrietta Mann, at the Crow Luther Cultural Events Center in Eads, CO.  Her informative presentation entitled “What Was, What Is: A Tsetsehestaestse View” will focus on […]

Free Historic Lecture at Plains Theater

Free Historic Lecture at Plains Theater

The Sand Creek Massacre is a seminal event in American Indian history, a brutal massacre that took 230 Cheyenne and Arapaho lives in a surprise raid by Union troops during the Civil War. At 5 pm on Saturday, October 22, join ranger Mario Medina at the Plains Theater in Eads as he presents a free […]

CDOT Announces US 287 Concrete Roadway Preventative Maintenance

CDOT Announces US 287 Concrete Roadway Preventative Maintenance

  BACA COUNTY –Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Iowa Erosion Control have started roadwork improvements along Hwy 287. Work will extend from the south at Milepost (MP) 21.30 in Baca County northward to MP 133 in Cheyenne County, with anticipated completion at the end of the summer. Work primarily involves replacement of deteriorated pavement […]