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Remains Found in Kiowa County Identified

September 27, 2023 – CBI –  Kiowa County, CO – The Kiowa County Coroner’s Office has identified the human remains located in Kiowa County as Linda Estrada (44) of Emporia, Kansas and Amy Ford (39) of Emporia, Kansas.  The remains were located on September 20, 2023. This active homicide investigation is being conducted by the Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office […]

Eads is Recipient of Preservation Grants Awarded Across Colorado

Eads is Recipient of Preservation Grants Awarded Across Colorado

DENVER — Dec. 8, 2021 — History Colorado announces a newly completed State Historical Fund (SHF) grant round that provides more than $7.2 million in grant funding for preservation efforts across the state. These awards leverage $4 million in matching funding provided by grant applicants and their community partners to exceed a total of $11 […]

CSP Investigates on Kiowa Highway Fatal for KS Driver

CSP Investigates on Kiowa Highway Fatal for KS Driver

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Highway 96 approximately 5 miles east of Eads in Kiowa County Colorado. The crash occurred on August 21, 2020 at approximately 1209 PM. A 2003 GMC 1500 pickup was traveling west on Highway 96 near mile marker 182. The driver of the GMC […]

(UPDATE) Kiowa County Pursuit, October 31, 2019

(UPDATE) Kiowa County Pursuit, October 31, 2019

  On Thursday, October 31, 2019, at approximately 08:50 hours, Deputy Stump, of the Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office attempted to make contact with a vehicle for travelling at 121 mph in a posted 65 mph zone. The vehicle was southbound on highway 287 south of Eads. The vehicle failed to yield and a pursuit was […]

Sand Creek Massacre Observes 154th Year at National Historic Site

Sand Creek Massacre Observes 154th Year at National Historic Site

    Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site will commemorate the 154th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre with a pair of free public programs on November 29, 2018. Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site: At 10:00 am on Thursday, November 29, join Park Guide John Launius for a free guided walking tour. The program […]

Kiowa County WIFE Chapter Hosts Ag Day Art Contest

Kiowa County WIFE Chapter Hosts Ag Day Art Contest

Kiowa County Women Involved in Farm Economics (WIFE) Chapter # 124 is sponsoring an Ag Art Work Contest in honor of National Agriculture Day, March 20, 2018 during National Ag Week which kicks off on Sunday, March 18th. Kiowa County WIFE is working to help agriculture in our rural communities to survive and thrive.  The […]

Housing Assessment Information for Southeast Colorado, Part Two

Housing Assessment Information for Southeast Colorado, Part Two

  This article offers additional information on the quality of the housing market in southeast Colorado, a housing needs assessment report prepared for SECED, Southeast Colorado Enterprise Development by the Communities Strategies Institute. The assessment pulled data from various sources, ranging from the U.S. Census and economic development organizations, to statistics provided by realtors, lenders, […]

Investigation Leads to Drug Arrest

Investigation Leads to Drug Arrest

  The Drug Task Force consisting of the Prowers County, Kiowa County, Baca County, and Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Offices have been conducting drug related investigations. The Colorado State Patrol also assisted for this incident. On 6-8-2017, the Task Force executed a search warrant for a residence in the 7000 block of County Road MM, in […]

Two Injured in Kiowa County Fire Truck Rollover Accident-CSP UPDATE

Two Injured in Kiowa County Fire Truck Rollover Accident-CSP UPDATE

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at approximately 1:52pm, CSP was notified of a single vehicle rollover crash on Hwy 96 at mile post 190 in Kiowa County, CO involving a Kiowa County Fire Truck. The crash location was approximately three miles west of Sheridan Lake, CO.  The 1980 Chevrolet pickup that was converted into a fire […]