About Us

Legal newspaper in Kiowa County, Colorado.

C.R.S. 24-70-102, C.R.S. 24-70-103. USPS Periodicals Permit Number 2959-4000.

Established in 1887 - our 137th year in 2024!

Content posted online is free to site visitors, no subscription or registration required. Selected content, including all legal notices, also available in the print edition, which can be purchased at our business office, Home Town Gas & Grill, Crow's Stop and Shop, Kiowa Healthmart, and Thunderbird Petroleum for $0.75 per week.


Mailed subscriptions are available for $30 per year in Kiowa County. Mailed subscriptions elsewhere in Colorado are $35 per year, and all other states and US territories are $40 per year. Send your check to: Kiowa County Press, P.O. Box 248, Eads, CO 81036-0266, or request an electronic invoice to make a payment online.

Electronic subscriptions are also available for $20 per year, and include a weekly bonus section no available with print subscriptions.

Click here to subscribe, or email editor@KiowaCountyPress.net for more information.

Contact Us

Kiowa County Press

1208 Maine Street

PO Box 248

Eads, CO 81036-0248 

Office hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (closed 1:00-2:00 p.m.). Saturday - Sunday by appointment.

General email: editor@KiowaCountyPress.net

Chris Sorensen - Publisher and Online Editor

Jeanne Sorensen - Print Editor

Phone: 719-438-5800 - Please note: with our small staff, email is often the fastest way to reach us.

Follow us on X (formerly Twitter) @KiowaPress, or like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KiowaCountyPress/


Community Interest Items

Community-contributed articles and photos always welcomed.

Obituaries - still published at no charge. Thank you notes, memorials, birth announcements, and engagement/wedding announcements are also free.

Online Advertising Rates

Online advertising is included in the print and electronic editions at no extra charge in most cases. Email editor@KiowaCountyPress.net for information

  • Classifieds - $12.50/week flat fee - no limit on the number of words. Add a picture for $5.00 more - Email us at editor@KiowaCountyPress.net to place your ad.
  • Banner ads - $44 per month per 1,500 exposures. Link to your web site, social media page, or a custom page at KiowaCountyPress.net. Banners must be exactly 728x90 pixels in PNG or GIF format. Design services available for $45/hour.
  • Downloadable Flyer - $25/week. We recommend pairing this banner ad linking to the flyer for maximum exposure. Most major document/image formats supported - we will convert to Acrobat PDF format.
  • Sponsor - section pages - $54/month, 6 month minimum commitment. Exclusive sponsorships currently available for All Articles section page; Weather; Life in Kiowa County; Outdoors & Recreation; Government; and Health & Living. Other sections, including special sections may be available.
  • Sponsor - features - $27/month, 3 month minimum commitment. Non-exclusive sponsorships currently available for Birthdays & Anniversaries and Pages from the Past.
  • Sponsored posts - $175, online for one month, maximum of one do-follow link, must be labeled as "Sponsored Content" or "Advertisement." Posts will not considered for alcohol, gambling, cannabis/marijuana, dating web sites/services, or illegal activities. Other posts are evaluated on a case-by-case basis and may not be accepted. Pre-payment required.

Online Readership

Readership Statistics - As reported by Google
  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023*
Report Period Quarterly Readers
Jan-Mar        14,446             9,965             20,747             42,606             83,838             72,046           133,513 
Apr-Jun          8,835             8,815             36,527             70,062             93,415             72,414           118,193 
Jul-Sept        10,282           20,401             42,845             96,858             74,187           140,749           125,490 
Oct-Dec        11,494           15,595             32,106             72,156             71,606           121,339           175,960 
Annual Total        45,057           54,776           132,225           281,682           323,046           406,548           553,156 
Monthly Average          3,755             4,565             11,019             23,474             26,921             33,879             46,096 
*Note: July 1, 2023, Google implemented an updated reporting system to further refine data accuracy.

Kiowa County demographics: 1,383 residents in 827 housing units (July 2019 US Census data)

Our privacy policy is available here.