Pages from the Past - From our 136-year Archives for April 30, 2023

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Published Sunday, April 30, 2023

15 Years Ago

April 25, 2008

  • A grand opening event was held at Thunderbird Petroleum in Sheridan Lake. The event was the first E85 ethanol pump in Kiowa County.

25 Years Ago

April 24, 1998

  • Colorado Governor Roy Romer signed a bill allowing the Colorado Department of Transportation to purchase the Union Pacific rail line between Towner and North Avondale junction.
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: Marty and I saw something that I don't remember ever seeing here. There were two huge pelicans on the water hole.

40 Years Ago                    

April 29, 1983

  • A 27-car pile-up train derailment near Chivington resulted in heavy damage to the railroad cars and extensive damage to the tracks, but fortunately no injuries.
  • Some 50 participants from Tribune, Eads, Brandon Sheridan Lake and Towner attended the bowling tournament held in the K.A. Hall.

50 Years Ago

April 27, 1973

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