One Custer County commissioner says he’s concerned about this year’s 2020 census. His concern is that people won’t participate and federal money this area could receive will go elsewhere.

SWODA honorees are recognized for their efforts

SWODA Board Chairman John Dee Butchee, at right in both photos, recently presented certificates to people involved with SWODA. At left, Mike Brown, Custer County municipalities trustee, was presented a certificate for 15 years of service.

Today is the 10th day of 2020 and the 21st day of winter.


In 1776, Thomas Paine published his pro-independence pamphlet "Common Sense," which quickly sold some 100,000 copies.

In 1863, the London Underground subway began operations.


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Johnson receives award

Clinton High School teacher Sherrie Johnson attended the Association of Career and Technical Education (ACTE) conference in Anaheim, Calif., where she received the National Association of Teachers of Family and

THURSDAY JANUARY 9 SENIOR EVENT: Arapaho Senior Citizens will meet at the Arapaho Community Building for a pot luck dinner. 6:30 p.m. MEETING: Native Outreach Baptist Chapel to hold a

Kindergarten student at work

Kindergarten student Aades Barraza gets help on an art project from Clinton High School artist Matthew Nugyen.

Buddy system

CHS student Ally Martinez helps A’Rayah Washington with her art project.

Student of the Month

Jaylene Arreola was recognized for her achievements at Southwest Elementary.

Resourceful thieves and cybercriminals continue to find new ways to hack U.S. consumers’ sensitive personal information. Dumpster diving, stolen or lost wallets and mail fraud should still be concerns, but