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Council Relaxes Water Restrictions

  The council has approved Resolution 19-04-02 which modifies Stage One water restrictions in light of the easing of the drought situation and improved water well levels over the past year. Public Works Director, Pat Mason, explained the change will eliminate Friday as a non-watering day and extends daytime watering hours by one hour through […]

LPD Hosts Annual Drug Take Back Day, April 27

    The Lamar Police Department will participate in the National Drug Take-Back Initiative in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Saturday, April 27th from 10am to 2pm.  The program is intended for people with unwanted and unused prescription drugs to safely dispose of those medications.  One goal of the program is to […]

Lodging Panel Funds Car Show

    The Prowers Lodging Tax Panel approved funding for the 2nd Annual Downtown Custom and Classic Expo set for downtown Lamar and East Beech Street August 16-17.  The funding, $3,500, will go toward marketing and advertising for the car show which will offer five bands and a mature-material comedy show as well as custom […]

Farms and Land in Farms – USDA Report

ARIZONA The number of farms and ranches in Arizona in 2018 totaled 19,200, up 100 operations from the 2017 estimate. Total land in farms in Arizona, at 26.2 million acres, was up less than one-half percent from the 2017 estimate. The average size of farm was 1,365 acres, compared to 1,366 acres the previous year. […]

USDA Seeks Feedback from Growers about 2019 Crops, Stocks, Livestock Inventories and Values

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. – April 17, 2019 – Over the course of the next two months, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct two major mid-year surveys, the June Agricultural Survey and the June Area Survey. The agency will contact over 12,000 producers across the region to determine crop […]

USDA Cattle on Feed Report

COLORADO The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1,060,000 head as of April 1, 2019. The latest inventory was 12 percent above April 1, 2018 inventory and 1 percent above the previous month’s inventory. The inventory […]

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  • Birth Announcement: Gratta

    Birth Announcement: Gratta

      Esmeralda Garcia and Tony Gratta of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son, James Christopher Gratta at 9:40 at Prowers Medical Center on Sunday, April 21, 2019 wit Dr. Roukema attending. James weighed six pounds and eight ounces and was 19 ¾ inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  David and Davena Zollars.  Grandparents:  […]

  • Birth Announcements: King -/- Patrick

    Birth Announcements: King -/- Patrick

        Dakota and Daniel King of Holly, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Ryder Abel King at 7:49am at Prowers Medical Center on Thursday, April 18, 2019 with Dr. Roukema attending. Ryder weighed seven pounds and seven ounces and was 19 ½ inches in length at birth.  Grandparents:  Lisa Molder, Rhonda Morgan, Barbra […]

  • Webster Wins Frontier Bank Bike

    Webster Wins Frontier Bank Bike

      Frontier Bank has sponsored in part, the Annual High Plains Community Health Center “Health Expo” since its inception in 2011.  In an effort to encourage a healthier lifestyle Frontier Bank donates a Bicycle each year. Stephen Webster, pictured above, is this year’s lucky winner of the big yellow bike.  Frontier Bank would like to […]

  • Birth Announcement – Adame

    Birth Announcement – Adame

      Nathanial Ray Adame and Mercedes Kristine Adame of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Nalyiz Ray Adame at 9:22am at Prowers Medical Center on Sunday, April 7, 2019 with Dr. Foley attending. Nalyiz weighed five pounds and fifteen ounces and was 18 ½ inches in length at birth.  Grandparents:  Colleen Saldana, Manuelita […]

  • Public Invited to Lamar Loop Ribbon Cutting

    Public Invited to Lamar Loop Ribbon Cutting

        Wear some walking shoes and make plans to attend the official ribbon-cutting of the long-awaited Lamar Loop, set for Saturday, May 4th, between 11am and 2pm. The site will be the two, new picnic shelters at the Trail Head on the east side of Willow Creek Park. Lamar Chamber of Commerce President, Kendra […]

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