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CDOT Begins Awarding New Revitalizing Main Streets Grants from Additional State Stimulus Funding

    STATEWIDE- The Colorado Department of Transportation continues to award Revitalizing Main Streets grants to help communities improve their roadways and community infrastructure, supporting strong economic activity and public safety. The Revitalizing Main Streets grant program began last summer in an effort to mitigate the negative economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis. The continuation […]

Lamar Rotary Ducky Dash Winners, 2021

    One of the more popular Lamar Days events is the ‘Ducky Dash’, sponsored by Lamar Rotarians.  The race may finally have found its home after having been held years ago in the Lamar Canal, the Lamar Swimming Pool and now at Willow Creek in the park. This year, 2,500 tickets were sold which […]

Governor Polis Calls for National Park Designation of Amache Site

    DENVER- Governor Polis sent a letter calling on the National Park Service to support the inclusion of the former Amache Japanese Internment Camp Site near Grenada, Colorado into the National Park system. The National Park Service is currently evaluating the suitability for inclusion of the Amache site into the National Park system through […]

Pieper Awarded 4-H Scholarship

The 2021 Daniel Kasza Memorial 4-H Scholarship was awarded to Kaley Pieper of Fowler High School.  A ten-year 4-H member, Pieper has been a strong role model and mentor for youth in Otero County and southeast Colorado.  In 4-H, she focused on leadership, community service, and livestock judging. She held numerous offices in both her […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report, Week Ending May 16, 2021

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Counties in eastern districts continued to receive good moisture last week while western counties remained extremely dry, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northeastern and east central counties, planting delays continued in areas due to wet conditions. Cool temperatures and overcast weather delayed progress […]

Give a Book, Get a Book-Tiny Libraries are a Big Idea

    Some people will lend a friend a book. But did you know you have unidentified friends in the community who will lend you a book, even if they don’t know you, or you don’t know them. All you have to do is head to one of several communities in the county and visit […]

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  • PUC Announces the FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefits Program

    PUC Announces the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefits Program

    DENVER – On December 27, 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act became law and established an Emergency Broadband Connectivity Fund of $3.2 billion in the United States Treasury to help Americans afford internet service during the pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefits Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program, administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company […]

  • Birth Announcements:   Lindo -/- Gilmore

    Birth Announcements: Lindo -/- Gilmore

        Paige Lindo of Wiley, Colorado announces the birth of her daughter, Bexley Saige Lindo at 12:35pm at Prowers Medical Center on Thursday, May 13, 2021 with Dr. Skaggs attending. Bexley weighed four pounds and fifteen ounces and was 18 ¾ inches in length at birth. Siblings: Axton Lindo. Grandparents: Mike and Samantha Thimble […]

  • LCC Commencement Ceremonies for Class of 2020-2021

    LCC Commencement Ceremonies for Class of 2020-2021

    (Lamar, COLO.) – Lamar Community College (LCC) graduates from the class of 2021 and the class of 2020, which was unable to have an in-person ceremony last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, were recognized during the 82nd Annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 8. The ceremony was held outdoors to minimize risk and, with the […]

  • Paula L. McMains...August 25, 1949 - May 10, 2021

    Paula L. McMains…August 25, 1949 – May 10, 2021

      A private family memorial service for longtime Eads, Colorado resident, Paula L. McMains will be held at a later date.   Per Paula’s request cremation will take place.   Paula was born on August 25, 1949 at Kremmling, Colorado to Paul Arthur and Jean (Ross) McMains and passed away on May 10, 2021 at […]

  • Signed Law: Off Highway Vehicles Not Allowed on Streets, Highways in Colorado

    Signed Law: Off Highway Vehicles Not Allowed on Streets, Highways in Colorado

    COLORADO – On May 7, 2021 Governor Jared Polis signed into state law that off highway vehicles (OHV), regardless of the state or other jurisdiction in which the off-highway vehicle is registered or titled, will not be allowed on public streets, roads, or highways of the State. Off highway vehicles include ATVs, four wheelers, and side-by-sides, and […]

  • Brenda S. Barrow…December 17, 1960 – May 12, 2021

    Brenda S. Barrow…December 17, 1960 – May 12, 2021

        A graveside memorial service for longtime Granada/Carlton resident, Brenda S. Barrow will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, May 21, 2021 at the Sunnyslope Cemetery in Bristol, Colorado with Pastor Paul Floyd and Ian DeBono co-officiating. Visitation for Brenda will be held from 9:00AM until 12:00PM on Friday, May 21, 2021 at the […]

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