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Michael Lewis New Executive Director for the Colorado Department of Transportation

      DENVER — Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today Michael Lewis will be the next Executive director for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). Lewis most recently served as the Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer for CDOT where he provided policy, technical, organizational and operational direction for […]

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – OCTOBER 2017 – UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

    Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.64 billion pounds in October, up 5 percent from the 4.43 billion pounds produced in October 2016. Beef production, at 2.30 billion pounds, was 4 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.80 million head, up 6 percent from October 2016. The average […]

Public Invited to Join in the 1846 Holiday Celebration at Bent’s Fort

  Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site will celebrate the holidays in 1840s fashion beginning on Friday evening, December 1, and continuing throughout the day on Saturday, December 2. The event begins with candlelight tours starting at 6:30 pm on Friday, December 1. Groups are led by lantern light through the rooms of the fort […]

LCC Seeks Nominations for New President’s Community Circle

      (Lamar, Colorado; November 23, 2017) Dr. Linda Lujan, president of Lamar Community College, is requesting nominations for individuals to serve on the newly-formed President’s Community Circle of LCC. “Here at LCC, we are dedicated to meeting the needs of our service area,” Dr. Lujan said. “For this, we need the expertise of […]

Zordel to Seek Re-election as Prowers County Sheriff

It has been a great pleasure serving as the Sheriff of Prowers County over the last three years. I have made progress with my goals for the Sheriff’s Office, and with the services we provide our communities. This job hasn’t always been the easiest, but it has been the most rewarding, being able to interact […]

HOPE Center Receives Good News for Bicycle Plans

    Members of the HOPE Coalition held their final meeting of the year at the Lincoln School for an update on student activities and developing plans for increased bicycling opportunities in the community. Coalition member, Byron Long, circulated an informational email to members recently, detailing donations from QBP Bikes and Park Tools. He said […]

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    Crystal (Rushton) Clymer…September 15, 1961 – November 7, 2017

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