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Granada Trustees Wrap Up Year with Final Meeting

  The Granada Trustees held a brief final meeting for the year on Wednesday, December 11th at the Granada Complex.  The Trustees decided to surrender a hail-damaged police vehicle to the town’s insurer, CIRSA for a one-time payment of $7,300. They briefly discussed the purchase of an Automated External Defibrillator which has been budgeted for […]

TBK Bank Donates Building to Granada School District No. RE-1

  BK Bank, SSB, donated its building, located at 205 E. Goff Avenue, to the Granada School District No. RE-1 in a key handing ceremony this past Thursday morning, December 12th. The building will be converted to the new location for the Amache Museum, which is dedicated to conserving the Amache site and its World […]

Replacement Process for Colorado Green Turbines to Begin

    Colorado Green Holdings, LLC received permission from the Prowers County Planning and Zoning Commission for an amended Special Use Permit on Wednesday, December 11th. The permit will allow the company to reduce the number of turbines from 108 to 100 over the next several months and was granted following a public hearing. Avanagrid […]

TBK Band Donates Building to Granada School District NO. RE-1

  Building to Become New Location of Amache Museum On Thursday, December 12, 2019 representatives from TBK Bank, SSB will formally donate its building, located at 108 E Goff Avenue in Granada, Colorado to the Granada School District No. RE-1 in a key handing ceremony. The building will be used by the Amache Preservation Society […]

Lamar Utilities Board Sets ECA Rates for 2020

      Members of the Lamar Utility Board attended their final meeting of 2019 to consider approval of a 2020 Electric Cost Adjustment to customer’s utility bills as well as approve a resolution adopting a modification to the annual charger appropriation adjustment tariff which is paid to the City of Lamar each year. An […]

Lamar Driver License Office Moving to New Location; Expanding Service Days

  DENVER, Friday, DECEMBER 6, 2019 — In an effort to better serve Coloradans, the Lamar Driver License Office is moving to 3505 S. Main St. with service at the new location starting Tuesday, Dec. 17.   The current Lamar office at Village Shopping Center #10, will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, […]

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