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KCSE-FM 90.7 Launches Expanded Signal in Prowers County

  Celebration Scheduled for March 12, 2015 with Reception and Launch Garden City, February 14, 2015:  The words ““KCSE FM 90.7 in Lamar, Colorado: Public Radio for the Prowers County Region.  A service of High Plains Public Radio” are about to become a part of daily radio broadcasts in parts of southeast Colorado. Those who […]

Zonta Rose Day Benefits Scholarships for Area Women

  Did you know that one of 8 targets established in the year 2000 by the U.N.’s Millennium Development Goals committee was to ensure by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling? “Enrollment in primary education in developing regions has reached 90%, but today […]

PCDI Meeting Postponed from Tonight, March 2

  The informational meeting, ED 101,  planned for Monday, March 2, 2015, by the Prowers County Development Incorporated, Board of Directors will not be held this evening.  The meeting was scheduled for 7pm at the Lamar Community Building. PCDI Office Manager, Carla Scranton, stated that the speaker will not be able to make tonight’s scheduled meeting […]

Fief Sworn in as Undersheriff

  Sam Fief was sworn in as the new Undersheriff for Prowers County, Monday, March 2, at the Sheriff’s Office in Lamar.  Fief was selected as Undersheriff several weeks after Sam Zordel became the new Prowers County Sheriff, replacing James Faull who retired in 2014. In his hiring announcement, Zordel said Fief’s duties will include […]

LCC Rodeo Returns to Action

  (Lamar, Colorado; March 2, 2015) Lamar Community College freshman Melanie Roman of Golden is currently ranked 2nd in the national standings of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) and is winning the Central Rocky Mountain Region in barrel racing after the fall season.  All 11 regions of the NIRA are at the halfway mark […]

Warm and Dry Winter Weather for S.E. Colorado

  January was the 15th warmest on record as well as being the driest January statewide since 2003. February precipitation to date statewide is 81% of average. D1 drought conditions have been introduced to the western slope. In the next two weeks, much needed precipitation is forecasted to come to the state that could benefit […]

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  • Big Game Application 101 in Lamar, March 19

    Big Game Application 101 in Lamar, March 19

    LAMAR, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free help to hunters who wish to participate in the big game season this year. CPW will host a Big Game Application 101 class in Lamar on March 19, starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Hunter Education Room at the Lamar […]

  • Birth Announcements -- March 2, 2015

    Birth Announcements — March 2, 2015

      Amanda Archuleta and Ronnie Dominguez of Lamar, Colorado, announce the birth of their son, Kaileb Mykah Dominguez at Prowers Medical Center at 1:20pm on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 with Dr. Kunhardt attending.  Kaileb weighed six pounds and four and a half ounces and was 19 inches in length at birth.  Grandparents are Josie and […]

  • PMC Selects Ty Rushton as New Board Member

    PMC Selects Ty Rushton as New Board Member

    Holly resident, Ty Rushton, was selected to replace Kevin McGrath on the Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors this past Wednesday evening, February 25.  The meeting was held at Shorty’s Café in Granada.  Rushton will serve the remainder of McGrath’s term, until May 20, 2016 which is the next board election cycle for PMC. “We’re […]

  • Girls in the Middle Registration Now Open

    Girls in the Middle Registration Now Open

    The 7th annual Girls in the Middle conference is coming up on Friday, April 3 at Lamar Community College.  Registration for the event is now available at www.lamarcc.edu/girls-in-the-middle. Students interested in attending the conference, as well as the adults who will accompany them, are encouraged to register as soon as possible.  Registration ends on March […]

  • Crowder Town Hall Meeting Focuses on Education, Finance

    Crowder Town Hall Meeting Focuses on Education, Finance

    State Senator from District 35, Larry Crowder, tried to cover as many topics as possible for the full audience for his Town Hall Meeting this past Saturday, February 21, before he was on the road to La Junta for another session. In anticipation of the pending weekend snows, Senator Crowder was in town Friday night […]

  • New Business Development for Lamar, LPI Holds Annual Board Meeting

    New Business Development for Lamar, LPI Holds Annual Board Meeting

    The annual report for 2014 for Lamar Partnership Incorporated was delivered to board members by Shawna Hodge, Executive Director this past Wednesday, February 25 at the Lamar Chamber of Commerce offices. The organization’s goal is to educate and broaden the business district of Lamar by promoting Lamar’s cultural, historical and social significance. Hodge highlighted some […]

  • Weather Woes for Local Roofs-CHSAA Games Still Good for LCC

    Weather Woes for Local Roofs-CHSAA Games Still Good for LCC

    Several flat topped roofs in the Lamar area are feeling the effects of the recent snows such as leaking ceilings.  Fortunately it’s not like Boston where roofs were collapsing under five feet of snow, but the local daily melt and nightly freeze conditions are causing leaks for some businesses. Lamar Community College is not invulnerable […]

  • CPW Offers Big-Game Application Advice, Deadline Approaches

    CPW Offers Big-Game Application Advice, Deadline Approaches

    DENVER – The big game application deadline for 2015 is midnight, Apr. 7, but don’t wait until the deadline to apply: Colorado Parks and Wildlife has a variety of resources for hunters to complete their applications now. “CPW’s website offers essential information for preparing for the big game season as well as a secure license […]

  • High Plains Community Health Center Welcomes New Providers

    High Plains Community Health Center Welcomes New Providers

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  • Courthouse Boiler Needs Repairs

    Courthouse Boiler Needs Repairs

      The Prowers County Courthouse is currently being heated by a back-up boiler that dates back to 1965.  Kirk Powers, Operations Manager for the county, told the commissioners that a crack has developed on one of fourteen sections comprising the primary boiler.  “If we had some serious cold weather issues, we’d be noticing the difference,” […]

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