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Training / Drill at Prowers Medical Center

  (Lamar, CO) March 25, 2019 – Team Members at Prowers Medical Center in coordination with the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting emergency preparedness training on Friday, March 29, 2019. The training exercise is not open to the general public. This notification is being provided to alert the community that the exercise is […]

Holly Residents Involved in Single Vehicle Accident in Baca County

    On Sunday, March 24, 2019 at approximately 11:50 hours, an accident occurred on Baca County Road 44 approximately .5 miles north of Baca County Road Q, in Baca County Colorado.   A black 1994 Chevrolet Suburban was driven by Fred Salinas of Holly Colorado, was traveling southbound and went off the road into […]

Improvement in Drought Conditions across South Central and Southeast Colorado

DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT – Pueblo – Mar 21, 2019 SYNOPSIS Abundant and much needed precipitation across Colorado`s High Country over the past few months has allowed the US Drought Monitor to indicate marked improvement in the drought that has plagued much of Colorado over the past year. Abundant precipitation through the first half of March, […]

Trailblazer Theatre Company Presents, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

  The Tony Award winning musical will be performed at the Lamar Community College, Large Lecture Hall in the Bowman Building at 7pm, Friday, April 5th and a Saturday matinee at 2pm the following afternoon. Jessica Medina, the show’s producer, said the play is a family-friendly production that recaps the events surrounding a spelling bee […]

New All-Time State Low Pressure Record at Lamar, Colorado 970.4 mb

    The National Weather Service in Pueblo, Colorado, the Colorado Climate Center, the Weather Prediction Center, and the National Center for Environmental Information have determined that a new all-time State of Colorado record for lowest pressure measured was set at Lamar, Colorado during the historic March 2019 blizzard.  On Wednesday, March 13, 2019 a […]

Click It or Ticket Rural Enforcement Begins Monday

    STATEWIDE — Starting Monday, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies will begin a six-day Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement period targeting rural areas of Colorado. The enforcement period will run through March 31. In 2018, five of the six counties with […]

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  • Dolly May (Brown) Adams…May 21, 1923 – March 20, 2019

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  • Colorado River Basin States Move Forward with Contingency Plan to Address Looming Crisis

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      DENVER – The seven Colorado River Basin States of Colorado, Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming signed a letter to Congress today requesting legislation to implement a negotiated contingency plan that responds to the historic dry conditions and the effects of climate change on the Colorado River. “Water is the lifeblood of […]

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