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RSSArchive for January 6th, 2017

New Year Means Big Problems for 272 Impaired Drivers

New Year Means Big Problems for 272 Impaired Drivers

Heat Is On Campaign Logs Over 7000 arrests in 2016  STATEWIDE — Parties and celebrations rang in the new year across Colorado, but for 272 impaired drivers, the ring came from law enforcement sirens instead of festive horns and whistles. From Dec. 30, 2016 to Jan. 3, 2017, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado […]

New Windfarm Construction Set for this Spring

New Windfarm Construction Set for this Spring

Thirty-six wind turbines are scheduled to be built 23 miles south of Lamar beginning this spring. Mark Stacy, the director for Iberdrola Renewables LLC, told the Prowers Journal that roadwork east of Highway 287 is expected to begin in April.  “Our operations and management building will go up in March and our central location will […]

CDOT Open House for Hwy 287 Project Set for January 19

CDOT Open House for Hwy 287 Project Set for January 19

  LAMAR, COLO– The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the City of Lamar is hosting an open house on Thursday January 19, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to kick-off the reconstruction of US Highway 287 through the City of Lamar.  The meeting will be held at the Cultural Events Center located at 102 East Parmenter […]

Virgil R. Friesen…August 11, 1921 – January 4, 2017

Virgil R. Friesen…August 11, 1921 – January 4, 2017

    Funeral services for Lamar, CO resident, Virgil Ray Friesen will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado.  Pastor  Wayne Nazarenus will officiate. Interment will follow in Fairmount Cemetery, Lamar, Colorado. Visitation for Virgil will be held from 1:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, January 9, 2017 […]