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Lamar K9 Dante Places High in Competition

Lamar K9 Dante Places High in Competition

During the week of June 5th-9th Sgt. OJ Pierce and K-9 Dante attended the K9 OTC Summer Seminar and certification conference in Topeka, Kansas. The Seminar was a working seminar where the handler and K9 partner received instruction, practice, and problem solving in Obedience, Tracking, Patrol Work and Controlled Substance Detection.  Upon completion of the […]

Beulah Ann Collins…June 28, 1937 – June 11, 2017

Beulah Ann Collins…June 28, 1937 – June 11, 2017

  Funeral services for Springfield, Colorado resident, Beulah Collins will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado. Interment will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery also in Lamar. Pastor Eugene Birt will officiate. Visitation will take place from 8:00 a.m. until service time, on Thursday, […]

Birth Announcement:  Grasmick

Birth Announcement: Grasmick

  Chance and Daniela Grasmick of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Kimber Nila Grasmick at 11:46pm at Prowers Medical Center on Friday, June 9, 2017 with Dr. Korkis attending.  Kimber weighed six pounds and 15 ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth.  Grandparents:  Doug and Christy Grasmick and Victor and […]

City Holds Public Hearings for Land Annexation and Motel Room Tax

City Holds Public Hearings for Land Annexation and Motel Room Tax

Two, brief public hearings were held by the Lamar City Council Monday, June 12th, and both should have a lasting impact on the local economy for years to follow. The council approved an ordinance promoting a 5% motel room sales tax. Voters will be able to decide in the upcoming November election if the measure will […]

New Truck Stop Planned for Lamar

New Truck Stop Planned for Lamar

    Bill Mulligan, Vice President of Development for the franchise Pilot Flying J, said Pilot Travel Center will open their newest project in Lamar in about 100 days from the start of construction. The Center will occupy land just north of Avenida Colonia and to the east of Highway 50. The Lamar City Council […]

Hot Cars Can Harm Dogs, Know Your Legal Rights

Hot Cars Can Harm Dogs, Know Your Legal Rights

Media Release: June 12, 2017 Temperatures in cars increase a more rapidly than most people think. In just 10 minutes the car temperature can rise 19 degrees and in 30 minutes the temperature can rise 34 degrees. So on an 80°F day in just 10 minutes the temperature in a car can rise to 99°F […]

Local Representation at Las Vegas Business Convention

Local Representation at Las Vegas Business Convention

  Angie Cue, Lamar’s Community Development Director, and Eric Depperschmidt, the Executive Director of Prowers Economic Prosperity, represented Lamar and Prowers County at the International Council of Shopping Centers Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada held May 21-24. Cue recapped their mission at the convention, attempting to attract retail businesses to Lamar and business development to […]