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CSP Investigating Two Vehicle Crash in Kiowa County

CSP Investigating Two Vehicle Crash in Kiowa County

  Friday, June 16, 2017, at approximately 4:34pm, Colorado State Patrol was notified of a two vehicle crash on Highway 287 near mile post 113, which is located inside the town of Eads, Colorado. Vehicle #1, a 2010 white Dodge Dakota, driven by 26 year old John, Launius of Eads, CO, was traveling northbound (in […]

Cleo D. Coen…January 15, 1930 – February 3, 2017

Cleo D. Coen…January 15, 1930 – February 3, 2017

A memorial service for former Lamar, Colorado resident currently of Aurora, Colorado will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar with Reverend Darren Stroh officiating. Per Cleo’s request cremation had taken place and there was no visitation. Cleo was born on January 15, 1930 at Lamar, Colorado […]

Housing Roundtable Details Future Needs Assessment Study

Housing Roundtable Details Future Needs Assessment Study

Adequate and affordable housing is a central ingredient in the economic development of Lamar and Prowers County. Although some studies have already been conducted on housing needs in the local area, an in-depth listening session which will combine group and one-on-one interviews and a printed questionnaire survey, will be conducted in southeast Colorado in July. […]

Health Agencies Conduct Training Exercise

Health Agencies Conduct Training Exercise

Just as a sports team will run through their practice drills, health agencies throughout Colorado took part in a coordinated Pubic Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise to practice the distribution of medicines to the general public in a simulated emergency. The plan was set up by the CDPHE, Colorado Department of Health and Environment for action […]

Nation's Oldest Cattlemen's Association Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Nation’s Oldest Cattlemen’s Association Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) and Colorado CattleWomen (CCW) finished off the third and final day of their Annual Convention in Grand Junction, Colo. with over 600 people in attendance. On Tuesday morning, the Lieutenant Governor and Chief Operating Officer, Donna Lynne, accepted CCA’s Lifetime Member Award on behalf of the State of Colorado.  This year […]

Birth Announcements: Collins – Babbitt – Spence – Koeller - Mick

Birth Announcements: Collins – Babbitt – Spence – Koeller – Mick

  Ashley and Eric Collins of Las Animas and Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Thalia Marisca Collins at 4:57am at Prowers Medical Center on Saturday, June 17, 2017 with Dr. Steven Foley attending. Thalia weighed six pounds and nine ounces and was 19 ¾ inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Veronica Montez, […]

Colorado Employment Situation in May 2017

Colorado Employment Situation in May 2017

Employers in Colorado added 10,600 nonfarm payroll jobs from April to May for a total of 2,645,600 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 11,500 and government decreased 900. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate was unchanged from April to May at 2.3 percent. The number […]