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City Council Seeks Means to Reduce Electric Power Rates

City Council Seeks Means to Reduce Electric Power Rates

    The Lamar City Council, during their final meeting of 2017, gave thought to a means by which Lamar Light and Power customers could realize reduced costs for their electricity purchases. The general population of the City of Lamar had issued past comments that, should the lawsuit against ARPA by the City of Lamar […]

PATS OFFERS FREE RIDES FOR NEW YEARS EVE

PATS OFFERS FREE RIDES FOR NEW YEARS EVE

      PROWERS AREA TRANSIT WILL BE CONTINUING THE TRADITION OF PROVIDING TRANSIT SERVICES DURING THE NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATIONS.  THE TRANSIT SERVICE WILL START AT 7:00 P.M. ON DECEMBER 31, 2017 AND RUN TO 2:00 A.M. ON JANUARY 1, 2018.  IF YOU HAVE A LARGE GROUP THAT YOU WILL BE WANTING TRANSIT SERVICE […]

2017 Year in Review JUNE

2017 Year in Review JUNE

    Downtown Roof Repair Costs Awarded by Redevelopment Authority Board The condition of five buildings in Lamar, at, 121 West Beech Street and 106-108-112 and 122 South Main Street, were highlighted for the Lamar Redevelopment Authority Board on June 5th, requesting assistance with roof repair costs. The matter of leaking roofs and costly repairs […]

Local Drug Arrest Cases Listed for Past Year

Local Drug Arrest Cases Listed for Past Year

Joshua Vogel, District Attorney for the 15th Judicial District, released information related to drug arrests and sentencing for various convictions over the past 12 months:   12/21/16 Ignacio Quinones 16CR199 *pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance (Methamphetamine) (DF3) *sentenced to 30 months in prison with 1 year of parole   […]

CO State Demography Office Releases US Census Bureau Estimates

CO State Demography Office Releases US Census Bureau Estimates

  DENVER – Wednesday Dec. 20, 2017 – Today, the Census Bureau released their July 2017 population estimates and the State Demography Office provides the following review: The U.S. increased by 2.3 million people between 2016 and 2017 to reach an estimated population of 325,719,178. During the same time Colorado increased by just over 77,049 […]

2017 Year in Review MAY

2017 Year in Review MAY

  Attorney General Coffman Holds Listening Tour Meeting for Prowers County Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman spent the majority of her day, Tuesday, May 23rd at the Prowers County Annex in Lamar, holding a series of listening sessions that began with local, elected officials and continued through the day with such topics as farming/ranching, a […]

2017 Year in Review APRIL

2017 Year in Review APRIL

  ARPA Settlement Case May Be Decided by July Both parties in Case 31 have decided on a self-imposed deadline of July 14, 2017 to secure unanimous approval of ARPA’s member municipalities and to come to an agreement between Arkansas River Power Authority as Defendant and the Plaintiff in the case, the City of Lamar. […]