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9/11 Tribute Miniature Memorials are Now Available

9/11 Tribute Miniature Memorials are Now Available

    This Tri-State 9/11 Tribute Memorial miniature is now available to the public for purchase. These are a representation of the larger memorial sculpture which will be erected at the permanent memorial Tribute site at the Big Timbers Museum on Highway 287 just north of Lamar.  Funding from the sale of the miniatures will […]

After today, don't mail in your ballots

After today, don’t mail in your ballots

  DENVER, Oct. 29, 2018 — After today, Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams is urging voters after today to drop off their ballots at a voting center or 24-hour drop box. That’s because postmarks don’t count — ballots must be in the hands of an election official by 7 p.m. Election Day, Nov. 6. […]

Birth Announcements: Meardon -/- Esparza

Birth Announcements: Meardon -/- Esparza

    Weston and Dailey Meardon of Eads, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Brilon Thomas Meardon at 3pm at Prowers Medical Center on Thursday, October 25, 2018 with Dr. Bowman attending. Brilon weighed six pounds and seven ounces and was 20 ¼ inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Breckyn Reese Meardon.  Grandparents:  Artie […]

Letter to the Editor: Questions on Ballot Issue 1A

Letter to the Editor: Questions on Ballot Issue 1A

  To Whom it May Concern; In the Roman Empire it was bread (free hot dogs) and chariot races and gladiatorial races (constant “entertainment,” sports, etc….) that filled the belly and distracted the mind, allowing emperors to rule as they saw fit! Weird how that could apply to even a small rural town in Southeast […]

Wendy B. Allen…August 29, 1939 – October 26, 2018

Wendy B. Allen…August 29, 1939 – October 26, 2018

  A celebration of life memorial service for Lamar resident, Wendy B. Allen, will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday November 1, 2018 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Jerry Ellis of the First Southern Baptist Church officiating the service. Burial will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar. Per Wendy’s request cremation has […]

Active Playground Concepts Displayed for Future Construction

Active Playground Concepts Displayed for Future Construction

  A display of simple playground equipment was hosted by Radian and Lamar Parks and Recreation this past Saturday, October 27th east of the ballfields near Savage Avenue. The equipment, according to Rachel Hultin of Radian Company, was designed from ideas contributed during the Lamar community’s “Inspired Play” from this past August during the grand […]

Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Publishes Report on Impacts of Marijuana Legalization in Colorado, Part One

Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Publishes Report on Impacts of Marijuana Legalization in Colorado, Part One

  (LAKEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 26, 2018) – The Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Office of Research and Statistics today (October 26, 2018) released “Impacts on Marijuana Legalization in Colorado,” a report that compiles and analyzes data on marijuana-related topics including crime, impaired driving, hospitalizations and ER visits, usage rates, effects on youth, and more. In […]

Free Presentation on the Causes of the Sand Creek Massacre

Free Presentation on the Causes of the Sand Creek Massacre

  “I tell you, Ned, it was hard to see little children on their knees have their brains beat out by men professing to be civilized.” So wrote Captain Silas S. Soule in 1864, shortly after the national tragedy known as the Sand Creek Massacre. Two hundred and thirty souls – Cheyenne and Arapaho men, […]