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CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION - WEEK ENDING AUGUST 2, 2020

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION – WEEK ENDING AUGUST 2, 2020

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Much needed rain greened pastures, but also damaged alfalfa in the southern areas of the state, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Statewide, weather reports indicate that over the past week isolated areas received more than one inch of rain with most of […]

Overview of Back to School for RE-2 School District

Overview of Back to School for RE-2 School District

July 27, 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians: Our current plans for each school will be posted on the individual school websites by Friday, July 31, 2020. The plans are all designed around state and local health guidelines. All students in the fifth through twelfth grade will be required to wear masks, per the governor’s order. The following […]

Dear Friends and Neighbors!

Dear Friends and Neighbors!

  Today I am thinking of you and your family. Going back to school is always an exciting time when our kids are growing. New school supplies. New classes, friends, and teachers. New opportunities to learn. Our schools and public health leaders are busy with planning amid COVID to be sure safety is in place […]

Birth Announcements: Arellano-/-Garcia-/-Fernandez

Birth Announcements: Arellano-/-Garcia-/-Fernandez

    Reyna Serrano and Chris Arellano of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Elias Christopher Arellano at 10:20am at Prowers Medical Center on Friday, July 31, 2020 with Dr. Dinsmore attending. Elias weighed seven pounds and eleven ounces and was 19 ¼ inches in length at birth. Brothers/Sisters: Isabella Arellano. Grandparents: Maria […]

DoLA Providing $23M in Federal Emergency Rental Assistance, Affordable Housing in July for Colorado

DoLA Providing $23M in Federal Emergency Rental Assistance, Affordable Housing in July for Colorado

      Denver, CO – July 30, 2020 – Up to $19.65M in federal CARES Act funding for emergency rental assistance is now available to property owners on behalf of their tenants through the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) Division of Housing (DOH). In addition, the division awarded $3.27M through the Colorado State […]

Amelina M. “Amy” Robles…June 4, 1933 – July 29, 2020

Amelina M. “Amy” Robles…June 4, 1933 – July 29, 2020

    A mass of Christian burial for longtime Lamar resident currently of Englewood, Colorado, Amelina M. “Amy” Robles will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, August 7, 2020 at the St. Frances de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Soosai as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass […]

Keith Dodson…April 21, 1970 – July 27, 2020

Keith Dodson…April 21, 1970 – July 27, 2020

    A graveside service for Keith Dodson will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 with Pastor Gary Pritchard officiating. Services will be streamed live on Valley Memorial and Horber Funeral Chapel Facebook page. Keith Loyde Dodson passed away on July 27, […]

Amelina M. “Amy” Robles…June 4, 1933 – July 29, 2020

Amelina M. “Amy” Robles…June 4, 1933 – July 29, 2020

    A mass of Christian burial for longtime Lamar resident currently of Englewood, Colorado, Amelina M. “Amy” Robles will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, August 7, 2020 at the St. Frances de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Soosai as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass […]

July 2020 Brought Some Nice and Welcome Rains

July 2020 Brought Some Nice and Welcome Rains

    While the first six months of 2020 have been lean as far as rainfall is concerned, July his tried to make up for the lack of moisture with a series of showers through the month that swept across southeastern Colorado. Here are the precipitation results, in inches, for regional counties for the full […]

Prowers Medical Center Board Gets COVID Update, Discuss Opioid Treatment Program

Prowers Medical Center Board Gets COVID Update, Discuss Opioid Treatment Program

  Prowers Medical Center staff continue to evaluate and adjust their responses to the pandemic scenario in the county and those measures were among the agenda topics during the board of director’s meeting on Wednesday, July 22nd. The COVID-19 Community Testing Protocol and Preparedness Plan was presented to the board for approval by PMC Quality […]

Bill Wishard...August 31, 1930 - July 29, 2020

Bill Wishard…August 31, 1930 – July 29, 2020

A graveside celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Bill Wishard will be held at 11:00AM on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at the Barber Ranch located at 27007 County Road U, Hasty, Colorado 81044 with David Barber officiating. Due to the Covid there will be no reception following the graveside service.  Per Bill’s request there will […]

CSP Investigates Three Vehicle, One Injury Crash near Springfield

CSP Investigates Three Vehicle, One Injury Crash near Springfield

    The Colorado State Patrol responded to a three vehicle, one injury accident near mile marker 24 on Highway 287 in Baca County Thursday, July 30, 2020. According to the report, vehicle one, driven by 43-year-old Joe Brazil of Fort Stockton, Texas was northbound just prior to 2pm when his vehicle sideswiped a southbound […]

Randell Allan Alba, Jr….April 15, 1993 – July 29, 2020

Randell Allan Alba, Jr….April 15, 1993 – July 29, 2020

    Services are pending for lifelong Lamar resident, Randell Allan Alba, Jr. Randell was born April 15, 1993 at Lamar, Colorado to Randell Allan and Mona Lisa (Hernandez) Alba, Sr. and passed away on July 29, 2020 at his home in Lamar at the age of 27. He is preceded in death by his […]

Highway 40 Fatal Near Wild Horse, CSP Investigates

Highway 40 Fatal Near Wild Horse, CSP Investigates

The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating a two vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 40 near milepost 437 in Cheyenne County, near the town of Wild Horse. A 2016 Volvo Truck with Trailer was westbound on Highway 40 when it crossed the center line and went into the eastbound lane. The 2016 Volvo struck […]

Statewide Seat Belt Enforcement Cites 1,695 Drivers for Not Buckling Up

Statewide Seat Belt Enforcement Cites 1,695 Drivers for Not Buckling Up

  70 Drivers Cited for Unrestrained Children STATEWIDE — With Coloradans starting to travel more, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and 59 law enforcement agencies across Colorado teamed up for a statewide Click It or Ticket enforcement from July 12-19. A total of 1,695 drivers were cited during the enforcement for either the driver […]