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USDA - CATTLE ON FEED

USDA – CATTLE ON FEED

      COLORADO The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 930,000 head as of September 1, 2019. The latest inventory was 4 percent below last month, but 3 percent above the September 1, 2018 inventory. […]

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – AUGUST 2019 - UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – AUGUST 2019 – UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

      Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.65 billion pounds in August, down 2 percent from the 4.77 billion pounds produced in August 2018.  Beef production, at 2.37 billion pounds, was 2 percent below the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.93 million head, down 2 percent from August 2018. The […]

Two Die in Car-Train Crash in Las Animas

Two Die in Car-Train Crash in Las Animas

  The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Bent County Road 8.75 just west of Las Animas, CO, in Bent County, State of Colorado. The crash occurred on September 20, 2019, at approximately 0831 hours.  A 2001 Toyota Corolla was traveling southbound on Bent County Road 8.75 approaching a railroad […]

Sarah A. Muniz…August 30, 1931 – September 16, 2019

Sarah A. Muniz…August 30, 1931 – September 16, 2019

  Mass of Christian Burial for Sarah Muniz will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 23, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Father Henry Wertin officiating.  Rosary/Scripture Service will be held prior to Mass at 9:30 a.m. also at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  Interment will follow at Fort […]

Colorado Employment Situation - August 2019

Colorado Employment Situation – August 2019

    Employers in Colorado added 9,000 nonfarm payroll jobs from July to August for a total of 2,799,600 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 5,300 and government increased 3,700. July estimates were revised up to 2,790,600, and the over the month change from June to July was […]

County Moves Forward with Energy Efficiency Programs

County Moves Forward with Energy Efficiency Programs

    The Prowers County Commissioners, during their September 17th meeting, approved a resolution concerning the authorization of the Colorado New Energy Improvement District to conduct the program, called Colorado Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) within Prowers County. ‘(C-PACE) is a financing tool that allows commercial and multifamily property owners to finance qualifying energy […]

Arkansas River Power Authority BUSINESS OPERATIONS – SEPTEMBER 2019

Arkansas River Power Authority BUSINESS OPERATIONS – SEPTEMBER 2019

  ARPA Board Reviews Preliminary 2020 Budget: A preliminary budget was presented to the ARPA Board of Directors at its August 29 meeting that anticipates no rate increase for 2020. The budget includes total revenues of $30.9 million, power supply costs of $14.4 million, transmission costs of $3.25 million, and A&G costs of $1.96 million. […]

Lodging Panel Funds YAKS and Farm-City Banquet

Lodging Panel Funds YAKS and Farm-City Banquet

    Keep your eyes on the skies this weekend as the Lamar Municipal Airport is hosting as many as 30 YAK Red Star airplanes, members of the Pilots Association YAK event. Airport manager, Eric McSwann told the Prowers Lodging Panel board of directors, approximately 60 people will be involved in this annual event which […]

Silver Linings Youth Respite Open House September 24th

Silver Linings Youth Respite Open House September 24th

  The community is invited to attend an Open House showcasing Southeast Health Group’s new youth respite care program on Tuesday, September 24th from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at 113 West Elm Street in Lamar. Refreshments will be served.  The “Silver Linings” program provides temporary relief to parents and care providers from the physical and […]

Colorado CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION - WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

Colorado CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION – WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Harvest of spring crops progressed around isolated precipitation last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northwestern counties, frost in some areas ended the growing season, according to a county reporter. Cool-season grasses in the area were still growing where moisture was […]

Wyatt Grassmick…November 21, 1964 – September 15, 2019

Wyatt Grassmick…November 21, 1964 – September 15, 2019

  Private Family Services for Las Animas, CO resident Wyatt Grassmick, formerly of Fowler, CO, will be held at a later date at Ft. Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas, CO. Per Wyatt’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no public visitation. Wyatt Hugo Grassmick was born on November 21, 1964 to […]

Sarah A. Muniz…August 30, 1931 – September 16, 2019

Sarah A. Muniz…August 30, 1931 – September 16, 2019

  Mass of Christian Burial for Sarah Muniz will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 23, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Father Henry Wertin officiating.  Rosary/Scripture Service will be held prior to Mass at 9:30 a.m. also at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  Interment will follow at Fort […]

Birth Announcements: Edwards-Lolos -/- Medina -/- White-Heckman

Birth Announcements: Edwards-Lolos -/- Medina -/- White-Heckman

      Sarah Edwards & Dani Lolos of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Penelope Lunette Edwards-Lolos at 12:40 am at Prowers Medical Center on Saturday, September 14, 2019 with Dr. Korkis attending. Penelope weighed six pounds and six ounces and was 18 1/2 inches in length at birth. Grandsparents: Bob and […]

Walsh Student Awarded Frontier Bank Scholarship

Walsh Student Awarded Frontier Bank Scholarship

    Frontier Bank is proud to present this $1,000 check to our 2019 Frontier Bank Baca County Scholarship winner, Dakota Cook from Walsh Colorado. This is the 20th year for this scholarship. It is awarded to a Baca County Senior, who writes an exceptional individual essay and has a strong history of academic excellence […]

PEP Continues to Develop Delegate Base

PEP Continues to Develop Delegate Base

  Interim PEP executive director, Tara Hosick, hosted the monthly meeting of Prowers Economic Prosperity this past Monday, September 16th, highlighting the need for board of directors to seek and announce their selected delegates before the end of the year.  A delegate, which is a new feature since Hosick took over consulting duties for the […]