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Boating is Underway in Many Colorado Lakes and Reservoirs with Some Changes Expected

Boating is Underway in Many Colorado Lakes and Reservoirs with Some Changes Expected

Boating is underway in many Colorado lakes and reservoirs; some changes expected due to reduced funding for watercraft inspection stations to prevent invasive species DENVER – As ice comes off the lakes and reservoirs, many opened to boating on March 1 and several more will follow in April and May. Colorado Parks and Wildlife has […]

Roseleah Susan Sherman - July 20, 1977- March 3, 2017

Roseleah Susan Sherman – July 20, 1977- March 3, 2017

July 20, 1977- March 3, 2017 Roseleah Susan Sherman (Metsala) passed away suddenly in Lamar, Colorado on March 3, 2017. Viewing, Mass, and Burial were held at Mt. Olivet Cemetery and Mortuary in Wheat Ridge, Colorado on March 9, 2017. She was a current resident of Lamar, and is survived by her daughter in California […]

Executive Director Kim Hunter Reed Embarks on Colorado Campus Tours

Executive Director Kim Hunter Reed Embarks on Colorado Campus Tours

DENVER – March 13, 2017: Dr. Kim Hunter Reed, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education kicks off a public campus tour this week with a first stop to the Colorado School of Mines in Golden. Reed plans to visit all Colorado public institutions of higher education in the coming months, where she’ll […]

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes set for April 22

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes set for April 22

Teams, sponsors invited to participate in event to benefit Domestic Safety Resource Center (Lamar, Colorado; March 20, 2017) Lamar Community College and the Domestic Safety Resource Center (DSRC) will be hosting a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event to be held on April 22, 2017, from 10am-noon. As the old saying goes, “you can’t […]

PTK All-Colorado Academic Team honored on March 8

PTK All-Colorado Academic Team honored on March 8

LCC’s Castanos and Christopherson honored among 37 top-performing students (Lamar, Colorado; March 20, 2017) On March 8, 37 top-performing and service-oriented students from across the state were inducted into the community college All-Colorado Academic Team. The annual induction, in its 19th year, was presented by the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges and the Credit Union […]

Buy Your Colorado 2017 Fishing License Now

Buy Your Colorado 2017 Fishing License Now

Coloradans can purchase a 2017 fishing license starting March 15 through Colorado Parks and Wildlife. An annual license is good starting April 1, 2017 through March 30, 2018. CPW provides a range of options for anglers from the annual fishing license to the one-day fishing license as well as educational opportunities for those new to […]

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Second Annual Photography Contest Winners

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Second Annual Photography Contest Winners

    The 2017 High Plains Snow Goose Festival, in partnership with the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Southeast Colorado Arts Council and Boeken Trust, sponsored the 2nd annual High Plains Snow Goose Photography Contest that featured entries from many talented photographers from Southeast Colorado. This contest is open to the general […]

Classes Focus on Managing Diabetes In Prowers and Surrounding Counties

Classes Focus on Managing Diabetes In Prowers and Surrounding Counties

Living with diabetes is not a picnic, but is possible, though, and learning how is the focus of a six-class series beginning March 22, 2017. Southeastern Colorado Area Health Education Center based in Pueblo will host its second free weekly class at the Lamar Community Center from 12:30 pm – 2 pm  on Wednesday’s through April […]

Sand Creek Massacre Experiences Increased Visitation in 2016

Sand Creek Massacre Experiences Increased Visitation in 2016

Nationally the Park Service Certifies 2016 Visitation at 331 million Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site (NHS) hosted 6,847 visitors in 2016, almost one thousand visitors more than the previous year. Visitation to the park has been increasing annually since 2011. Undoubtedly the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service increased the public’s awareness of […]

Sears Hometown and Outlet Looks at Lamar, CO for New Location

Sears Hometown and Outlet Looks at Lamar, CO for New Location

National Retailer Seeks Local Entrepreneur or Independent Retailer to Bring the Sears Hometown Store Format to the Local Area  Lamar (01/21/2017)   Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOS) is looking to fill the void in the Lamar community. The Company, which separated from Sears Holdings Corporation in 2012, is seeking entrepreneurs or independent retailers […]

15th Annual High Plains Snow Goose Festival Recap

15th Annual High Plains Snow Goose Festival Recap

The 15th Annual High Plains Snow Goose Festival saw between 60 and 80 people come to Lamar to participate in this year’s festival with most of them coming from the Front Range. Registration was held Thursday and Friday evenings, February 16-17th at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn. There were five major tours this year with two on Friday and Saturday and one on […]

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group Meeting

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group Meeting

The first meeting of the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet on Thursday, February 16, 11:00 am to Noon, in the Education Room at Prowers Medical Center. Subsequent meetings will be held on the third Thursday of each month at PMC, same room and time. All area caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease, or […]

CPW Completes Survey of Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Habitat and Populations

CPW Completes Survey of Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Habitat and Populations

DENVER — Along with other western states in cooperation with the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Colorado Parks & Wildlife has conducted an east slope survey of black-tailed prairie dogs.  Images collected on airplane flights in the summer of 2015 were used to map occupied habitat throughout eastern Colorado and the findings are […]

Colorado Big Game Applications are Now Open, Available by Paper for Last Year

Colorado Big Game Applications are Now Open, Available by Paper for Last Year

Applications are now available for 2017 season big game, sheep and goat hunting licenses. Colorado Parks and Wildlife brochures for big game and sheep and goat are online and available in print at any CPW office or license vendor throughout the state. Apply online at CPW’s secure license application portal. This is the last year paper […]

Morgan Named Interim PRESIDENT/CEO of Action 22, Inc

Morgan Named Interim PRESIDENT/CEO of Action 22, Inc

Doris Morgan has been named Interim President/CEO of Action 22, Inc.  Doris is a native Coloradan, raised on a small farm outside of Las Animas. Doris retired from 21 years of service for Colorado members of Congress.  She has served as Regional Director and District Representative.  In these roles, she helped constituents work through the […]