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New Lodging Panel Board Members for 2018

New Lodging Panel Board Members for 2018

    The Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel held their first meeting of 2018 on Tuesday, January 16th with three new board members at a new, interim location. Kay Hainer, Valerie Baldwin and Craig Brooks were appointed to the Panel by the Prowers County Commissioners, filling three vacancies. New officers were also elected with Jane […]

Wittman Declares Candidacy for Prowers County Treasurer

Wittman Declares Candidacy for Prowers County Treasurer

  I, Judy Wittman, am announcing my candidacy for election to the office of Prowers County Treasurer and Public Trustee. For the past four years, I have had the pleasure of working in the Prowers County Treasurer’s office for Lorraine Woolley, Treasurer.  During this time I have learned the importance of safeguarding public funds, collecting, […]

Wyatt Declares Re-election Bid as Assessor

Wyatt Declares Re-election Bid as Assessor

    It is with great modesty, that I announce my decision to seek re-election to the office of Prowers County Assessor. I am indebted to the citizens of Prowers County for the trust and confidence they have placed in me in the past, and obligated to serving the property owners of Prowers County in […]

Election News for 2018 from Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

Election News for 2018 from Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

ELECTION NEWS: Important information regarding the 2018 Republican and Democratic Party Precinct Caucus: January 8th – Last day to affiliate with the Republican or Democratic Party in order to vote in the March 6th Party Precinct Caucuses. February 5th – Last day to update your voter registration address to participate in the March 6th Party […]

Nickelson Announces for Prowers County Treasurer Position

Nickelson Announces for Prowers County Treasurer Position

To: The Citizens of Prowers County I would like to announce my candidacy for election to the office of Prowers County Treasurer. I was born and raised in Lamar and am a graduate of Lamar High School.  I earned my Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Northern Colorado and have over […]

Coen Re-election Announcement for Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

Coen Re-election Announcement for Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

  To: The Citizens of Prowers County,   I, Jana Coen, would like to announce my candidacy for re-election to the office of Prowers County Clerk. I have had the pleasure of serving the citizens and would like to continue in doing that.  I am registered as a Republican but it is my honor as […]

ELECTION NEWS for 2018:

ELECTION NEWS for 2018:

January 2, 2018 Last day to affiliate with a major or minor party to run as a party candidate in the primary (either through nomination or petition). What this means is if you want to run as a candidate affiliated with a political party you must be registered with that party by this date. January […]

Ron Cook Announces Bid for Re-election as County Commissioner

Ron Cook Announces Bid for Re-election as County Commissioner

  I am announcing my candidacy for re-election, for the Office of Prowers County Commissioner, District 2. It has been a honor to serve the citizens of Prowers County for the past three years. I have developed a positive working relation relationship with fellow Commissioners, elected officials, and Department Heads. I have worked with surrounding […]

Thomas Announces Candidacy for Bent County Commission Seat

Thomas Announces Candidacy for Bent County Commission Seat

  Las Animas, CO – Longtime Bent County resident John Thomas has announced he will run for the Board of County Commissioners District 2 seat in the November 2018 midterm elections. Thomas, a Colorado native who has lived in the Lower Arkansas Valley for more than 50 years, has resided in Las Animas since 1985. […]

Official Election Results Posted by County Clerk and Recorder

Official Election Results Posted by County Clerk and Recorder

  The Prowers County Clerk and Recorder’s office has completed a canvass of the November 7, 2017 Coordinated Election and has issued the results. Mayor Roger Stagner defeated Felix Dias for Mayor of Lamar by 135 votes, 887 to 752. Kirk Crespin and Oscar Riley ran unopposed for re-election to the Lamar City Council with […]

Follow Up:  Regional Election Results

Follow Up: Regional Election Results

  Several election races were held in southeast Colorado, other than the contests for the City of Lamar. School District Re-13 JT in Wiley had seven candidates for four board positions with Neil Mauch winning a seat with 209 votes, Josh Weimer had 161, Bradley Lubbers had 153 and Chad Krentz had 147.  They were […]

November General Election Results for Prowers County, Stagner's In and 2A is Out

November General Election Results for Prowers County, Stagner’s In and 2A is Out

    These are the latest unofficial election results from the Prowers County Clerk and Recorder’s Office.  An official verification of the tally will be issued by the Clerk’s office at a later date. The race for Mayor for the City of Lamar was won by incumbent Roger Stagner who received  883 votes to his challenger, […]

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Seeking Board Members

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Seeking Board Members

    LAMAR, COLORADO – The Lamar Chamber of Commerce is seeking business and community professionals, interested and willing to dedicate their time, energy, and expertise, to serve on the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Candidates must be willing to serve a three year term, beginning January 1, 2018.  The Chamber Board of […]

Election Alerts from Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

Election Alerts from Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

ELECTION ALERTS: If you have not received your ballot by October 28, 2016 contact our office at 719-336-8011. IMPORTANT: If you live in the Granada School District you will NOT receive a ballot in the mail for this November 7, 2017 Coordinated Election.  November 7, 2017 Coordinated Election will be conducted as an all Mail […]

Roger Stagner for Lamar Mayor

Roger Stagner for Lamar Mayor

  Roger Stagner, the incumbent candidate for Mayor of Lamar in the November 7th election, responded to several questions from The Prowers Journal regarding his candidacy.   What is the one best thing that can be done to open doors to new businesses in Lamar? “Some ideas are being tried out in the city, working […]