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Felix Dias for Lamar Mayor

Felix Dias for Lamar Mayor

    Felix Dias, the challenger 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? “If we could get a large scale business operation […]

Zonta Hosting Lamar Mayoral Forum

Zonta Hosting Lamar Mayoral Forum

The Zonta Club of Prowers County will sponsor a Lamar Mayoral Candidates’ Forum between Felix Dias and Roger Stagner on Monday, October 16th at 7pm in the Lamar HOPE Center Library (200 N. Tenth Street).  Lamar voters are encouraged to attend the event to listen to why each candidate feels he is the best fit for Lamar’s next […]

New Colorado Corn Administrative Committee Board Members Appointed

New Colorado Corn Administrative Committee Board Members Appointed

Colorado Agriculture Commissioner Don Brown recently approved the nominations of several farmers and appointed them to serve on the Colorado Corn Administrative Committee (CCAC) board of directors. The nominations came from their fellow farmers during Colorado Corn’s District meetings this summer. The three-year terms of these recent appointees began on Oct. 1, and will run […]

Corrected Election Information

Corrected Election Information

  ELECTION INFORMATION:  Ballots for the November 7, 2017 Coordinated Election will be mailed the week October 16 – October 20, 2017.  The Coordinated Election will be conducted as an all Mail Ballot Election.   What will be on the November 7, 2017 Coordinated Mail Ballot? City of Lamar: Candidates for Mayor, Ward 1, Ward […]

Election Privacy Information & Election Date Deadlines

Election Privacy Information & Election Date Deadlines

  ELECTION NEWS:   Can someone else get your blank ballot or the ballot of someone who has recently moved?  Can they vote that ballot?  The answer is NO! Colorado has a series of protections in place: Counties receive frequent updates from the State of Colorado listing people who have recently died, and those who have […]

It's National Voter Registration Day

It’s National Voter Registration Day

Sign up and make a difference in Colorado DENVER, Sept. 26, 2017 — Today is National Voter Registration Day, and Colorado is proud to have the highest percentage of registered voters in America among its eligible population. In addition, the turnout among registered voters in Colorado in the 2016 presidential election was 74.5 percent, the fourth highest in […]

Simmental Elects New Leaders, Present Honors

Simmental Elects New Leaders, Present Honors

  PUEBLO – Colorado Simmental adult and youth members elected leadership and honored volunteers during its annual meeting here. Robert Campbell of Ignacio, CO, and Mike Rains of Oakley, KS, were recognized with the traditional engraved cowbell as they retired from Colorado Simmental Association board service. Campbell had served 18 years in separate terms including […]

Election Dates-/-Information on Voting

Election Dates-/-Information on Voting

MEDIA RELEASE – Prowers Clerk and Recorder ELECTION NEWS:  Ballots will start arriving in mailboxes the week of October 16th – 20th for the Coordinated Election, November 7, 2017.  Ballots will be sent to all active registered voters.  If you do not receive a ballot or you are not sure about your voter registration information, […]

Lamar City Council Election Line-Up

Lamar City Council Election Line-Up

The City of Lamar will have the following on the 2017 Election. Mayor-At-Large Roger Stagner Felix Dias Ward I Kirk Crespin Ward II Gerald (Oscar) Riley Ward III–There are no candidates for this office   BALLOT ISSUE 2A ______ :  SHALL THE CITY OF LAMAR’S TAXES BE INCREASED BY $260,000.00 ANNUALLY, AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL […]

Re-2 School Board Election Offers Limited Candidates

Re-2 School Board Election Offers Limited Candidates

    Residents will be offered a limited selection of RE-2 School Board candidates for the November 7th general election. Positions were available in Districts A, B, C, E and G but only District A will be contested for a four year term. Rod Dunn will face off against Cade Spitz as current board member, […]

Congressman Campaigns in Lamar for Governor Seat

Congressman Campaigns in Lamar for Governor Seat

Congressman Jared Polis made a visit to Lamar Sunday, September 3, the final leg of a whirlwind tour before Congress reconvenes in Washington on Tuesday. He spent the morning walking in the Colorado State Fair parade, then drove to the home of Bob and Ginger Seay in Lamar for a ‘meet and greet’ house party. […]

Lodging Panel Funds Farm-City Banquet, Tri-State 9/11 Tribute

Lodging Panel Funds Farm-City Banquet, Tri-State 9/11 Tribute

Two funding requests before the Prowers County Lodging Panel that were tabled earlier were approved at the Tuesday, August 15th meeting by board members.    The Tri-State 9/11 Tribute committee had requested $2,000 for marketing funds for the September 9th event and the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Farm-City Banquet, set for November 10th, had asked for […]

Buck and McCormick Greet Lamar Residents at Town Hall Meetings

Buck and McCormick Greet Lamar Residents at Town Hall Meetings

Two candidates for the same seat, U.S. Representative for District 4 in Colorado, were on hand for their separate town hall meetings in Lamar this past Friday, August 4th.  Speaking at the Cultural Events Center, incumbent Ken Buck, the current representative, spent a lot of his time answering questions from the audience about the GOP failure […]

Democratic Candidate for CD4 to Visit Lamar August 4th

Democratic Candidate for CD4 to Visit Lamar August 4th

Congressional Candidate Karen McCormick, DVM, will visit Lamar Friday, August 4th, and will attend Ken Buck’s town meeting at the Cultural Events Center. Dr. McCormick will remain after Buck’s meeting is over to answer questions and to discuss her campaign. The Ken Buck town hall begins at 2:30 Friday and should last about an hour. […]

Nominations Opening for Prowers County School Board Elections

Nominations Opening for Prowers County School Board Elections

Elections for the Prowers County School Board will be held November 7th, 2017 To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered elector and a resident of the school district for at least twelve consecutive months before the election, and a resident of the director district which will be represented, with the exception of […]