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National Bike Representative Visits HOPE Center, Lamar

National Bike Representative Visits HOPE Center, Lamar

    Members of the HOPE Coalition at the Lincoln School in Lamar received an update on the mission of Gary Sjoquist, Advocacy Director for Quality Bicycle Products. He was a guest of board member, Byron Hall at the Coalition’s monthly meeting.  “I’m going to assist in the design placement of the bike shop and […]

Southeast Colorado Concert Association Presents:

Southeast Colorado Concert Association Presents:

Roy and Rosemary – a piano and violin duo – pop and classical music. The Southeast Colorado Concert Association is pleased to present another wonderful evening of music on Tuesday, October 24th at the Lamar High School Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.  Roy and Rosemary are known for their versatility, passion, musicianship and style and are […]

2017 LCC Frontier History Encampment

2017 LCC Frontier History Encampment

    Annie Oakley or Little Sure Shot, as she was named by Chief Sitting Bull, was a new feature for the Frontier History Encampment at Lamar Community College this past Friday and Saturday. The event, which is held every two years, has grown in scope and attendance with each display, featuring thirteen points of […]

LCC Cowboy Reunion Offers Memories and Friendships

LCC Cowboy Reunion Offers Memories and Friendships

For the past several years, Lamar Community College has combined the annual Antelope Stampede Rodeo at the Prowers County Fairgrounds with a reunion of alumni from the school; members of the rodeo team Livestock Judging and students from horse training and management. Almost 80 former classmates and guests spent the weekend in Lamar and other […]

The YAK Pack is Back

The YAK Pack is Back

  The Lamar Municipal Airport played host to several pilots and their planes over the weekend. The annual gathering of YAK-52 airplanes from Russia and their Chinese counterparts, allow members of the YAK Red Star Pilots Association to hold practice flights for a weekend. Lamar resident, Allen Tinnes, also a YAK owner, is responsible for […]

Encampment Returns Bent’s Fort to the 1830s

Encampment Returns Bent’s Fort to the 1830s

Event will include an old-fashioned fandango  Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site will host a Fur Trade Encampment from Saturday, October 7th through Sunday morning, October 8th featuring 50 living historians bringing the Santa Fe Trail trading post to life as if it were the year 1837. Visitors are invited to come see, hear, smell […]

Camp Amache, Sell or Keep? Granada Residents Receive Options on Benefits or Drawbacks

Camp Amache, Sell or Keep? Granada Residents Receive Options on Benefits or Drawbacks

Granada Trustees held an informal town meeting, Wednesday, September 20th, to lay out the options of selling Camp Amache to the National Park Service or trying to maintain it as is. There were about two dozen residents at the Complex to learn more about the issue. Mayor Glenn Otto presided over the meeting and laid […]

9/11 Tribute Offered New Events and Views

9/11 Tribute Offered New Events and Views

The 6th Annual 9/11 Tri State Tribute featured some notable first-time inclusions on Saturday, September 9th.  The parade’s Grand Marshall, Colonel Charles Jones, a former Air Force Astronaut, was honored in memoriam this year. He was a passenger on Flight 11, the first of the two hijacked airplanes that were flown into the Twin Towers […]

Lamar Library Posts Results from Cities and Towns Survey

Lamar Library Posts Results from Cities and Towns Survey

  NEWS RELEASE – Lamar 9-21-2017 What do the people of Lamar want? It appears to be to improve the lifestyle we have here, according to people who participated in the Lamar Public Library’s Outside the Lines activities during Cities and Towns week in September. The Library held a series of events ranging from a […]

Brew Unto Others to Host Coffee with a Cop on Oct 4

Brew Unto Others to Host Coffee with a Cop on Oct 4

  Program offers opportunity to meet local officers, discuss community issues Brew Unto Others—On Oct 4, officers from Lamar PD, CO State Patrol, and Prowers County Sherriff as well as community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. All community members are invited to […]

Snow Goose Festival Funded by Lodging Tax Panel

Snow Goose Festival Funded by Lodging Tax Panel

The request for $10,370 in marketing funds and contract fees for the 16th Annual High Plains Snow Goose and Heritage History Festival was approved Tuesday, September 19th by the Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel.  Organizer, Vincent Gearhart, made the presentation for funding to help produce the annual event which brings numerous bird watchers to southeast […]

Snow Goose Festival Plans 16th Annual Event

Snow Goose Festival Plans 16th Annual Event

  Sharon Stiteler, AKA “BIRDCHICK” to Keynote the 16th Annual High Plains Snow Goose and Heritage History Festival LAMAR, Colo. (September 15, 2017) – International speaker and author, Sharon Stiteler, also known as “Birdchick” is sure to be insightful and entertaining for the 16th Annual High Plains Snow Goose & Heritage History Festival as the featured […]

History Comes Alive with LCC Encampment

History Comes Alive with LCC Encampment

Biennial event set to return to Lamar Community College September 29-30 (Lamar, Colorado; September 11, 2017)  Travel back in time this fall at the Frontier History Encampment, set for September 29-30 at the Lamar Community College campus.  Visitors will see history come to life through expert first-person historic interpreters who create a walk-through immersion into […]

Lopes Rodeo to host Antelope Stampede

Lopes Rodeo to host Antelope Stampede

  (Lamar, Colorado; September 11, 2017)  The Lamar Community College Rodeo team will host its annual Antelope Stampede on September 29 through October 1 at the Prowers County Sand & Sage Fairgrounds. Fred Sherwood, Lopes Rodeo head coach, said of the event, “We’re looking forward to hosting the Stampede.  We hope everyone will come out […]

LCC Rodeo Eyes Upcoming 2017-2018 Season

LCC Rodeo Eyes Upcoming 2017-2018 Season

  (Lamar, Colorado; September 1, 2017)  The Lamar Community College Rodeo team is working hard and looking forward to the 2017-2018 season. The team participates in ten rodeos within the Central Rocky Mountain Region: five in the fall and five in the spring. This year’s roster is comprised of twenty members including twelve on the […]