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Journey into the Past at Bent’s Old Fort

Journey into the Past at Bent’s Old Fort

      The National Park Service is offering an opportunity for individuals to “step back in time” and experience life as it might have been 170 years ago at a trading post on the Santa Fe Trail. On Saturday, March 17 the fort will host “Frontier Skills Day.” This one-day experience will allow adults […]

Lamar Honkers Help Celebrate People’s Credit Union Grand Opening

Lamar Honkers Help Celebrate People’s Credit Union Grand Opening

  The Lamar Chamber Honkers group was on hand Saturday, February 24th for the grand opening celebration of People’s Credit Union at their new location at 411 South Main Street in Lamar.  The Credit Union moved from their prior location on South 5th Street several months ago. Monte Barham, Vice-President, said he was mindful of […]

Contract Criteria for Sand and Sage Round-Up Discussed, New Fair Board Members Selected

Contract Criteria for Sand and Sage Round-Up Discussed, New Fair Board Members Selected

    Representatives from the Sand and Sage Round-Up met with the Prowers County Commissioners and County Attorney, Darla Scranton Specht, to clear up some language and designations of responsibility regarding contracts with entertainment providers for the annual Sand and Sage Fair and other similar agreements. Over the years, apparently the description and responsibilities of […]

Busy Entertainment Schedule Planned for Spring and Summer in Prowers County

Busy Entertainment Schedule Planned for Spring and Summer in Prowers County

    Even though it’s still February, the majority of funding applications on the Prowers Lodging Tax Panel’s agenda were for the approaching spring and summer. Presentations were made for the 2nd Annual Holly Gateway Classics/Concert for the end of September, Wild West BBQ for mid-May, Wiley Hay Days Car Show, Holly Bluegrass Festival and […]

LCC Hosts Southeast Regional Science Fair

LCC Hosts Southeast Regional Science Fair

  Mostly middle and elementary school students from Prowers, Baca, Bent, Kiowa and Cheyenne counties converged at the Wellness Center at Lamar Community College on Wednesday, February 14th to take part in the annual regional science fair. Close to one hundred students had set up their displays for viewing by area judges with topics ranging […]

Lamar City Council Briefed on Summer Car/Music Event for Downtown

Lamar City Council Briefed on Summer Car/Music Event for Downtown

  August 17-18 has been selected to showcase Prowers Partners for Progress ‘DCCE’, Downtown Custom and Classic Expo, a car show what will be held in Lamar. Originators, Chris Duffy and Trevor La Cost briefed the council on what the show will offer.  Their website reads, “The DCCE is a large outdoor car show and […]

25-7 Media Acquiring Cherry Creek Media Radio Stations in S.E. Colorado

25-7 Media Acquiring Cherry Creek Media Radio Stations in S.E. Colorado

LAMAR, CO – 25-7 Media, Inc. and Cherry Creek Media announced today their plans to formally file with the Federal Communications Commission to transfer ownership of 920 KLMR-AM and 93.5 KLMR-FM in Lamar and 1400 KBLJ-AM and 92.1 KTHN-FM in La Junta from Cherry Creek Media to 25-7 Media, Inc. Regarding the transfer, Jonathan Brewster, […]

After Prom Committee Benefits from Donation

After Prom Committee Benefits from Donation

    “The Lamar High School Junior Class Parents After Prom Committee would like to thank Farmers County Market for donating a $250 beef bundle as a fundraiser. The winner was Shaina Herrera.  Thank you to everyone who participated.” Thank you! Blessings… Christa Melgoza

Lamar Chamber Holds 97th Annual Banquet

Lamar Chamber Holds 97th Annual Banquet

A Lamar citizen and a local business were recognized for their service to the community during the 97th Annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce Banquet, held Wednesday, January 24th, at the Lamar Eagles Lodge. The event also introduced the incoming president for 2018, Kendra Cope, as well as the board members who will serve for the […]

Main Street Construction Moving Northwards to Downtown Area

Main Street Construction Moving Northwards to Downtown Area

  “We’re going to switch gears a little bit and start on sections from Beech to Oak, so as soon as we get completed from Park to Oak which will begin around the start of February, we’re going to tackle the downtown Lamar sections,” explained Tony Gregorich of American Civil Constructors to the Lamar City […]

Preliminary Construction Work Starts on 9/11 Memorial

Preliminary Construction Work Starts on 9/11 Memorial

  Earth-moving equipment is beginning to lay the foundation for the planned 9/11 Memorial at the Big Timbers Museum site. 9/11 Tribute organizer, Doug Harbour brought the Prowers Commissioners up to date on the next steps for the construction plans. “We’re expecting some road base to arrive to top off what’s already been spread around […]

Made for the Shade

Made for the Shade

    A new shade pavilion at North Gateway Park has been installed, funded from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife, ‘Fishing for Fun’ program. “The pavilion was installed January 4th and 5th,” said Rick Akers, Lamar Parks and Recreation Director, adding, “It measures 20 by 44 feet and was erected just south of the rest […]

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 […]

Always Time for Toys

Always Time for Toys

    The Prowers County Farm Bureau hosted their annual Toy Show at the Lamar Elks Lodge this past Saturday, January 13th.  The annual event runs from 9am to 3pm and allows toy collectors to display and sell their memorabilia and offer some brand new creations to the world of toys. Don McBee from the […]

Deadline Approaching for Chamber Citizen of the Year Nominations

Deadline Approaching for Chamber Citizen of the Year Nominations

Wednesday, January 10th, is the deadline for submitting a nomination form or letter for the ‘Citizen of the Year’ Award which will be presented during the Lamar Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet, set for Wednesday, January 24th at the Lamar Eagles Lodge.  They should be returned to the offices at 109A East Beech Street in […]