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Letter to the Editor:  Dear Lamar Community Members,

Letter to the Editor: Dear Lamar Community Members,

Dear Lamar Community Members, I would like to apologize to the people and organizations in the community who financially and enthusiastically supported the efforts of Sage Brush Meadows to get a new and innovative nursing home built.  As you may or may not know, the Lamar City Council decided on July 9, not to vote […]

Letter to the Editor:  Re:  Nursing Home Public Hearing

Letter to the Editor: Re: Nursing Home Public Hearing

  Letter to the Editor The Prowers Journal June 18, 2018 Dear Prowers Journal Editor, The Sage Brush Meadows Board of Directors is requesting that the Lamar City Council refer a question to the November ballot asking city voters to support the construction of a new and innovative nursing home.  A public hearing and vote […]

Thank You from Lamar Lions

Thank You from Lamar Lions

  The Lamar Lions are announcing an immediate closure of their Ft. Lyon’s Project. No donations will be received until further notice. We have enjoyed the convenience and availability of a room generously provided for this project by the Cow Palace Inn for the past several years. It was so handy for collecting and storing […]

Letter to the Editor: from Heritage Defenders

Letter to the Editor: from Heritage Defenders

    Dear Editor: May 2, 2018 On behalf of Heritage Defenders in southeast Colorado, I would like to present some facts about a very important issue infiltrating our community. Heritage Defender’s goal is to be supportive to our community and held educate and inform fellow citizens about information that is relative to our community.  […]

Access to International Trade Critical for Colorado Ranchers/Farmers...Let's Not Take a Step Back

Access to International Trade Critical for Colorado Ranchers/Farmers…Let’s Not Take a Step Back

  Editorial by Don Brown, Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture – 4/17/2018 If you live in Colorado, or if your business is touched in any way by any aspect of the agricultural industry, the ongoing national discussion about trade agreements and import tariffs should mean a lot to you. Colorado farmers and ranchers understand that there […]

Letter to the Editor:

Letter to the Editor:

  We just received our copy of Colorado Sheriff publication of the County Sheriffs of Colorado.  Sheriff Sam Zordel’s article on Prowers County gave interesting bits of history on past Prowers County Sheriffs including the full history of the Fleagle Gang robbery and subsequent way the members were tracked down and brought to justice.  His […]

Letter to the Editor: Perez Family

Letter to the Editor: Perez Family

  Dear Family and Friends, the family of Nancy Perez would like to express our sincerest thank you for sharing in the celebration of mom’s life. Thank you for the food, floral arrangements, plants, phone calls and the messages of sympathy. A very special thank you to those who made donations to Lamar Area Hospice […]

Letter to the Editor- -Tri-State 9-11 Memorial

Letter to the Editor- -Tri-State 9-11 Memorial

  We are excited to announce that construction has begun on the Tri-State 9-11 Memorial south of the Big Timbers Museum!  Camp and Currell, our contractors have completed a beautiful job on both the retaining wall and the base to the 30 foot Flag Pole, which was donated by the Lamar Elks Lodge #1319.  Many […]

Jones Announces as Candidate for Bent County Sheriff

Jones Announces as Candidate for Bent County Sheriff

  I, Bradley Jones, am pleased to announce my candidacy as a Democratic candidate for Bent County Sheriff in the upcoming November, 2018 election. I understand that politics are the vehicle for running for an elected position as Sheriff; however the Office of Sheriff represents all of the citizens of Bent County regardless of political […]

Koehn Declares for Prowers County Treasurer-Public Trustee

Koehn Declares for Prowers County Treasurer-Public Trustee

To the Citizens of Prowers County, I, Kayla Koehn, am announcing my candidacy for election to the office of Prowers County Treasurer and Public Trustee. Prior to moving to Lamar, I worked at a Credit Union in Colorado Springs for 10 years in a management capacity. Since living here in Lamar, I have spent 18 […]

Thank You from Fantasy Tree Committee

Thank You from Fantasy Tree Committee

  The 14th Annual Fantasy Tree was a huge success this year thanks to you, our donors and volunteers.  Without your generous support throughout the year and at this extraordinary event, we would not be able to provide many of the services we currently provide. Domestic Safety Resource Center provides free, confidential services to victims […]

Letter to the Editor:  Thanks from the Family of Bernice O. Tuttle

Letter to the Editor: Thanks from the Family of Bernice O. Tuttle

  The family of Bernice O. Tuttle would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, prayers, acts of kindness and contributions during our time of sorrow in the loss of our Mother, Grandmother Great-Grandmother. Your visits, meals, contributions of resources, time and talents, and expressions of sorrow and love meant so much to our families.  […]

Letter to the Editor:  Clarification

Letter to the Editor: Clarification

Dear Editor: I am writing this in regards to the tragic accident that occurred in Bent County on Sunday, Oct 8th. It is our understanding that the Colorado State Patrol’s policy is not to amend their reports even though clarification is in order. Please note that the northbound vehicle did not yield to the westbound […]

CSP Investigating Bent County Highway Fatality

CSP Investigating Bent County Highway Fatality

The Colorado State Patrol investigated a two vehicle crash involving one fatal injury, which occurred on Bent County Road 32 and Bent County Road NN, approximately three miles north of McClave, CO. On Sunday morning, October 8, 2017 at approximately 6:25am, a 1991 Ford Ranger was traveling northbound on Bent County Road 32. A 2015 Chevrolet […]

Letter to the Editor: In Appreciation

Letter to the Editor: In Appreciation

    Randy and Kathy Palmer and family would like to express our thanks to the community, friends and family after the passing of our son, Alan Palmer. The love and support that was given to us was greatly appreciated. Sincerely, Randy and Kathy Palmer West Park Street Lamar, CO