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Letter to the Editor:  Thanks and Appreciation from Jim Larrick

Letter to the Editor: Thanks and Appreciation from Jim Larrick

On behalf of the Lamar Jr. Babe Ruth Baseball League, I would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for their support of the Lamar League hosting the 10 and Under State Tournament and the 11 year old State Tournament at the Lamar Sports Complex from July 6th thru July 9th. Lamar Partnership, Inc., […]

Letter to the Editor:  A 'Thank You' Note

Letter to the Editor: A ‘Thank You’ Note

We would like to take a moment to thank a few people for making Lamar a better place to live. Shelly at her Perfect 10 Plus Salon has for some time invited SDS (Southeastern Developmental Services) clients to have their hair cut free of charge on Wednesday afternoons.  Watching our daughter Stacy Ann after a […]

To the Residents of Prowers County,

To the Residents of Prowers County,

I am greatly sorry and embarrassed by my actions during the end of my employment with Prowers County as the IT Systems Manager. Over a period of time I misused County funds for my personal benefit. This was a breach of trust and was inexcusable.  This has affected the level of trust the people of […]

Letter to the Editor: Confidence in the Press

Letter to the Editor: Confidence in the Press

The White House, on Friday, February  24th, 2017, blocked named press outlets CNN & the New York Times from attending a press conference. This is cause for concern. Government, at any level, should be available to the public. I get it that the President has a “war on press and fake news”, but the public […]

Letter to the Editor:  What Authority Do Sheriffs Have Relating to Immigration Law?

Letter to the Editor: What Authority Do Sheriffs Have Relating to Immigration Law?

Considering the recent election, the topic is appearing in communities around the state. Please see the attached position paper which reflects my views on the topic. Prowers County Sheriff Sam Zordel  What Authority Do Sheriffs Have Relating to Immigration Law?  Recently, there has been increased interest in the topic of how local governments work with […]

Letter to the Editor:  Domestic Safety Resource Center

Letter to the Editor: Domestic Safety Resource Center

On behalf of Domestic Safety Resource Center I would like to thank you for making the 13th Annual Fantasy Tree Event such a success.  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. DSRC provides free, confidential services […]

Letter to the Editor:  Regarding Recent Vandalism in Lamar

Letter to the Editor: Regarding Recent Vandalism in Lamar

December 6, 2016 On the weekend after Thanksgiving, a block in Lamar was hit by an attack of political vandalism. Nine houses and seven cars were defaced by spray-painted messages which included swastikas and slogans like “Trump Make Amerika White.”  We don’t yet know who the vandals were or what motivated them.  The police are […]

Heroin/Meth Awareness Walk-Letter to the Editor

Heroin/Meth Awareness Walk-Letter to the Editor

  Thank you all who came to support my first Heroin / Meth Awareness take action walk on Saturday November 5th.  It was a good turn-out.  We had almost 70 people who attended this event. We all have come together to support each other, to share resources and experiences; to tell our stories. I am […]

Letter to the Editor:  Presidential Election

Letter to the Editor: Presidential Election

  Regardless of how each of us voted, we now get to witness a presidency run on hatred, tweets and tantrums. What will be the consequences, not only for our nation, but the world? Kris Stokke South 10th Street Lamar, CO

Letter to the Editor:  I’m Voting No on Granada’s 2A

Letter to the Editor: I’m Voting No on Granada’s 2A

  I’m Voting No on Granada’s 2A On 2016’s voter ballot, the Town of Granada is asking residents to vote yes or no on 2A. 2A is a vote yes to sell the Town’s Electric Utilities or a vote no, to not sell. I am voting no.  Here’s why: It is my understanding that this […]

Letter to Editor:  Cities Should be Held to Same Standards as Small Businesses

Letter to Editor: Cities Should be Held to Same Standards as Small Businesses

  As a young person working in the real estate businesses and a budding entrepreneur, I have had to work hard every day for my clients and my company. Working in real estate is not for everyone. Though I couldn’t see myself doing anything else, I find myself often keeping odd hours and staying late […]

What’s Going On with the LHS Band?

What’s Going On with the LHS Band?

As the band director for Lamar High School, I would ordinarily be spending this time of year getting the pep band ready to perform at football games. But this is no ordinary year. I am running for Congress. The School Board has graciously allowed me to take an unpaid leave of absence until after the […]

Pond Study Completion, Words of Thanks

Pond Study Completion, Words of Thanks

With the completion and acceptance from the State, Dale Mauch and Don McBee would like to thank all the people, businesses, and organizations that made the Pond Study on farms located on the Arkansas in Southeastern Colorado possible. It was a community effort and a victory for irrigated agriculture’s future in the valley.  First we […]

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Kimmi Lewis registered as a Republican when she turned 18 and has served in many capacities in the Republican Party since that time. She is very conservative and dedicated, honest and hardworking.  She has a strong Christian background and strong family values and will serve to the best of her ability and her abilities are […]

Letter to the Editor: From Colclazier Family

Letter to the Editor: From Colclazier Family

The family of Patsy Colclazier would like to take this opportunity to express our thanks and appreciation for the overwhelming support we received form family and friends, and a special thanks for the contributions made to Lamar Area Hospice in Patsy’s memory. Don, Wynndy & Family