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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

Letter to the Editor:

Letter to the Editor:

Dear Editor, Often citizens in our area find out that something major has occurred in the community that they had no knowledge of or involvement in. I am concerned about the “stories” regarding refugee resettlement that, to myself and others, are unclear. Pastor Steven Grant from Weld County (Greeley) will be in our community to […]

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 […]