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Five Lopes Sign with NCAA Programs

Five Lopes Sign with NCAA Programs

      (Lamar, Colorado; June 13, 2018) The 2017-2018 Lamar Community College men’s basketball season was a positive one. The Lopes got to 20 wins and a region tournament appearance for the second straight season. Lamar’s sophomore class had plenty to do with that, going 47-19 the past two years. Five of those sophomores […]

Election Reminder for Unaffiliated Voters

Election Reminder for Unaffiliated Voters

  UNAFFILIATED VOTERS: Recent changes in Colorado law now allow unaffiliated voters to vote in a primary election.   Here is how it works: You will receive two ballots in your packet, one Democratic ballot and one Republican ballot. Choose ONLY ONE of these ballots and fill it out. Discard the ballot you  don’t use. […]

CROP PRODUCTION – JUNE 2018

CROP PRODUCTION – JUNE 2018

      COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS Winter wheat production in Colorado, based on conditions as of June 1, 2018, is forecast at 88.00 million bushels, according to the June 1 Agricultural Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. This forecast is up 5 percent from the May […]

Colorado Employment Situation in May 2018

Colorado Employment Situation in May 2018

    Employers in Colorado added 7,700 nonfarm payroll jobs from April to May for a total of 2,723,400 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 8,400 and government decreased by 700. April estimates were revised down to 2,715,700, and the over the month increase from March to April […]

Veteran’s Mobile Center Postpones June 22nd Lamar Visit

Veteran’s Mobile Center Postpones June 22nd Lamar Visit

  The planned visit by the Mobile Vet Center out of Pueblo on Friday, June 22nd at Walmart in Lamar has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.  The Mobile Vet Center serves as a traveling office to accommodate local veterans on issues of concern to them. Gary Harbert, Prowers County VA […]

Prowers County Fire Ban in Effect

Prowers County Fire Ban in Effect

  MEDIA RELEASE To the Citizens and Visitors of Prowers County, Based upon current environmental conditions, the perceived fire threat and the fires we have already experienced in the areas of Prowers County, the Sheriff as Fire Warden, the County Commissioners and the Rural Fire Chief have agreed to place Prowers County in a Fire […]

COLORADO CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION - WEEK ENDING JUNE 10, 2018

COLORADO CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION – WEEK ENDING JUNE 10, 2018

  AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Abnormally hot and dry conditions accelerated crop development and fieldwork across Colorado last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.  Most areas received no moisture last week, but some isolated storms with damaging hail were observed in northeastern counties. Northeastern county reporters noted most […]

Lamar Sales Tax Revenue Figures Slow Up for April

Lamar Sales Tax Revenue Figures Slow Up for April

    While the year to date collection revenues for the City of Lamar kept its health forward momentum for the past year, the April Sales and Use Tax collections slowed with a narrow advance. City Sales Tax collected for April dropped to a negative number, 0.30% for a loss of $762.50 comparing 2018 collections […]

Collins Takes Command of Women’s Basketball at LCC

Collins Takes Command of Women’s Basketball at LCC

      (Lamar, Colorado; June 1, 2018) Lamar Community College has named former assistant coach Nolan Collins its new head coach of women’s basketball. Collins takes the helm after serving as the assistant coach for two years under former head coach Landon Steele. “I am just proud of the journey over the last two […]

Road Construction on Main Street Entering New Phase

Road Construction on Main Street Entering New Phase

    Tony Gregorich of American Civil Constructors announced he’ll be visiting with Main Street businesses in Lamar, updating owners on the latest gains made by the construction crews. Crews are wrapping up the concrete operations for Phase ll between Oak and Beech Streets and they will continue to move northwards to begin Phases lll […]

LCC Announces Academic Honors for Spring 2018 Semester

LCC Announces Academic Honors for Spring 2018 Semester

      (Lamar, Colorado; June 11, 2018) A total of 111 Lamar Community College students have earned academic honors for the Spring 2018 semester including 56 named to the President’s List for achieving a perfect 4.0 GPA. Each semester, Lamar Community College credits its top-performing students with three distinct honors: President’s List (GPA of […]

Scholarship opportunities available at Lamar Community College

Scholarship opportunities available at Lamar Community College

COSI and Quarterly Forum Scholarship applications due July 1 (Lamar, Colorado; June 6, 2018)  Lamar Community College and the LCC Foundation continually support area students through ongoing scholarship and financial aid opportunities.  Multiple scholarships are still available for the upcoming academic year, including two significant scholarships: the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) funds and the […]

Elks Honor the May Students of the Month

Elks Honor the May Students of the Month

                        Every month, the Elks honor those students who show strong leadership, academic achievement and are involved in numerous activities. They set the example for other to follow and illustrate the promise of the young generation for the community and our nation. The students and their families are treated a free diner at the lodge […]

Raymond and Toni Mauch, 2018 Wiley Hay Days Royalty

Raymond and Toni Mauch, 2018 Wiley Hay Days Royalty

  The Mauchs have lived in the Wiley and Lamar area all their lives. Raymond grew up on the family farm north of Lamar and attended Wiley school.  Toni grew up west of Lamar and attended Lamar schools.  The couple married in 1967 and celebrated their 50th anniversary last summer. Raymond and Toni have been […]

Colorado Students Named to Spring 2018 - Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University

Colorado Students Named to Spring 2018 – Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University

    HAYS, Kan. – Local and area students from Colorado are among the 1,601 named by deans at Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan., to the Deans Honor Roll for the spring 2018 semester. The Deans Honor Roll includes undergraduate students only. To be eligible, students must have completed 12 or more credit hours […]