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Police Seize Pound of Pot, Make Local Arrest

Police Seize Pound of Pot, Make Local Arrest

  On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 officers from the Lamar Police Department contacted Pedro Navarrette, 52, of Lamar in the 800 block of South 9th Street for an active felony arrest warrant from the Colorado Department of Corrections. During the contact officers located more than a pound of marijuana in Mr. Navarrette’s possession.  Mr. Navarrette […]

Colorado Certified Small Business Community Winners Announced

Colorado Certified Small Business Community Winners Announced

DENVER – Wed., Oct. 11, 2017 – Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne, the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) and local economic development professionals from around the state gathered at Limon Town Hall to announce the four winners of the Certified Small Business Community initiative (CSBC). This Blueprint 2.0 program assists rural communities who want to expand their […]

Seeking Nominations for the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award

Seeking Nominations for the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award

The Colorado Cattlemen’s Association and the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust invite you to submit a nomination for the prestigious Leopold Conservation Award. The Leopold Conservation Award Program recognizes agricultural landowners who actively exemplify Aldo Leopold’s “Land Ethic”.  The award recognizes and celebrates extraordinary achievement in voluntary conservation by private landowners, and provides a prominent […]

Southeast Colorado Concert Association Presents:

Southeast Colorado Concert Association Presents:

Roy and Rosemary – a piano and violin duo – pop and classical music. The Southeast Colorado Concert Association is pleased to present another wonderful evening of music on Tuesday, October 24th at the Lamar High School Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.  Roy and Rosemary are known for their versatility, passion, musicianship and style and are […]

Secretary Williams: "Our Economy Remains Fundamentally Strong"

Secretary Williams: “Our Economy Remains Fundamentally Strong”

    DENVER, Oct. 13, 2017 — New business filings in Colorado have grown more than 5 percent over the last year, according to the latest report analyzing Colorado Secretary of State data. The Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators Report also shows residential construction is poised for a strong finish this year, and positive but lower growth […]

CROP PRODUCTION – OCTOBER 2017

CROP PRODUCTION – OCTOBER 2017

  COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS Based on October 1 conditions, corn production in Colorado is forecast at 184.15 million bushels, up 15 percent from last year’s 160.29 million bushels, according to the October 1 Agricultural Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. The 1.27 million acres expected to […]

CSP Opens Cadet Applications

CSP Opens Cadet Applications

  Colorado State Patrol to Give Hiring Preference to Colorado Residents If you are a Colorado Resident trying to secure a career in law enforcement, the odds of being selected by the Colorado State Patrol just got a lot better.  Monday, October 16, the Colorado State Patrol again begins accepting applications for those wanting to […]

One Injured in Prowers County Crash, CSP Investigating

One Injured in Prowers County Crash, CSP Investigating

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a serious injury one vehicle crash that occurred on 10/10/17, at approximately 4:05 PM on Prowers County Road 196 near mile marker 27 which is between Lamar and Bristol. A 1998 Chevrolet S10 pickup driven by a 15 year old male was traveling westbound on Prowers Road 196 when […]

Lamar Sales Tax Shows End of Summer Gain

Lamar Sales Tax Shows End of Summer Gain

    City of Lamar sales taxes, collected in August, showed a 12.61% increase for a gain of $32,228 over last year at this time, posting revenues of $287,825 for 2017 against $255,597 for 2016. Total Sales and Use Tax collections for the same period were up 8.68% for a jump of $24,777 in revenues.  […]

Zonta Hosting Lamar Mayoral Forum

Zonta Hosting Lamar Mayoral Forum

The Zonta Club of Prowers County will sponsor a Lamar Mayoral Candidates’ Forum between Felix Dias and Roger Stagner on Monday, October 16th at 7pm in the Lamar HOPE Center Library (200 N. Tenth Street).  Lamar voters are encouraged to attend the event to listen to why each candidate feels he is the best fit for Lamar’s next […]

Why We Blame Victims for Domestic Violence

Why We Blame Victims for Domestic Violence

  How many times have you read a news story about a woman accusing someone of abuse only to scroll down to read the comments? Most likely, nestled among a few well-meaning comments of support, you found a bevy of judgment and shaming directed at the survivor. And, they’re coming from both men and women. […]

Holly Commercial Sets New Meeting Time

Holly Commercial Sets New Meeting Time

    The Holly Commercial Club will begin to meet on a quarterly schedule through the year and in the evenings. Members decided to introduce the new schedule during their noon meeting on October 4th at the United Methodist Church.  It was thought that the new schedule would provide an easier time for all members […]

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 […]

New Colorado Corn Administrative Committee Board Members Appointed

New Colorado Corn Administrative Committee Board Members Appointed

Colorado Agriculture Commissioner Don Brown recently approved the nominations of several farmers and appointed them to serve on the Colorado Corn Administrative Committee (CCAC) board of directors. The nominations came from their fellow farmers during Colorado Corn’s District meetings this summer. The three-year terms of these recent appointees began on Oct. 1, and will run […]

Corrected Election Information

Corrected Election Information

  ELECTION INFORMATION:  Ballots for the November 7, 2017 Coordinated Election will be mailed the week October 16 – October 20, 2017.  The Coordinated Election will be conducted as an all Mail Ballot Election.   What will be on the November 7, 2017 Coordinated Mail Ballot? City of Lamar: Candidates for Mayor, Ward 1, Ward […]