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Zordel to Seek Re-election as Prowers County Sheriff

Zordel to Seek Re-election as Prowers County Sheriff

It has been a great pleasure serving as the Sheriff of Prowers County over the last three years. I have made progress with my goals for the Sheriff’s Office, and with the services we provide our communities. This job hasn’t always been the easiest, but it has been the most rewarding, being able to interact […]

Election Alerts from Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

Election Alerts from Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

ELECTION ALERTS: If you have not received your ballot by October 28, 2016 contact our office at 719-336-8011. IMPORTANT: If you live in the Granada School District you will NOT receive a ballot in the mail for this November 7, 2017 Coordinated Election.  November 7, 2017 Coordinated Election will be conducted as an all Mail […]

Community Strategies Institute (Part 3) : Rental and Housing Recommendations

Community Strategies Institute (Part 3) : Rental and Housing Recommendations

  As part of their study of the housing market in southeast Colorado’s six counties, Community Strategies Institute, (CSI) conducted a comprehensive of the demographics of the region. The study viewed each of the six counties with regard to the number of available units for rent or for sale, wages and income of residents, earning […]

Roger Stagner for Lamar Mayor

Roger Stagner for Lamar Mayor

  Roger Stagner, the incumbent candidate for Mayor of Lamar in the November 7th election, responded to several questions from The Prowers Journal regarding his candidacy.   What is the one best thing that can be done to open doors to new businesses in Lamar? “Some ideas are being tried out in the city, working […]

Felix Dias for Lamar Mayor

Felix Dias for Lamar Mayor

    Felix Dias, the challenger candidate for Mayor of Lamar in the November 7th election, responded to several questions from The Prowers Journal regarding his candidacy.   What is the one best thing that can be done to open doors to new businesses in Lamar? “If we could get a large scale business operation […]

Drug Talk on Effects of Marijuana

Drug Talk on Effects of Marijuana

    How much do you know about the medical impact of marijuana? How well can you separate fact from fiction on the impact legalized marijuana could have on a community?  These and other questions were addressed recently at a recent public meeting at the HOPE Center on North 10th Street, sponsored by the Lamar Elks […]

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 […]

Election Privacy Information & Election Date Deadlines

Election Privacy Information & Election Date Deadlines

  ELECTION NEWS:   Can someone else get your blank ballot or the ballot of someone who has recently moved?  Can they vote that ballot?  The answer is NO! Colorado has a series of protections in place: Counties receive frequent updates from the State of Colorado listing people who have recently died, and those who have […]

LCC Hosts Annual Career and College Day

LCC Hosts Annual Career and College Day

    Some students already have their career plans laid out and selected during a point in their college years, and others want to explore their options in the ever-expanding fields open to them. Lamar Community College offers all students information on how to pursue their goals with an annual Career Day, attended by a […]

Re-2 School Board Election Offers Limited Candidates

Re-2 School Board Election Offers Limited Candidates

    Residents will be offered a limited selection of RE-2 School Board candidates for the November 7th general election. Positions were available in Districts A, B, C, E and G but only District A will be contested for a four year term. Rod Dunn will face off against Cade Spitz as current board member, […]

Congressman Campaigns in Lamar for Governor Seat

Congressman Campaigns in Lamar for Governor Seat

Congressman Jared Polis made a visit to Lamar Sunday, September 3, the final leg of a whirlwind tour before Congress reconvenes in Washington on Tuesday. He spent the morning walking in the Colorado State Fair parade, then drove to the home of Bob and Ginger Seay in Lamar for a ‘meet and greet’ house party. […]

Meet the Candidate, Jerad Polis

Meet the Candidate, Jerad Polis

Jerad Polis, one of Colorado’s Democratic candidates for governor, will be at the home of Bob and Ginger Seay on Sunday, September 3, at 2:30. The address is 303 E. Park Street. That is on the corner of 3rd and Park Street, just down the street from Parkview School. For more information, call Bob at […]

Lamar Council Events and Community Dates

Lamar Council Events and Community Dates

  The Lamar City Council had a full and diverse agenda this past Monday, August 14th.  City Administrator, John Sutherland, noted the change of the Department of Local Affairs (DoLA) representative for southeast Colorado.  “Crestina Martinez will replace Lee Merkel as the Southeast Regional Manager,” he stated, noting the lengthy period that Merkel had worked […]

Buck and McCormick Greet Lamar Residents at Town Hall Meetings

Buck and McCormick Greet Lamar Residents at Town Hall Meetings

Two candidates for the same seat, U.S. Representative for District 4 in Colorado, were on hand for their separate town hall meetings in Lamar this past Friday, August 4th.  Speaking at the Cultural Events Center, incumbent Ken Buck, the current representative, spent a lot of his time answering questions from the audience about the GOP failure […]

Democratic Candidate for CD4 to Visit Lamar August 4th

Democratic Candidate for CD4 to Visit Lamar August 4th

Congressional Candidate Karen McCormick, DVM, will visit Lamar Friday, August 4th, and will attend Ken Buck’s town meeting at the Cultural Events Center. Dr. McCormick will remain after Buck’s meeting is over to answer questions and to discuss her campaign. The Ken Buck town hall begins at 2:30 Friday and should last about an hour. […]