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Unofficial Prowers County Primary Results,  Wittman  Wins Treasurer Seat

Unofficial Prowers County Primary Results, Wittman Wins Treasurer Seat

      The June 26th primary for Prowers County and the state featured a new element in that unaffiliated voters were able to cast their votes for the Republican or Democratic candidates, one or the other but not both.  Proposition 108, passed in the last election, allowed unaffiliated electors to vote in the primary […]

Skateboarders Are Enjoying Wheels Park

Skateboarders Are Enjoying Wheels Park

    Ms Ashley Mayjoy, RN, BSN is involved in a capstone project researching a community health policy which could benefit Lamar as the city has opened the long-awaited Wheels/Skateboard Park and the proposed Lamar Loop. Her research involves the question of personal safety for residents who will use the facilities, specifically for safety headgear […]

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. […]

Stapleton Campaign Swing Through the Southeast

Stapleton Campaign Swing Through the Southeast

  Colorado Treasurer, Walker Stapleton, visited with local constituents and local GOP representatives during a stop at Brew Unto Others in Lamar, Wednesday, June 13th. Stapleton, the current state treasurer for over seven years, is the leading Republican candidate for governor heading into the June 26th state primary.  He discussed some of the citizens’ concerns […]

Primary Ballot Issues for Prowers County as of June 1, 2018

Primary Ballot Issues for Prowers County as of June 1, 2018

Media Information Jana Coen Prowers Clerk and Recorder   Election News: Ballots will be sent out to all active registered electors the week of June 4-8, 2018 for the 2018 Primary Election.   What will be on the June 26, 2018 Primary Mail Ballot? Federal:  Candidates for Representative of the 116th United States Congress District […]

Key Dates for 2018 Elections

Key Dates for 2018 Elections

  Election News: Is your registration up to date? Is your address correct or did you add a PO Box, had a name change, want to change your party affiliation? If you are not sure about your registration information, contact our office 719-336-8011 or election@prowerscounty.net for assistance. Make your corrections today to ensure you are […]

Ballots Issued June 4, But Remember, Only Vote One Ballot

Ballots Issued June 4, But Remember, Only Vote One Ballot

  DENVER, May 21, 2018 — Ballots for the June 26 primary election will be mailed in two weeks as Coloradans choose their nominees in several key open races, including governor, attorney general and state treasurer. Voters also will select their nominees for Congress, the Colorado General Assembly and other races; the list is on […]

2018 Primary Election Ballots in the Mail June 4-8 for Prowers County

2018 Primary Election Ballots in the Mail June 4-8 for Prowers County

  Election News: Ballots will be sent out to all active registered electors the week of June 4-8, 2018 for the 2018 Primary Election. What will be on the Democratic & Republican Ballots for 2018 June Primary Election? State of Colorado: Candidates for Representative to the 116 United States Congress District 4, Governor, Secretary of […]

Statement from the Lamar Education Association RE: the Colorado Teacher Walkout

Statement from the Lamar Education Association RE: the Colorado Teacher Walkout

    LAMAR, CO, April 15, 2018 On Monday, April 16, hundreds of teachers across Colorado will leave their classrooms to march at the State Capitol for education reform. While the Lamar Education Association (LEA) supports these teachers, LEA will not be joining their colleagues in Denver. LEA members will be wearing red shirts to […]

Election Information: for Unaffiliated Voters

Election Information: for Unaffiliated Voters

      If you want to change your political party affiliation or withdraw from your party the last day to make those changes is May 29, 2018 providing you want to vote in a different party’s primary election. After said date whatever party you are affiliated with is the ballot you will get in […]

Granada, Holly, Wiley Hold Municipal Elections

Granada, Holly, Wiley Hold Municipal Elections

        Voters in three communities in Prowers County voted for their representatives this past Tuesday, April 3rd and one mill levy issue. Holly voters went in favor of incumbent Tony Garcia as mayor with 80 votes.  He had been opposed by Derrell Bailey who had 34 votes.  There were five candidates for […]

Wiley Residents to Decide Mill Increase

Wiley Residents to Decide Mill Increase

  Wiley voters will decide on a mill levy increase rate during their April 3rd municipal election and the vote will also determine the length of term for the four trustees on the ballot.  They are: Dale Stewart, Tom Proctor, Julie Esgar and Sandy Coen.  Because there are as many candidates as there are openings, […]

Prowers Dems Assemble on the 20th

Prowers Dems Assemble on the 20th

    The Prowers County Democratic Assembly met March 20, 2018, at Lamar High School to choose delegates to the Colorado State Democratic Assembly. These State and Congressional District Assemblies will be held April 13-14 in Broomfield. The four delegates, elected by acclimation, are Susan Crites, Jillane Hixson, Suzie Mitchell, and Michael Wright. County Chair […]

Wittman and Koehn Eligible for June 26 GOP Primary

Wittman and Koehn Eligible for June 26 GOP Primary

The Prowers County Republican Assembly was held Tuesday, March 20, at the Lamar Community Building gymnasium to select delegates to vote on the candidates running for open positions in Prowers County. The only contested position was for County Treasurer between Judy Wittman and Kayla Koehn.  In order to go on the June 26th primary ballot, a […]

Holly Trustees Approve ARPA Bond Refunding Resolution

Holly Trustees Approve ARPA Bond Refunding Resolution

    The Holly Trustees approved Resolution 2018-3, acknowledging and approving the issuance of refunding bonds by the Arkansas River Power Authority. A follow-up presentation of the refunding proposal was made to the trustees by ARPA General Manager, Rick Rigel, during their March 7th monthly meeting.  He outlined the plans for them during their February […]