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County Democratic Meeting Wednesday, March 22 at 6:00 in the Cow Palace, Colorado Room.

County Democratic Meeting Wednesday, March 22 at 6:00 in the Cow Palace, Colorado Room.

This will be a night of action for Prowers County Democrats! We will discuss what’s going on in Congress and writing postcards to send to Ken Buck and Cory Gardner about important legislation. As we write postcards, keep these bills in mind. Feel free to add to this list. The American Health Care Act A […]

Bob Seay to Lead Prowers County Democrats

Bob Seay to Lead Prowers County Democrats

Lamar, CO February 15, 2017 Bob Seay, former Congressional candidate, was elected as County Chair of the Prowers County Democrats at the party’s biennial organizational meeting on Wednesday, February 15 at the Cow Palace. Jillane Hixson, former Chair, will serve as Vice Chair. Seay spoke candidly about the state of the Democratic Party in Prowers […]

Secretary Williams says Colorado Works to Prevent Fraud

Secretary Williams says Colorado Works to Prevent Fraud

    DENVER, Jan. 25, 2017 — Secretary of State Wayne Williams reiterated today that Colorado employs important safeguards to make sure its elections are as secure as possible. “In Colorado our clerks and our judges prevent the overwhelming majority of attempts to vote that are improper,” he said. “Voter fraud is rare but it […]

To all Bent County Registered Republicans:

To all Bent County Registered Republicans:

In the weeks following the 2016 Republican State Assembly, many people expressed concerns regarding how the Colorado GOP was functioning. Now is the time for any Bent County Republican registered in Bent County to step forward and direct the Bent County GOP in the direction you feel it needs to take. On Thursday, February 2 […]

Tax Relief for Retired Military Wins First Victory

Tax Relief for Retired Military Wins First Victory

Denver — Military retirees in Colorado could enjoy a lot more financial security in the future if a tax relief bill heard at the Statehouse today keeps moving forward. Senate Bill-75, authored by Senator Larry Crowder (R-Alamosa), eliminates current caps on how much military retirees are able to deduct from federal taxable income. The bill […]

Gov. Hickenlooper Delivers Annual State of the State Address

Gov. Hickenlooper Delivers Annual State of the State Address

DENVER — Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today delivered his annual State of the State address. The governor’s remarks focused on transportation, economic development, health care, infrastructure and the marijuana grey market. Here is the text of the speech as prepared: —- I couldn’t sleep last night, so I thought about delivering […]

Newly Elected Take Their Oaths of Office in Prowers County

Newly Elected Take Their Oaths of Office in Prowers County

While the transition of political power plays out under national view in Washington, D.C., the same democratic procedures took place on a smaller, but no less important scale in Prowers County earlier this week. The oath of office was given to newly elected and re-elected officials at the county courthouse on Tuesday January 10th. 15th […]

Schnabel Steps Down as Commissioner

Schnabel Steps Down as Commissioner

Prowers County Commissioner, Henry Schnabel, brought his eight years of municipal service to the county to a close shortly before noon today, January 10th. Just prior to the lunch break which would be followed by official swearing-in ceremonies in the county district courtroom at 1pm, Commission Chairman, Ron Cook, presented Schnabel with a framed photograph […]

New Year: New County Officials

New Year: New County Officials

Swearing-in ceremonies for four elected officials for Prowers County have been scheduled for 1pm, Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at the Prowers County District Courtroom. The newly remodeled courtroom will be the location for the swearing-in ceremony and reception to follow for Stanley Brinkley, Chief Judge for the 15th Judicial District; Joshua Vogel, District Attorney for […]

Senator Crowder Attends Christening of Submarine “Colorado”

Senator Crowder Attends Christening of Submarine “Colorado”

  A large Colorado contingency was on hand at Groton, Connecticut General Dynamics Ship Yard for the Christening of Virginia Class Submarine “Colorado”. The 377 foot nuclear powered vessel will undergo testing prior to her commissioning this coming summer. The Sponsor, Annie Mabus, daughter of the Secretary of the Navy, did the honors of breaking […]

Unofficial Election Results from Prowers County and Colorado

Unofficial Election Results from Prowers County and Colorado

The following are the unofficial results on balloting in the State of Colorado and Prowers County from numbers issued by the Secretary of State’s office and from the Prowers Count Clerk and Recorder.  There were 7201 registered voters in the county. Prowers County Commissioner, Wendy Buxton-Andrade ran unopposed for her seat in District Three and […]

Election Day News from Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

Election Day News from Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

  County Offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, for Election Day. The Courthouse will remain open for the Courts and the County Clerk & Recorder. The Clerk & Recorder’s Office will be open only for Election transactions. The Welcome Home Child and Family Development Center will also remain open.    

Election News--Countdown to November 8th

Election News–Countdown to November 8th

  Ballots should be in full swing by now. Ballots were mailed to all Active Eligible Voters the week of October 17th. Make sure that you sign the back of your envelope before returning your ballot along with adequate amount of postage when sending to the Prowers County Clerk’s Office. Election Judges are required by […]

Live Candidate Forum at Cow Palace Inn, Oct 20th

Live Candidate Forum at Cow Palace Inn, Oct 20th

Colorado Farm Bureau and ACT for AMERICA are combining efforts to host a candidate’s forum for southeast Colorado candidates in the November General Election. KVAY radio will broadcast the event from the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn on Thursday, October 20th. A candidates meet & greet will be held at 4:30pm and the forum will follow […]

Granada Residents Deliberate November Electricity Vote

Granada Residents Deliberate November Electricity Vote

The issue to sell Granada’s electricity distribution assets to SECPA, Southeast Colorado Power Association, will appear on the November 8th General Election ballot.  A similar vote was defeated in a town wide election in April of 2014 by a vote of 53 to 30.  The sale price two years ago was $475,000 and has increased […]