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HOPE Center Plans for Spring Activities

HOPE Center Plans for Spring Activities

  HOPE Coalition members discussed events surrounding former Bronco Super Bowl Star, Vance Johnson’s attendance at a number of planned in events in Lamar on Thursday, April 27th.  Johnson, one of the Three Amigos, spends time leading motivational seminars which focus on various forms of addiction, from alcohol to drugs and the best means of […]

Check out a Parks Pass at the Library

Check out a Parks Pass at the Library

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Colorado State Library are pleased to announce that we are continuing the Check Out Colorado State Parks library exchange program for the April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018 year! The patron survey results along with your libraries’ participation with this partnership supported this decision. Plus, thirteen additional publicly […]

Boating is Underway in Many Colorado Lakes and Reservoirs with Some Changes Expected

Boating is Underway in Many Colorado Lakes and Reservoirs with Some Changes Expected

Boating is underway in many Colorado lakes and reservoirs; some changes expected due to reduced funding for watercraft inspection stations to prevent invasive species DENVER – As ice comes off the lakes and reservoirs, many opened to boating on March 1 and several more will follow in April and May. Colorado Parks and Wildlife has […]

Recognizing a Championship Season

Recognizing a Championship Season

The Lamar City Council issued a resolution honoring the Lamar High School Girls Basketball State Tournament Team for their championship performance this year in Class 3-A Basketball. Their achievement marks the 5th state girl’s title and their first in 19 years.  Lamar Mayor, Roger Stagner, awarded each player with her own Key to the City […]

Buy Your Colorado 2017 Fishing License Now

Buy Your Colorado 2017 Fishing License Now

Coloradans can purchase a 2017 fishing license starting March 15 through Colorado Parks and Wildlife. An annual license is good starting April 1, 2017 through March 30, 2018. CPW provides a range of options for anglers from the annual fishing license to the one-day fishing license as well as educational opportunities for those new to […]

HOPE Center Features a Busy Schedule

HOPE Center Features a Busy Schedule

  Several different topics were covered during the Partners for HOPE Center Coalition meeting on Monday, February 27th.  Updates were presented for the One Step Up student group, Helping Hands clothing center at the former Lincoln School on North 10th Street, an update on progress in the Alternative School and a bullying prevention grant recently […]

Lamar Elks Recognize Students of the Month

Lamar Elks Recognize Students of the Month

Lamar Elks Exalted Ruler, Kirk Stegman, handed out certificates of accomplishment to a number of students from Lamar High and Middle Schools during February 21st meeting night at the Elks Lodge. Sage Higbee, an 8th grader at Lamar Middle School, was January SoM.  She’s involved in Honor Band and Choir, dance, cheer and the science […]

Colorado Big Game Applications are Now Open, Available by Paper for Last Year

Colorado Big Game Applications are Now Open, Available by Paper for Last Year

Applications are now available for 2017 season big game, sheep and goat hunting licenses. Colorado Parks and Wildlife brochures for big game and sheep and goat are online and available in print at any CPW office or license vendor throughout the state. Apply online at CPW’s secure license application portal. This is the last year paper […]

Several Repair Options Open for Lamar Pool

Several Repair Options Open for Lamar Pool

The Lamar Swimming Pool has to be resurfaced before it can open for business this coming May. The City Council reviewed the cost estimate from M and M Pool Specialists, a firm the city has worked with before.  The complete package is priced at $315,776 and that’s more than the city wants to handle at […]

LCC’s Applegarth to rodeo at Chadron State

LCC’s Applegarth to rodeo at Chadron State

Lamar Community College Rodeo recently announced that sophomore Jessica Applegarth of Yuba City, California, has transferred on to the next level in her rodeo career. After completing her degree at LCC this fall, Applegarth signed with Chadron State where she plans to continue to compete while pursuing a degree in Business.  She will start competition […]

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Announces 2nd Annual Photography Contest!

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Announces 2nd Annual Photography Contest!

The High Plains Snow Goose Festival in partnership with the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and Southeast Colorado Arts Council is sponsoring its 2nd annual photography contest and is seeking entries that will feature Southeast Colorado. Entries are being accepted December 12, 2016 to February 10, 2017. This contest is open to […]

LCC Ag Club hosts Fall Ag Olympics

LCC Ag Club hosts Fall Ag Olympics

(Lamar, Colorado; December 2, 2016) Lamar Community College students and faculty turned out for a fun morning at the Ag Olympics held on Friday, December 2, at the LCC Equine Complex. Six teams, comprised of 20 students and two faculty members, competed in events included the egg toss, wheel barrow race, sack race, goat roping, […]

Repairs for Municipal Pool Approved

Repairs for Municipal Pool Approved

The Lamar City Council approved funds and awarded a bid to resurface the Lamar Swimming Pool. Rick Akers, Lamar Parks and Rec Director, told the council one bid was received from M & M Pool Specialists from Poncha Springs.  Akers presented a breakdown of costs associated with improvement options over a two year span. It […]

LCC Equine Students Showcase Semester's Work

LCC Equine Students Showcase Semester’s Work

(Lamar, Colorado; November 22, 2016)  The Lamar Community College Horse Training & Management program held its Fall Show on Friday, November 18, at the LCC Equine Complex. Students in the Horse Training & Management (HTM), Equine Business Management (EBM), and Barrel Horse Training programs demonstrated their skills and how well they have trained their horses […]

LCC Booster Club hosts High School Night

LCC Booster Club hosts High School Night

(Lamar, Colorado; November 13, 2016) This Friday, November 18, will be High School Night at the Lamar Community College Wellness Center. Admission to all three LCC games scheduled for that night will be free to anyone wearing area high school apparel. The Wellness Center will be busy that afternoon and evening. First, the women’s basketball […]