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One Step Up Students Host Fundraiser at Lincoln School

One Step Up Students Host Fundraiser at Lincoln School

  One Step Up Students were busy with a number of events this past Friday, May 12th at Lincoln School in Lamar.  The main event was a fundraising auction for needed supplies to seed the playground at the school on North 10th Street so students could have a grassy area for fun, exercise and outdoor […]

Spring Projects Planned for Lamar Partnership Inc.

Spring Projects Planned for Lamar Partnership Inc.

    The LPI façade squad will continue to list several more buildings in downtown Lamar for future painting. Members are also visiting with store owners to compile a list and get approval to take down any old and unused signage along Main Street. During the monthly meeting on April 26th, members selected May 11th […]

AVWPE Announces 19th Season Concert of Honor

AVWPE Announces 19th Season Concert of Honor

ARKANSAS VALLEY WIND & PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE MAIN STREET RINGERS VALLEY JAZZ ENSEMBLE ANNOUNCES 19TH SEASON CONCERT OF HONOR AVWPE, the premier and widely respected community band in Southeastern Colorado, celebrates it’s 19th season in 2017-2018.  To further celebrate the current concert season, a special CONCERT OF HONOR will be held Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at the Lamar […]

9/11 Tribute Memorial Continues to Develop Donors

9/11 Tribute Memorial Continues to Develop Donors

Several recent, generous donations to the 9/11 Tribute Memorial have helped contribute to development of the memorial site, just south of Big Timbers Museum on Highway 50. The most recent donation, $10,000 from the Southeast Colorado Arts Council and the Anne Boken Trust, will be added to other contributions including a $10,000 donation from the […]

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Second Annual Photography Contest Winners

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Second Annual Photography Contest Winners

    The 2017 High Plains Snow Goose Festival, in partnership with the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Southeast Colorado Arts Council and Boeken Trust, sponsored the 2nd annual High Plains Snow Goose Photography Contest that featured entries from many talented photographers from Southeast Colorado. This contest is open to the general […]

Courthouse Courtroom Renovations Completed

Courthouse Courtroom Renovations Completed

  The renovations for the third floor courtroom at the Prowers County Courthouse were given a public showing recently, during an open house attended by the public, Prowers County Commissioners, county employees and members of the 15th Judicial Court. The courthouse was built in 1929 and, with the added impact of some unfortunate water leakage […]

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 […]

Lamar Library Receives Sorority Donation

Lamar Library Receives Sorority Donation

Every Christmas, the Laureate Rho Chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi makes a monetary donation to support the children’s programs at the Lamar Public Library. Janice Guihen explained that each member makes a cash donation to the library in lieu of a gift to a member during their holiday get-together.

Lamar Rotary Helping Foster the Holiday Spirit

Lamar Rotary Helping Foster the Holiday Spirit

The Lamar Rotary is laying the groundwork for a holiday tradition, Saturday, December 17th, that may develop into an annual Christmas themed event.  Rotary President, George Gotto, said Rotarians will use the Shore Arts Center as their holiday headquarter for a series of events beginning at 10am on the 17th, the Saturday which corresponds to […]

Bent’s Fort Celebrates Holidays, 1840s-Style

Bent’s Fort Celebrates Holidays, 1840s-Style

Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site will celebrate the holidays in 1840s fashion beginning on Friday evening, December 2 and continuing all through the day on Saturday, December 3. Events begin with guided candlelight tours through the fort starting at 6:30 pm on Friday, December 2.  Groups depart at 15 minute intervals and are led […]

Lodging Tax Panel Receives Timely, Hefty Payment

Lodging Tax Panel Receives Timely, Hefty Payment

Not that the Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel was absent any funds, but their October payment from the state of $28,874 helped fund some recent requests and added to their contingency fund. “This is the largest payment we received from the state all year,” said Carla Scranton, Panel Business Manager, “we knew it was coming […]

Autumn Art Show 2016 Judging Results

Autumn Art Show 2016 Judging Results

This year, the Southeast Colorado Art Guild was honored to have Radeaux from the John Deaux Art Gallery judge the annual Autumn Art Show.  With Radeaux’s years of experience in the arts by being an artist first and curator of an established art gallery in Pueblo, he did an excellent job of judging from his […]

Radeaux from Pueblo Will Judge the 2016 Autumn Art Show

Radeaux from Pueblo Will Judge the 2016 Autumn Art Show

Members of the Southeast Colorado Art Guild (SECAG) Judging Committee have selected Radeaux, an accomplished painter, illustrator, and distinguished field ornithologist out of Pueblo, CO as the Judge for the 2016 Autumn Art Show to be held at the Shore Art Center in downtown Lamar, CO from October 25th through the 27th. Radeaux paints the […]

A Call for Artists for the 2016 Autumn Art Show

A Call for Artists for the 2016 Autumn Art Show

The Southeast Colorado Art Guild in conjunction with The Southeast Colorado Arts Council is proud to present the 2016 Autumn Art Show. The current schedule for the Autumn Art Show is as follows: Registration of Artwork is Saturday, October 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Autumn Art Show will be open to the […]

Photography and Music Come Together at Brew Unto Others Coffee Shop

Photography and Music Come Together at Brew Unto Others Coffee Shop

Lamar, CO (September 22, 2016) – Colorado Abandoned, a photography show by artists Lex Nichols and Vincent Gearhart will be on display starting with an artist’s reception Saturday, October 15th from 5pm to 6:30pm at Brew Unto Others Coffee Shop at 119 South Main Street in Lamar, CO. Colorado Abandoned is a photographic presentation that has captured visually alluring […]