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Agriculture Day at the Capitol set for March 22 in Denver

Agriculture Day at the Capitol set for March 22 in Denver

Food competition, celebration of state’s ag industry; one of the most popular events under the Golden Dome  A celebration of Colorado’s agricultural producers and agribusinesses is set for Wednesday, March 22, at the Capitol Building in Denver. The 48 ag organizations that make up the Colorado Agriculture Council will once again host Agriculture Day at […]

Holly Historical Society, Remembering the Holly Tornado

Holly Historical Society, Remembering the Holly Tornado

Holly Historical Society Press Release, March 7, 2017 March 28, 2017 is the tenth anniversary of the Holly Tornado. In remembrance of that night, the Holly Historical Society Is presenting “The Holly Tornado – Ten Years After” at the Holly Theater on March 28 at 7:00 p.m.  This program is free to the public, but […]

CWCB February 2017 Drought Update

CWCB February 2017 Drought Update

  Despite well above average temperatures in February, mountain snowpack continues to accumulate and build on January’s record breaking snowfall. Reservoir storage remains above average and at this time water providers have no significant concerns entering into the spring. Agricultural producers, especially those on the eastern plains, are hoping for additional precipitation to alleviate worsening […]

Snowpack, Reservoir Levels Remain Strong Across Colorado from NRCS Report

Snowpack, Reservoir Levels Remain Strong Across Colorado from NRCS Report

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently released its Colorado Water Supply Outlook Report, based on Feb. 1 figures, which marks the second comprehensive update for Colorado since the “2017 water year” began on Oct. 1. According to the report, statewide snowpack and reservoir levels had increased since the Jan. 1 report, and were well […]

SCALE Hosted at Lamar Community College

SCALE Hosted at Lamar Community College

    SCALE, Southeast Crops and Livestock Expo, hosted about 200 visitors at the LCC Wellness Center this past Friday, February 3rd.  The event was sponsored by Colorado State University Extension, LCC and KVAY Radio. The day long expo/trade show was comprised of three areas of interest in the agricultural world, starting with financial information […]

Prowers County 4-H Council Officer's Retreat

Prowers County 4-H Council Officer’s Retreat

On Sunday,  December 18, 2016, the 4-H County Council Officers took their annual officer planning retreat trip to Denver, Colorado.  Our group had some fun activities such as going to a trampoline park, eating out at a local restaurant, and swimming in the hotel pool.  We then buckled down and got busy on our meeting […]

January 2017 Drought Update from CWCB

January 2017 Drought Update from CWCB

Following a warm a dry autumn, winter has brought significant precipitation to the entire state, along with occasional cold snaps. As a result, all basins have experienced dramatic snow accumulation and are now well above normal for snowpack. Increased precipitation has also helped to alleviate drought conditions in many regions of the state, although moderate […]

Southeast Crops and Livestock Expo (SCALE) Set for LCC on Feb. 3

Southeast Crops and Livestock Expo (SCALE) Set for LCC on Feb. 3

(Lamar, Colorado; January 23, 2017) The Southeast Crops and Livestock Expo (SCALE) will be held on Friday, February 3, at the Lamar Community College Wellness Center.  This event is an exciting opportunity for locals working in production agriculture for a full day of quality information that they can immediately put into practice. SCALE is free […]

Winter Storm Approaching S.E. Colorado

Winter Storm Approaching S.E. Colorado

WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE – NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 8:01 PM MST FRI JAN 13 2017 …WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING… * LOCATION…KIOWA…BENT…PROWERS AND BACA COUNTIES…INCLUDING EADS…LAS ANIMAS…LAMAR AND SPRINGFIELD. * CAUSE AND TIMING…A PACIFIC STORM WILL BRING A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW TO THE […]

The Joys of Toys

The Joys of Toys

The third annual Lamar Elks Toy Show, held this past Saturday, continues to grow in viewers and in displays. “We’ve had about double the number of displays this year, compared to the first time we did this,” explained Don McBee, the event organizer this past Saturday, January 7th.  McBee said the toy show is sponsored […]

Annual Precipitation Figures Plus December 2016 Climate Review and January Preview

Annual Precipitation Figures Plus December 2016 Climate Review and January Preview

December of 2016 started out where November left off, cool and unsettled with a modified Arctic airmass moving across the region December 6 through the 8th. Another Arctic airmass moved across the region December 17th through the 19th, with several more weather systems moving across the state throughout the month, bringing abundant precipitation, especially to […]

Statewide Storm to Impact Motorists Beginning this Afternoon

Statewide Storm to Impact Motorists Beginning this Afternoon

Statewide – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is encouraging motorists to consider traveling home earlier in the day today as winter storm conditions move into the state. Flash freezing conditions are a major concern as many of the interstates and highways may see rain that will quickly turn to snow or ice as temperatures are expected […]

Fall of 2016 Climate Review Across Southern Colorado

Fall of 2016 Climate Review Across Southern Colorado

The Fall of 2016 (September, October and November ) was very warm and dry across most of south central and southeast Colorado and ended up as the warmest and driest Fall Season on record in Colorado Springs, the warmest Fall Season on record in Pueblo and the 4th warmest and 8th driest Fall Season on […]

October 2016 Climate & Drought Review and November Preview

October 2016 Climate & Drought Review and November Preview

Dry and warm weather was experienced across south central and southeast Colorado throughout the month of October, as upper level high pressure again dominated the weather patterns across the region. A few minor disturbances moved across northern portions of the region, bringing a few periods of rain and snow showers to the higher terrain, mainly […]

LUB Moves Budget Forward, Recognizes Service of Howard Hobbs

LUB Moves Budget Forward, Recognizes Service of Howard Hobbs

The Lamar Utilities Board is continuing their search for a new board member, a replacement for Howard Hobbs who recently resigned due to health matters. Hobbs became a board in September, 2013.  Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh, told the board three new applications for the position have been received and the board will consider two […]