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  • Birth Announcements: Ybarra / Gallegos

    Birth Announcements: Ybarra / Gallegos

        Jade Pizania and Alzado Ybarra of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son Ezra Zarias Ybarra at 11:47am at Prowers Medical Center on Thursday, June 14th, 2018 with Dr. Foley attending.  Ezra weighed eight pounds and 12 ounces and was 20 ½ inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Faith Pizania and Zion […]

  • Five Lopes Sign with NCAA Programs

    Five Lopes Sign with NCAA Programs

          (Lamar, Colorado; June 13, 2018) The 2017-2018 Lamar Community College men’s basketball season was a positive one. The Lopes got to 20 wins and a region tournament appearance for the second straight season. Lamar’s sophomore class had plenty to do with that, going 47-19 the past two years. Five of those sophomores […]

  • 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. […]

  • CROP PRODUCTION – JUNE 2018

    CROP PRODUCTION – JUNE 2018

          COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS Winter wheat production in Colorado, based on conditions as of June 1, 2018, is forecast at 88.00 million bushels, according to the June 1 Agricultural Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. This forecast is up 5 percent from the May […]

  • Colorado Employment Situation in May 2018

    Colorado Employment Situation in May 2018

        Employers in Colorado added 7,700 nonfarm payroll jobs from April to May for a total of 2,723,400 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 8,400 and government decreased by 700. April estimates were revised down to 2,715,700, and the over the month increase from March to April […]

  • Veteran’s Mobile Center Postpones June 22nd Lamar Visit

    Veteran’s Mobile Center Postpones June 22nd Lamar Visit

      The planned visit by the Mobile Vet Center out of Pueblo on Friday, June 22nd at Walmart in Lamar has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.  The Mobile Vet Center serves as a traveling office to accommodate local veterans on issues of concern to them. Gary Harbert, Prowers County VA […]

  • Granada Trustees Adhere to County Burn Ban

    Granada Trustees Adhere to County Burn Ban

        The recent county-wide fire ban, announced by the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, June 12th, does apply to Granada.  The monthly June 13th Trustee’s meeting affirmed that even though Granada was in the unincorporated portion of the county, an earlier ordinance adhering to the ban had been passed, stating in effect, that […]

  • Lamar Honkers Welcome Sundance-High Plains RV Park & Cabins

    Lamar Honkers Welcome Sundance-High Plains RV Park & Cabins

  • 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 […]

  • Cheerleader Glow Run Fundraiser June 16th

    Cheerleader Glow Run Fundraiser June 16th

        The 5K “Keep the Savage Spirit Glowing” Run, organized by Meranda Jaramillo, Lamar High School Cheerleaders and Cheer Coaches will be held this Saturday, June 16th at Willow Creek Park. Activities are set for dusk, around 8pm at which time all registered runners will receive their glow necklaces and bracelets. The path used […]

  • Prowers County Fire Ban in Effect

    Prowers County Fire Ban in Effect

      MEDIA RELEASE To the Citizens and Visitors of Prowers County, Based upon current environmental conditions, the perceived fire threat and the fires we have already experienced in the areas of Prowers County, the Sheriff as Fire Warden, the County Commissioners and the Rural Fire Chief have agreed to place Prowers County in a Fire […]

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