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Big Timbers Community Alliance Engaged in National Heath Project

Big Timbers Community Alliance Engaged in National Heath Project

  Big Timbers Community Alliance has been chosen as the only team from Colorado to send Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI) alumni from Prowers County to a National Parent Leadership Institute (NPLI) pilot project! Our alumni will collaborate with six communities across the nation! We are honored to send six participants to New York to […]

Larry Smith…February 12, 1938 – August 12, 2018

Larry Smith…February 12, 1938 – August 12, 2018

      Larry Smith, 80, died August 12th, 2018 at Silverado Memory Care Community in Cedar Park, Texas.  He was born on February 12th, 1938 in Dodge City, Kansas, the son of Clyde and Dorothy (Preston) Smith. A long-time resident of Lamar, Colorado, Larry operated several IGA grocery stores in Kansas and Colorado. He […]

Annual 9/11 First Responder Tri-State Tribute Set for September 8

Annual 9/11 First Responder Tri-State Tribute Set for September 8

On Saturday, September 8 we would like to invite folks to come to Lamar, Colorado for the Tri-State 9-11 Tribute event that honors 1st Responders and Military, past and present! Our mile long parade starts at 10 am. Grand Marshalls in memorium will be the three law enforcement officers we lost earlier this year from […]

Bustang Offers Results for Lamar – Pueblo Commuter Service

Bustang Offers Results for Lamar – Pueblo Commuter Service

    “Bustang®, Colorado’s first-ever state-owned and -operated interregional bus system, has exceeded ridership, revenue and fare box recovery projections during its first three years of service,” according to a press release from the CDOT service for the Metro sections of Colorado. The Bustang bus service connecting Lamar to Pueblo, which began in January 2018, […]

High Plains Community Health Center Named as ‘Health Care Innovator’ by Gov. Hickenlooper

High Plains Community Health Center Named as ‘Health Care Innovator’ by Gov. Hickenlooper

  High Plains Community Health Center accepted into CO State Innovation Model   Denver – June 2018 – High Plains Community Health Center clinics that include: Holly Clinic, Wiley Clinic, Adult Health Center, Main Clinic, LCC Campus Clinic, and the Pediatric Office were accepted into the Colorado State Innovation Model (SIM), a federally funded, governor’s […]

Great Day for Fishing

Great Day for Fishing

    We’re happy to report that the sport of fishing is alive and well out at North Gate Way Park, the former Valco Ponds just east of the Arkansas River Bridge on Highway 50. We received a report and this photo of Ryan, out fishing for a day, this past Thursday, with his grandfather […]

Lamar Hosts 2018 Rural Philanthropy Days Event

Lamar Hosts 2018 Rural Philanthropy Days Event

  Lamar hosted Rural Philanthropy Days (RPD) 2018 last week, June 13-15, the first time the event, which is held every four years, came to this city. Eight counties in southeast Colorado were represented including Prowers County.  The event, which helps match philanthropic donation funders with non-profit organizations, was coordinated in partnership with the City […]

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 […]

Road Construction on Main Street Entering New Phase

Road Construction on Main Street Entering New Phase

    Tony Gregorich of American Civil Constructors announced he’ll be visiting with Main Street businesses in Lamar, updating owners on the latest gains made by the construction crews. Crews are wrapping up the concrete operations for Phase ll between Oak and Beech Streets and they will continue to move northwards to begin Phases lll […]

Atmos Energy Pipe Replacement Projects Begin in Lamar

Atmos Energy Pipe Replacement Projects Begin in Lamar

      System Upgrades Increase Safety & Reliability of Natural Gas Service   LAMAR, Colo. (May 30, 2018) –Atmos Energy is investing millions of dollars to replace aging infrastructure throughout Colorado to further increase the safety and reliability of its natural gas delivery system. Beginning Monday, June 4, 2018, these pipe replacement efforts will […]

H. Manning Co Sold to Wagner Equipment

H. Manning Co Sold to Wagner Equipment

Wagner Equipment Co. purchases Ag Equipment location in Lamar Colorado Monday May 21st, 2018,   Lamar Colorado, Wagner Equipment Co. will be the new AGCO and Ag allied products dealer, serving customers in the Lamar area.  H. Manning Co., after many years of dedicated service in the Lamar area, has chosen to sell their business assets […]

Rocky Mountain PBS Schedules Broadcast of Arkansas River Basin Documentary

Rocky Mountain PBS Schedules Broadcast of Arkansas River Basin Documentary

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pueblo, CO — A documentary film about the value and importance of the Arkansas River will debut on Rocky Mountain PBS on Thursday, May 31st at 8:00 PM. The Arkansas River: from Leadville to Lamar explores the economic and social importance of the river including its recreational, municipal, and agricultural value. […]

Steady Forward Progress on Lamar City Sales Tax Revenue

Steady Forward Progress on Lamar City Sales Tax Revenue

      Money is being spent in Lamar as figures for the March Sales and Use Tax report indicates healthy revenues. The 3% City Sales Tax is up 10.21% over this time last year for a gain of $28,741.  Collections for 2017 were $281,626 while this year was $310,368.  Use Tax collections are up […]

Shore Arts Center, Winner of Downtown Excellence Award

Shore Arts Center, Winner of Downtown Excellence Award

DENVER – March 14, 2018 — Downtown Colorado, Inc. (DCI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to revitalizing Colorado’s downtown districts, is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the Governor’s Awards for Downtown Excellence. This year’s winners will be honored at the 2018 Governor’s Awards Ceremony, on April 13 at the Rembrandt Yard Art Gallery & […]

CSP Investigating Hwy 50 Single Vehicle Crash

CSP Investigating Hwy 50 Single Vehicle Crash

  The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating a single vehicle crash Monday, March 12th at approximately 5:31pm involving serious bodily injury that occurred on Colorado 50 at Mile Post 428, approximately six miles west of Lamar. A 1999 Ford F350, driven by Omar Ayala, age 24, of Wiley, Colorado, was westbound on Colorado 50 […]