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New Miss Colorado USA and Miss Colorado Teen USA Crowned

New Miss Colorado USA and Miss Colorado Teen USA Crowned

  New Miss Colorado USA now advance to the national Miss USA Telecast to air on FOX   Greeley, Colo. – The 2019 MISS COLORADO USA and MISS COLORADO TEEN USA Pageants took place Sunday night at the Union Colony Civic Center. A large crowd filled the auditorium on Sunday afternoon for the pageant finals, […]

Lamar Chamber Board Members Sought for 2019

Lamar Chamber Board Members Sought for 2019

  The Lamar Chamber of Commerce is seeking qualified individuals to serve on the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Candidates must be willing to serve a three year term, beginning January 1, 2019.  The Chamber Board of Directors annually considers applications and nominations in order to maintain a board of directors to represent […]

2018 Homecoming for Lamar

2018 Homecoming for Lamar

    Returning classmates for the class of 1968 as well as the 50-plus reunion had a taste of fall and summer like weather during weekend in Lamar this past Thursday through Sunday. The Friday afternoon homecoming parade was chilly, but enthusiasts and well-wishers lined South 6th Street up to Savage Stadium to view and […]

Galaxy Gallery is Open to the Public

Galaxy Gallery is Open to the Public

  Lamar, CO (September 18, 2018) – The Galaxy Gallery, located at 108 North Main in Lamar, has recently opened to provide a showcase for artists of different styles, media, and visions. The hours are from 9am to 6pm Monday through Friday and weekends by appointment. Vincent Gearhart, one of the gallery curators said, “We […]

The Colorado Trust Grants Five Southeast Colorado Nonprofits via Rural Philanthropy Days

The Colorado Trust Grants Five Southeast Colorado Nonprofits via Rural Philanthropy Days

      DENVER, COLO. (Sept. 19, 2018)—The Colorado Trust, a foundation dedicated to creating fair and equal opportunities for Coloradans to lead healthy lives, announced it has granted $5,000 each to five rural nonprofit organizations in southeast Colorado in conjunction with the June 2018 Rural Philanthropy Days. Rural Philanthropy Days connects funders with nonprofit […]

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 […]