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Heritage Defenders Submit Resolutions to Council on Library Policy Changes

Heritage Defenders Submit Resolutions to Council on Library Policy Changes

  Quizno’s Restaurant, at 113 East Olive Street in Lamar, occupies a building which has been in existence in the community for numerous decades, dating back to 1947 as the former Allen & DeLoach Tire Shop. The building, according to Angie Cue, Community Development Director, still contains single-pane windows on the east, south and west […]

Parenting in the Digital Age - Follow the Cookie Crumbs

Parenting in the Digital Age – Follow the Cookie Crumbs

      Parents, to help you understand how to manage your children’s use of the digital world, we will be offering tips and information every month. If your goal is to keep your children safe on the Internet, the first thing you need to do is find out where they are going.  One way […]

Library Working to Safeguard Info Materials

Library Working to Safeguard Info Materials

  Susan Lathrop, Lamar Librarian, believed some clarity would help local residents understand the roles played by CLC, Colorado Library Consortium and EBSCO, an information source site used by students across the country and in the RE-2 School District in Lamar. The issue of access to pornographic materials by students was brought to light during […]

Lamar Library Received Laureate Rho Donation

Lamar Library Received Laureate Rho Donation

Laureate Rho Chapter members of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority donate funds to the Lamar Library to purchase children’s books. Pictured is Sue Lathrop, Lamar Librarian; Cheri Aguilera, Youth Services Librarian; and Kay Arends, Laureate Rho Chapter. A spokesperson said this is an annual donation from the Laureate Rho Chapter to the Library, as these funds […]

Trailblazer Theater Company, Local Group Getting Underway in Lamar

Trailblazer Theater Company, Local Group Getting Underway in Lamar

    Area residents who have wanted a community theater group in Lamar and the surrounding area can take note of a newly formed organization, Trailblazer Theater Company. The company is comprised of about two dozen like-minded individuals whose common goal is to bring various theatrical and stage performances to Lamar. Sue Lathrop, Lamar Librarian, […]

Rodriguez, New City Council Member

Rodriguez, New City Council Member

  Rafael Rodriguez became the newest Lamar City Councilman, following his oath of office administered by Judge Lane Porter during the December 11th council meeting. Rodriguez was appointed by the council to fill the vacancy created by departing councilman Keith Nidey, who declined to run for another term.    Rodriguez will hold the term for four years, […]

Moonlight Madness and Other Scary Fun Events for Lamar

Moonlight Madness and Other Scary Fun Events for Lamar

    The annual Moonlight Madness celebration, hosted this year by Lamar Partnership Incorporated, was held Thursday, October 26th with participating businesses along downtown Lamar. As usual, store owners, dressed for the occasion as young and old alike turned out, either in costume or civilian dress to see what the stores offered in the way […]

Council Approves Funds to Fix Community Building Bleachers

Council Approves Funds to Fix Community Building Bleachers

  The Lamar City Council quickly wrapped up business for September during its meeting this past Monday, September 25th. The drive motors which operate the bleachers at the Lamar Community Building will be replaced at a cost of $15,000. The funds will be taken from the savings the city realized this past summer from the […]

Lamar Library Posts Results from Cities and Towns Survey

Lamar Library Posts Results from Cities and Towns Survey

  NEWS RELEASE – Lamar 9-21-2017 What do the people of Lamar want? It appears to be to improve the lifestyle we have here, according to people who participated in the Lamar Public Library’s Outside the Lines activities during Cities and Towns week in September. The Library held a series of events ranging from a […]

Lamar Library Hosts Welcome for New Librarian

Lamar Library Hosts Welcome for New Librarian

Sue Lathrop brings twenty years’ experience to her new post as the Lamar Librarian. A welcoming reception was held this past Friday at the library in the Lamar City Complex. Lathrop has moved with her family to Lamar from Clear Creek County, near Denver, so she has an immediate familiarity with the state and her […]

Council Approves Ordinances for Veteran’s Cemetery and Tourism Advisory Board

Council Approves Ordinances for Veteran’s Cemetery and Tourism Advisory Board

Two ordinances were passed by the Lamar City Council on first reading during its Monday night meeting, May 22nd. The first pertains to an amended city code establishing eligibility criteria for internment in the veteran’s section of Fairmount Cemetery.  The change now includes eligible dependent children in addition to the veteran’s spouse to be buried […]

Check out a Parks Pass at the Library

Check out a Parks Pass at the Library

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Colorado State Library are pleased to announce that we are continuing the Check Out Colorado State Parks library exchange program for the April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018 year! The patron survey results along with your libraries’ participation with this partnership supported this decision. Plus, thirteen additional publicly […]

Recognizing a Championship Season

Recognizing a Championship Season

The Lamar City Council issued a resolution honoring the Lamar High School Girls Basketball State Tournament Team for their championship performance this year in Class 3-A Basketball. Their achievement marks the 5th state girl’s title and their first in 19 years.  Lamar Mayor, Roger Stagner, awarded each player with her own Key to the City […]

Prominent Historians to visit Lamar Community College

Prominent Historians to visit Lamar Community College

(Lamar, Colorado; December 15, 2016) Lamar Community College and the Lamar Public Library have partnered to bring two prominent historians to Lamar: Dr. Kristina Shull and Dr. David Wight. Dr. Shull and Dr. Wight will visit Lamar on Tuesday, January 3, to give two presentations.  The first, entitled “The World of Academic Publishing,” will take […]

Lamar Council Okays Police-Fire Department Equipment Upgrades

Lamar Council Okays Police-Fire Department Equipment Upgrades

The Lamar City Council approved a request for a software program to aid in police investigations. Police Chief, Kyle Miller, explained the free program from Tracers Information Specialists will provide access to public records and data sources to qualified organizations.  Chief Miller explained, “The information will only be used for investigations by the department.  The […]