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2017 Year in Review – December

2017 Year in Review – December

  Bustang Provides Bus Service to Pueblo Lamar will have a regularly scheduled bus run connecting the city to Pueblo, Monday through Friday, beginning Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Julie Skeen of CIG, representing Bustang Outrider bus service from CDOT, told the council the bus service will run Monday through Friday with one trip per day, […]

2017 Year in Review NOVEMBER

2017 Year in Review NOVEMBER

    Lawsuit Resolved…City of Lamar and ARPA Reach Agreement The City of Lamar and Arkansas River Power Authority have been attempting to reach a settlement regarding the Lamar Repowering Project for several years and the Lamar City Council approved a resolution for the settlement agreement in principle with the power supplier. The city council […]

2017 Year in Review - OCTOBER

2017 Year in Review – OCTOBER

  Groundbreaking for High Plains Pediatric Clinic Expansion work is underway at the High Plains Community Health Center Pediatric Clinic. The construction, to add 2,000 square feet to the building south of the main clinic on Kendall Avenue, will take six months and cost $1M, according to High Plains Executive Director, Eric Niemeyer.   “The adjacent […]

2017 Year in Review AUGUST

2017 Year in Review AUGUST

  Pediatric Expansion Plans Set for High Plains Health Center Expansion plans for the pediatric department are closer to fruition. Eric Niemeyer, Executive Director of the High Plains Community Health Center said the Clinic’s board decided last year that the department needed more space as Dr. Figlio gave up his office to become an examination room.  […]

2017 Year in Review - July

2017 Year in Review – July

  New Soccer Field for Savage Teams For the past several years, since soccer became a sport for Lamar High School, the teams made use of the field along Yucca Street in Lamar, just north of the school complex. Prior to that it had been used as a football practice field and needed some polish […]

2017 Year in Review JUNE

2017 Year in Review JUNE

    Downtown Roof Repair Costs Awarded by Redevelopment Authority Board The condition of five buildings in Lamar, at, 121 West Beech Street and 106-108-112 and 122 South Main Street, were highlighted for the Lamar Redevelopment Authority Board on June 5th, requesting assistance with roof repair costs. The matter of leaking roofs and costly repairs […]

2017 Year in Review MAY

2017 Year in Review MAY

  Attorney General Coffman Holds Listening Tour Meeting for Prowers County Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman spent the majority of her day, Tuesday, May 23rd at the Prowers County Annex in Lamar, holding a series of listening sessions that began with local, elected officials and continued through the day with such topics as farming/ranching, a […]

2017 Year in Review - MARCH

2017 Year in Review – MARCH

      Nidey Back on Council The Lamar City Council filled the vacancy created by the resignation of former councilmember, Felix Dias, during their March 13th meeting. The council appointed former councilman, Keith Nidey Sr. for Dias who represented Ward lll, but who had to resign as he had moved out of boundary of […]