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Colo. Corn Administrative Committee Elects New Leadership

[Englewood, CO — October 15, 2021] The Colorado Corn Administrative Committee is pleased to announce that four directors have been elected to serve in leadership positions including President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The elections were held virtually on October 11. The elected members are as follows: President: Jeremy Fix, Wray, CO Vice President: Rod Hahn, Yuma, CO Secretary: Josh Hasart, […]

Drug Take-Back Event Set for LPD, Saturday, October 23rd

  The Lamar Police Department will be participating in the National Drug Take-Back Initiative in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The program is designed for people with unwanted and unused prescription drugs to safely dispose of those medications. One goal of the […]

Prowers County Commissioners Pass Resolution Opposing Mandates for Masks/Vaccines

Press Release: A RESOLUTION OPPOSING COLORADO HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND THE GOVERNOR OF COLORADO MANDATES REQUIRING INDIVIDUALS TO BE VACCINATED FOR COVID-19 AND REQUIRING INDIVIDUALS TO WEAR MASKS IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS.   WHEREAS, on October 4, 2021, the Board of County Commissioners of Prowers County declared a local public health and economic emergency resulting from the […]

COVID-19 Cases Climb in Prowers County

  COVID-19 Update from PCPHE for Week Ending October 13, 2021 The Prowers County Department of Public Health and Environment reported the number of COVID-19 cases increased from 1,513 from last week to 1,553 over the past seven days.  Hospitalizations increased from 109 to 113 and deaths remained unchanged at 28. The seven-day Test Positivity […]

Canyons & Plains Tourism Stakeholder Survey

  Canyons & Plains Regional Heritage Taskforce is currently working through a Restart Destinations Program sponsored by the Colorado Tourism Office. This program includes a full-day workshop (which will take place Tuesday, Dec. 14 from 9 am to 3 pm at Fort Lyon Supportive Residential Community outside of Las Animas), 75 hours of mentorship, and […]

BallotTrax Returns for November’s Election

  DENVER, Colo– Colorado voters will once again have the opportunity to track their ballots online for this November’s election using BallotTrax, an initiative that was implemented by Secretary of State Jena Griswold in 2020. “Last year, we introduced a new technological advancement that added transparency and access to our elections, BallotTrax,” said Secretary Griswold. […]

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  • Betty “Annette” (Harbert) Huber - May 30, 1943 – June 7, 2021

    Betty “Annette” (Harbert) Huber – May 30, 1943 – June 7, 2021

    Betty “Annette” (Harbert) Huber was born on May 30, 1943.  She passed away on June 7, 2021 at the age of 76. She was preceded in death by parents, Oral and LaVetta Harbert and by her beloved husband of 30 years, William John Huber. Annette is survived by her daughter, Ronda Le Hall (Bryan), John […]

  • Roberta “Bobby” Lee Wilson – December 23, 1933 – October 10, 2021

    Roberta “Bobby” Lee Wilson – December 23, 1933 – October 10, 2021

      A celebration of life memorial service for former Lamar resident currently of Colorado Springs, Colorado Roberta Lee Wilson, affectionately known to her family and friends as Bobby, will be held at 2:00PM on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Paul Floyd of High Plains Fellowship Church officiating. Inurnment will […]

  • Lane Splitting is Against the Law in Colorado

    Lane Splitting is Against the Law in Colorado

      Motorcyclists can share a lane with a fellow rider, but stripe-riding is a “no go” (COLORADO) – The Colorado State Patrol is sending a clear reminder to motorcycle riders that lane splitting is illegal in Colorado. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, “Passing or overtaking a vehicle in the same lane is illegal […]

  • Farm-To-Market Grants to Help Create Greater Resilience in Colorado’s Food Supply Chain

    Farm-To-Market Grants to Help Create Greater Resilience in Colorado’s Food Supply Chain

      Broomfield, Colo. — To strengthen local food systems and create greater supply chain resilience, the Colorado Department of Agriculture will distribute grant funding to be used for agricultural processing projects. Up to $2 million will be awarded through a competitive Farm-to-Market Infrastructure Grant Program to help farmers, ranchers, food processors and manufacturers improve local […]

  • Lamar Utility Board Approves 2022 Budget

    Lamar Utility Board Approves 2022 Budget

        The Lamar Utility Board approved the 2022 Budget with a unanimous vote during the October 12th meeting.  The budget includes total revenues in excess of $17.8M, $16.4M from retail electric sales and the remaining primarily from wind turbine production.  The budget is proposing expenses of $15.3M which includes $11M for power supply.  Additional […]

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