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Bent’s Fort to resume regular hours

Bents Fort to Resume Regular Hours OTERO COUNTY, Colorado — Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site in Otero County resumed regular operating hours Sunday. The fort will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. every day for the rest of 2024, excluding Thanksgiving and Christmas. The National Parks Service began reduced winter hours from […]

Lamar Library murder mystery play to be presented April 19-21, 2024

It’s a dark and stormy night at the Bean Shack, the local coffee shop where a staff meeting is about to take place, and suddenly the lights go out. That means only one thing – murder is afoot! Join the Trailblazer Theatre Company this weekend for The Café Mocha Murders, a fun and cozy whodunit by […]

Tickets still available for Harlem Wizards game April 25, 2024

Don’t miss your chance to see the world-famous Harlem Wizards in action at the Lamar Community Building on April 25, 2024.  The game begins at 7:00 PM and doors open at 6:00 PM. The Wizards will be playing the Southeast Shriner’s Road Runners as a fundraiser for the Southeast Colorado Shrine Club. Tickets can be […]

I-25 Resurfacing through Pueblo to begin in mid-April

Interstate 25 Resurfacing in Pueblo to begin in mid-April Project Update April 8, 2024 – Southeastern Colorado – Motorists can expect lane and shoulder closures with delays Pueblo — The Colorado Department of Transportation, with its contract partner Martin Marietta, will begin work on Interstate 25 in Pueblo from Mile Point 92 to MP 102 on […]

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  • CPW insists wolf killings not their fault

    CPW insists wolf killings not their fault

    Even as officials of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife insist the recent killing of a calf by wolf is not their fault, the relationship with ranchers has soured to the point private landowners have begun considering to restrict state access to their properties, potentially jeopardizing programs that rely on the latter’s help. Notably, private landowners […]

  • Colorado Beef Council announces new Executive Director

    Colorado Beef Council announces new Executive Director

      Colorado Beef Council Announces New Executive Director, Kenton Ochsner Kenton Ochsner, Former Colorado FFA Executive Director and State Advisor, hired as new Executive Director of the Colorado Beef Council Denver (April 12, 2024) – The Colorado Beef Council (CBC) announces the hiring of its new Executive Director, Kenton Ochsner. Ochsner brings with him extensive experience […]

  • Prowers County Commissioners looking for East Prowers Weed Control District Board Applicants

    Prowers County Commissioners looking for East Prowers Weed Control District Board Applicants

      MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 12, 2024 Contact: Prowers County Administration Office 301 South Main Street, Ste. 215 Lamar, CO 81052 (719) 336-8025 The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents of Prowers County to fill one (1) positions on the […]

  • Birth Announcement:  Orozco/Luna

    Birth Announcement: Orozco/Luna

    Nadia Orozco and Eulizes Luna of Holly, Colorado announce the birth of their son Adyn Eliel Luna.  Adyn was born at 8:40 a.m. on March 3, 2024 at Prowers Medical Center in Lamar with Dr. Korkis attending.  He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 19-3/4 inches in length.  Siblings are: Ariel Luna and Alma.  […]

  • Birth Announcement:  Anderson/Simmons

    Birth Announcement: Anderson/Simmons

    Emrys Anderson and Matthew Simmons of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son Matthew Luther Martin Simmons.  Matthew was born at 7:14 a.m. March 7, 2024 at Prowers Medical Center in Lamar with Dr. Korkis attending.  He weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 19-3/4 inches in length.  Sibling: Jocelyn Simmons.

  • Birth Announcement:  Koeller

    Birth Announcement: Koeller

    Vincent and Victoria Koeller of Sheridan Lake announce the birth of their daughter Hannah Anne Marie Koeller, who was born at 4:13 a.m., March 16, 2024 at Prowers Medical Center in Lamar with Dr. Korkis attending.  Hanna joins siblings Arabella, Sarah, Madeleine & Jeremiah.  Grandparents are Marvin and Gail Koeller and Ed and Molly Halouska.

  • March 2024 Sales and Use Tax Report for City of Lamar

    March 2024 Sales and Use Tax Report for City of Lamar

    City Sales Tax for February of 2024 and collected in March showed a 15.73% increase from 2023, amounting to a difference of $50,939.58.  2024 saw a total of $374,779.14 when compared to 2023’s $323,839.56 for the same time period. Use Tax collected in March was down 41.63% or -$18,082.93. The city collected $25,357.77 this year […]

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