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  Winter wheat production in Colorado, based on conditions as of July 1, 2020, is forecast at 51.15 million bushels, according to the July 1 Agricultural Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.  This forecast is 48 percent below the 98.00 million bushel crop produced last […]

Trustees Working to Develop New Housing in Granada

Lengthy discussion was held by the Granada Trustees during their July 8th meeting on a need for surveyed roads and property in town based on potential future business developments in the community as well as a small housing project. The Trustees held a workshop on July 6th with a developer as well as SECED Executive […]

The Robert Hoag Rawlings Foundation Approves Grants to Benefit Residents of Southeastern Colorado

  Pueblo, CO – The Robert Hoag Rawlings Foundation Board of Directors recently approved 36 grants for a total of $652,425 and awarded $50,000 in college scholarships to various nonprofit organizations and higher education institutions throughout Southeastern Colorado. Through the Foundation’s grant application process, the following organizations were awarded grants: Lower Arkansas Valley Children’s Literacy […]

National Park Service to Host Virtual Meetings on Amache Special Resource Study

      DENVER— The National Park Service invites the public to participate in one of three virtual public meetings regarding a special resource study of the Granada Relocation Center, commonly known as Amache, to take place during the following dates and times: Thursday, July 16th: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm PDT (6:00 pm – […]

Atmos Energy Pipe Replacement Project Begins in Lamar, Colorado

  System Upgrades Increase Safety & Reliability While Decreasing Greenhouse Gas Emissions LAMAR, Colo. (July 6, 2020) –Atmos Energy is about to embark on another round of pipe replacement projects to further increase the safety and reliability of its natural gas delivery system as well as decrease greenhouse gas emissions throughout Colorado. Beginning Tuesday, July […]

CCA Honors Leaders at first Virtual 2020 Annual Convention

  Nearly 100 cattle ranchers and industry stakeholders gathered around their computers on Wednesday, July 1 for the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) Leadership Election and Social Hour. Leaders were recognized and the CCA Board of Directors settled into their new roles; while attendees saw familiar faces and reconnected with old colleagues and friends. The event […]

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  • Birth Announcements: Reinhardt – Pope - Cruz

    Birth Announcements: Reinhardt – Pope – Cruz

      Matthew and Shea Reinhardt of Wiley, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Eldon Steele Reinhardt at 9:02pm at Prowers Medical Center on Friday, July 10, 2020 with Dr. Korkis attending. Eldon weighed eight pounds and thirteen ounces and was 21 ½ inches in length at birth. Brothers/Sisters: Lylah, Royce, Nora and Mabel. Grandparents: […]

  • Jose Gallegos…December 25, 1946 – July 11, 2020

    Jose Gallegos…December 25, 1946 – July 11, 2020

    Mass of Christian Burial for Las Animas, Colorado resident, Jose Gallegos, known to his family and friends as Lalo or Joe, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 16, 2020 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Father Henry Wertin officiating. Rosary will be held at 9:30 a.m. Interment will take […]

  • Othmar Hans Holenstein…October 27, 1928 – July 4, 2020

    Othmar Hans Holenstein…October 27, 1928 – July 4, 2020

      Graveside Services for Hans Holenstein will be held 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar, Colorado with Pastor Paul Floyd officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado. Othmar Hans Holenstein was born in […]

  • Donald Coats…November 30,1936 – July 1, 2020

    Donald Coats…November 30,1936 – July 1, 2020

      Graveside Services for Donald Coats will be held at 11:00 a.m. on July 17, 2020 at the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado. Donald Coats was born the second of three sons to Arlis and Gladys Coats in Las Animas Colorado on November 30, 1936. He spent his youth swimming the Arkansas River […]

  • 33 Cases in Prowers County-COVID WEEKLY UPDATE-PCPHE-July 8, 2020

    33 Cases in Prowers County-COVID WEEKLY UPDATE-PCPHE-July 8, 2020

      Out case positivity rate is approximately 5.5% at this time. More than 600 tests have been done. Of the 33 cases in Prowers County, six are under 10 years of age, three are from 10 to 19 years, four are from 20-29, three from 30-39, seven each for 40-49 and 50-59 and one each […]

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