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Colorado Crop Progress Report, Week Ending November 22nd

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Conditions remained warm and dry last week as fall fieldwork wrapped up, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Eastern counties received virtually no moisture.  Baling of corn stalks continued in areas. Winter wheat emergence and condition continued to struggle due to dry and windy weather.  […]

CSP Investigates a Two Person, One-Vehicle Crash on 385 North of Cheyenne Wells

On Monday, November 23, 2020 at approximately 0622 hours, The Colorado State Patrol was advised of a 1 vehicle rollover, injury crash on CO 385, 18 miles north of Cheyenne Wells. 2 minor females from Cheyenne Wells, CO, were southbound on CO 385 when the driver drove off the left side of the road. The […]

Colorado State Patrol Activates COVID-19 Call Center

  COLORADO – As the COVID-19 cases continue to rise across our state, the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) has activated a call center to assist our emergency dispatch centers and Emergency Operations Centers in offsetting the large number of phone calls coming in from the public for general information or assistance related to the pandemic.  […]

Governor Jared Polis Announces Local Appointments to Boards and Commissions

    State Emergency and Medical Trauma Services Advisory Council The Council advises the Department of Public Health and Environment on matters relating to emergency medical and trauma services programs. The Council’s duties include developing curricula for the training of emergency medical personnel, establishing requirements for ambulance vehicles and services, and determining the eligibility of […]

Prowers County Commissioners Ask for Community Support in COVID Safeguards

FROM PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, TOWN OF GRANADA, TOWN OF HOLLY, TOWN OF WILEY, AND CITY OF LAMAR November 20, 2020 The rate of COVID-19 cases is increasing at an alarming rate across much of Colorado and in Prowers County. Beginning Sunday, November 22, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., the State of Colorado has assigned Prowers County […]

Cattle on Feed Report, Week of November 16, 2020

COLORADO The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1,120,000 head as of November 1, 2020, according to the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. The latest inventory was 1 percent above […]

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  • Granada Police Department Makes Good Use of Donated Vehicles

    Granada Police Department Makes Good Use of Donated Vehicles

      The Granada Police Department received a donation of two 2011 Chevrolet Caprice patrol cars from the City of Loveland this past September. The donation also included two mobile data terminals which have been in use since their arrival. The Granada Department also received a 2012 Chevrolet Impala from the Bent County Sheriff’s Office and […]

  • CPW Using Helicopters to Assess Big Game Herds in SE Colorado

    CPW Using Helicopters to Assess Big Game Herds in SE Colorado

          COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Beginning Nov. 30, Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists will assess deer and elk populations by conducting low-altitude helicopter flights in southeast Colorado, west of Interstate 25. Then, in mid- to late-December, biologists will launch similar helicopter flights in the southeastern plains of Colorado to the east of I-25. […]

  • Colorado Employment Situation – October 2020

    Colorado Employment Situation – October 2020

        According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged in October at 6.4 percent. The national unemployment rate declined one percentage point from September to 6.9 percent. Other highlights from the household survey: Colorado’s labor force grew by 17,600 in October to 3,138,700. The labor force participation rate rose […]

  • Livestock Slaughter October 2020

    Livestock Slaughter October 2020

          UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS: Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 5.09 billion pounds in October, up slightly from the 5.07 billion pounds produced in October 2019. Beef production, at 2.47 billion pounds, was 1 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.95 million head, down 1 percent from October […]

  • Margaret T. Emberty…July 1, 1926 – November 16, 2020

    Margaret T. Emberty…July 1, 1926 – November 16, 2020

      Private family services for longtime Lamar resident, Margaret Emberty, will be held at a later date. Per Mrs. Emberty’s request, cremation has taken place. Margaret Emberty was born on July 1, 1926 at Madrid, New Mexico to George and Victoria (Villa) Tabacchi and passed away at the Holly Nursing Care Center on November 16, […]

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