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Jaydynn Wilson is recipient of Zonta’s Open Scholarship

  Vickie Bond, Zonta Treasurer (left) and Jane May, Zonta Scholarship Chair (right), present the Zonta Open Scholarship to Jaydynn Wilson  

Prowers County Historical Society presenting “Night at the Museum” Thursday, July 18 at 5:30 pm

Prowers County Historical Society is presenting “Big Timbers – Night at the Museum” on Thursday, July 18 starting at 5:30 pm. The event is being held as a retirement party for County Commissioner Wendy Buxton-Andrade and Big Timbers Curator Kathleen Scranton who are both retiring after 12 years and 17 years, respectively. There will be […]

Kathleen Scranton retiring as Big Timbers Museum Curator after 17 years – being honored at “A Night at the Museum” July 18

  Curator Kathleen Scranton posing with some of her favorite artifacts at Big Timbers Museum Kathleen Scranton has submitted notice to the county that she will be retiring from her position as Curator for Big Timbers Museum. She has been working for Prowers County in this capacity for 17 years.  She was gracious enough to […]

Prowers County Commissioner Wendy Buxton-Andrade retiring August 1, 2024 – being honored by county at “Night at the Museum” July 18

  Wendy Buxton-Andrade, Prowers County Commissioner   Wendy Buxton-Andrade will be stepping down from her role as a Prowers County Commissioner effective August 1, 2024.  She is leaving behind a legacy of programs and projects that have benefited Prowers County in countless ways, several of which have providing many much-needed jobs in the area.  She […]

Lightning strike cause of Monday’s power outage – city explains how strikes can affect Lamar’s power

A North America Electric Reliability Council (NERC) contractual obligation between Tri-State Generation & Transmission and Excel Energy confirms that Tri-State and Excel will shed any load without warning due to any electrical transmission voltage collapse caused by a fault or overload conditions. This load includes all southeast Colorado: the City of Lamar and surrounding Lamar […]

Trump rewrites Republican convention speech to focus on unity, not Biden

Former President Donald Trump is surrounded by U.S. Secret Service agents at a campaign rally on Saturday, July 13, 2024 after attempted assassination attempt   Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump is surrounded by U.S. Secret Service agents at a campaign rally, Saturday, July 13, 2024, in Butler, Pa. USIVE — Former President Donald Trump has completely […]