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Colorado Springs Man Banned from Hunting after Three-County Poaching Spree

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A Colorado Springs man who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor poaching charges in three counties likely will never legally hunt again in Colorado or 47 other states after a Colorado Parks and Wildlife hearing examiner permanently suspended his hunting privileges.  Iniki Vike Kapu, 28, had been accused by Colorado Parks […]

Chamber Micro-Bash Generates Business Interest

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce held the first of three Micro-Bash dinners this past Friday, February 26th at the Lamar Eagles Lodge. Lamar Chamber President, Jerry Roseberry, noted that these are information-based meetings, the first of which was created as a basic introduction to some of the business-connected organizations in Lamar and how […]

Chad Krug, Ed.D. Selected as Lamar School District Superintendent

  The Lamar School District held interviews of Superintendent Candidates on February 11th and 12th, which also included tours of the district buildings, a community roundtable, and a candidate forum with the Lamar Education Association. Interviews were conducted with four candidate finalists and consisted of three interview committees made up of community representatives, district staff […]

Roof Work Continues on Lamar Community Building

    The new roof on the Lamar Community Building should be completed by mid-April, according to Craig Brooks, Lamar’s Chief Building Inspector. Weathercraft Companies from Garden City, Kansas is about 60-70% completed on the project. Project bids requested by the City of Lamar in 2020 on the project were sent to ten area contractors […]

New Vaccine Qualifiers as of March 5th in Colorado

  DENVER-  Governor Jared Polis provided an update on Colorado’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the State’s efforts to vaccinate Coloradans. During his remarks, Governor Polis was joined by Brigadier General Scott Sherman and CDPHE Incident Commander Scott Bookman. “Equitable distribution of the vaccine is a top priority for Colorado and to continue […]

National Consumer Protection Week Underway in Colorado

  March 1, 2021 (DENVER)—Attorney General Phil Weiser kicked off National Consumer Protection Week today by unveiling the list of the top 10 consumer complaints and inquiries his office received in 2020, which included airlines’ response to upended travel, robocalls, and pandemic purchase scams. Last year, consumers filed a record-breaking 12,130 complaints and inquiries with […]

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    Prowers County Commissioners Support Beef Industry

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  • Lamar Chamber of Commerce:  Donut Friday at Al's Boot Repair & Vendor's Gallery

    Lamar Chamber of Commerce: Donut Friday at Al’s Boot Repair & Vendor’s Gallery

      The Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors took a box on donuts this past Friday to pay a visit to Al’s Boot Repair and Vendor’s Gallery, located at 104 West Olive Street in Lamar. Al’s Boot Repair also services shoes and can sew about anything that can go under a needle.  Hours are […]

  • Nominate a Special Nurse for Colorado’s Highest Honor

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  • Letter from Prowers County Board of Commissioners:

    Letter from Prowers County Board of Commissioners:

        RE: SB21-033 – Conservation Easement Reparations Dear Senators & Representatives: The Board of Prowers County Commissioners urges our Colorado lawmakers to vote in favor of SB21-033, to finally repair the restore land owners and tax credit buyers who acted in good faith, but were severely damaged by the Colorado Department of Revenue’s wrongful […]

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