RSSArchive for April 18th, 2016

Gov. Hickenlooper, Commission Release Report on the Study of American Indian Representations in Public Schools (Lamar Included)

Gov. Hickenlooper, Commission Release Report on the Study of American Indian Representations in Public Schools (Lamar Included)

(Editor’s Note) Due to a lack of space, the full report has been condensed and focuses on the Lamar High School Findings DENVER — Monday, April 18, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Governor’s Commission to Study American Indian Representation in Public Schools today released their final report on the use of mascots and […]

Matthew Michael Lujan…April 13, 1967 – April 16, 2016

A mass of Christian burial for longtime Lamar resident, Matthew Michael Lujan will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Mariusz Wirkowski as Celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 1:30PM at the church with […]

Six LCC Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Six LCC Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

The April 13, 2016 NCAA signing date saw six Lamar Community College sophomores sign letters of intent scholarships.  From left to right.  Lalo Porras signed with Lewis & Clark State College; Jeremy Hochmuth signed with University of Colorado, Colorado Springs; Alex DeBell signed with Tarelton State University; Beecher Strube signed with Metro State University Denver; […]

Christine J. Gonzales – November 21, 1943 – March 22, 2016

rA Mass of Christian Burial for longtime Lamar resident, formerly of McClave, Christine J. Gonzales was held at 10:00AM on Monday, March 28, 2016 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Stephen Olamolu officiating. A rosary service was held prior to the mass at 9:30AM with Deacon Allan Medina […]

District Attorney Candidate Announces Intentions

District Attorney Candidate Announces Intentions

Joshua Vogel of Lamar has accepted the Republican nomination for District Attorney in the Fifteenth Judicial District. Mr. Vogel has worked as a deputy prosecutor in the District Attorney’s Office since 2013, most recently as the Assistant District Attorney. Mr. Vogel grew up in a small farming community in northwest Ohio and moved to Colorado […]

National Day of Prayer set for May 5

National Day of Prayer set for May 5

  Pastor Mike Martin of the LifeSeed Church received permission from the Prowers County Commissioners to hold his annual prayer meeting at the courthouse by the flagpole shortly after noon on Thursday, May 5th.  “The day is open to all persons and we expect to have more than the 50 residents who come last year,” […]

Holly’s New Mayor, Trustees View Well Repair Options

Holly’s New Mayor, Trustees View Well Repair Options

Tony Garcia, Josh Reinert and Corey Stephens dealt with a full agenda during their first meeting, serving as Holly’s new mayor and trustees, respectively. Tony Garcia was the lone write-in candidate for the mayoral seat on April 5th, ballot day for the town.  Garcia has held the position before.  Reinert and Stephens replaced Marty Campbell […]

Colorado Employment Situation for March, 2016

Colorado Employment Situation for March, 2016

Employers in Colorado added 5,500 nonfarm payroll jobs from February to March for a total of 2,594,300 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 5,300 and government increased 200. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased one-tenth of a percentage point in March to 2.9 percent. […]