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Lorene P. Lubbers…June 7, 1926 – May 1, 2016

Lorene P. Lubbers…June 7, 1926 – May 1, 2016

  A celebration of life for lifelong Lamar resident, Lorene P. Lubbers will be held at 10:00AM on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Reverend Rory Gillespie officiating. Interment will follow in the Veteran’s Section of Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation for Lorene will be held on Monday, May 9, 2016 from 3:00PM […]

Colorado Wildlife Habitat Protection Program Requests 2016 Proposals

Colorado Wildlife Habitat Protection Program Requests 2016 Proposals

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is pleased to request proposals for the 2016 Colorado Wildlife Habitat Protection Program (CWHPP). Application materials are available today and may be submitted through May 31 at 5 p.m. CWHPP is a state-wide program which supports CPW’s mission by offering funding opportunities to private landowners who wish to voluntarily protect important wildlife […]

Lamar Will Have More Trees to Enjoy

Lamar Will Have More Trees to Enjoy

Arbor Day enjoys a long history, dating back to Nebraska in April of 1872 when the first state Arbor Day was observed.  The event was organized by J. Sterling Morton, a prominent newspaper editor and chairman of the State Board of Agriculture.  Through his editorials and agricultural information, the need for trees as windbreaks and […]

The Proper Time to Throw it Away!!

The Proper Time to Throw it Away!!

City of Lamar work crews and volunteers had just enough dry sky this past Saturday, April 30th, to pick up all the trash set out on the curbs for collection during the Spring Clean-up project.  Southeast Colorado was treated to another long, soaking rain on Friday…even some big, wet snowflakes for a while, but skies […]

Galen D. Hainer…August 29, 1933 – April 29, 2016

  A Memorial Celebration for longtime Lamar resident, Galen D. Hainer will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Peacock Funeral Home with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. A private family inurnment will follow at a later date in the Wayne Township Cemetery in Lewis, Kansas.  Mr. Hainer […]

Search for Prowers County Judge Narrowing

Search for Prowers County Judge Narrowing

The 15th Judicial District Nominating Commission is set to meet May 23 to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for Prowers County.   The vacancy will be created by the retirement of Judge Larry Stutler, who plans to retire July 1. To be eligible, the applicant must […]

Oil/Gas Development & Healthy Environment Measures Green Lit to try for Nov Ballot

Oil/Gas Development & Healthy Environment Measures Green Lit to try for Nov Ballot

  DENVER, April 12, 2016 — The backers of a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow local government regulation of oil-and-gas development can begin collecting voter signatures to try to get the issue on the 2016 general election ballot, Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced today. Karen Dike of Longmont and Bruce Mason of […]

PCDI Overview on Economic Potential

PCDI Overview on Economic Potential

  There was a light agenda for the PCDI monthly meeting, Tuesday, April 26th.  The Prowers County Development Incorporated (PCDI) board was updated on a new business development in Lamar.  Angie Cue, Lamar’s Community Development Director, summarized the efforts of Nebraska Midwest Medical Transport to establish a satellite office, their first venture into Colorado. “The […]