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DOLA Receives EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant for Fort Lyon

DOLA Receives EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant for Fort Lyon

  DENVER – Tuesday, May 24, 2016  – The Department of Local Affairs today announced the award of $206,400 from the EPA for two Brownfields Cleanup grant projects to address asbestos contamination in several currently underutilized and unoccupied buildings at the Fort Lyon Supportive Residential Community in Bent County CO.  Once completed, the DOLA program […]

Two Named as Finalists for Prowers County Judicial Vacancy

Two Named as Finalists for Prowers County Judicial Vacancy

LAW WEEK COLORADO  The Fifteenth Judicial District Nominating Commission announced Tuesday two candidates for a Prowers County court judgeship created by the retirement of Judge Larry Stutler, effective July 1.  Nominees Richard Chandler and Lane Porter, both of Lamar, were selected in a meeting on May 23 in Lamar. Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor […]

Dr. John M. Roberts Jr. MD Joins Specialty Clinic Team at PMC

Dr. John M. Roberts Jr. MD Joins Specialty Clinic Team at PMC

Lamar, CO – May 20, 2016 Dr. John M. Roberts Jr., Ophthalmologist will be joining the Providers at the Prowers Medical Center Outpatient Specialty Clinic beginning Thursday, May 26th. Dr. Roberts graduated from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in 2008. He performed his internship at Resurrection Medical Center finishing in 2009 where he […]

Council Approves Grant Application to Aid Downtown Business Growth

Council Approves Grant Application to Aid Downtown Business Growth

An agreement between the City of Lamar and BNSF Railroad was approved to allow the city to replace aging water distribution and stormwater collections systems under the train tracks on Main Street. This will be required as part of the CDOT US Highway 287 Reconstruction Project scheduled to begin its first phase of upgrades this […]

LiveWell Prowers County Named a National Health Impact Award Finalist

LiveWell Prowers County Named a National Health Impact Award Finalist

  Partnership for Healthier America chooses Colorado organization as an Impact Award Finalist   WASHINGTON, DC —May 19, 2016 — LiveWell Prowers County has been named by the Partnership for A Healthier America (PHA) as one of 5 Impact Award finalists at its Annual Conference in Washington, DC. The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) Impact […]

Dottie Bowen…August 28, 1949 – May 19, 2016

Dottie Bowen…August 28, 1949 – May 19, 2016

A graveside memorial for longtime Lamar resident, Dottie Bowen will be held at 10:00AM on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at the Ulysses Cemetery in Ulysses, Kansas. Per Dottie’s request cremation will take place and there will be no viewing. Dottie was born on August 28, 1949 at Hershey, New York to Leonard Lammond and Beverly […]

Lamar City Council Okays Special Event and Premise Modification Applications

Lamar City Council Okays Special Event and Premise Modification Applications

The Lamar City Council held three public hearings during their Monday night meeting, May 23rd, beginning with the application for a temporary modification of premises request from Jay Gruber, owner of the Buzzard’s Roost for the June 11-12 annual Country Jam and the September 17-18, 2016 Annual Road Jam. A portion of Hickory Street in […]

Governor to Visit Eads and Sand Creek Massacre Site

Governor to Visit Eads and Sand Creek Massacre Site

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne will visit Eads, Colorado and travel to Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site to see the future site of a National Park Service (NPS) facility and recognize the transfer of state-owned lands to the historic site. After arriving in Eads at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May […]

Jeremy L. McEndree…March 3, 1976 – May 18, 2016

  A funeral service for Lamar resident, Jeremy L. McEndree will be held on Thursday May 26, 2016 at 10:30 AM at the Lamar Christian Church with Ray Matteson officiating. Burial will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday at the Maxey Cemetery. Visitation for Jeremy will be held from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM […]

Freida M. Maes…October 25, 1954 – May 17, 2016

  A Memorial Mass for Freida Marie Maes will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado. Father Raymond Grimes will officiate. A Rosary/Scripture Service will be held at 9:30 a.m. also at the church. Freida (Jaramillo) Maes was born on October 25, 1954 […]

Syncora Lawsuit Against ARPA Ratepayers Dismissed

Syncora Lawsuit Against ARPA Ratepayers Dismissed

Syncora Guarantee Corp. of New York, a bond insurer for the Lamar Repowering Project, has seen its lawsuit against the Ratepayers recently dismissed in court. The lawsuit was filed in August 2015 against Colorado Mills, the Ports to Plains Truck Plaza and the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn.  The suit alleged that the defendants, through their […]

Update on Fatal Airplane Crash in Kiowa County on May 18

Eads, Colo. –May 20, 2016 – On Wednesday, May 18, 2016 a fatal airplane crash occurred in Kiowa County. The Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office has been informed it could take up to a year to complete the full investigation. All media requests for further information will be handled by the NTSB Public Affairs Office at […]

LCC Baseball Players Receive Honors

LCC Baseball Players Receive Honors

  (Lamar, Colorado; May 20, 2016)  The Lamar Community College Baseball team had a particularly successful group of sophomore players this past season.  In addition to the early signing of players to continue playing baseball at four-year universities, several have received honors both on the field and in the classroom. “The 2016 sophomore class was […]

HONEY BEE COLONIES DOWN 8 PERCENT FOR OPERATIONS WITH FIVE OR MORE COLONIES

HONEY BEE COLONIES DOWN 8 PERCENT FOR OPERATIONS WITH FIVE OR MORE COLONIES

Honey bee colonies for operations with five or more colonies in the United States as of January 1, 2016 totaled 2.59 million. This is 8 percent below the 2.82 million colonies on January 1, 2015. During 2015, honey bee colonies on April 1, July 1, and October 1 were 2.85 million, 3.13 million, and 2.87 […]

Janet Sue Bonds Shriver…July 10, 1943 – May 18, 2016

    Private Graveside Services will be held at Fort Lyon National Cemetery with Pastor Diane Hutson officiating. Janet Sue Shriver was born on July 10, 1943, in Van, West Virginia, to James Covey and Ruby Agnes (Turner) Bonds.  She died on May 18, 2016 at her home in La Junta, Colorado. Jan was united […]