RSSArchive for June 7th, 2016

Marijuana Grow Bust in Las Animas

  On Tuesday, May 31, 2016, the Bent County Sheriff’s Office, along with the 15th Judicial District Drug Task Force (Prowers County Sheriff’s Office, Kiowa County Sheriff’s Offices) and the Colorado State Patrol, conducted a search warrant at 10811 Highway 50 in Las Animas for an illegal marijuana grow. The search warrant seized over 200 […]

CDOT Launches Campaign To Address Seat Belt Crisis in Colorado

  STATEWIDE—In 2015, Colorado saw an alarming spike in traffic fatalities, totaling 545 fatalities, compared to 488 in 2014—an 11.7 percent increase. Even more telling: the 15 percent of Coloradans who don’t buckle up represent 52 percent, or 181, of all 2015 passenger vehicle fatalities.  In response, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is launching […]

Lamar Animal Shelter Benefits Pets and Owners

Lamar Animal Shelter Benefits Pets and Owners

Lamar residents were enjoying picnic-perfect weather on County Road EE.5 this past Saturday, June 4th at the Lamar Animal Shelter.  The occasion was the observance of the postponed open house for the shelter which was cancelled in May due to inclement weather.  Related organizations such as LAST and Second Chance were present as well as […]