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Summer 2016 Climate Review and Fall Preview

Summer 2016 Climate Review and Fall Preview

The Summer of 2016 (June, July and August) started out very warm and mainly dry across south central and southeast Colorado, as the weather throughout much of the month of June was dominated by a large ridge of high pressure. This allowed for very warm and generally dry conditions to persist across the state through […]

Letter to Editor:  Cities Should be Held to Same Standards as Small Businesses

Letter to Editor: Cities Should be Held to Same Standards as Small Businesses

  As a young person working in the real estate businesses and a budding entrepreneur, I have had to work hard every day for my clients and my company. Working in real estate is not for everyone. Though I couldn’t see myself doing anything else, I find myself often keeping odd hours and staying late […]

Emma DeBusk…November 1, 1926 – September 12, 2016

Emma DeBusk…November 1, 1926 – September 12, 2016

Emma Marie DeBusk, a life-long southeast Colorado resident, departed this life on September 12, 2016, from the effects of dementia.  She died at her daughter’s home in Granada, CO, with family members by her side. Emma is survived by her son Ronald L. (Candy) Solt of Wiley; daughter Jeannie Strong of Eads, CO; son Gary DeBusk (Suzanne Zurybida) of Ashburn, […]

Lamar Sales Tax Maintains Growth Pace

Lamar Sales Tax Maintains Growth Pace

July 2016 City Sales Tax collected in August was up 3.97% or $10,575 over the same period in 2015. Collections for July 2016 are $277,051.  Total Sales and Use Tax collections were up a smaller percentage and amount at 1.27% for a gain of $3,637 for the same month last year for an up to […]