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78th Lamar Community College Commencement to be held on May 6

78th Lamar Community College Commencement to be held on May 6

(Lamar, Colorado; April 21, 2017) The 78th annual Lamar Community College commencement ceremony will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, May 6, at the LCC Wellness Center.  Over 200 degree or certificate-seeking students are eligible to walk in commencement, including fall 2016 graduates as well as spring and summer 2017 candidates for graduation. No tickets […]

Wallace C. “Wally” Sniff…December 28, 1937 – April 25, 2017

Wallace C. “Wally” Sniff…December 28, 1937 – April 25, 2017

  A celebration of life for longtime McClave resident, Wallace C. Sniff, known to his family and friends as Wally, will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, May 1, 2017 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating. Interment with full Military Honors will follow at Fairmount Cemetery in the Veteran’s Section.   Visitation […]

Clarence O. “Cowboy” Reynolds…May 10, 1926 – April 25, 2017

Clarence O. “Cowboy” Reynolds…May 10, 1926 – April 25, 2017

A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Clarence O. Reynolds, better known as Cowboy, will be held at 10:00AM on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Reverend Kathy Leathers of the Bristol/Granada United Methodist Church officiating. Interment with Masonic Burial Rites will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation for Clarence […]

Bent's Old Fort Generates $2M in Economic Benefits

Bent’s Old Fort Generates $2M in Economic Benefits

Report shows visitor spending supports 29 jobs  in local economy LA JUNTA, CO – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 31,948 visitors to Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site in 2016 spent $1,868,000 in communities near the park. That spending supported 29 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to […]

William Frederick Walters…April 28, 1930 – April 24, 2017

William Frederick Walters…April 28, 1930 – April 24, 2017

  Graveside services for William Frederick Walters will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017 at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado. Chaplain Johnson will officiate. William “Bill” Frederick Walters was born on April 28, 1930 in Illinois, to Charles and Jennie (Scoggins) Walters and passed away on April 24, […]

Broken Water Main Under Repair

Broken Water Main Under Repair

A water main was broken during construction on the Lamar Main Street project Tuesday morning, April 25th, at the corner of Main and West Olive Streets.  The rush of water, approximately 8,500 gallons a minute, was more than the drain system could handle at first and water backed up along the west side of the […]

ARPA Settlement Case May Be Decided by July

ARPA Settlement Case May Be Decided by July

    Both parties in Case 31 have decided on a self-imposed deadline of July 17, 2017 to secure unanimous approval of ARPA’s member municipalities and to come to an agreement between Arkansas River Power Authority as Defendant and the Plaintiff in the case, the City of Lamar. The Senior Judge in the lawsuit, Scott […]