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Crop Production – JULY 2017 - Colorado Highlights

Crop Production – JULY 2017 – Colorado Highlights

COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS Winter wheat production in Colorado, based on conditions as of July 1, 2017, is forecast at 84.00 million bushels, according to the July 1 Agricultural Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. This forecast is up 8 percent from the June 1 forecast but […]

Buying or Selling a House; How Much and Where?

Buying or Selling a House; How Much and Where?

Jennie Rodgers, from the Community Strategy Institute, toured Baca, Prowers and Kiowa Counties, discussing the current housing markets with municipal leaders as well as local realtors. Following a morning tour of the communities in Prowers County on Wednesday, July 12th, she met with interested parties, at the SECED offices along with Stephanie Gonzales, Executive Director […]

CDA Study Shows Consumer Perceptions on State Ag Industry/Crops

CDA Study Shows Consumer Perceptions on State Ag Industry/Crops

Colorado Dept. of Agriculture Survey Reveals Positive Consumer Perceptions of Agriculture Statewide, Strong Preference for Local Foods BROOMFIELD, Colo. – It’s no secret that consumers have shown a preference for locally grown and produced foods over the last decade, and a recent survey conducted by the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA), in collaboration with Colorado […]

New Soccer Field for Savage Teams

New Soccer Field for Savage Teams

For the past several years, since soccer became a sport for Lamar High School, the teams made use of the field along Yucca Street in Lamar, just north of the school complex. Prior to that it had been used as a football practice field and needed some polish to bring it up to standards.  Yucca […]

Carla Warman…May 3, 1960 – July 13, 2017 (Updated Information)

Carla Warman…May 3, 1960 – July 13, 2017 (Updated Information)

  Memorial services for lifelong Lamar resident Carla J. Warman will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating. Carla was born on May 3, 1960 at Lamar, Colorado to Carl W. and Dorothy “Dottie” (Austin) McCaslin. She passed away on July 13, 2017 at […]

Theodore Leroy Bock…October 8, 1949 – July 10, 2107

Theodore Leroy Bock…October 8, 1949 – July 10, 2107

  Graveside services for Theodore Bock will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado. Pastor Edwin Samples will officiate. Visitation will take place prior to services, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado. Theodore Leroy Bock […]

Shore Arts Center Park Grand Opening, Hold the Rain

Shore Arts Center Park Grand Opening, Hold the Rain

Southeast Colorado residents are ready for anything, especially weather on the move. That was the case for the Grand Opening of the Shore Arts Center Park in downtown Lamar this past Thursday evening, July 13th. The festivities began at 6pm with residents viewing the complete make-over of what had been just a gravel parking lot […]

Lamar Might Become Landfill Hub

Lamar Might Become Landfill Hub

  Once a week the City of Lamar’s garbage trucks collect your trash from the container in your street or alley and once a month you get a bill in the mail for services rendered. It’s been less than a financial break-even situation for the city’s sanitation department. As explained in the work session held […]