RSSArchive for August 28th, 2017

Cruz Salinas, Jr….October 5, 1968 – August 27, 2017

  Funeral services for Cruz Salinas, Jr. will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, CO. Deacon Eddie Morales will officiate. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Lamar, CO. Visitation for Cruz will be held Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. […]

Marilyn Coats…April 8, 1930 - August 26, 2017

Marilyn Coats…April 8, 1930 – August 26, 2017

Graveside services for Marilyn Gene Coats will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Hillside Cemetery in Granada, Colorado. Reverend Ian Blacker will officiate. Visitation for Marilyn will be held on Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, CO. Marilyn was […]

Alta Vista, History and Memories Combine

Alta Vista, History and Memories Combine

The Alta Vista Charter School observed its 100th anniversary with a celebration geared to trigger some memories for a lot of the older students and provide some younger ones with new recollections for years to come. The school, built in 1917, has served five generations of students from Prowers County. The school has stood in […]

September 3rd Fly-In at Lamar Airport

September 3rd Fly-In at Lamar Airport

Eric and Tanya McSwan, the new managers at the Lamar Municipal Airport, remind the public of their Fly-In, set for Sunday, September 3rd from 9am to 3pm at the airport.  “This will be to honor our First Responders,” she said, adding that it’s an early tie-in for the September 9th, annual Tri-State 9/11 Tribute and […]

Scouts Keep it Interesting

Scouts Keep it Interesting

A mixture of scout groups in Lamar filled Willow Creek Park for the second year this past Saturday, August 26th as scout leaders hosted a gathering of events, offered to display some of the fun events scouts participate in. Clarence Van Dyke, a den leader for Cub Scout Pack 223 said numerous groups came together […]

Cattle on Feed Report

Cattle on Feed Report

  CATTLE ON FEED – COLORADO The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 880,000 head as of August 1, 2017. The latest inventory was 5 percent below last month, but up 9 percent from August 1, […]