RSSArchive for February 9th, 2018

Holly Preparing for April Municipal Election

Holly Preparing for April Municipal Election

  A resolution was passed during the Holly Trustees town meeting on February 7th, allowing Town Clerk, Megan Jara, to appoint election judges for the town’s regular municipal elections for the first Tuesday in April. There will be two candidates for Mayor, incumbent Tony Garcia and Derrell Bailey and there are five candidates for three […]

Lack of Snow Reduces Expected Water Availability for Lower Arkansas

Lack of Snow Reduces Expected Water Availability for Lower Arkansas

  The National Weather Service (NWS) continues to monitor the accumulation of snow in the Arkansas and Rio Grande river basins. The amount of water contained in the snowpack is measured in Snow-Water Equivalent (SWE). This is basically a translation of how much water would be produced by melting all the snow.  The primary source […]

Lee Elwood Gillis…August 29, 1934 – February 6, 2018

Lee Elwood Gillis…August 29, 1934 – February 6, 2018

  Funeral Services for Elwood Gillis will be held at 10am Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Lamar Christian Church with Pastor Mike Schneider officiating. Visitation will be held from 1pm until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar. Lee Elwood Gillis, known to most as Elwood, was […]

U.S. Forest Service Plans Spring Burning in Baca and Las Animas Counties

U.S. Forest Service Plans Spring Burning in Baca and Las Animas Counties

  SPRINGFIELD, Colo., February 7, 2018 – The U.S. Forest Service, Comanche National Grassland, is planning seven prescribed fires in Baca County and one in Las Animas County. The planned projects involve broadcast burning to enhance ecosystem health, improve Lesser Prairie Chicken habitat and reduce hazardous fuel accumulations. Skilled fire crews will be on-scene to […]