RSSArchive for March 26th, 2018

Sorosis Donates to Lamar Fire and Ambulance

Sorosis Donates to Lamar Fire and Ambulance

  On behalf of the Sorosis Club of Lamar, Marie Buhrer presents a check in the amount of $700 to Chief of Lamar Fire and Ambulance Services, Jeremy Burkhart. This donation was given for the appreciation of the local fire department and their dedication to protecting this community and will be used to purchase a […]

USFS Starts Spring Tours of Picketwire Canyonlands

USFS Starts Spring Tours of Picketwire Canyonlands

    LA JUNTA, Colorado – March 23, 2018 – The U.S. Forest Service will offer guided tours into Picket Wire Canyonlands south of La Junta on the Comanche National Grassland. Spring tours begin Saturday,  May 5 through June 30, 2018. Tours take place on Saturdays during May and June. These primitive canyons are home to […]

Cattlemen Events April 7 to Include Education, Entertainment

Cattlemen Events April 7 to Include Education, Entertainment

      LA JUNTA, CO – One of the oldest livestock organizations in the U.S. will meet April 7th in La Junta, with a full agenda of activities. The Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association will kick off the association’s 149th year with an annual meeting, auction, banquet and cowboy ball with events Saturday, […]

Birth Announcement: Lopez

Birth Announcement: Lopez

  Shawn and Briana Lopez of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Shawn Allen Lopez Jr. at 2:08am at Prowers Medical Center on Saturday, March 24, 2018 with Dr. Korkis attending. Shawn weighed seven pounds and 14 ounces and was 19.5 inches in length at birth.  Brother/Sisters:  Alillyanna Lopez (Lilly).  Grandparents:  Clint and […]

Fred Cox, Sr….October 12, 1942 – March 22, 2108

    A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Fred Cox, Sr. will be held at 2:00PM on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Mike Schneider officiating. Interment will follow in the Wiley Cemetery. Per Fred’s wishes there will be no public visitation. It is with great sadness that […]

Click It or Ticket Enforcement Underway in Rural Colorado

Click It or Ticket Enforcement Underway in Rural Colorado

  1,306 people cited during last year’s enforcement period STATEWIDE —According to a 2017 study by the Colorado Department of Transportation, the five counties with the lowest seat belt use in Colorado were all rural: La Plata (74 percent), Montezuma (74.4 percent), Cheyenne (75.2 percent) and Mesa (75.5 percent). To encourage drivers in rural regions […]

Wiley Residents to Decide Mill Increase

Wiley Residents to Decide Mill Increase

  Wiley voters will decide on a mill levy increase rate during their April 3rd municipal election and the vote will also determine the length of term for the four trustees on the ballot.  They are: Dale Stewart, Tom Proctor, Julie Esgar and Sandy Coen.  Because there are as many candidates as there are openings, […]