RSSArchive for April 10th, 2018

Utility Board Notes Increase for Power for Irrigation Uses

Utility Board Notes Increase for Power for Irrigation Uses

    The Lamar Utility Board approved a five year irrigation contract with John Sutphin IV for power for a 60 horsepower irrigation pump. Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh explained this is a standard contract in which Sutphin will be charged $10 per horsepower, resulting in a minimum yearly charge of $600 and an $18 […]

Development Plans for Sage Brush Meadows Nursing Home Moving Forward

Development Plans for Sage Brush Meadows Nursing Home Moving Forward

  Jay Brooke, representing the proposed Sage Brush Meadows Nursing Home, provided an update on the progress being made to the development of the facility, which will be located just south of Lamar along Highway 287 and north of Spreading Antlers Golf Course. The plans call for a comprehensive long-term and innovative skilled care facility, […]

Rink Receives Honorary Cattlemen’s Award

Rink Receives Honorary Cattlemen’s Award

LA JUNTA – Milton Rink was honored during the annual Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association banquet April 7th at Inspiration Field in La Junta. Rink, of Bristol, was selected as the association’s prestigious Honorary Life Member Award recipient. Rink is a third-generation farmer/rancher. He served as Sand & Sage Fair beef superintendent and on […]

Dwayne Grogan…August 7, 1938 – April 6, 2018

Dwayne Grogan…August 7, 1938 – April 6, 2018

A Celebration of Life Service for Dwayne Grogan will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Holly Cemetery in Holly, Colorado with Pastor Kathy Leathers officiating. Per Dwayne’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no viewing. Leonard Dwayne Grogan, known to most as Dwayne, was born on August […]

Patrick Joe Untiedt…October 4, 1953 – March 27, 2018

Patrick Joe Untiedt…October 4, 1953 – March 27, 2018

  Patrick Joe Untiedt was born October 4, 1953 in Lamar, Colorado. A few months later the family moved to Westminster, CO where his father and uncle were homebuilders.  This began his exposure to the construction industry that later became his career. He was a fun-loving and free-spirited kid who would rather be outside with […]

Redevelopment Authority Postpones Action on Two Construction Requests

Redevelopment Authority Postpones Action on Two Construction Requests

  The City of Lamar Redevelopment Authority Board postponed any reimbursements for construction costs for two development incentive applications for businesses at 411 South Main Street and the other at 1202 North Main Street during their regular meeting on Monday, April 9th.  The presentations were made by Angie Cue, Lamar’s Community Development Director. The application […]