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Lamar Community College President Dr. Linda Lujan Receives Award

Lamar Community College President Dr. Linda Lujan Receives Award

  (Lamar, CO)- Lamar Community College (LCC) President, Dr. Linda Lujan, was recently named as one of 25 recipients to receive the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Paragon Award. Given at the PTK Catalyst Convention, which was held early April in Orlando, the Paragon Award recognizes new college presidents who have strongly shown support of student […]

Colorado to Host 2020 Presidential Primary in Super Tuesday

Colorado to Host 2020 Presidential Primary in Super Tuesday

  Governor Polis and Secretary of State Griswold announced March 3rd, 2020 as Colorado’s new presidential primary date  DENVER — Today Governor Jared Polis and Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced March 3rd, 2020 as the new date for Colorado’s presidential primary. The two were joined by leaders from the Democratic, Republican, Unity, American Constitution, […]

2019 The Colorado High School Rodeo Results

2019 The Colorado High School Rodeo Results

  April 26-28, 2019 The Colorado High School rodeo was hosted in Lamar by the Southeast Colorado All Stars.  There were 5 area rodeo athletes that competed in the weekend event. It was the 2nd rodeo of the spring season.  There are four rodeos in the fall and four in the spring and then a […]

Letter to the Editor:  RE:  SDS

Letter to the Editor: RE: SDS

  As the executive director of Southeastern Developmental Services Inc. (SDS), I am writing to address the article released on March 29, 2019 concerning an instance of “Caretaker Abuse” at our agency. This response is to provide the community with some facts detailing our process and procedures when dealing with these types of situations. Due […]

Lorraine Schleining…December 9, 1937 – April 28, 2019

Lorraine Schleining…December 9, 1937 – April 28, 2019

    A celebration of life funeral service for longtime Wiley resident, Lorraine Schleining, will be held at the Peacock Family Chapel in Lamar on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 10:00 AM with Pastor Jesse Hill of the Wiley Church of God. Burial will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar. Visitation for Lorraine will […]

City of Lamar Hosting Two Meetings for Civic Improvement

City of Lamar Hosting Two Meetings for Civic Improvement

    Do we want to see some of the old properties in town brought back to life? YES! Do we want to improve the vitality of downtown Lamar and create connections to adjacent neighborhoods? YES! Do we want to help property owners of vacant buildings that say “I don’t know where to start”?   YES! […]

Birth Announcements: Hyman -/- McEndree

Birth Announcements: Hyman -/- McEndree

    Matthew and Jessica Hyman of Eads, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Hayes Bear Hyman at 6:36pm at Prowers Medical Center on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 with Dr. Foley attending. Hayes weighed eight pounds and seven ounces and was 21 ¼ inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Remi Rae Hyman.  Grandparents:  Dana […]

Two Lamar Community College Students Named to CCCS Rising Star List

  (Lamar, CO) – Two graduating Lamar Community College (LCC) students were named to the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) annual Rising Star list. Rayce Coen and James Moffett were celebrated along with 25 students from across Colorado, one college employee and one college president on April 9 at the Auraria Campus. “This is a […]

American Legion Recognizes LCC Softball Team Volunteers

  Jesse Herrera and Alfred Adame, Commanders in the local American Legion Post #71 presented a certificate of appreciation to members of the Lamar Community College Softball Team and Kristen Silva Head Softball Coach this past Friday, April 26th. “The young ladies of this team have been very helpful to the Legion for over the […]

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – MARCH 2019 - US HIGHLIGHTS

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – MARCH 2019 – US HIGHLIGHTS

      Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.43 billion pounds in March, down 2 percent from the 4.52 billion pounds produced in March 2018. Beef production, at 2.12 billion pounds, was 4 percent below the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.65 million head, down 2 percent from March 2018. The […]

Livingston Ranch Receives 2019 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award

Livingston Ranch Receives 2019 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award

    Arvada, Colo. – Mike and Julie Livingston of Kit Carson County have been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award®. Sand County Foundation, the nation’s leading voice for private conservation, created the Leopold Conservation Award to inspire American landowners by recognizing exceptional farmers, ranchers and foresters. The prestigious award, […]

Livestock Slaughter - 2018 Annual U.S. Highlights

Livestock Slaughter – 2018 Annual U.S. Highlights

Total red meat production for the United States totaled 53.5 billion pounds in 2018, 3 percent higher than the previous year. Red meat includes beef, veal, pork, and lamb and mutton. Red meat production in commercial plants totaled 53.4 billion pounds. On-farm slaughter totaled 90.2 million pounds. Beef production totaled 26.9 billion pounds, up 3 percent […]

Birth Announcement: Vigil

Birth Announcement: Vigil

    Gabriela Gonzalez and Damian Vigil of Granada, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Enrique Severo Vigil at 10:17pm at Prowers Medical Center on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 with Dr. Roukema attending.  Enrique weighed seven pounds and seven ounces and was 19 ½ inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Adilynn Vigil and Taiden […]

Position Open on East Prowers Weed Control District

Position Open on East Prowers Weed Control District

  The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents of East Prowers Weed Control District to fill the remaining term of one (1) position on the Board. Board members are required to meet at least once each month. Additional meetings may be required as needed. Appointed members serve as […]

NWS-Pueblo-/-Drought Information Statement-/-April 26, 2019

  Improvement Continues In Drought Conditions across South Central and Southeast Colorado…   SYNOPSIS:  Abundant precipitation across the state of Colorado over the past several months, especially for areas over and near the higher terrain throughout February and March, has brought marked improvement in the drought that has plagued Colorado throughout much of the 2018 […]