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Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report Ending October 27, 2019

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY:  Cold and windy weather was seen throughout the State last week as producers continued harvest of row crops, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Precipitation and snowfall was seen in the Eastern plains and higher elevation counties.  In northeastern counties, dry weather was reported, however […]

Colorado Abandoned on Display

Colorado Abandoned on Display

    Lex Nichols and Vincent Gearhart will showcase their book, “Colorado Abandoned – Capturing the Beauty of the Forgotten”, Saturday, November 2nd from 2pm to 3:30pm at the Cultural Events Center in Lamar. A previous showing and book signing was held this past weekend at Brew Unto Others. For those persons who enjoy a […]

Cats and Bats for Moonlight Madness

Cats and Bats for Moonlight Madness

    Lamar trick or treaters were on the prowl for cats during Moonlight Madness, Thursday, October 24th. This year’s theme was “Eat, Drink, Shop and be Scary” and included a cat hunt for prizes at participating merchants. Other events included a traditional Trunk Street for goodies in the Enchanted Forest just before and after […]

DoLA Grants $4.3M for Affordable Housing in Colorado: Includes Ft Lyon

DoLA Grants $4.3M for Affordable Housing in Colorado: Includes Ft Lyon

      Denver, CO – October 28, 2019 – The Colorado Department of Local Affairs’ (DOLA) Division of Housing (DOH) has awarded $4.3M through the Colorado State Housing Board in October to address Colorado’s affordable housing needs, and has won a national award for serving people who are homeless. DOLA granted The Rivermaze Cooperative […]

Cattle on Feed Report

Cattle on Feed Report

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 990,000 head as of October 1, 2019. The latest inventory was 6 percent above last month, and 1 percent above the October 1, 2018 inventory. Cattle feeders with […]

Lynn E. Warren…July 5, 1944 – October 15, 2019

  Lynn E Warren, 75 of Huntsville AL, passed away on 15 October, 2019. in Casper WY surrounded by his loving family. Future Internment will be at Arlington National Cemetery. Lynn was born to Loren and Naomi Warren in Elyria, OH on July 5, 1944. He was a graduate of Lamar High school. He joined […]

Birth Announcements: Maldonado -/- Esquivel

Birth Announcements: Maldonado -/- Esquivel

  Jose Maldonado and Danielle Cornelius of Bristol, CO announce the birth of their son, Joseph Daniel Maldonado at 12:43am at Prowers Medical Center on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 with Dr. Herrald attending. Joseph weighed seven pounds and ten ounces and was 19 ½ inches in length at birth. Brothers/Sisters: Alyssa, Alexis, Destiny and Hailey. […]

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – SEPTEMBER 2019

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – SEPTEMBER 2019

UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.44 billion pounds in September, up 6 percent from the 4.19 billion pounds produced in September 2018. Beef production, at 2.19 billion pounds, was 1 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.68 million head, up 2 percent from September 2018. The […]

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    The Lamar Police Department will participate in the National Drug Take-Back initiative in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The program is designed for people with unwanted and unused prescription drugs to safely dispose of those medications. One goal of the program is to ensure prescription medications are not used in an […]

Colorado Employment Situation – September 2019

  Nonfarm payroll jobs in Colorado decreased by 1,900 from August to September to 2,789,100 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Government decreased by 1,200 payroll jobs and the private sector declined by 700. This is the first over the month decline since September 2018. August estimates were revised down to 2,791,000, and […]

Last Minute Election Info for Prowers County

Last Minute Election Info for Prowers County

Media Information ELECTION NEWS: Ballots have been sent out! Have you returned your voted ballot back to the County Clerk’s Office? The earlier ballots are returned, the earlier election night results can be released. If you have not received a ballot you can check your mailing address on line at www.govotecolorado.com or call the County […]

Ernisto Lopez  November 5, 1943 – October 18, 2019

      A Graveside Memorial Service for Ernisto Lopez will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado with military rites provided by the local V.F.W. and American Legion Post. Ernisto Roberto Lopez, known to most as Robert, was born on November 5, 1943 […]

Zonta Club of Prowers County Celebrates Zonta International Centennial

Zonta Club of Prowers County Celebrates Zonta International Centennial

        The Zonta Club of Prowers County is joining Zonta chapters around the world to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Zonta. The multi-faceted year-long celebration has involved Prowers County Zontians marching in local parades with a giant birthday cake, gathering books about strong females to donate to local school […]

Leisa Kaye Mullins – 11/21/1967 – 10/15/2019

    A Memorial Service for Leisa Mullins will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Life Center Church in Lamar, Colorado.  Per Leisa’s request, cremation has taken place. Leisa Kaye Mullins was born on November 21, 1967 to Homer and Grace Mullins in Greeley, Colorado. Leisa, along with her two […]

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Welcomes New Interpretation Ranger

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Welcomes New Interpretation Ranger

      Jess Mason is the newest member of the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site staff. She grew up in the mountains of Eastern Oregon. Growing up with two wildlife biologist parents, she has always had an interest in the outdoors, and a stewardship to public lands. She spent her childhood summers traveling […]