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Colorado Crop Progress Report, Week Ending November 22nd

Colorado Crop Progress Report, Week Ending November 22nd

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Conditions remained warm and dry last week as fall fieldwork wrapped up, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Eastern counties received virtually no moisture.  Baling of corn stalks continued in areas. Winter wheat emergence and condition continued to struggle due to dry and windy weather.  […]

CSP Investigates a Two Person, One-Vehicle Crash on 385 North of Cheyenne Wells

CSP Investigates a Two Person, One-Vehicle Crash on 385 North of Cheyenne Wells

On Monday, November 23, 2020 at approximately 0622 hours, The Colorado State Patrol was advised of a 1 vehicle rollover, injury crash on CO 385, 18 miles north of Cheyenne Wells. 2 minor females from Cheyenne Wells, CO, were southbound on CO 385 when the driver drove off the left side of the road. The […]

Colorado State Patrol Activates COVID-19 Call Center

Colorado State Patrol Activates COVID-19 Call Center

  COLORADO – As the COVID-19 cases continue to rise across our state, the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) has activated a call center to assist our emergency dispatch centers and Emergency Operations Centers in offsetting the large number of phone calls coming in from the public for general information or assistance related to the pandemic.  […]

Dear Editor, Salvation Army Bill Ringers Making Alteration this Year

Dear Editor, Salvation Army Bill Ringers Making Alteration this Year

  Wow! It’s been quite a year this year! And as we head into the last leg of it, we realize that we’re not quite done yet. As the result of our county’s COVID-19 numbers as well as the subsequent coin shortage, the Lamar Colorado Ministerial Alliance has decided to not hold the annual Salvation […]

Governor Jared Polis Announces Local Appointments to Boards and Commissions

Governor Jared Polis Announces Local Appointments to Boards and Commissions

    State Emergency and Medical Trauma Services Advisory Council The Council advises the Department of Public Health and Environment on matters relating to emergency medical and trauma services programs. The Council’s duties include developing curricula for the training of emergency medical personnel, establishing requirements for ambulance vehicles and services, and determining the eligibility of […]

Prowers County Commissioners Ask for Community Support in COVID Safeguards

Prowers County Commissioners Ask for Community Support in COVID Safeguards

FROM PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, TOWN OF GRANADA, TOWN OF HOLLY, TOWN OF WILEY, AND CITY OF LAMAR November 20, 2020 The rate of COVID-19 cases is increasing at an alarming rate across much of Colorado and in Prowers County. Beginning Sunday, November 22, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., the State of Colorado has assigned Prowers County […]

Maria Ramona Jaime…November 28, 1942 – November 1, 2020

Maria Ramona Jaime…November 28, 1942 – November 1, 2020

    A mass of Christian burial for former Wiley, Colorado resident currently of Ft. Collins, Colorado, Maria Ramona Jaime will be held at 10:00AM on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30AM at the […]

Cattle on Feed Report, Week of November 16, 2020

Cattle on Feed Report, Week of November 16, 2020

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 1,120,000 head as of November 1, 2020, according to the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. The latest inventory was 1 percent above […]

Granada Police Department Makes Good Use of Donated Vehicles

Granada Police Department Makes Good Use of Donated Vehicles

  The Granada Police Department received a donation of two 2011 Chevrolet Caprice patrol cars from the City of Loveland this past September. The donation also included two mobile data terminals which have been in use since their arrival. The Granada Department also received a 2012 Chevrolet Impala from the Bent County Sheriff’s Office and […]

CPW Using Helicopters to Assess Big Game Herds in SE Colorado

CPW Using Helicopters to Assess Big Game Herds in SE Colorado

      COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Beginning Nov. 30, Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists will assess deer and elk populations by conducting low-altitude helicopter flights in southeast Colorado, west of Interstate 25. Then, in mid- to late-December, biologists will launch similar helicopter flights in the southeastern plains of Colorado to the east of I-25. […]

Colorado Employment Situation – October 2020

Colorado Employment Situation – October 2020

    According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged in October at 6.4 percent. The national unemployment rate declined one percentage point from September to 6.9 percent. Other highlights from the household survey: Colorado’s labor force grew by 17,600 in October to 3,138,700. The labor force participation rate rose […]

COVID-19 Cases Move Prowers to Level Red (Severe Risk)

COVID-19 Cases Move Prowers to Level Red (Severe Risk)

    There have been 124 new pandemic cases in Prowers County since November 11th prompting the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to move the risk factor for Covid from orange to red. Prowers County is one of five with the new designation this week due to the climb in COVID-19 cases. The […]

Livestock Slaughter October 2020

Livestock Slaughter October 2020

      UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS: Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 5.09 billion pounds in October, up slightly from the 5.07 billion pounds produced in October 2019. Beef production, at 2.47 billion pounds, was 1 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.95 million head, down 1 percent from October […]

Marlys W. Harris…April 13, 1924 – November 19, 2020

Marlys W. Harris…April 13, 1924 – November 19, 2020

    A private family memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Marlys W. Harris will be held at a later date. Per Marlys’ request cremation will take place. Marlys was born on April 13, 1924 at the family homestead north of Paxton, Nebraska to Charles Gus and Marie Mina (Reichenberg) Engelbrecht and passed away on […]

Margaret T. Emberty…July 1, 1926 – November 16, 2020

Margaret T. Emberty…July 1, 1926 – November 16, 2020

  Private family services for longtime Lamar resident, Margaret Emberty, will be held at a later date. Per Mrs. Emberty’s request, cremation has taken place. Margaret Emberty was born on July 1, 1926 at Madrid, New Mexico to George and Victoria (Villa) Tabacchi and passed away at the Holly Nursing Care Center on November 16, […]