RSSArchive for January 28th, 2020

James Conley…September 9, 1990 – January 25, 2020

James Conley, 29, of Greeley, Colorado, passed away on January 25, 2020 in Greeley, Colorado.   James was born in Lamar, Colorado to Mark & Lana (Daniel) Conley on September 9, 1990. James graduated Dalhart High School in 2009. In 2015, he began working in the oil industry and moved to Greeley, Co where he resided until […]

Velma R. “Sissy” Hill…August 3, 1944 – January 25, 2020

    A celebration of life funeral service for former Holly, CO resident, currently of Las Animas, Velma R. Hill affectionately known to many as “Sis” or “Sissy”, will be held at 10:00 AM Friday January 31, 2020 at the Peacock Family Chapel in Lamar with Wayne Burgess officiating. Burial will follow in the Holly […]

Lamar Council Okays Renovation/Construction Projects for the City

Lamar Council Okays Renovation/Construction Projects for the City

    Craig Brooks, Lamar’s Chief Building Inspector, presented an ordinance for the dedication of a new city street. Originally, Ordinance 733 vacated Clifton Street and Fifth Street in March, 1979. Brooks explained the request to repeal the ordinance in light of the possible development of the property located north of the Lamar Inn and […]

Lamar Redevelopment Authority Okays Construction Funding for Max Hotel

Lamar Redevelopment Authority Okays Construction Funding for Max Hotel

  The former Stockman’s Motor Inn, built in 1938, and now known as the MAX Hotel is currently being renovated by the new owner, Nancy Clark of Clark Broadway Building LLC, since its purchase in August, 2019. Clark has requested an economic incentive agreement of $14,600 for exterior improvements to the building located at the […]

Colorado Crop and Condition Report, January 2020

Colorado Crop and Condition Report, January 2020

  AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Minimal moisture during the month of January resulted in diminished topsoil moisture supplies across the state, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Eastern counties received almost no precipitation during January and western counties received isolated moisture and some significant snowfall at higher elevations. Reporters […]