RSSArchive for March 10th, 2020

Kelly Lee Tanaka…March 28, 1970 – March 6, 2020

Kelly Lee Tanaka…March 28, 1970 – March 6, 2020

  A celebration of life memorial service for former Lamar resident currently of Pueblo, Colorado will be held at 2:00PM on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating. Inurnment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Kelly was born on March 28, 1970 at Lamar, Colorado to Ronald Tanaka and Bobba […]

Gov. Polis Provides Update on State’s Response to COVID-19

Gov. Polis Provides Update on State’s Response to COVID-19

    DENVER – Gov. Polis declared a state of emergency in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). The declaration will help ensure resources are available to the state to combat COVID-19. “Our top priority is protecting public health and our vulnerable populations which is why we are taking swift bold action. Our administration’s response will be […]

Local Health Officials Discuss Coronavirus Impact

Local Health Officials Discuss Coronavirus Impact

    In an effort to bring first-hand details of the Coronavirus situation to the city’s residents, Lamar Mayor, Kirk Crespin invited Karen Bryant, the Interim CEO from Prowers Medical Center, Eric Niemeyer, CEO of High Plains Community Health Center and the Prowers County Public Health Department to the City Council meeting this past Monday […]

Bicycle Colorado Instructs Students on Bike Techniques

Bicycle Colorado Instructs Students on Bike Techniques

    This past February 24th through the 27th, Bicycle Colorado held informational assemblies at local schools including Alta Vista Charter School, Washington and Parkview elementary schools, Lamar Middle School and the Freshman PE class at Lamar High school. The assemblies helped bring awareness to the Bikes in School program funded by the GenWild grant […]

Finalists Selected for Colorado Leopold Conservation Award Including May Ranch in Lamar

Finalists Selected for Colorado Leopold Conservation Award Including May Ranch in Lamar

  ARVADA, Colo. – Three finalists have been selected for the prestigious 2020 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award®. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the award recognizes ranchers, farmers, and foresters who inspire others with their dedication to land, water, and wildlife habitat management on private, working lands. In Colorado the $10,000 award is […]

Residential Development Incentive Package Approved by Lamar City Council

Residential Development Incentive Package Approved by Lamar City Council

    The Lamar City Council approved Resolution 20-03-01 for a new residential development and construction incentive program during its March 9th meeting. This follows a March 2nd work session at which time the program to help promote new home construction and new residential developments was discussed. The resolution authorizes a one-year incentive program featuring […]

Sharon Lea Scherer…December 30, 1944 – March 8, 2020

Sharon Lea Scherer…December 30, 1944 – March 8, 2020

    Sharon Lea Scherer, age 75, died at her home in Garden City, Kansas on Sunday, March 8, 2020. She was born on December 30, 1944 in Denver, Colorado the daughter of Harry and Ruth Morgan Daily. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Colorado Springs. She moved with her husband […]

Severe Weather Climatology for Southeast and South-Central Colorado

Severe Weather Climatology for Southeast and South-Central Colorado

  The National Weather Service Pueblo Severe Weather climatology page shows numerous severe convective weather statistics in graphical format for the National Weather Service (NWS), Pueblo (PUB) County Warning Area (CWA). The NWS Pueblo CWA consists of southeast and south-central Colorado. Data for the charts and figures were created from information from STORM DATA (published […]

Lamar City Sales Tax Revenue Report, January 2020 Collected in February

Lamar City Sales Tax Revenue Report, January 2020 Collected in February

    The City of Lamar Sales Tax report showed a positive revenue gain early in 2020 with collections up 5.52% for a $13,454 gain over this same time last year. Revenues for 2020 are at $257,304 compared to $243,849 in 2019. Use Tax collections for this period are up 215% for a gain of […]