RSSArchive for July 7th, 2020

Dorothy L. Myers…June 13, 1938 – July 6, 2020

Dorothy L. Myers…June 13, 1938 – July 6, 2020

    A private family graveside service for longtime Lamar resident, Dorothy L. Myers will be held at Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar.  Per Dorothy’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation. Dorothy was born on June 13, 1938 at Lamar, Colorado to Ralph and Neva (Woodward) Wilson and passed away on July […]

Letter to the Editor-Needed USDA Safety Nets in SE Colorado

Letter to the Editor-Needed USDA Safety Nets in SE Colorado

  US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue US Senator Michael Bennet US Senator Cory Gardner RE: Drought Disaster in SE Colorado & FAILURE of USDA Safety Nets-Emergency Measures Needed Dear Secretary Perdue, Senator Bennet, & Senator Gardner, The past three years have been devastating for farmers in S/E Colorado, due to extreme weather events, that greatly […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Week Ending July 5, 2020

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Week Ending July 5, 2020

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Winter wheat harvest advanced quickly in eastern counties last week where conditions allowed, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Statewide, winter wheat harvested was 36 percent complete, compared to 7 percent last year and 20 percent on average. In northeastern counties, severe weather […]