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October Monthly Summary from Arkansas River Power Authority

October Monthly Summary from Arkansas River Power Authority

  BUSINESS OPERATIONS – OCTOBER 2020  ARPA to Issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Power Supply: The ARPA Board of Directors, at its September meeting, authorized the General Manager to engage JK Energy Consulting to develop a RFP for power supply that would begin February 1, 2025, to replace an existing power supply contract […]

Upsurge in COVID-19 in Prowers County--Media Release

Upsurge in COVID-19 in Prowers County–Media Release

    FROM PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, TOWN OF GRANADA, TOWN OF HOLLY, TOWN OF WILEY, AND CITY OF LAMAR October 20, 2020 As it has throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Prowers County Board of Commissioners, Town of Granada, Town of Holly, Town of Wiley, and City of Lamar shares a commitment to protecting public health […]

Mary Lou Austin...December 21, 1935 - October 14, 2020

Mary Lou Austin…December 21, 1935 – October 14, 2020

  Memorial services for longtime Lamar resident, Mary Lou Austin, will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, October 23, 2020 at the Peacock Family Chapel in Lamar with Pastor Paul Floyd of the High Plains Fellowship officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar. Mary Lou was born on December 21, 1935 […]

Prowers County to Launch COVID-19 Business Relief Grant Program

Prowers County to Launch COVID-19 Business Relief Grant Program

  Beginning today, Prowers County is offering grants to assist small businesses in Prowers County that have been adversely affected by COVID-19. The grants will be paid from the County’s available allocation of federal relief funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Grants are available to assist with payroll, capital, equipment, […]

Kelley Snyder and Deborah Roberts

Kelley Snyder and Deborah Roberts

A combined celebration of life memorial service for Kelley Snyder and Deborah Roberts will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery. The funeral service will also be streamed live from Lamar Christian Church website on the day […]

Colorado Employment Situation – September 2020

Colorado Employment Situation – September 2020

  13,400 Nonfarm Payroll Jobs Added in September; Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.4%   Household survey data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 6.4 percent in September from 6.7 percent in August. During the same period, the national unemployment rate declined half of a percentage point to 7.9 […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report, Week Ending October 18, 2020

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report, Week Ending October 18, 2020

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Harvest continued ahead of average for most crops last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Conditions remained very dry. According to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor report, the entire state was experiencing moderate to exceptional drought conditions. Over 59 percent of the […]