RSSArchive for 2021

May Ranch in Lamar Selected for 2021 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award®.

May Ranch in Lamar Selected for 2021 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award®.

  The May Ranch is owned and operated by the Dallas and Brenda May family of Prowers County. The conservation practices that the Mays have implemented on their cattle ranch have improved the wildlife habitat, water quality and grass and soil health. The award, given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, recognizes ranchers, farmers, […]

Flora Montoya…February 17, 1945 – April 21, 2021

Flora Montoya…February 17, 1945 – April 21, 2021

    A mass of Christian burial for longtime Lamar resident, Flora Montoya will be held at 10:00AM on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at the St. Frances de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Joseph Lawrence as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30AM with Deacon Allan […]

Bryan Patrick Settle…October, 30, 1960 – April 19, 2021

Bryan Patrick Settle…October, 30, 1960 – April 19, 2021

      A memorial service for former Denver, Colorado resident, currently of Lamar, Colorado, Bryan Patrick Settle will be held at a later date. Bryan was born on October 30, 1960 at Denver, Colorado to James Joseph and Joyce Ann (Blake) Settle and passed away on April 19, 2021 at his home in Lamar […]

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 UPDATE-April 21, 2021

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 UPDATE-April 21, 2021

    NEWS The Dial 3.0 Public Health Order (PHO) expired last week. The new PHO limits indoor events to max capacity 500. If more than 500 people indoors, PCPHE and CDPHE are to be consulted. 100 or more attendees indoors must social distance and wear face coverings. Outdoor gatherings have no capacity restrictions. You […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition, Week Ending APRIL 18, 2021

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition, Week Ending APRIL 18, 2021

  AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY:   Snow and rain slowed fieldwork in areas last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Northeastern counties received snow with good moisture content, boosting soil moisture supplies.   County reports noted winter wheat development was behind in some areas. More moisture is needed […]

DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT from Pueblo NWS

DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT from Pueblo NWS

  March Storms Bring Beneficial Moisture to southern Colorado  SYNOPSIS:  Several storm systems moving across the Rockies through the month of March provided beneficial and much needed precipitation to much of south central and southeast Colorado. This is especially true across southeast Colorado, which recorded widespread precipitation amounts of 1 to 2 inches throughout the […]

Summer and Fall Registration is now open at LCC

Summer and Fall Registration is now open at LCC

  (Lamar, COLO.) – Registration for summer and fall classes at Lamar Community College (LCC) is now open. Classes at the college are returning to in-person learning for fall 2021, following declining cases of COVID-19 and a green-light from state and local health authorities. A full listing of summer and fall classes is on the LCC […]

Letter to the Editor:  Comment on Prop 16

Letter to the Editor: Comment on Prop 16

  To the Editor: I wrote this. It was adopted by the Rural Initiative of the Colorado Democratic Party. The only good thing about Proposition 16 – the PAUSE act – is that it has brought Democrats, Republicans, and Independents together to fight this extremist proposition. Prop 16, the PAUSE proposal, ignores important and accepted […]

Judy Grogan…February 5, 1940 – April 18, 2021

Judy Grogan…February 5, 1940 – April 18, 2021

    Funeral Services for Holly, Colorado resident, Judy Grogan will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at the Holly United Methodist Church with Pastor Kathy Leathers officiating. Interment will follow in the Holly Cemetery. Visitation for Judy will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, […]

Donut Friday at Edward Jones

Donut Friday at Edward Jones

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce delivered an assortment of donut goodies to Edward Jones Investments at 800 South Main in Lamar this past Friday.  Melissa Bower and Amy Hart are on hand to serve your investment needs Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.  Talk to them at 3396-9014 for financial services or […]

Ann Lucille Dashner-Schweigert…January 20, 1939 – April 11, 2021

Ann Lucille Dashner-Schweigert…January 20, 1939 – April 11, 2021

  Ann Lucille Dashner-Schweigert has fulfilled her life’s journey as a wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt.  Ann passed on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona.  Ann fell in the doctor’s office on March 23rd and never regained consciousness after surgery.  She had recently shared with her sister that she had ten […]

Over $400M in Unemployment Scams Prevented by CDLE

Over $400M in Unemployment Scams Prevented by CDLE

  (DENVER) — Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced it has prevented $437.16 million in fraudulent unemployment payments. Identifying and preventing improper and fraudulent payments is a priority for the Department and the entire Unemployment Insurance system nationwide as every state has experienced an unprecedented amount of suspicious activity since the […]

Lamar Community College Scholarship Opportunities

Lamar Community College Scholarship Opportunities

  (Lamar, COLO.) – Lamar Community College (LCC) students are eligible for a whole host of scholarships to help pay for their education — they just need to take the plunge and apply. Incoming and current LCC students are encouraged to access the college’s online scholarship application, the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges’ (FCCC) application, and […]

Camp Amache Takes New Step to Become National Park

Camp Amache Takes New Step to Become National Park

  Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) and Congressman Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), Chair of the U.S. House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands, introduced bipartisan legislation to designate Amache, a former Japanese American relocation center in Granada, Colorado as a National Park. The Amache National Historic Act (H.R. 2497) follows up on the Amache Study […]

Coloradans for Animal Care Gains New Members

Coloradans for Animal Care Gains New Members

Centennial, Colo. — Coloradans for Animal Care, today announced the addition of four new members to the coalition. The Colorado Egg Producers, Colorado Horse Council, Livestock Marketing Association and the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union have joined the effort to stop Initiative 16, one of the most extreme ballot measures to be filed through Colorado’s initiative process. “These […]