RSSArchive for February 9th, 2021

Birth Announcement: Jaime

Birth Announcement: Jaime

    Josh Jaime and Shayla Fox of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Trenton Scott Jaime at 8:34am at Prowers Medical Center on Saturday, February 6, 2021 with Dr. Skaggs attending. Trenton weighed six pounds and five ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth. Siblings: Kaileen Garcia, Jackson Garcia and […]

Jerry Van Egmond…June 11, 1943 – February 7, 2021

Jerry Van Egmond…June 11, 1943 – February 7, 2021

Funeral service for Jerry Van Egmond will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 12, 2021 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, Colorado with Pastor Rod Coulter officiating.  A private family interment will follow at Fort Lyon National Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 […]

Future Airport Ownership Discussed by Council

Future Airport Ownership Discussed by Council

      The fate of the Southeast Colorado Regional Airport is up in the air. The need for new operators or a new contract was discussed during the February 8th Lamar City Council meeting. Tanya and Eric McSwan, who have been the fixed base operators at the airport for several years, have asked the […]

Lamar City Sales Tax Revenue Report

Lamar City Sales Tax Revenue Report

    Despite the on-going pandemic, the City of Lamar Sales Tax Revenue continues to post gains. The December 2020 Sales and Use Tax collected in January 2021 shows City Sales Tax is up 24.27% to start the new year. The difference translates to an increase of $92,491 from 2021 to 2020. Use Tax collections […]