RSSArchive for February 23rd, 2021

Lamar Honkers, Keeping Busy

Lamar Honkers, Keeping Busy

  The Lamar Honkers have been at work, visiting several area businesses over the past week. Stops include Home and Season on South Main Street; Farm Credit of Southern Colorado on East Olive Street and the Cornerstone Resource Center also on East Olive. The Lamar Chamber Honkers recently regrouped their operations during the Covid pandemic […]

Malissa Arguello…February 22, 1990 – February 20, 2021

Malissa Arguello…February 22, 1990 – February 20, 2021

    A celebration of life for lifelong Lamar resident, Malissa Arguello will be held at 1:00PM on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at the Peacock Family Chapel. Interment will follow at the Riverside Cemetery. Malissa was born on February 22, 1990 at Lamar, Colorado to Danny Arguello and Margaret Sena and passed away on February […]

LUB Receives 2020 Power Sales Review

LUB Receives 2020 Power Sales Review

  Lamar Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh, informed the Lamar Utility Board members at sales of electricity through this past December 2020 were up approximately 1.14% when compared to the same period in 2019. Residential sales were up approximately 4.12%, irrigation sales were up approximately 7.78% and commercial/industrial sales were down approximately 1.69%. Those three […]

Martha Marie Weber…September 17, 1941 – February 22, 2021

Martha Marie Weber…September 17, 1941 – February 22, 2021

  Funeral Services for Martha Marie Weber will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado with Pastor Timothy Wheaton officiating. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar, Colorado. Visitation will be held on Monday, March 1, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. […]

Council Approves Water Deal for Highway 287 Construction

Council Approves Water Deal for Highway 287 Construction

    Several weeks from now, CDOT and Scott Contracting will begin a road improvement project from Savage Avenue, south along Highway 287.  The 3.5-mile-long project will require 3 million gallons of water by the time it’s completed in July.  The construction company is building a batch plant north of Spreading Antlers Golf Course and […]

Troy S. Hill…August 22, 1968 – February 21, 2021

Troy S. Hill…August 22, 1968 – February 21, 2021

    A memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Troy S. Hill will be held at 1:00PM on Friday, February 26, 2021 at the Hasty Fire Station with Reverend Mike Schneider officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Wiley Cemetery. Services for Troy will be streamed live on the Hasty/McClave Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Service Facebook […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report, February 2021

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report, February 2021

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Drought maintained its grip across the state, but seasonal moisture during February brought a little relief to areas and improved soil moisture, according to the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northeastern counties, winter wheat benefitted from snow cover and received moisture was welcome throughout the district. […]