RSSArchive for April 27th, 2021

Court Case Rules in Favor of Lamar Utility Board

Court Case Rules in Favor of Lamar Utility Board

  Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh, reviewed the utility board’s lawsuit again SECPA which had a ruling on April 16, 2021.  The three main take-aways from the judge’s decision were: Southeast Colorado Power Association (SECPA) shall cease and desist from providing service to well #7 which is owned and operated by May Valley Water Association. […]

Lamar Chamber Donut Friday, Take That to the Bank!

Lamar Chamber Donut Friday, Take That to the Bank!

      This past Friday, board members of the Lamar Chamber of Commerce brought a dozen delectable donuts to TBK Bank SSB at 100 West Pearl Street in Lamar. TBK Bank wants to spread the word that the bank’s lobby is re-opened and ready to assist their clients for residential, commercial and farming banking.  […]

It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week

It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week

      DENVER – The 21st Annual National Work Zone Awareness Week is underway, a focused effort to remind motorists and workers alike on the need to be safe and remain vigilant through areas where road construction and maintenance operations are taking place. This year’s theme of “Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives” aims […]

 Colorado Gains Eighth Congressional Seat with Final Census Population Count of 5.77M

 Colorado Gains Eighth Congressional Seat with Final Census Population Count of 5.77M

  Denver, CO – April 27, 2021 – The U.S. Census Bureau has announced its final population count of the 2020 Census and Colorado comes in at 5,773,714, getting one additional seat in the United States House of Representatives. “Gaining this eighth seat in the U.S. Congress will provide more representation for Colorado in Washington D.C.,” […]

City Assumes Airport Operations with Contract Approvals

City Assumes Airport Operations with Contract Approvals

  Lamar Mayor, Kirk Crespin, urged citizens to continue to maintain pandemic safeguards, even in light of the improving scenario in Prowers County.  At the outset of the council meeting this past Monday, Crespin noted that the historic Santa Fe Trails celebration held each year in Bent County and Las Animas had been cancelled due […]