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Ups and Downs for Community Progress

Ups and Downs for Community Progress

    While the long-awaited demolition of the Lamar Repowering Project nears its completion, just north of that area, the City of Lamar has contracted for a kayak rental facility to supply visitors with an assortment of human-powered craft to enjoy this summer at North Gateway Park.   Traffic on East Maple Street is being […]

Nellie M. Garcia…May 14, 1934 – May 3, 2021

Nellie M. Garcia…May 14, 1934 – May 3, 2021

  A Mass of Christian Burial for lifelong Holly, Colorado resident Nellie M. Garcia will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church in Holly. A Rosary Service will be held prior to the Mass at 9:30 A.M. with Connie and Edward Modecker reciting.  A Rite of […]

Alwin “Al” E. Branson…August 21, 1939 – January 27, 2021

Alwin “Al” E. Branson…August 21, 1939 – January 27, 2021

    A memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Alwin E. Branson, affectionately known to his family and friends as Al will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pitus Lehman officiating. Per Al’s request cremation will take place. Al was born on August 21, 1939 at […]

LCC Holding Commencement Ceremony on May 8 for Classes of 2021, 2020

LCC Holding Commencement Ceremony on May 8 for Classes of 2021, 2020

(Lamar, COLO.) – More than 220 students from two classes will be graduating from Lamar Community College (LCC) and will be recognized during an outdoor commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 10 a.m. on campus. Graduating students from the class of 2021 and class of 2020, which was unable to hold an in-person commencement […]

Alice Mae Ibarra…December 31, 1946 – May 1, 2021

    A mass of Christian burial for longtime Lamar resident, Alice Mae Ibarra will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, May 10, 2021 at the St. Frances de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Steven Murray as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30AM with Deacon […]

Janet Dorine Verhoeff (Mulaney)…September 28, 1959 – April 3, 2021

Janet Dorine Verhoeff (Mulaney)…September 28, 1959 – April 3, 2021

      Memorial services for former Lamar resident Janet Verhoeff will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, May 8, 2021 at the Lamar First Baptist Church with Steve Grant officiating. Janet Dorine Verhoeff (Mulaney) entered this world on September 28, 1959 in Lamar, Colorado to James and Esther Rosilda (McEndree) Mulaney and departed this […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition, Week Ending May 2, 2021

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition, Week Ending May 2, 2021

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY:   Spring planting continued around precipitation events last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Several localities in northeastern counties received good moisture, but planting was delayed due to the wet weather. Severe weather and hail were noted. A county report noted winter […]