RSSArchive for June 21st, 2021

Chamber and Donuts at Community State Bank

Chamber and Donuts at Community State Bank

  Employees at the Community State Bank at 717 North Main Street in Lamar enjoyed donuts this past Friday, courtesy of the Lamar Chamber of Commerce as board members paid their weekly visit to a local business. Community State Bank is a full service operation open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5pm with the […]

Jerry S. Loveland…November 5, 1941 – June 20, 2021

Jerry S. Loveland…November 5, 1941 – June 20, 2021

    A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Jerry S. Loveland will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, June 25, 2021 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation for Jerry will be held from 1:00PM until 4:00PM on […]

Lamar Airport Operating as Regional Facility

Lamar Airport Operating as Regional Facility

    Clear, blue skies and mild temperatures this past Saturday morning, June 19th, made a perfect moment to enjoy a free pancake breakfast, view various airplanes and watch the ribbon cutting for the dedication as the Lamar Municipal Airport is now officially recognized by the FAA as a regional facility. There have been changes […]

Journey into the Past at Bent’s Old Fort  

Journey into the Past at Bent’s Old Fort  

La Junta, CO – The National Park Service is offering an opportunity for individuals to “step back in time” and experience life as it might have been 175 years ago at a trading post on the Santa Fe Trail. From Monday, July 26, through Saturday, July 31, 2021, the fort will host an Historical Interpreter and […]

Colorado Employment Situation – May 2021

Colorado Employment Situation – May 2021

    Household Survey Data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined two-tenths of a percentage point in May to 6.2 percent. During the same period, the national unemployment rate decreased three-tenths of a percentage point to 5.8 percent. Other highlights from the household survey: Colorado’s labor force grew by […]

Troy Manor, Last Look

Troy Manor, Last Look

    Before the end of June, the Troy Manor will be just a passing memory. The former motel on South Main Street in Lamar had been slated for some time for demolition, but it was only after the usual red tape was taken care of that the final portion of the demolition could take […]