RSSArchive for June 30th, 2021

Lamar PD: Residents Be Aware of "SPOOF" Calls

Lamar PD: Residents Be Aware of “SPOOF” Calls

  The Lamar Police Department has received several calls from concerned citizens in regards to fraudulent phone calls from ‘spoofed’ local numbers, including the Lamar Police Department’s main line, as well as other local entities. The parties making the calls requesting personal and financial information are not associated with the department or city, and should […]

City Council Reviewing Changes to Proposed Vacant Building Registration Ordinance

City Council Reviewing Changes to Proposed Vacant Building Registration Ordinance

    The Lamar City Council, following a public hearing on June 28, 2021 regarding the use of FPPA ‘Old Hire’ Pension Funds for fire department retirees, approved using the funds to help fund construction of a future public safety building for the City of Lamar.  The governing board for the fund has been inactive […]

Bennet, Hickenlooper Announce $5.7 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding for 57 Rural Health Clinics

Bennet, Hickenlooper Announce $5.7 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding for 57 Rural Health Clinics

    Washington, D.C. – Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper announced $5.7 million in funding for 57 Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in Colorado from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The funding for RHCs is a part of the Rural Health Clinic […]

Lamar Utility Board Reviews Favorable Court Decision in SECPA Lawsuit

Lamar Utility Board Reviews Favorable Court Decision in SECPA Lawsuit

    The Lamar Utility Board met in regular session Tuesday, June 29th to discuss the Public Utility Commission’s decision to affirm the recommended decision of Administration Law Judge, Conor Farley, in favor of LUB in its lawsuit against Southeast Colorado Power Association. Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh, noted the PUC affirmed all key parts […]

154th Year of State’s Leading Cattle Organization to be Led by Colorado Generational Rancher

154th Year of State’s Leading Cattle Organization to be Led by Colorado Generational Rancher

  ARVADA, Colo – Steve Wooten, rancher from Kim, Colo., was welcomed into his role as the 116th president of Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) at CCA’s 2021 Annual Convention hosted last week in Grand Junction, Colo. Wooten has served on CCA’s Board of Directors for over 10 years, including as CCA President in 2019-2020, and […]

Graduation Exercise for Lamar High School, Class of 2021

Graduation Exercise for Lamar High School, Class of 2021

  The 123rd Annual Commencement of the Class of 2021 for Lamar High School noted 120 graduates this year with activities held at the Lamar Community Building. 2021 Senior Class Officers were Sage Ann Higbee as Head Girl and Devyn Joseph Kincade as Head Boy with Tess Elizabeth Camp as this year’s Valedictorian and James […]