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Lamar Fire and Emergency Services Needs Volunteers

Lamar Fire and Emergency Services Needs Volunteers

  Lamar Fire and Emergency Services continues to operate with reduced volunteer staff, according to information provided by Chief Jeremy Burkhart in his monthly update for the Lamar City Council.  He added that Lamar is not alone is this problem as volunteerism has generally declined around the country which creates an additional workload for paid […]

Lamar Utility Board Reviews Wind Turbine Performance

Lamar Utility Board Reviews Wind Turbine Performance

    The Lamar Light Plant’s three wind turbines have generated 6,083.10MWH’s of electricity at an average capacity factor of 30.57% which is about 11.33% lower than the same period last year.  T-3 turbine has generated more than the other two turbines.  T-4, ARPA’s unit, ranked 4th in MWH generation.  The Springfield turbine has generated […]

PCPHE Weekly COVID-19 Update (July 28, 2021) Shows Increase in Test Positivity Rate

PCPHE Weekly COVID-19 Update (July 28, 2021) Shows Increase in Test Positivity Rate

    The seven-day test positivity rate is 3.69% and the goal is <5%. This is up from 0.9% from last week.  There were eight cases in the past seven days and ten cases in the past 14 days. CURRENT OUTBREAKS: There are NO current active outbreaks in Prowers County. Demographic breakdown:  the 30-39 age […]

West Boat Ramp closed at John Martin Reservoir State Park due to low water

West Boat Ramp closed at John Martin Reservoir State Park due to low water

HASTY, Colo. – John Martin Reservoir State Park has closed its West Boat Ramp to trailer launching due to low water levels. It has become too difficult to launch vessels from the ramp because the end of the concrete boat ramp will soon be completely exposed. To protect the safety of boating guests, Park Manager […]

Donut Friday at Coloradoland Tire and Service

Donut Friday at Coloradoland Tire and Service

    Tires are round and have holes in the middle and so do……donuts!  It was a natural fit that the Lamar Chamber board visited Coloradoland Tire and Service last Friday with a dozen tasty radials. Located at 105 South 4th in Lamar, Coloradoland Tire and Service is open Monday – Friday from 7:30 to […]

Diana (Villalva) Delgado…March 16, 1960 – July 20, 2021

Diana (Villalva) Delgado…March 16, 1960 – July 20, 2021

    On Tuesday, July 20, 2021, Diana (Villalva) Delgado, loving mother of four, passed away at the age of 61 in Colorado City, CO. Diana was born March 16, 1960, in Long Beach, CA to Nancy and Juan Villalva. Diana graduated cum laude with a BA in business administration from the College of Charleston, […]