RSSArchive for August 6th, 2021

John Peter Navarrette...May 24, 1941 - August 4, 2021

John Peter Navarrette…May 24, 1941 – August 4, 2021

A funeral liturgy for longtime Bristol, Colorado resident John P. Navarrette will be held at 10:00AM on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at the Peacock Chapel with Deacon Allan Medina presiding. Interment with full military honors under the auspices of the local V.F.W. and American Legion will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery in the Veteran’s Section. […]

Search to Continue for Lamar City Administrator

Search to Continue for Lamar City Administrator

The City Council held interviews and hosted a community Meet and Greet for the new City Administrator on Friday, July 30th, 2021. The results of the interviews were discussed during a special Executive Session held on Monday, August 2nd, 2021. Following the Executive Session, I contacted the preferred candidate to discuss the opportunity. After some […]

CDOT US 287 Resurfacing in Lamar Project

CDOT US 287 Resurfacing in Lamar Project

    Construction Schedules: Subject to change based on weather/unforeseen circumstances and schedule changes. Project Information The Colorado Department of Transportation and Scott Contracting are resurfacing and improving the roadway on US 287 through Lamar in Prowers County. The project will include concrete pavement overlay, relocation of roadway lighting, removing and replacing medians, storm sewer […]

Richard Rivera Gomez…May 3, 1945 – July 29, 2021

Richard Rivera Gomez…May 3, 1945 – July 29, 2021

  A Funeral Mass for Bennett, Colorado resident, Richard R. Gomez, formerly of Granada will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, August 7, 2021 at St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church in Holly, Colorado. Celebrating the Mass will be Rev. Joseph Lawrence. A Rosary Service will be held prior to the Mass at 9:30 AM […]

LCC Offers Scholarships for All Online Students

LCC Offers Scholarships for All Online Students

(LAMAR, Colo.) — Lamar Community College (LCC) students have the benefit of getting a college education from anywhere and for the same price as it would cost them to attend in-person. The college began to offer scholarships specific to higher-cost online courses in Summer 2020 to help students who did not want to attend in-person […]

Southeast Colorado Concert Association 2021-2022

Southeast Colorado Concert Association 2021-2022

    Season tickets for the 2021-2022 Southeast Colorado Concert Association will be available Friday, August 20 at the Lamar Pocket Park from 6pm to 8pm.  Enjoy live music from 6:30 to 7:30 and comedy entertainment afterwards. OR buy Season Tickets on Saturday, August 21st, from 10am to 1pm at the Pocket Park near the […]