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PCPHE COVID-19 Update for August 11, 2021

PCPHE COVID-19 Update for August 11, 2021

  To date, there have been 1,310 cases resulting in 95 hospitalizations and 23 deaths, an increase of one. TESTS The seven-day average Test Positivity rate for August 11, 1021 is 5.44% (goal is <5%). This is down slightly from 5.58% from last week.  There have been four cases in the past seven days and […]

Gary “Doc” Lee Smith…February 22, 1960 – August 9, 2021

Gary “Doc” Lee Smith…February 22, 1960 – August 9, 2021

    Funeral Services for Dr. Gary Smith will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 13, 2021, at the Goodland United Methodist Church in Goodland, KS.  Visitation will be held at the church from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 12, 2021.  There will also be visitation on Saturday, August 14, […]

USDA Approves Colorado’s State Hemp Plan, Creating a Pathway to Expanded Operations and Testing

USDA Approves Colorado’s State Hemp Plan, Creating a Pathway to Expanded Operations and Testing

      LONGMONT – Governor Polis, Commissioner Kate Greenberg, and officials from the U.S. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the approval of Colorado’s State Hemp Management Plan that provides details on practices and procedures to enable hemp producers to operate in Colorado in compliance with federal laws. “Colorado is the undisputed leader in […]

PUC Rules in Favor of LUB in Rehearing Bid from SECPA

PUC Rules in Favor of LUB in Rehearing Bid from SECPA

    Lamar Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh, noted to the Lamar Utility Board during its August 10th meeting, an update from the Public Utilities Commission from Wednesday, August 4th.  PUC, he said, ruled in favor of the Light Plant and denied SECPA’s application for rehearing, re-argument or re-consideration of Decision No. 21-0368.  The Commission […]

Lamar Community College to Offer Classes in Baca, Kiowa and East Prowers this Fall

Lamar Community College to Offer Classes in Baca, Kiowa and East Prowers this Fall

  (LAMAR, Colo.) — Residents of Prowers, Baca and Kiowa counties will have access to a Lamar Community College (LCC) education without needing to travel to the main campus. LCC recently expanded its capacity to serve students by creating Distance Learning Sites in Eads, Granada and Springfield, lessening the distance and increasing access to higher […]