RSSArchive for September, 2021

PUBLIC HEARING - NOTICE AS TO PROPOSED BUDGET

PUBLIC HEARING – NOTICE AS TO PROPOSED BUDGET

    PUBLIC HEARING – NOTICE AS TO PROPOSED BUDGET Notice is hereby given that a proposed budget will be submitted to the Urban Renewal Authority of the City of Lamar for the ensuing year January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022.  That a copy of such proposed budget has been filed in the office […]

Lora Jean Briggs - January 9, 1941 - September 23, 2021

Lora Jean Briggs – January 9, 1941 – September 23, 2021

  Lora Jean Briggs was born on January 9, 1941, in Denver, Colorado to George and Lois (Allen) Ellis.  She passed away on  September 23, 2021 in Colorado Springs, Colorado at the age of 80. Lora graduated from Englewood High School. She was united in marriage to James Smith and to this union three children […]

Letter to the Editor:  Dear Residents of Prowers County:

Letter to the Editor: Dear Residents of Prowers County:

  Dear Residents of Prowers County: We would like to encourage you to use the link below or the QR Code to participate in our survey! We are working with the Colorado Tourism Office regarding the Restart Destinations Program which will help develop tourism recovery strategies and support adoption of the Colorado Tourism Roadmap to […]

3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk, Speak Up About the Silent Illness, Set for October 9th

3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk, Speak Up About the Silent Illness, Set for October 9th

  On February 27, 2021 the 2nd Annual Anthony W. LaTour, Speak Up about the Silent Illness 5K Run Walk was held in Lamar.  We were unable to have the run in 2020 due to the pandemic but are pleased to announce that recently, Talin Niemeyer was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to attend Brigham Young […]

Prowers County Public Health and Environment Covid Update as of September 29, 2021

Prowers County Public Health and Environment Covid Update as of September 29, 2021

  The seven-day average Test Positivity rate is 9.22% (goal is <5%). This is up from 8.47% from last week.  There have been 32 cases in the past seven days of which two had been vaccinated and 30 were not.  There have been sixty-one cases in the past fourteen days.  The cumulative number of cases […]

Mary Ann Phyliss Jimenez -  May 2, 1946 - September 28, 2021

Mary Ann Phyliss Jimenez –  May 2, 1946 – September 28, 2021

  A mass of Christian burial for lifelong Lamar resident, Mary Ann Jimenez will be held at 10:00AM on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Joseph Lawrence as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30AM at the church […]

Pedro “Pete” Medina – July 5, 1964 - September 27, 2021

Pedro “Pete” Medina – July 5, 1964 – September 27, 2021

A Memorial Service for Granada, Colorado resident Pedro Medina will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, October 9, 2021 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Paul Floyd of the High Plains Fellowship officiating. Interment will follow at the Hillside Cemetery in Granada, Colorado. Pedro “Pete” as he was known to his family and friends […]

John Eddie Marlman...February 10, 1938 – September 23, 2021

John Eddie Marlman…February 10, 1938 – September 23, 2021

John Eddie Marlman passed away on September 23, 2021, at the Joni Fair Hospice House in Pueblo, Colorado at the age of 83, with close family and Pastor at bedside.  He was born on February 10, 1938, at the family home in rural Bent County, Colorado to Christian William and Edna Eliza (Pittman) Marlman. John […]

Lamar Utility Board Moves Forward on 2022 Budget

Lamar Utility Board Moves Forward on 2022 Budget

  The Lamar Utility Board held a brief meeting, Tuesday, September 28th after which, they moved into executive session to receive advice on legal questions related to a Public Utilities Case.  During its September 14th meeting, Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh, informed the board that the deadline for SECPA, Southeast Colorado Power Authority to file […]

Cobblestone Hotel Groundbreaking Set for October 6th, Joe Giadone Honored

Cobblestone Hotel Groundbreaking Set for October 6th, Joe Giadone Honored

    The Lamar City Council approved a modification of the incentive package for BriMark Buildings Construction, LLC for the Cobblestone Hotel Development project during their September 27th meeting.  Their attorneys had requested a change from the City and Redevelopment Authority Board regarding the Substantial Completion Date clause, as long as the owner is in […]

Colorado Crop Progress-Condition Report, Week Ending Sept 26, 2021

Colorado Crop Progress-Condition Report, Week Ending Sept 26, 2021

  AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Conditions were once again ideal for fieldwork and harvest activities last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northwestern counties, the fourth cutting of alfalfa moved ahead. In the northeast, dry conditions remained and cooler temperatures brought some relief. Corn silage harvest was […]

Birth Announcements:  Barker-/-Reyes-/-Pacheco

Birth Announcements:  Barker-/-Reyes-/-Pacheco

    Jessica Gomez and Chris Barker of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Nova Grace Barker at 6:21am at Prowers Medical Center on Thursday, September 23, 2021 with Dr. Silva attending.  Nova weighed ten pounds and nine ounces and was 19 ½ inches in length at birth.  Siblings:  Shaun Parker Gomez.  Grandparents: […]

Dorothy L. Spurgeon…February 4, 1943 – September 10, 2021

Dorothy L. Spurgeon…February 4, 1943 – September 10, 2021

    A come and go memorial service for longtime Hasty, Colorado resident, Dorothy L. Spurgeon will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 10:00AM throughout the day at the Hasty Fire Station in Hasty. Dorothy was born on February 4, 1943 at Limon, Colorado to Ray and Josie (Jones) Lightcap and passed away […]

Miguel “Mike” Reyes…September 29, 1968 – September 25, 2021

Miguel “Mike” Reyes…September 29, 1968 – September 25, 2021

    A mass of Christian burial for Miguel Reyes affectionately known to his family and friends as Mike, will be held at 10:00AM on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Joseph Lawrence as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the […]

John David Adamson, Jr…August 13, 1941 – September 22, 2021

John David Adamson, Jr…August 13, 1941 – September 22, 2021

    John David Adamson, Jr. went to be with his wife Ruth and his Lord and Savior Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at the age of 80. David, as he was known to those who knew him best, was born in the Chivington post office in Chivington, Colorado on August 13, 1941, to John and […]