RSSArchive for November 2nd, 2021

Area Election Results, Not Official at this Time

Area Election Results, Not Official at this Time

    City of Lamar  Ballot Issue 2A Shall the City of Lamar taxes be increased by $450,000 annually by imposing an additional sales tax of 5% on the sale of retail marijuana and medical marijuana? Yes 989 No 808 City of Lamar  Ballot Issue 2B Shall the establishment and operation of medical and retail […]

Crespin Wins Return to Mayor for Lamar

Crespin Wins Return to Mayor for Lamar

Voters in Lamar returned a yes vote for incumbent mayor, Kirk Crespin.  The vote was  1,248 in favor versus 690 for those voting for his challenger, Nick Lopez.   Crespin will remain in office for a new, two-year term. There was a three-candidate race for two seats on the Lamar City Council for Ward III representation.  […]

City Votes to Approve Recreational/Medical Marijuana Sales

City Votes to Approve Recreational/Medical Marijuana Sales

    Voters in Lamar approved the two-part November ballot question to legalize sales of marijuana within the City of Lamar.  Both questions, 2A and 2B had to pass in order for the city to join other communities with legalized sales.  The vote was 1,102 to 902 on 2A which set the level of taxes […]

Jason Weisenhorn – December 17, 1970 – November 1, 2021

Jason Weisenhorn – December 17, 1970 – November 1, 2021

    A celebration of life for longtime Holly, Colorado resident, Jason Weisenhorn will be held at 10:00AM on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. A private family burial will follow at the Holly Cemetery. Per the family’s request there will be no […]

Toys for Tots – Food for Families, 2021

Toys for Tots – Food for Families, 2021

    Darlene Lopez and her crew of volunteers are preparing for their annual task of collecting toys for tots for the Christmas season. If you wish to be included in the gift list, applications are being processed only by local schools in Prowers County.  No other applications will be accepted and they are limited […]

Colorado Crop Progress/Condidtion Report, Week Ending October 31, 2021

Colorado Crop Progress/Condidtion Report, Week Ending October 31, 2021

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Harvest and fieldwork activities continued during isolated precipitation events last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Conditions remained dry, and the latest U.S. Drought Monitor report indicated over 95 percent of the state was experiencing abnormally dry to exceptional drought conditions. In northeastern counties, […]