RSSArchive for November 9th, 2021

Letter to the Editor:  From Eric Niemeyer

Letter to the Editor:  From Eric Niemeyer

  “About three weeks ago I announced my retirement from High Plains Community Health Center. I did this with a heavy heart, having come to love my coworkers, our patients and many friends. My retirement will allow my family to focus on its personal needs and to be closer to extended family in another state. […]

James LeRoy Filbeck – July 26, 1951 – November 8, 2021

James LeRoy Filbeck – July 26, 1951 – November 8, 2021

    A graveside memorial service for lifelong Lamar resident, James L. Filbeck affectionately known as Jim, will be held at 10:00AM on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at the Riverside Cemetery with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. Per Jim’s request cremation will take place. Jim was born on July 26, 1951 at […]

Cruz Carmen Amaya – June 13, 1933 – November 4, 2021

Cruz Carmen Amaya – June 13, 1933 – November 4, 2021

    A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Cruz Carmen Amaya, affectionately known as Carmen, will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at the Life Center Foursquare Gospel Church with Pastor Manuel Tamaz officiating. Per Carmen’s request cremation will take place. Carmen was born on June 13, 1933 […]

Lamar Rotary Celebrates a Century of Service

Lamar Rotary Celebrates a Century of Service

  Rotarians and the Lamar community-at-large gathered this past Friday, November 5th to celebrate the centennial observance of the Lamar Rotarian organization which was founded in 1921. Co-President for 2021, Anne-Marie Crampton, emceed the historic event which was held at The Max Hotel, East Olive Street in Lamar.    Crampton introduced guest speaker, Kris Sarlo-Koelher, the […]

Evans and Bellomy on Board for New Line-Up

Evans and Bellomy on Board for New Line-Up

  The Lamar City Council hosted a reception for the outgoing and incoming council members this past Monday, November 8th at the Cultural Events Center.  Two council sessions were held with the outgoing council meeting at 7pm and the incoming council meeting followed at 7:30pm.  A work session was also conducted at 6:30 to discuss […]

City of Lamar Tax Revenue Report

City of Lamar Tax Revenue Report

    Sales tax revenues for the City of Lamar posted another month of gains for this past September with City Sales Tax up 11.39% for a difference of $37,611.  Collections for 2021 were $367.725 and $330,113 for 2020.  Total Sales and Use Tax collections gained 9.33% for 2021.  Total collections were $399,559 for this […]

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition, Week Ending November 7, 2021

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition, Week Ending November 7, 2021

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Another dry week allowed harvest to continue and several crops were almost complete by week’s end, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northwestern counties, recent moisture helped alleviate exceptional drought conditions according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor report. The district remained in mostly […]