RSSArchive for December 20th, 2021

Ricardo Fernandez Jr. – October 14, 1965 – December 17, 2021

Ricardo Fernandez Jr. – October 14, 1965 – December 17, 2021

  Ricardo Fernandez Jr., known to most as Nino or Rick, was born in La Junta, Colorado on October 14, 1965 to Ricardo Sr. and Tomasita Fernandez.  He passed away on December 17, 2021, in Denver, Colorado at the age of 56. Rick was raised in Las Animas, Colorado and graduated from high school in […]

Drought Persists and Deepens across South Central and Southeast Colorado

Drought Persists and Deepens across South Central and Southeast Colorado

Drought Information Statement, December 19, 2021 SYNOPSIS: November of 2021 was a very warm and dry month across most of south central and southeast Colorado, as well as the state as a whole, with November of 2021 coming in as the 3rd warmest and 11th driest November on record in Colorado. Despite a good dose of […]

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Update, December 15, 2021

Prowers County Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Update, December 15, 2021

  The seven-day Test Positivity Rate for COVID-19 cases in Prowers County is 4.87% (goal is <5%). This is down from 8.49% last week according to the December 15th update from the Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department. There have been 27 cases reported in the past seven days of which seven had received […]

Colorado Employment Situation – November 2021

Colorado Employment Situation – November 2021

  Household survey data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell three-tenths of a percentage point in November to 5.1 percent. The national unemployment rate declined by four-tenths of a percentage point to 4.2 percent. Other highlights from the household survey: Colorado’s labor force increased by 3,100 in November to […]

James Elliott Bendort – June 4, 1928 – December 12, 2021

James Elliott Bendort – June 4, 1928 – December 12, 2021

  James Elliott Bendorf born to Curtis and Fern Bendorf in Dighton, Kansas on June 4th, 1928 passed from this life on December 12th, 2021 while in the long term care facility at Weisbrod Hospital in Eads, Colorado with his three daughters at his side. Words can’t begin to give Jimmy justice for his strong […]