RSSArchive for January 12th, 2022

City Waiting for Ruling on Latest Marijuana Ballot Challenge

City Waiting for Ruling on Latest Marijuana Ballot Challenge

    Arguments against the validity of the initiating ballot questions pertaining to the sale and taxation of recreational marijuana products were presented before Prowers District Judge, Michael Davidson on Monday, January 10th.  His decision is expected to be issued to both parties by February 1st. In the court hearing, Wanda Rohlman, Plaintiff, was represented […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update for January 12, 2022 from PCPHE

COVID-19 Weekly Update for January 12, 2022 from PCPHE

  There have been 88 cases noted in the past seven days and 107 cases in the past fourteen days.  Of those 29 and 40 persons had received at least one vaccination. The seven day average Test Positivity rate has climbed to 14.92% (goal is <5%). This is up from 4.87% last week. ISOLATION AND […]

Glenda Ruth Patrick – July 10, 1949 – January 10, 2022

Glenda Ruth Patrick – July 10, 1949 – January 10, 2022

  A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Glenda Ruth Patrick will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Las Animas/Bent County Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado. Visitation for Mrs. Patrick will be […]

Attorney General Phil Weiser Urges FCC to Block Illegal, Foreign Robocalls

Attorney General Phil Weiser Urges FCC to Block Illegal, Foreign Robocalls

  Jan. 10, 2021 (DENVER) — Attorney General Phil Weiser today urged the Federal Communications Commission to help stem the tide of foreign-based illegal robocalls that attempt to scam Americans. A bipartisan group of 51 attorneys general encouraged the FCC to adopt rules requiring gateway providers — the companies that allow foreign calls into the […]

New Members Bring Diverse Perspectives to the Colorado Agricultural Commission

New Members Bring Diverse Perspectives to the Colorado Agricultural Commission

  Broomfield, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Agriculture is pleased to welcome four new appointees to the Colorado Agricultural Commission, to fill vacancies left behind by members whose terms have expired. The Agricultural Commission’s nine members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the State Senate. They are responsible for making recommendations to […]

2021 Climate Year in Review for Southern Colorado

2021 Climate Year in Review for Southern Colorado

  January of 2021 saw several passing weather systems throughout the first half of the month across south central and southeast Colorado. These systems brought cool temperatures and beneficial moisture and snowfall, along with bouts of strong winds and blowing dust to portions of the southeast plains, before warmer and drier conditions returned for the […]

Domingo Duran Jr. – February 22, 1957 – January 9, 2022

Domingo Duran Jr. – February 22, 1957 – January 9, 2022

      A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022 and Rosary at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Father Victor Raj officiating.  Inurnment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery. Domingo Duran Jr. was born on Feb 22, 1957 in Las […]