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Southeast Colorado Drought Update from NWS Pueblo for February 20, 2022

Southeast Colorado Drought Update from NWS Pueblo for February 20, 2022

  Drought Persists across South Central and Southeast Colorado SYNOPSIS: After a very warm and dry start to the 2022 Water-Year (October 1- September 30), December storms brought abundant snowfall to the higher terrain along the Continental Divide. Unfortunately, not much of this precipitation made it past the Continental Divide during the first month of […]

Lance Clark, Bowling 300, Family-Style

Lance Clark, Bowling 300, Family-Style

Lamar resident, Lance Clark achieved every bowler’s dream last February 7th , with a perfect game of 300 at Lamar Lanes, almost to the day, eight years earlier, when his father, Brett Clark, also threw 12 successive strikes for his 300. “My dad was on hand for the game and recorded me,” Clark explained adding […]

9/11 Tribute Memorial Making Process Towards Completion

9/11 Tribute Memorial Making Process Towards Completion

      Arkansas Valley Construction, Daniels Construction, BMS, Electra Pro, Riders Metal LLC and G5 Imprints, all in a joint effort, built an information kiosk at the0/11 Memorial adjacent to the Big Timbers Museum just north of Lamar, Colorado. The kiosk will soon house artifacts from New York City’s Twin Towers, Shanksville, Pennsylvania and […]

Betty J. Pelley – January 15, 1932 – February 18, 2022

Betty J. Pelley – January 15, 1932 – February 18, 2022

  A Service of Celebration for longtime Lamar resident, Betty Pelley will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 3, 2022 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. It is Betty’s wish that everyone attending wear bright colorful clothing. Visitation for Mrs. Pelley will be held on […]

Henry “Red” DeVoter – January 18, 1942 – February 15, 2022

Henry “Red” DeVoter – January 18, 1942 – February 15, 2022

  A celebration of life for former Lamar resident currently of Slaton, Texas Henry DeVoter affectionately known as Red, will be held at 10:00AM on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at the Peacock Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Wiley Cemetery in Wiley, CO. Visitation for Red will be held on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 from […]

Elvira A. Gruenloh – May 3, 1932 – February 16, 2022

Elvira A. Gruenloh – May 3, 1932 – February 16, 2022

  A Mass of Christian Burial for longtime Lamar area resident Elvira Gruenloh will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Co-Celebrating the Mass will be Reverend Steven Murray and Reverend Joseph Lawrence. A Rosary Service will be held prior to the Mass […]

Bruce C. Maggart – June 10, 1928 – February 18, 2022

Bruce C. Maggart – June 10, 1928 – February 18, 2022

    A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Bruce C. Maggart will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, February 28, 2022 at the Crosswinds Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Roy Gueswel officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Lamar. Visitation for Bruce will be held from 1:00PM until 3:00PM on Sunday, […]

USDA Report - Farms and Land in Farms in USA

USDA Report – Farms and Land in Farms in USA

COLORADO: The number of farms and ranches in Colorado in 2021 totaled 39,000, up 200 operations from the 2020 estimate. Total land in farms in Colorado, at 31.8 million acres, was unchanged from the 2020 estimate. The average size of farm was 815 acres, compared to 820 acres the previous year. UNITED STATES; The number […]