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CPW Awards Grant for Bent County Trap Club

CPW Awards Grant for Bent County Trap Club

  Colorado Parks and Wildlife has awarded $909,987 to eight shooting range projects across Colorado through the agency’s Shooting Range Development Program (SRDG). The funds will go toward developing new shooting ranges and upgrading existing ranges. SRDG supports the establishment, improvement and expansion of safe shooting facilities in Colorado and is one of the largest […]

VA awards $431 Million in Grants to Help at-risk Veterans and their Families

VA awards $431 Million in Grants to Help at-risk Veterans and their Families

  WASHINGTON —The Department of Veterans Affairs awarded $431 million in grants to 258 non-profit organizations across the nation to help homeless and at-risk Veterans and their families. The funds, which are being awarded through VA’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program, will be available for use on Oct.  1. SSVF grants enable community organizations […]

Alfred Adame Receives Quilt of Valor

Alfred Adame Receives Quilt of Valor

  During the September 11 Tribute, 2021, Quilt of Valor Foundation members were privileged to award Mr. Alfred Adame a Quilt of Valor in honor of his service to the United States of America.  Mr. Adame volunteered for the U.S. Army in October 1963 and was honorably discharged in 1966. He served those years in […]

Redevelopment Project Moves Forward on South Main Street

Redevelopment Project Moves Forward on South Main Street

    The Lamar Redevelopment Authority recently approved an application for funds needed to help complete refurbishing the long-vacant building at 120 South Main Street in Lamar.  The August 8th action approved a contribution of $18,520 which is 20% of the estimate for the completion of the project. Jake Chamberlain and Dustin Langston as L&C […]

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition Report, Week Ending 8-14-2022

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition Report, Week Ending 8-14-2022

      AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: High temperatures and limited moisture continued to plague the state last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, 58 percent of the State is under drought conditions, down 4 percentage points from the previous week. Twenty-seven […]

Dwight F. McKim - December 8, 1944 - August 15, 2022

Dwight F. McKim – December 8, 1944 – August 15, 2022

  A private family graveside service for former Lamar, Colorado resident currently of Greeley, Colorado will be held at Fairmount Cemetery. Dwight was born on December 8, 1944 at Lamar, Colorado to Roy and Virginia (Henson) McKim and passed away on August 15, 2022 at his caregiver’s home in Greeley, Colorado at the age of […]

Wayne Albin - April 14, 1931 - August 13, 2022

Wayne Albin – April 14, 1931 – August 13, 2022

    A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Wayne Albin will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, August 19, 2022 at the Lamar Christian Church with Mike Woelk officiating. Visitation for Wayne will be held from 3:00Pm until 5:00PM on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at the Peacock Family Chapel. Wayne was born on […]

Rick D. Gardner - October 25, 1965 - July 29, 2022

Rick D. Gardner – October 25, 1965 – July 29, 2022

  A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Rick D. Gardner will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Lamar Service Center located at 2500 S. Main St., Lamar, Colorado 81052. Per Rick’s request cremation will take place. Rick was born on October 25, […]

PEP Hosts Clean Energy Representative

PEP Hosts Clean Energy Representative

    Mike Kruger of Colorado Solar and Storage Association was a Zoom guest for the monthly Prowers Economic Prosperity meeting, Monday, August 15th. Kruger’s pinpoint media presentation stated that at least half of the new electricity generated in the country in 2022 will be from solar, wind and battery storage.  He was optimistic about […]

Mary Reinert – September 23, 1935 – August 14, 2022

Mary Reinert – September 23, 1935 – August 14, 2022

        Funeral Services for Holly, CO resident Mary Reinert will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 19, 2022, at First Baptist Church in Holly with Mr. Bon May officiating.  Interment will follow in the Holly Cemetery.  Visitation for Mary will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. until […]

Don Reyher and Harry Spitzer Recipients of Quilt of Valor Award

Don Reyher and Harry Spitzer Recipients of Quilt of Valor Award

    Don Reyher On September 11, 2021 local members of the Quilt of Valor Foundation awarded Mr. Don Reyher a Quilt of Valor for his service and dedication to the United States of America.  Mr. Reyher received his draft notice and answered the call of duty in October of 1951. He served valorously in […]

Polis Makes Appointments to 15th Judicial District Courts

Polis Makes Appointments to 15th Judicial District Courts

  Governor Polis also appointed Tarryn L. Johnson to fill a vacancy on the 15th Judicial District Court. The vacancy is created by the retirement of the Honorable Stanley Brinkley and is effective December 10, 2022. Ms. Johnson is a Senior Deputy Public Defender in the La Junta Regional Office, a position she has held […]

Bonnie Miller - November 10, 1932 - August 12, 2022

Bonnie Miller – November 10, 1932 – August 12, 2022

A celebration of life for former longtime Lamar, Colorado resident, Bonnie Miller of Rifle, Colorado will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, August 19, 2022 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Paul Floyd of the High Plains Fellowship Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery. Bonnie was born on November 10, 1932 […]

Prowers County Commissioners had Full Agenda

Prowers County Commissioners had Full Agenda

    The Prowers County Commissioners met Tuesday, August 9th in routine session and approved various agenda action items through the day before attending the local VA Town Forum held that afternoon at the County SOS Center on East Olive Street. To that end, the commissioners noted in a letter to U.S. Congressman, Michael Bennet, […]

Frontier Bank Donation for School Uniform Changes

Frontier Bank Donation for School Uniform Changes

    Frontier Bank recently made a $500 Donation to Lamar High School to help fund the cost of uniforms mascot logos and gear for all sports teams, switching from Lamar Savages to Lamar Thunder.  Clay Whitham and Jake Chamberlain from Frontier Bank in Lamar made the donation to Greg Eddy last week, stating they […]