RSSArchive for March 27th, 2023

PEP Annual Meeting Highlights Local Businesses

PEP Annual Meeting Highlights Local Businesses

  Three area businesses were highlighted for their achievements during the March 23rd Prowers Economic Prosperity annual meeting, held at Las Brisas Restaurant in Lamar. PEP Executive Director, Cheryl Sanchez presented Shane and Tori Hawks of Stampede Services in Wiley with the Rising Star award for their contribution to the economy and workforce of the […]



    Drought Conditions Persist across Southeast Colorado SYNOPSIS: The first week of January was relatively cool and unsettled across south central and southeast Colorado, before upper level ridging brought warm and dry conditions through the second week of the month.  The last half of January saw occasional disturbances bringing surges of cold and unsettled […]

Colorado Employment Situation – February 2023

    6,200 Nonfarm Payroll Jobs Added in February; Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly to 2.9 Percent   Household survey data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point in February to 2.9 percent compared to the January rate of 2.8 percent. The number of unemployed individuals […]

Letter to the Editor:  'Thank You' from the Civis Family

Letter to the Editor: ‘Thank You’ from the Civis Family

  THANK YOU!!.  Those words are very inadequate to express our feelings to all who fought the fire on Wednesday, March 22.  Several volunteer fire departments, the Prowers County Road and Bridge employees, and many community individuals worked very hard to save the homes in the path of the fire.  They all most likely had […]

Rose Marie Flores – July 5, 1958 – March 23, 2023

Rose Marie Flores – July 5, 1958 – March 23, 2023

  Mass of Chrisitan Burial for Rose Marie Flores will be held at 3:00 p.m. and Rosary at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, March 30, 2023 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado. Per Rose’s request, cremation will follow and inurnment will take place at a later date. Rose Marie Flores was born on July […]