RSSArchive for April 12th, 2023

Peggy Ann (Perkins) Thomas – March 24, 1958 – April 11, 2023

Peggy Ann (Perkins) Thomas – March 24, 1958 – April 11, 2023

A graveside celebration of life for former Swink and Rocky Ford, Colorado resident currently of Arkansas City, Kansas will be held at 1:00PM on Monday, April 17, 2023 at the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar with Pastor Paul Floyd of the High Plains Fellowship Church officiating. Peggy Ann (Perkins) Thomas was born on March 24, 1958, […]

Cassandra Young – September 5, 1983 – April 9, 2023

Cassandra Young – September 5, 1983 – April 9, 2023

  A memorial service for longtime Lamar resident Cassandra Young will be held at a later date. Cassandra was born on September 5, 1983 at Lamar, Colorado to Bradley Jay and Rebecca Lane (Hahn) Young and passed away on April 9, 2023 at the Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado at the age of 39. […]

Self Serve Fuel Available at Lamar Airport

Self Serve Fuel Available at Lamar Airport

  Lamar city officials cut the ribbon highlighting the self-serve fuel pump in service at the Southeast Colorado Regional Airport today, April 12th. Mayor Kirk Crespin was flanked by city and airport officials as he noted, “This new service is one of several amenities the city has been developing over the years to help improve […]

SCEDD Broadband Initiative Updates

SCEDD Broadband Initiative Updates

SCEDD’s broadband initiative aims to help facilitate the expansion of broadband infrastructure throughout the SCEDD region. Our team continues to seek feedback from interested stakeholders, whether they be board members from local counties, regional stakeholders, municipalities, ISPs, or other industry partners interested in creating a winning strategy to bring high-speed broadband to the region. It […]

Ark Basin Water Forum Features Top Water Experts

Ark Basin Water Forum Features Top Water Experts

  The premier water event in Colorado’s largest river basin happens Tuesday and Wednesday, April 25-26, in Colorado Springs. The 27th Arkansas River Basin Water Forum will feature discussions and presentations on “Facing the Future Together” delivered by top water experts in Colorado and the Ark Basin. Tuesday’s keynote speaker will be Kelly Romero-Heaney, assistant […]

Gov. Polis Announces Boards and Commissions Appointments

Gov. Polis Announces Boards and Commissions Appointments

    Colorado HIV Alliance for Prevention, Care, and Treatment To promote effective HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs, the HIV Alliance for Prevention, Care, and Treatment shall advise, inform and closely consult with CDPHE with regard to issues, trends, needs, policy, and resources pertaining to HIV/AIDS throughout the State of Colorado. For a term […]

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING APRIL 9, 2023

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING APRIL 9, 2023

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Spring fieldwork and planting preparations continued last week where conditions allowed, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, 38 percent of the state was under drought conditions, up 2 percent from last week but down from 83 percent a year […]

Lamar Utility Board Wind Turbines Scheduled for Maintenance

Lamar Utility Board Wind Turbines Scheduled for Maintenance

  Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh told the utility board the wind turbine crew will begin their semi-annual maintenance and inspection program on all five wind turbines. Each turbine will be shut down for approximately eight hours on a calm day so preventative maintenance can be performed safely per GE’s recommended maintenance program. The line […]