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Lamar Council Appoints Brent Bates as Ward One Rep

      The Lamar City Council, following a work session interview and a subsequent executive session on May 8th, selected Brent Bates by a five to one vote to replace former member, Anne-Marie Crampton for Ward One following Crampton’s resignation earlier this spring.  Bates was one of six applicants for the position and took […]

SCEDD Broadband Initiative – May 2023 Update

SCEDD Broadband Initiative – May 2023 Update

    SCEDD has finalized the development of its Broadband Implementation Blueprint for its 13 member counties in southern Colorado. The blueprint compiles and identifies middle-mile fiber needs across the region. Once approved for distribution, the blueprint will serve as a master plan for the region’s middle-mile priorities and help SCEDD solicit and form meaningful […]

Jazziel Garcia - January 18, 1995 – May 7, 2023

Jazziel Garcia – January 18, 1995 – May 7, 2023

  A mass of Christian burial for lifelong Lamar resident, Jazziel Garcia will be held at 10:00AM on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Leonardo Ayuyao’s.s.s. as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior at 9:30 AM at the church with Deacon Allan […]

Arkansas River Report for April 2023 from Arkansas River Watershed Collaborative

Arkansas River Report for April 2023 from Arkansas River Watershed Collaborative

  ​With spring runoff underway, West Slope and Rio Grande Basin snowpacks remain well above average, but the Arkansas River Basin continues to record the lowest snowpack in Colorado. According to the latest information from the U.S. Drought Monitor, only Colorado’s West Slope river basins remain drought-free with the formerly drought-free Upper Arkansas Basin now […]