RSSArchive for July 17th, 2023

“Black-Out Memorial Truck Begins a New Journey

“Black-Out Memorial Truck Begins a New Journey

  The Annual Tri-State 9-11 Tribute Committee announced the distinctive “Black-Out” Memorial truck will be heading down the road this weekend, enroute to Pasco, Washington for another tour.  Folks should gather by 10am at the 9/11 Memorial Site at the Big Timbers Museum this Saturday, July 22nd. The send-off is sponsored by the Tri-State 9/11 […]

Prowers County District Boards Open for Members

Prowers County District Boards Open for Members

  The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents of East Prowers Cemetery District to fill one (1) position on the Board for a term which will expire August 2029. Appointed members serve as volunteers. The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents […]

Lorella Lucille Gadash – November 1, 1929 – July 16, 2023

Lorella Lucille Gadash – November 1, 1929 – July 16, 2023

  A memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Lorella Gadash will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ed Briggs officiating. A private family inurnment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery. Lorella was born on November 1, 1929 at Wiley, Colorado to Clarence Arthur “Kelly” and Merle […]

CGI Provides a New Look for Lamar

CGI Provides a New Look for Lamar

    George Sickler, a photographer employed by CGI Digital Company, was making the rounds to a lot of Lamar’s hot spots this past week, shooting updated videos of the town for additions to the social media site used by the city. CGI was first employed by the City of Lamar almost a decade ago, […]

Music Performances, Acts Announced for the 2023 Colorado State Fair

Music Performances, Acts Announced for the 2023 Colorado State Fair

  Pueblo, Colo. — The PRCA RAM Rodeos at the Colorado State Fair will feature performances by fan favorites Ian Munsick, Chase Rice, and Sawyer Brown. The 151st State Fair is scheduled from August 25 – September 4, 2023. Ian Munsick is scheduled to perform on Friday, Aug. 25. A seasoned entertainer, having grown up […]

Polis Applauds New Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pill

Polis Applauds New Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pill

  DENVER- Today, Governor Polis applauded the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of “Opill” (norgestrel), a daily oral contraceptive available for use without a prescription. Opill is the first of its kind to be approved by the FDA and is expected to become available nationwide in the first quarter of 2024 without a doctor’s […]

Birth Announcements:  Wertz -/- Stegman

Birth Announcements:  Wertz -/- Stegman

  Thaddeus and Sierra Wertz of Fort Lyon, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Hezekiah Reed Wertz at 1:40pm on Saturday, July 8th, 2023 at Prowers Medical Center with Dr. Korkis attending.  Hezekiah weighed eight pounds and ten ounces and was 21 inches in length at birth.  Grandparents: Brent Wertz, Eva Silva, Tina Tague, […]

Cannonball Motorcycle Run Logo

Here we go again!!!  Come see Vintage Motorcycles to Roll through Lamar, Colorado!

  Sunday, September 17, 2023   11:00 to 2:00pm…On Beech Street by the Colorado Welcome Center & Lamar Chamber of Commerce. When the Vintage Cars rolled through Lamar, on July 1, 2023, The Great Race was a success!  Thank you to these Sponsors! Event Host:  Colorado Welcome Center and its 27 Ambassadors Committee: Leslie Stagner, Director […]

CO A.G Weiser Announces Walmart Customer's Settlement

CO A.G Weiser Announces Walmart Customer’s Settlement

  July 13, 2023 (DENVER) – Attorney General Phil Weiser announced today a settlement reached with Walmart over the company’s failure to ensure the price customers paid for its products matched the price listed on the shelf. This settlement is part of a partnership between Weiser and Attorney General Aaron Ford of Nevada. Under the […]

Two Survive Sinking Boat in Lake Pueblo; Pueblo County Divers Recover Body of Third Passenger

Two Survive Sinking Boat in Lake Pueblo; Pueblo County Divers Recover Body of Third Passenger

    PUEBLO, Colo. – A small ski boat carrying three people began taking on water and quickly sank Saturday evening shortly after launching at Lake Pueblo State Park prompting a frantic rescue attempt by witnesses on shore and by Colorado Parks and Wildlife park rangers. Two boat passengers wearing life jackets resurfaced when the […]

Southern Colorado Economic Development District -  Broadband Update

Southern Colorado Economic Development District –  Broadband Update

    SCEDD Broadband Initiative The world of broadband is an active one, and SCEDD has been busy working towards the Colorado Broadband Office’s Capital Project Fund (CPF) grant application deadline on August 21st. We have reviewed and scored responses to our “Request for Partnership” and are very excited about the opportunities to collaborate and […]

Don’t Strikeout with a DUI

Don’t Strikeout with a DUI

  July, 2023 – Statewide Traffic Safety – 33% of Colorado crashes this year have involved impaired driving   Statewide — Don’t strike out on the road with a DUI. The Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol (CSP), and local law enforcement agencies will have all the bases covered in the upcoming DUI enforcement […]

Gregorio James Trujillo – January 29, 1961 – July 10, 2023

Gregorio James Trujillo – January 29, 1961 – July 10, 2023

    Gregorio James Trujillo passed away on July 10, 2023 at his home in Las Animas, Colorado at the age of 62.  He was born January 29, 1961 in Las Animas, Colorado to Gregorio Tobias and Mary Juanita (Sena) Trujillo. Gregorio graduated from Las Animas High School in 1979 and joined the United States […]

Aldo Almanza – December 7, 1996 – July 13, 2023

Aldo Almanza – December 7, 1996 – July 13, 2023

    Mass of Christian Burial for Aldo Almanza will be held at 9:00 a.m. and Recitation of the Rosary at 8:30 a.m., Friday, July 21, 2023 at St. Frances de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Lamar, Colorado.  Interment will take place at 2:30 p.m. in the Holyoke Cemetery in Holyoke, Colorado. Visitation […]