RSSArchive for December 12th, 2023

Vernon R. Smith – September 27, 1931 – November 30, 2023

Vernon R. Smith – September 27, 1931 – November 30, 2023

  A graveside memorial service for longtime Holly, Colorado resident currently of Lamar, Colorado Vernon Smith will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2023 at 10:00am at the Holly Cemetery in Holly, Colorado. Vernon was born on September 27, 1931 to Elmer Brewster Smith and Naomi Esther (Cole) Smith at Dodge City, Kansas and passed […]

Lamar Council Begins Search for Police Chief

Lamar Council Begins Search for Police Chief

    Mayor Kirk Crespin announced during the December 11th city council meeting, that Lamar Police Chief, Kyle Miller, is retiring from his position with the City of Lamar and as such, the council awarded the bid for replacement recruitment services to KRW Associates, LLC which provided the lowest overall cost and had the desired […]

Robert Sakata Named as first-ever CDA Agricultural Water Policy Advisor

Broomfield, Colorado — The Colorado Department of Agriculture has hired farmer Robert Sakata to serve as the first Agricultural Water Policy Advisor, a position which was created as a result of funding approved during the 2023 legislative session to engage with Colorado farmers and ranchers on water issues affecting agricultural users. He will start in […]

City of Lamar Retail Sales Tax Revenue Report, October 2023

City of Lamar Retail Sales Tax Revenue Report, October 2023

  Retail sales tax revenue for October for the City of Lamar gained 4.62% for an increase of $16,588.  Revenues for 2022 were $358,797 compared to 2023 at $375,385.  Use Tax collections were off 17.18% for a drop of $6,862.  Total Sales and Use Tax collections for October were up 3.75% for a gain over […]