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Lamar Moves Forward with Housing Project

Lamar Moves Forward with Housing Project

    The Lamar City Council received an update on the workforce housing program which will construct 60 new houses for essential workers in six southeastern Colorado communities.  During the October 25th meeting, John Fulton, representative for Southern Colorado Economic Development District, said these are pre-sold homes which will be made available first, to those […]

Cattle on Feed Report:  Colorado/US

Cattle on Feed Report: Colorado/US

COLORADO The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1,130,000 head as of October 1, 2021. The latest inventory was 5 percent above last month and 2 percent above the October 1, 2020 inventory. The inventory included […]

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition, Week Ending October 24, 2021

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition, Week Ending October 24, 2021

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Harvest activities continued across the state last week and precipitation was mostly limited to western counties, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northwestern counties, isolated moisture was received. Feed supplies remained short and producers were actively purchasing hay. Pasture and rangeland was in mostly poor […]

Early In-Person Voting Begins Statewide Today

Early In-Person Voting Begins Statewide Today

DENVER, Colo– Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPCs) across Colorado are now open statewide for the November 2 Coordinated Election, enabling Coloradans to vote or drop off their ballots in-person.  To date, 313,372 ballots have been returned. “Colorado historically has been engaged in the state’s elections, and we expect that will continue,” said Colorado Secretary […]

Births   - Jones

Births   – Jones

  Eli and Alyssa Jones of Wiley, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Joshua Michiel Allen Jones at 10:50pm at Prowers Medical Center on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 with Dr. Korkis attending.  Joshua weighed seven pounds and nine ounces and was 21 inches in length at birth.  Grandparents:  Rick and Oney Jones, and David […]

Community Development Highlighted at PEP Meetings

Community Development Highlighted at PEP Meetings

    Prowers County communities are being given the opportunity to highlight economic developments for the next several months during Prowers Economic Prosperity board meetings.  While the PEP board continues to focus on essential care housing in the county, other areas of growth are being highlighted in a new series of programs, according to Dr. […]

Arkansas River Power Authority - Business Operations – October 2021

Arkansas River Power Authority – Business Operations – October 2021

ARPA Board Reviews 2022 Budget: The ARPA Board of Directors reviewed its proposed 2022 budget at the September meeting. The proposed 2022 budget includes: • Power Sales Revenues of $30.46 million • Power Supply costs of $14.23 million • Transmission costs of $3.5 million • A&G costs of $1.3 million • Debt Service costs of $8.27 […]

Chris Neises – October 27, 1962 – October 14, 2021

Chris Neises – October 27, 1962 – October 14, 2021

Christopher Paul Neises, father, grandfather, brother, and friend has passed from our earthly bounds. Chris was born October 27, 1962, and passed away October 14, 2021, in Miami, Florida. Throughout his life he was affectionately known by several different names: Dad, Grandpa Neises, Bro, Chris, Paul, Wolfy, and Lone Wolf. Most important was “friend”. Chris […]

2021 October Halloween Events

2021 October Halloween Events

    28th       Moonlight Madness, Lamar Chamber of Commerce, 5-8pm, Downtown Lamar Witches Dance and Cookies Class in Pocket Park Lamar High School, Trick or Treat, 5-6:30pm S.E. Health Group, former Payne Hotel, North Main St, Trick or Treat @ 6pm   29th       SDS Trunk or Treat, 5:30pm to 7:30pm at 1111 South 4th Street […]

October 2021 Drought Information Update from Pueblo NWS

October 2021 Drought Information Update from Pueblo NWS

  Drought continues to develop across South Central and Southeast Colorado SYNOPSIS: A warm and generally dry September and October has allowed for drought conditions to continue to develop and deepen across south central and southeast Colorado. The latest US Drought Monitor (issued Thursday, October 21st, 2021) indicates extreme drought (D3) conditions across extreme south […]

Colorado Employment Situation – September 2021

Household survey data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell three-tenths of a percentage point in September to 5.6 percent. The national unemployment rate declined by four-tenths of a percentage point to 4.8 percent. Other highlights from the household survey: Colorado’s labor force decreased by 900 in September to 3,192,300. […]

Eva Jean Phillips – January 17, 1931 – October 17, 2021

Eva Jean Phillips – January 17, 1931 – October 17, 2021

    Graveside services for Eva Jean Phillips will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2021, at the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery Elder Chapel.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at Horber Funeral Chapel from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Eva Jean (Gore) Phillips was born on January 17, 1931, in […]

Rosa Marie Torres – August 20, 1957 – October 16, 2021

Rosa Marie Torres – August 20, 1957 – October 16, 2021

  A Mass of Christian burial for former Lamar resident, currently of Burlington, CO, Rosa Torres will be held at 10:00AM Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30AM at the church with Deacon Allan Medina […]

Carol F. Inge - January 7, 1928 - October 20, 2021

Carol F. Inge – January 7, 1928 – October 20, 2021

    A private family memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Carol F. Inge will be held at a later date. Per Carol’s request cremation will take place. Carol was born on January 7, 1928 in Kansas to Walter A. Cooper and Shirley Cox and passed away on October 20, 2021 at her son’s home […]

CPW Seeks Feedback on Big Game Hunting License Distribution

CPW Seeks Feedback on Big Game Hunting License Distribution

  DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is considering changes to policies and regulations that could potentially impact how big game hunting licenses are distributed in the state. CPW is currently seeking public input from resident and nonresident big game hunters and stakeholders through an online comment form, followed by a survey and public meetings […]