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CSP Investigating Possible Impersonator in S.E. Colorado

CSP Investigating Possible Impersonator in S.E. Colorado

The Colorado State Patrol, Otero County Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies in Southeast Colorado are currently investigating several reports where motorists have been contacted by a white male driving a dark, possibly black, unmarked Dodge Charger. Several drivers reported they have been asked for papers regarding their authority to drive to their […]

Colorado Employment Situation in February 2020

Colorado Employment Situation in February 2020

        Important note: This release provides information on industry employment and labor force statistics for February 2020, the most current estimates available from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. The reference period for the establishment and household surveys was the pay period or week that includes the 12th of the month. […]

NOTICE-The Courts Are Closed

NOTICE-The Courts Are Closed

Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and 15th Judicial District – Prowers County & District Courts   Only the following essential services will be provided: Petitions for temporary civil protection orders and permanent protection order hearings; Petitions for temporary emergency risk protection orders (TERPO) & hearings on ERPO orders; In-custody Advisement hearings. Revocation hearings on complaints to revoke […]

RE-2 Sets Special Teleconference for Board of Ed Meeting on March 30

RE-2 Sets Special Teleconference for Board of Ed Meeting on March 30

Lamar School District Re 2 Teleconference Access Only Board of Education Special Board Meeting Monday, March 30, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m. REVISED AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Approval of Agenda 3. New Business a) Approve policy exhibit – BEDA-E b) Superintendent Search Discussion c) Approve to Temporarily Suspend the Superintendent Search (If Necessary) d) […]

State of Colorado Activates 2-1-1 Colorado to Connect Coloradans with Human Services Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

State of Colorado Activates 2-1-1 Colorado to Connect Coloradans with Human Services Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

  CENTENNIAL (March 26): Today, in partnership with Mile High United Way, the Colorado State Emergency Operations Center activated 2-1-1 Colorado to connect Coloradans with human service resources statewide. Coloradans can reach 2-1-1 Colorado online at 211Colorado.org, by dialing 2-1-1 or texting your Zip Code to 898-211. Do not call 911 for COVID-19 questions unless […]

Colorado Ag Department Response to Stay-at-Home from Commissioner Greenberg

Colorado Ag Department Response to Stay-at-Home from Commissioner Greenberg

Dear Customers & Colleagues, On March 25, 2020, Governor Polis issued a statewide Stay-At-Home Order and CDPHE issued the amended Public Health Order (PHO) 20-24 to implement the Governor’s EO. The order began today, March 26, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. It requires all Colorado residents to stay at home whenever possible, except those who work in […]

Cattlemen Annual Meeting via Zoom/Virtual Connection

Cattlemen Annual Meeting via Zoom/Virtual Connection

Cattlemen to hold virtual meeting Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association will hold its 151st annual meeting on Saturday, April 4. Due to the coronavirus concerns, the annual meeting, educational panel and industry updates will be on Zoom, said Pres. Amber Freouf of Bristol. The virtual meeting or webinar-style session will begin at 10 a.m. […]

State Posts some Alterations to Stay-at-Home Order

State Posts some Alterations to Stay-at-Home Order

Colorado Releases Updated Public Health Order to Include Other Critical Services DENVER – Today Gov. Polis and the Department of Public Health and Environment are releasing an updated public health order in accordance with yesterday’s executive order implementing a statewide stay-at-home order.    The public health order was updated to include a number of critical […]

Prowers County Clerk's Office Reducing Staff per Stay-at-Home

Prowers County Clerk’s Office Reducing Staff per Stay-at-Home

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  As a result of the Governor’s STAY-AT-HOME orders, effective 8:30 A.M., Friday, March 27, 2020 Prowers County Clerk and Recorder’s Office will be operating at 50% staff until April 17, 2020. There will be NO FACE-TO-FACE operations for conducting Prowers County Clerk’s business. The […]

Prowers County is on a Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

Prowers County is on a Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: 3/26/2020 You should stay home as much as possible except for critical activities including: •Obtaining food and other household necessities including medicine •Going to and from work if you are a critical employee •Seeking medical care •Caring for dependents or pets •Caring for a vulnerable person in […]

Gov. Polis Announces Statewide Stay-At-Home Order, Provides Update on Colorado Response to COVID-19

Gov. Polis Announces Statewide Stay-At-Home Order, Provides Update on Colorado Response to COVID-19

***INFORMACIÓN SEGUIDA EN ESPAÑOL*** CENTENNIAL – Today Gov. Polis announced a statewide stay-at-home order beginning on Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 a.m. and will last until April 11, 2020. The Governor also provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and actions taken to limit the spread of the virus.  “Coloradans are living through […]

Governor Polis Issues Stay at Home Order (Press Release from PCPHE)

Governor Polis Issues Stay at Home Order (Press Release from PCPHE)

    Colorado Governor Polis issue STAY AT HOME orders effective 0600 hours for Thursday, March 26, 2020. The official order will be released at midnight tonight (Wednesday) and guidance will be available in the morning.   Prowers County Public Health and Environment will issue another release Thursday morning with complete guidance.   Please stay […]

LPD Make Arrest Following Homicide Investigation-March 25, 2020

LPD Make Arrest Following Homicide Investigation-March 25, 2020

  The Lamar Police Department, Prowers County Sheriff’s Office and the 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office thoroughly investigated the recent homicide which occurred on March 23, 2020. Continuous and diligent investigative efforts lead to officers being able to identify a male suspect and obtaining an arrest warrant for the individual. The individual was arrested and […]

List/Schedules of Medical Providers for Lamar as of March 24, 2020

List/Schedules of Medical Providers for Lamar as of March 24, 2020

  Lamar Family Dental                 336-7719        Seeing emergencies only Dr. Keith Messersmith               336-9092      Seeing emergencies only – Office closed for regular appointments until April 13 High Plains Dental Clinic          336-8445       Emergencies only and admitting 1 person with a minor patient or adult patient with no attendant PMC Convenient Care Facility 336-4343        Closed till further notice PMC […]

Lamar Police Respond to Deceased at Scene

Lamar Police Respond to Deceased at Scene

  March 24, 2020 On Monday, March 23, 2020 at approximately 11:30 PM, officers responded to the 600 block of Imperial Drive on report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers located a male who was not conscious or breathing. Officers initiated lifesaving efforts however, the individual succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at […]