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Colorado Reported over 31K Road Rage Drivers in 2022

Colorado Reported over 31K Road Rage Drivers in 2022

    Colorado State Patrol “Stay in Your Lane” Campaign (COLO) – Since the *CSP (*277) program was implemented in July 1998, Colorado motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians have reported thousands of “real time” aggressive drivers and suspected DUI drivers. Last year, the Colorado State Patrol’s *CSP calls for aggressive drivers surpassed calls regarding suspected impairment. […]

Livestock Slaughter December 2022

Livestock Slaughter December 2022

  UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.47 billion pounds in December, down 7 percent from the 4.78 billion pounds produced in December 2021. Beef production, at 2.22 billion pounds, was 6 percent below the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.68 million head, down 5 percent from December 2021. […]

James L. Hamilton – July 19, 1926 – January 31, 2023

James L. Hamilton – July 19, 1926 – January 31, 2023

    A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, James L. Hamilton, affectionately known to his family and friends as Jim, will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Reverend Kathy Leathers officiating. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery with Military Honors provided by our Local […]

Seven Positions to be Filled on Sand & Sage Round-up Fair Board

Seven Positions to be Filled on Sand & Sage Round-up Fair Board

  The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents and/or property owners of Prowers County to fill seven (7) positions on the Sand & Sage Round-Up Fair Board with a term of three (3) years and will expire in February 2026. Any person living in Prowers County or owning […]

People’s Credit Union Annual Dinner Meeting Set for April 21st.

People’s Credit Union Annual Dinner Meeting Set for April 21st.

    People’s Credit Union will host its annual meeting and dinner on Friday, April 21st at the Minnick Building at the Baca County Fairgrounds.  The event will begin with dinner catered by the District FFA students at 5:30pm and the meeting will follow at 6:30pm.  The evening will include door prizes and giveaways, an […]

Business Filings in Colorado Surge in Q4

Business Filings in Colorado Surge in Q4

  Denver, Colo – Colorado ended 2022 with continued strong job growth and is outperforming the nation in many areas, according to a report released today by the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold. The Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators report is prepared by the Leeds Business Research Division (BRD) […]

Letter to the Editor: DeBono Awarded Plaque for Years of Dedication

Letter to the Editor: DeBono Awarded Plaque for Years of Dedication

    1973 was a great year for Granada.  Being one of six school board members who interviewed this young man fresh out of the Navy and Adams State College.  He was offered a teaching position and to our pleasure, he accepted. Little did we know at that time how much professionalism, manners and discipline […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report, January 2023

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report, January 2023

  AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY:   Several snow events during January brought above average precipitation across the State and provided relief to drought conditions, according to the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. According to the U.S Drought Monitor, 43 percent of the State is showing no signs of drought, up from […]

Angela Dawn Davis – September 22, 1972 – January 13, 2023

Angela Dawn Davis – September 22, 1972 – January 13, 2023

Angela Dawn Davis, was born on September 22, 1972 in Cheyenne Wells, CO to Ernest and Ida Mae Parkes Davis.  Angela passed away January 13, 2023, at the age of 50 from complications of a recent illness. Although living in Burlington, she was a native of Kit Carson, Colorado. In 1992, she received an associate […]

Ervin Mitchek – November 22, 1936 – January 5, 2023

Ervin Mitchek – November 22, 1936 – January 5, 2023

    Ervin Mitchek was born on a farm in Cheyenne county Colorado on November 22, 1936 to Charles J. and Martha Mitchek. Ervin went to country school in 1st and 2nd grade and later lived in town and attended school through 8th grade graduating from Cheyenne Wells Junior High in 1950.  He had vivid […]

Mary Elizabeth Jimenez – March 18, 1958 – January 27, 2023

Mary Elizabeth Jimenez – March 18, 1958 – January 27, 2023

  Funeral services for Liz will be held at the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 11385 Grant Drive, Northglenn, Colorado 80233, Monday, February 6th, 2023.  Viewing to begin at 9:30am, Rosary at 10:30am with the Mass to follow at 11am.  For current information and online condolences, visit website at HoranCares.com

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Hosts 103rd Annual Banquet

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Hosts 103rd Annual Banquet

  The 2023 Lamar Chamber of Commerce annual banquet highlighted the community service and economic efforts of individuals and businesses in the local community. County Commissioner, Ron Cook was presented with the Citizen of the Year Award for his on-going support of community activities including his 26 years of work with popular car shows for […]

2023 High Plains Snow Goose Festival

2023 High Plains Snow Goose Festival

  Alison Kondler is this year’s keynote speaker for the 2023 Snow Goose Festival in Lamar.  Kondler is a Denver-based Audubon Master Birder, a naturalist who offers a level of comedy to her lectures.  Website followers can access her at Birdingbyear.com. Her presentation will be held on Saturday, February 4th at the Lamar High School […]

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Marlys Allen – November 19, 1937 – January 24, 2023

  A Memorial Service for Marlys Allen will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 30, 2023, at the First Presbyterian Church in Las Animas, Colorado.  Per Marlys’ request, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation.  Inurnment will take place at a later date at Bent/Las Animas Cemetery. Marlys Jeanine Allen passed […]

Lower Corn Production Nationwide

Lower Corn Production Nationwide

    The following is a brief analysis by Krista Swanson, the lead economist for the National Corn Growers Association.   The United States Department of Agriculture released the January World Agricultural Supply & Demand Estimates (WASDE) report yesterday. The expected reductions in use were met with notable changes to U.S. production that resulted in lower-than-expected ending […]