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Ross Gruenloh, Winner of the 4th Annual Larry D Eberhardt Memorial Scholarship

Ross Gruenloh, Winner of the 4th Annual Larry D Eberhardt Memorial Scholarship

    Being raised on a farm, Larry paved his way in an agricultural lifestyle.   He was a member of the Future Farmers of America (FFA), receiving his Star Greenhand Award.  He also worked at a local farm in Lamar as his summer job.  Larry attended college receiving a diesel mechanic’s degree; from there he […]

Motorcycle Riding Season

Motorcycle Riding Season

    Motorcycle season is now upon us again.  Dust off the motorcycle seat and check it out to see if your bike and you are ready to hit the open roads again. As fun as it is to ride a motorcycle, I wanted to let you know that the Colorado State Patrol is seeing […]

Ups and Downs for Community Progress

Ups and Downs for Community Progress

    While the long-awaited demolition of the Lamar Repowering Project nears its completion, just north of that area, the City of Lamar has contracted for a kayak rental facility to supply visitors with an assortment of human-powered craft to enjoy this summer at North Gateway Park.   Traffic on East Maple Street is being […]

Nellie M. Garcia…May 14, 1934 – May 3, 2021

Nellie M. Garcia…May 14, 1934 – May 3, 2021

  A Mass of Christian Burial for lifelong Holly, Colorado resident Nellie M. Garcia will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church in Holly. A Rosary Service will be held prior to the Mass at 9:30 A.M. with Connie and Edward Modecker reciting.  A Rite of […]

Alwin “Al” E. Branson…August 21, 1939 – January 27, 2021

Alwin “Al” E. Branson…August 21, 1939 – January 27, 2021

    A memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Alwin E. Branson, affectionately known to his family and friends as Al will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pitus Lehman officiating. Per Al’s request cremation will take place. Al was born on August 21, 1939 at […]

LCC Holding Commencement Ceremony on May 8 for Classes of 2021, 2020

LCC Holding Commencement Ceremony on May 8 for Classes of 2021, 2020

(Lamar, COLO.) – More than 220 students from two classes will be graduating from Lamar Community College (LCC) and will be recognized during an outdoor commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 10 a.m. on campus. Graduating students from the class of 2021 and class of 2020, which was unable to hold an in-person commencement […]

Alice Mae Ibarra…December 31, 1946 – May 1, 2021

    A mass of Christian burial for longtime Lamar resident, Alice Mae Ibarra will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, May 10, 2021 at the St. Frances de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Steven Murray as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30AM with Deacon […]

Janet Dorine Verhoeff (Mulaney)…September 28, 1959 – April 3, 2021

Janet Dorine Verhoeff (Mulaney)…September 28, 1959 – April 3, 2021

      Memorial services for former Lamar resident Janet Verhoeff will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, May 8, 2021 at the Lamar First Baptist Church with Steve Grant officiating. Janet Dorine Verhoeff (Mulaney) entered this world on September 28, 1959 in Lamar, Colorado to James and Esther Rosilda (McEndree) Mulaney and departed this […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition, Week Ending May 2, 2021

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition, Week Ending May 2, 2021

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY:   Spring planting continued around precipitation events last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Several localities in northeastern counties received good moisture, but planting was delayed due to the wet weather. Severe weather and hail were noted. A county report noted winter […]

Coral J. “Corky” Main…December 8, 1944 – May 1, 2021

Coral J. “Corky” Main…December 8, 1944 – May 1, 2021

    A celebration of life for former Lamar resident, currently of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Coral J. Main affectionately known to her family and friends as Corky will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, May 7, 2021 at the Peacock Family Chapel. Interment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery. Coral was born on December 8, […]

Local Elk Receives Prestigious Award

Local Elk Receives Prestigious Award

      PER Jared Crabtree, a member of Lamar Elks #1319 received the Colorado State Officer of the year award for the year of 2019-2020. This is not the first state award he has received. He was also the Colorado Elk of the year for the 2012-2013 year and again in 2016-2017. Congratulations to […]

Governor Polis Amends and Extends Mask Order

Governor Polis Amends and Extends Mask Order

EO Allows Individuals to Remove Masks in Public Indoor Spaces if 80% of Individuals Have Proof of Vaccination   DENVER – Governor Jared Polis announced Sunday, May 2, 2021, that he amended and extended the statewide mask Executive Order as Colorado continues to work towards increasing vaccinations.   The indoor mask order remains in effect for […]

MERLE RAY NEUGEBAUER...May 8, 1953 - April 28, 2021

MERLE RAY NEUGEBAUER…May 8, 1953 – April 28, 2021

A Memorial Service for Merle Neugebauer will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Holly, Colorado with Pastor Kathy Leathers officiating.  Per Merle’s request cremation has taken place and inurnment will take place at a later date. We are guaranteed two dates in life.  The date […]

National Park Service Hosting Virtual Meetings on Amache Special Resource Study

National Park Service Hosting Virtual Meetings on Amache Special Resource Study

    DENVER—The National Park Service (NPS) is extending the comment period for the Amache Special Resource Study to June 30, 2021, and invites the public to participate in three additional virtual (online) meetings. The NPS is conducting this study to determine whether Amache should be considered for inclusion as a unit of the national […]

National Park Service (NPS) Partners to Commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail.

National Park Service (NPS) Partners to Commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail.

  Come explore the Santa Fe National Historic Trail and discover two centuries of trail history through a variety of activities hosted by National Park Service (NPS) partners to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail. More than 40 in-person and virtual events are planned along the length of the trail—from Missouri to […]