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James Allen Barber – March 20, 1952 – November 27, 2022

James Allen Barber – March 20, 1952 – November 27, 2022

    Graveside services for longtime Pueblo, Colorado resident, James Allen Barber will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 1:00PM at the Hillside Cemetery in Granada, Colorado with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. James was born on March 20, 1952 at Lamar, Colorado to Carmen Allen “C.A.” and Mildred E. […]

Lamar Utility Board Continues Meter Upgrades

Lamar Utility Board Continues Meter Upgrades

  The Lamar Utility Board had $207,925.47 in purchase order bills of which $197,704.37 required authorization.  Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh noted this included $153,740.16 for new electric meters which are being installed to upgrade to the Light Plant’s Sensus FlexNet Automated Metering infrastructure.  A letter sent to customers states that the conversion will be […]

Peggy Lynn Osborn – January 21, 1959 – November 22, 2022

Peggy Lynn Osborn – January 21, 1959 – November 22, 2022

    A memorial service for lifelong Lamar resident, Peggy Lynn Osborn will be held at a later date. Peggy was born on January 21, 1959 at Lamar, Colorado to James and Darlene (Cathcart) Osborn and passed away on November 22, 2022 at her home in Lamar at the age of 63. She is preceded […]

Faye Elaine Oberlander (Kleinschmidt) – August 4, 1920 – November 28, 2022

Faye Elaine Oberlander (Kleinschmidt) – August 4, 1920 – November 28, 2022

  Funeral Services for Faye Oberlander will be held Friday, December 2, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. at Horber Funeral Chapel with Pastor David Wietzke officiating.  Interment will take place at the Grafton Cemetery in Grafton, NE on Monday, December 5, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. CST. Faye Elaine Oberlander was born on August 4, 1920 to […]

Frankie Arguello – April 13, 1970 – November 26, 2022

Frankie Arguello – April 13, 1970 – November 26, 2022

    A mass of Christian burial for lifelong Lamar resident, Frankie Arguello will be held at 10:00AM on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Joseph Lawrence as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30AM at the church […]

Lamar Archery Range in the Works for 2023

Lamar Archery Range in the Works for 2023

    The City of Lamar and Colorado Parks and Wildlife are working to establish a public archery range north of the Arkansas River and North Gateway Park.  Logan Wilkins, CPA District Wildlife Manager, informed the council during its November 28th meeting of plans to secure grants for the project as well as an outline […]

Highway 287 Construction Update through December 2nd in Lamar

Highway 287 Construction Update through December 2nd in Lamar

The US 287 Resurfacing and Roadway Improvements project continues to make progress. Traffic continues to be reduced to single lane head-to-head configuration. Your patience is appreciated as we work to improve this section of roadway. The following are impacts for the upcoming week to be aware of:  Work the week of November 28 to December […]

Donald Ira Pfingston – January 30, 1940 – November 26, 2022

Donald Ira Pfingston – January 30, 1940 – November 26, 2022

    A graveside memorial service for longtime Eads, Colorado resident Donald I. Pfingston will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, December 5, 2022 at the Eads Cemetery in Eads, Colorado with Todd McCaughey officiating. Donald was born on January 30, 1940 at Colby, Kansas to Gerald D. and Mildred May (Wolfe) Pfingston and passed […]

Stephan “Steve” Campos – 1954 – October 26, 2022

Stephan “Steve” Campos – 1954 – October 26, 2022

  Stephan “Steve” Campos, 68, of Manassas, VA, was called home to the Lord on October 26, 2022. Born in 1954, Steve was the youngest son of Tony and Lucy (Arguello) Campos of Granada, CO. A high school band trip to Europe kindled in him a love of travel, which would form the basis of […]

Mariano Figueroa – July 26, 1935 – November 25, 2022

Mariano Figueroa – July 26, 1935 – November 25, 2022

    A funeral liturgy for longtime Lamar resident, Mariano Figueroa will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, December 2, 2022 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Deacon Allan Medina presiding. A rosary service will be held prior at 9:30AM with Maria Elena Gomez reciting. Interment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation for Mariano […]

Santa Fe Trail Byway Public Meetings Scheduled

Santa Fe Trail Byway Public Meetings Scheduled

  La Junta, CO – The Santa Fe Trail State Scenic and Historic Byway will hold a series of public meetings next month to help with the creation of a management plan for the byway. The Canyons & Plains Regional Heritage Taskforce, the management entity for the byway, will host meetings the week of December […]

In Prowers County, Colorado, Community Level is High for COVID-19

In Prowers County, Colorado, Community Level is High for COVID-19

  As of Thursday, November 24th, the COVID-19 Ranking for Prowers County was High according to the Center for Disease Control and CDPHE.  This is an increase from Medium from November 16th. Other counties rated as high are Kiowa and Otero, while Bent and Las Animas counties are Medium and Baca County is listed as […]

Andrew Zamora – June 3, 1953 – November 21, 2022

Andrew Zamora – June 3, 1953 – November 21, 2022

    A memorial service for former Lamar, Colorado resident currently of Northglenn, Colorado, Andrew Zamora will be held at 11:00AM on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Paul Floyd officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Riverside Cemetery. Andrew was born on June 3, 1953 at Lamar, Colorado to Dolores […]

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Seasonal Update

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Seasonal Update

  The Lamar Chamber Board of Directors is looking for new Board Members to fill the vacancies that will occur next year due to several members retiring at the end of their terms.  If you are interested in serving your community as a board member, please send a letter of intent to The Lamar Chamber […]

George L. McArthur – December 1, 1942 – November 7, 2022

George L. McArthur – December 1, 1942 – November 7, 2022

  George L. McArthur passed away on November 7, 2022 at his home in Lamar, Colorado at the age of 79.  He was born on December 1, 1942 in New York. George was preceded in death by his mother, Harriet Grattan; father, Francis “Frank” Grattan; wife, Geraldine Kay McArthur; and brother, Don McArthur. He is survived […]