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Lucy Lucero – September 30, 1939 – January 15, 2022

Lucy Lucero – September 30, 1939 – January 15, 2022

    A Memorial Service for Lucy Lucero will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 21, 2022 at the Friends Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Pastor Diane Hutson officiating.  Inurnment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery. Lucinda Lucero, known to most as Lucy, was born on September 30, 1939 in Las […]

RE-2 Mascot Committee Selected

RE-2 Mascot Committee Selected

  The Lamar RE-2 School District, Board of Education, recently announced the members of the Lamar High School Logo committee, tasked with deciding on an alternate logo for the school.  This past summer, the state passed Senate Bill 21-116, mandating potentially offensive Native American mascots be eliminated and the Lamar School District is one of […]

Prowers Sheriff Deputies Respond to Shooting

Prowers Sheriff Deputies Respond to Shooting

  On Saturday, January 15, 2022 at about 6:41pm the Prowers County 911 Center received a 911 phone call regarding a male subject who was shot.  Prowers County Sheriff’s Deputies along with the Lamar Ambulance Service, and Wiley First Responders responded to the 6000 block of Prowers County Road UU. The shooting victim was identified […]

Gov. Polis Announces Boards and Commissions Appointments

Gov. Polis Announces Boards and Commissions Appointments

  Judicial Nominating Commissions There is a judicial district nominating commission for each of Colorado’s 22 judicial districts that selects nominees for district and county judicial vacancies. Each district nominating commission is chaired by a justice of the Supreme Court, who is a non-voting member of the commission. Fifteenth Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission for […]

Colorado Ag Commissioner Kate Greenburg on 2021 to 2022

Colorado Ag Commissioner Kate Greenburg on 2021 to 2022

    The beginning of 2022 has brought a wonderful gift for our mountains: many feet of snow. While it’s still early in the season, we remain hopeful for more moisture to come, including out to the Plains. Recently, I presented at the Colorado River Water Users’ Association meeting to highlight the ways Colorado’s farmers […]

Nieves Ybarra – August 5, 1927 – January 11, 2022

Nieves Ybarra – August 5, 1927 – January 11, 2022

  A mass of Christian burial for longtime Lamar resident, Nieves Ybarra will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, January 22, 2022 with Reverend Joseph Lawrence as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at the church at 9:30AM with Rita Ybarra reciting. Inurnment will follow at Riverside Cemetery. Per Nieves’ […]

Timothy M. Martinez – January 6, 1985 – January 8, 2022

Timothy M. Martinez – January 6, 1985 – January 8, 2022

  A Mass of Christian Burial for Timothy M. Martinez will be held at 10:00 a.m. and Rosary at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Father Victor Raj officiating.  Interment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery.  Per family’s request, there will be no […]

Darrell Wayne Brown – March 20, 1939 – January 11, 2022

Darrell Wayne Brown – March 20, 1939 – January 11, 2022

  A memorial service for longtime Lamar, Colorado resident Darrell Wayne Brown will be held in the spring of 2022. Per Darrell’s request cremation will take place. Darrell was born on March 20, 1939 at Elsie, Nebraska to Ross and Eunice (Deal) Brown and passed away on January 11, 2022 at the Weisbrod Memorial Hospital […]

Charles W. Cook – September 1, 1938 – January 11, 2022

Charles W. Cook – September 1, 1938 – January 11, 2022

  A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Charles W. Cook will be held at 10:00AM on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating. Interment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation for Charles will be held from 4:00PM until 6:00PM on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at the […]

GRAIN STOCKS – DECEMBER 1, 2021

GRAIN STOCKS – DECEMBER 1, 2021

  COLORADO All corn stocks in Colorado on December 1, 2021 were 103.44 million bushels, up 10 percent from December 1, 2020, according to the December 1 Agricultural Survey and December Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. All corn stocks stored on farms amounted […]

City Waiting for Ruling on Latest Marijuana Ballot Challenge

City Waiting for Ruling on Latest Marijuana Ballot Challenge

    Arguments against the validity of the initiating ballot questions pertaining to the sale and taxation of recreational marijuana products were presented before Prowers District Judge, Michael Davidson on Monday, January 10th.  His decision is expected to be issued to both parties by February 1st. In the court hearing, Wanda Rohlman, Plaintiff, was represented […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update for January 12, 2022 from PCPHE

COVID-19 Weekly Update for January 12, 2022 from PCPHE

  There have been 88 cases noted in the past seven days and 107 cases in the past fourteen days.  Of those 29 and 40 persons had received at least one vaccination. The seven day average Test Positivity rate has climbed to 14.92% (goal is <5%). This is up from 4.87% last week. ISOLATION AND […]

Glenda Ruth Patrick – July 10, 1949 – January 10, 2022

Glenda Ruth Patrick – July 10, 1949 – January 10, 2022

  A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Glenda Ruth Patrick will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Las Animas/Bent County Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado. Visitation for Mrs. Patrick will be […]

Attorney General Phil Weiser Urges FCC to Block Illegal, Foreign Robocalls

Attorney General Phil Weiser Urges FCC to Block Illegal, Foreign Robocalls

  Jan. 10, 2021 (DENVER) — Attorney General Phil Weiser today urged the Federal Communications Commission to help stem the tide of foreign-based illegal robocalls that attempt to scam Americans. A bipartisan group of 51 attorneys general encouraged the FCC to adopt rules requiring gateway providers — the companies that allow foreign calls into the […]

New Members Bring Diverse Perspectives to the Colorado Agricultural Commission

New Members Bring Diverse Perspectives to the Colorado Agricultural Commission

  Broomfield, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Agriculture is pleased to welcome four new appointees to the Colorado Agricultural Commission, to fill vacancies left behind by members whose terms have expired. The Agricultural Commission’s nine members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the State Senate. They are responsible for making recommendations to […]