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Nominations Sought for SFTA Board Positions

Nominations Sought for SFTA Board Positions

  Nominations are being accepted through April 1, 2021 for election to the Santa Fe Trail Association Board of Directors. Four members of the Board are completing their second consecutive four term and have created vacancies. This provides an opportunity for SFTA members of good standing with various back backgrounds and experiences to serve the […]

Expanded COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Expected for Prowers County

Expanded COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Expected for Prowers County

  COVID-19 Update from Prowers County Health and Environment, January 20, 2021   Prowers County remains at Level Orange-High Risk as of Wednesday, January 20, 2021, one step above the Stay at Home category rated by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The Positivity Rate for the county has declined from the past […]

DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT-NWS Pueblo-January 15, 2021

DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT-NWS Pueblo-January 15, 2021

  Some Improvements in the Drought Across Southeast Colorado  SYNOPSIS  After a very warm and generally dry November, a few passing storm systems in December and through January thus far, have brought some beneficial precipitation to portions of the southeast plains.  With that said, the latest US Drought Monitor, issued Thursday January 14th 2021, indicates […]

Planning for Colorado Hemp Center of Excellence Underway

Planning for Colorado Hemp Center of Excellence Underway

      Broomfield, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) has awarded the contract for development of a strategic plan for a state Hemp Center of Excellence to MPG Consulting. The selection was based on the recommendation of an independent review committee, which included a member of the Colorado Agriculture Commission, a member […]

Consolidated Mail Center Officially Opens in Granada

Consolidated Mail Center Officially Opens in Granada

    Members of the Granada Trustees, local school board and Prowers County Commissioners were on hand for a streaming and live-time ribbon cutting ceremony today for the Consolidated Return Mail Center in Granada. Commissioner Wendy Buxton-Andrade provided opening remarks at the outset of the January 14th event, “This day and journey started a year […]

COVID-19 Weekend Update from Prowers County Public Health and Environment for January 12, 2020

COVID-19 Weekend Update from Prowers County Public Health and Environment for January 12, 2020

  There are 1,054 cumulative totals for COVID-19 in Prowers County as of 01/12/2021 5pm. These are 21 deaths in people who tested positive for COVID-19. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has listed Baca County with 212 cases and one death; Bent County with 1,237 cases and 17 deaths; Crowley County with […]

GRAIN STOCKS – DECEMBER 1, 2020

GRAIN STOCKS – DECEMBER 1, 2020

  COLORADO All corn stocks in Colorado on December 1, 2020 were 94.06 million bushels, down 3 percent from December 1, 2019, according to the December 1st 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 […]

ANNUAL CROP SUMMARY – 2020 COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS

ANNUAL CROP SUMMARY – 2020 COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS

ANNUAL CROP SUMMARY – 2020 COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS The 2020 corn for grain crop is estimated at 123.00 million bushels, 23 percent below last year’s production of 159.90 million bushels, according to the December 1 Agricultural Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. The average yield of 116.0 […]

2021 Golden Plains Insurance Scholarship

2021 Golden Plains Insurance Scholarship

    Lamar – January 11, 2021 — Golden Plains Insurance is once again proud to announce its annual scholarship award. It consists of a one time, $1,000 scholarship for the 2021-2022 Academic school year to a deserving 2021 area high school graduate with a desire for successful completion of higher education, either academic or […]

Colorado Mtr Vehicle License Plate Update from PC Clerk & Recorder

Colorado Mtr Vehicle License Plate Update from PC Clerk & Recorder

  On the night of October 14th, 2020, CCi and the License Plate tag plant were shut down due to a positive COVID-19 result. CCi will be shut down until health officials assess the situations and clear them to open. All production of license plates and registration products has been halted i.e. specialty license plates […]

SE Region CPW Caucus Re: Public Access, State Wildlife Areas, 2021 Objectives

SE Region CPW Caucus Re: Public Access, State Wildlife Areas, 2021 Objectives

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Sportspersons from across Colorado are invited to Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Southeast Region Sportspersons Caucus for updates on a variety of issues important to hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts.  The caucus is scheduled 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 19, and will be streamed live, online via CPW’s statewide Facebook page. […]

2020 Climate Year in Review across Southern Colorado- Pueblo NWS

2020 Climate Year in Review across Southern Colorado- Pueblo NWS

January of 2020 was a generally warm and dry month across the region, save for a few passing weather systems within a mainly west to northwest flow pattern, bringing spotty precipitation to the higher terrain along the Continental Divide. February started out where January left off, warm and dry across south central and southeast Colorado, […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report, December 2020

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report, December 2020

 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY:   Moderately dry weather across the state during the month of December was interspersed with a few productive snowstorms, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Overall, the entire state remained in moderate to exceptional drought, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor report. In eastern […]

Prowers County Moves to Level Orange for Covid Lesser Restrictions

Prowers County Moves to Level Orange for Covid Lesser Restrictions

EFFECTIVE Monday January 4, 2021, Prowers County will be moved to Orange on the dial! The dial and specifics can be found at covid19.colorado.gov. What changes will be most noticeable? PERSONAL GATHERINGS: Up to 10 people from no more than 2 households RESTAURANTS: INDOOR DINING IS BACK! 25% capacity or 50 people, whichever is few- […]

Coloradans Be Wary of COVID VACCINATION SCAMS

Coloradans Be Wary of COVID VACCINATION SCAMS

      Dec. 30, 2020 (DENVER, Colo.)—Attorney General Phil Weiser released an advisory warning Coloradans about potential COVID-19 vaccine scams and vowing that the State will enforce laws prohibiting fraudulent or deceptive sales of fake COVID-19 vaccinations and cures. Currently, only two vaccines are FDA-approved, with more anticipated: the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for use […]