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County offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2024

County offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2024

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 22, 2024 Contact: Prowers County Administration Office 301 S. Main Street, 215 Lamar, CO 81052 (719) 336-8025 All County Offices Will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial Day. Prowers County Courts Will be closed on Monday, May 27, […]

Ballot information for June 25, 2024 Election

Ballot information for June 25, 2024 Election

Election News: Ballots will be sent out to all active registered electors during the week of June 3-7, 2024 for the June 25, 2024 Election. Sample Ballots are posted on the Prowers County website at www.prowerscounty.net under Election Department. DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN PARTIES OR UNAFFILIATED VOTERS You will have Primary ballot content and Congressional District […]

Prowers County Commissioners proclaim May 2024 National Mental Health Month

Prowers County Commissioners proclaim May 2024 National Mental Health Month

 

Prowers County Commissioners accepting applications for Deadman Drainage District Board member

Prowers County Commissioners accepting applications for Deadman Drainage District Board member

The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents of Prowers County to fill one (1) position on the Deadman Drainage District Board for a term which will expire January 2030. Board members are required to meet at least once each month. Additional meetings may be required as needed. Appointed […]

South East All Stars Rodeo April 27 in Lamar

South East All Stars Rodeo April 27 in Lamar

Prowers County Board of Commissioners Work Session of April 23, 2024

Prowers County Board of Commissioners Work Session of April 23, 2024

  Meagan Hillman, Director of Prowers County Public Health and Environment department, shared with the Board a recent press release from the Colorado Office of Communications regarding a recent sharp increase in congenital syphilis cases.  The State of Colorado is organizing an all-government, comprehensive response to save the lives of babies.  From 2018 to 2023, […]

Colorado Employment Situation – March 2024

Colorado Employment Situation – March 2024

5,300 Nonfarm Payroll Jobs Added in March; Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.7 Percent Household survey data According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased two-tenths of a percentage point in March to 3.7 percent compared to the February rate of 3.5 percent. The number of unemployed individuals grew by 3,700 over the same time period […]

Prowers County Resolution opposing illegal immigration and support for uninvited migrants

Prowers County Resolution opposing illegal immigration and support for uninvited migrants

Prowers County Commissioners looking for East Prowers Weed Control District Board Applicants

Prowers County Commissioners looking for East Prowers Weed Control District Board Applicants

  MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 12, 2024 Contact: Prowers County Administration Office 301 South Main Street, Ste. 215 Lamar, CO 81052 (719) 336-8025 The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents of Prowers County to fill one (1) positions on the […]

Prowers County Commissioners Work Session of April 9, 2024

Prowers County Commissioners Work Session of April 9, 2024

    Lamar Community Development Director Anne-Marie Crampton, Lamar Public Works Director Pat Mason and Lamar School Superintendent Dr. Chad Krug met with the Commissioners during its morning work session on April 9 to discuss ways to improve road conditions on 14th St. near the site of the new Thunder Stadium that would be mutually […]

SECCC Barrel Racers club announces 2024 race dates/recent results

SECCC Barrel Racers club announces 2024 race dates/recent results

  Here are the results from the recent race on 4/7/24:  

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site and Park Partners to Host Exhibit Grand Opening

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site and Park Partners to Host Exhibit Grand Opening

  National Park Service  – U.S. Department of the Interior Sand Creek Massacre  National Historic Site 1301 Maine Street  P.O. Box 249 Eads, CO 81036  719-438-5916   Eads, Colorado-      The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site and the Sand Creek  Massacre Foundation will host the grand opening of History Colorado’s satellite  exhibit titled The Sand […]

Prowers County Genealogical Society hosting a Genealogy Fair April 27, 2024

Prowers County Genealogical Society hosting a Genealogy Fair April 27, 2024

  The Senior Center Building at 407 E. Olive St. in Lamar will be the site of a Genealogy Fair hosted by the Powers County Genealogical Society.  The event will run from 1-4 PM and is free to the public. The Society’s researchers will be using Ancestry, Fold3 for military ancestors, Find a Grave and […]

Free Naloxone available to the public at Prowers County Courthouse

Free Naloxone available to the public at Prowers County Courthouse

Most people in Prowers County are probably unaware of the availability and easy accessibility of something that could save lives at no cost to them.  Inside the Elm Street entrance to the Prowers County Courthouse is a purple box with a large label reading “Free Naloxone”.   Inside are rows of small white boxes, each containing […]

Structure upgrades to take place on US Highway 385 near CO 96

Structure upgrades to take place on US Highway 385 near CO 96

Motorists can expect lane and shoulder closures as well as speed reductions in the work zone Prowers County — The Colorado Department of Transportation and its contract partner Tricon 2, will begin work on US Highway 385 near the CO Highway 96 intersection. Work began March 27. The project consists of running elliptical pipe under […]