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Summer and Fall Registration is now open at LCC

Summer and Fall Registration is now open at LCC

  (Lamar, COLO.) – Registration for summer and fall classes at Lamar Community College (LCC) is now open. Classes at the college are returning to in-person learning for fall 2021, following declining cases of COVID-19 and a green-light from state and local health authorities. A full listing of summer and fall classes is on the LCC […]

Lamar Community College Scholarship Opportunities

Lamar Community College Scholarship Opportunities

  (Lamar, COLO.) – Lamar Community College (LCC) students are eligible for a whole host of scholarships to help pay for their education — they just need to take the plunge and apply. Incoming and current LCC students are encouraged to access the college’s online scholarship application, the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges’ (FCCC) application, and […]

Camp Amache Takes New Step to Become National Park

Camp Amache Takes New Step to Become National Park

  Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colo.) and Congressman Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), Chair of the U.S. House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands, introduced bipartisan legislation to designate Amache, a former Japanese American relocation center in Granada, Colorado as a National Park. The Amache National Historic Act (H.R. 2497) follows up on the Amache Study […]

Sand Creek Receives $400,000 Grant from NEH

Sand Creek Receives $400,000 Grant from NEH

Denver, Colo. (April 16, 2021) — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced this week that it is awarding $400,000 to to support a new, long-term exhibition at the History Colorado Center that recounts the deadliest day in Colorado history—the 1864 atrocity known as the Sand Creek Massacre—with the voices of Cheyenne and Arapaho […]

CSU Extension Announces Youth Photography Showcase Scholarship

CSU Extension Announces Youth Photography Showcase Scholarship

      (Cheyenne Wells, Colo.)  Calling all youth, ages 8-18, in Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Crowley, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, and Prowers County. Colorado State University Extension Southeast Regional agents have launched an opportunity for youth to showcase their photography skills and have the chance to earn scholarship money as well as display their pictures […]

Little People’s Pre-School Observing Week of the Young Child

Little People’s Pre-School Observing Week of the Young Child

  Each year, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) acknowledges the importance of educating young children by holding a week-long celebration focused on the earliest learners and honoring those who teach them. This year (2021) is the 50th anniversary—an exciting milestone for this celebration of educating today’s young learners!  Students and […]

Why 4-H, A Credit to Your Future

Why 4-H, A Credit to Your Future

  (Cheyenne Wells, Colo.) Each year Colorado 4-H members participate in a variety of events, learning opportunities, and contests across the state and within their counties. We often see these highlighted in the local newspapers and social media timelines. We smile at the news, applaud the accomplishment, and move on about our day losing touch […]

LCC student named Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholar

LCC student named Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholar

  (Lamar, COLO.) – A Lamar Community College (LCC) student has been recognized for his exceptional leadership and academic achievement and will receive the prestigious Coca-Cola Academic Team scholarship to help him pay for his future studies as his reward. Damon Elarton was named a Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholar, a designation awarded to just 150 […]

DROP IT AND DRIVE

DROP IT AND DRIVE

Distracted driving remains a top cause of fatal and injury crashes! COLORADO – Distractions behind the wheel didn’t start with cell phones, and with every interruption comes an increase in risk for a preventable crash. Often viewed as a young-person problem, Colorado drivers admit distracted driving transcends generations.  85% of drivers in Colorado admit to […]

Lamar Community College, Providing Innovations for the Future

Lamar Community College, Providing Innovations for the Future

    Lamar Community College has been creating new educational opportunities for its students over the past year, while at the same time, the college administration has taken steps to improve the overall lifestyle of students for the summer and fall semester. LCC President, Dr. Linda Lujan, explained in a recent interview, that while the […]

March Cattle on Feed Report from USDA

March Cattle on Feed Report from USDA

  COLORADO: The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1,100,000 head as of March 1, 2021. The latest inventory was down 2 percent from February 1, 2021 but up 5 percent from March 1, 2020. Cattle […]

Chamber Micro-Bash Generates Business Interest

Chamber Micro-Bash Generates Business Interest

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce held the first of three Micro-Bash dinners this past Friday, February 26th at the Lamar Eagles Lodge. Lamar Chamber President, Jerry Roseberry, noted that these are information-based meetings, the first of which was created as a basic introduction to some of the business-connected organizations in Lamar and how […]

Chad Krug, Ed.D. Selected as Lamar School District Superintendent

Chad Krug, Ed.D. Selected as Lamar School District Superintendent

  The Lamar School District held interviews of Superintendent Candidates on February 11th and 12th, which also included tours of the district buildings, a community roundtable, and a candidate forum with the Lamar Education Association. Interviews were conducted with four candidate finalists and consisted of three interview committees made up of community representatives, district staff […]

Lamar Education Association Announces Scholarship

Lamar Education Association Announces Scholarship

  Lamar Education Association announces they will be awarding one scholarship for the spring semester of 2021. To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must: Be a graduate of Lamar High School Be student teaching Spring 2021 Send a document from attending college verifying your student teaching status Send a letter stating your teaching […]

LCC Announces Academic Honors for Fall 2020 Semester

LCC Announces Academic Honors for Fall 2020 Semester

    (Lamar, COLO.) – A total of 136 Lamar Community College (LCC) students have earned academic honors for the Fall 2020 semester including 77 named to the President’s List for achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average (GPA). Each semester, Lamar Community College credits its top-performing students with three distinct honors: President’s List (GPA […]