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Notice-City of Lamar Call for Petitions - Municipal Election November 2, 2021

Notice-City of Lamar Call for Petitions – Municipal Election November 2, 2021

  All eligible persons wishing to run for Lamar City Council or Mayor may pick up Petitions for Nominations at the City Clerk’s Office in the City Complex, 102 East Parmenter, Lamar, CO, starting August 3, 2021 through August 23, 2021.  The deadline for filing petitions with the City Clerk is 4:00 p.m. August 23, […]

Lamar Marijuana Ballot Questions Approved on First Reading

Lamar Marijuana Ballot Questions Approved on First Reading

  Voters in the City of Lamar will have two marijuana-related questions on their November 2, General Election ballot this year.  The Lamar City Council, during their July 12th meeting, presented the two ordinances creating the questions.  One deals with authorization to establish and operate medical and retail marijuana cultivation, manufacturing and testing facilities and […]

154th Year of State’s Leading Cattle Organization to be Led by Colorado Generational Rancher

154th Year of State’s Leading Cattle Organization to be Led by Colorado Generational Rancher

  ARVADA, Colo – Steve Wooten, rancher from Kim, Colo., was welcomed into his role as the 116th president of Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) at CCA’s 2021 Annual Convention hosted last week in Grand Junction, Colo. Wooten has served on CCA’s Board of Directors for over 10 years, including as CCA President in 2019-2020, and […]

July 9 Set for Lamar Residents to Weigh in on Redistricting Plans for Colorado

July 9 Set for Lamar Residents to Weigh in on Redistricting Plans for Colorado

    Colorado’s redistricting commissions will begin a statewide touring session seeking resident input on the congressional and legislative district maps that are being created.  Essentially because of Colorado’s increased population from the 2020 Census, a new district can be created in the state.  It is mandated to occur every ten years following a census.  […]

 Agriculture Coalition Applauds Initiative 16 Ruling

 Agriculture Coalition Applauds Initiative 16 Ruling

Colorado Supreme Court Unanimously Rules The Measure Doesn’t Meet Single Subject Requirement Coloradans for Animal Care praised the Colorado Supreme Court for their 7-0 ruling against Initiative 16, determining it did not meet the single subject requirements for a citizen ballot initiative. “We thank the Supreme Court for their unanimous decision. Dairy production and livestock […]

Designation of Voter Service and Polling Center

Designation of Voter Service and Polling Center

PRESS RELEASE Pursuant to 1-5-101 and 1-7.5-107 C.R.S., Prowers County Clerk and Recorder Jana Coen is seeking written comments from residents of Prowers County regarding the designation of a voter service and polling center in conjunction with HB13-1303.  House Bill 13-1303 requires a County Clerk and Recorder to solicit public comment concerning the location of […]

 Colorado Gains Eighth Congressional Seat with Final Census Population Count of 5.77M

 Colorado Gains Eighth Congressional Seat with Final Census Population Count of 5.77M

  Denver, CO – April 27, 2021 – The U.S. Census Bureau has announced its final population count of the 2020 Census and Colorado comes in at 5,773,714, getting one additional seat in the United States House of Representatives. “Gaining this eighth seat in the U.S. Congress will provide more representation for Colorado in Washington D.C.,” […]

Coloradans for Animal Care Gains New Members

Coloradans for Animal Care Gains New Members

Centennial, Colo. — Coloradans for Animal Care, today announced the addition of four new members to the coalition. The Colorado Egg Producers, Colorado Horse Council, Livestock Marketing Association and the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union have joined the effort to stop Initiative 16, one of the most extreme ballot measures to be filed through Colorado’s initiative process. “These […]

Governor Polis Convenes Congressional Redistricting Commission

Governor Polis Convenes Congressional Redistricting Commission

  DENVER – Today, Governor Jared Polis convened the Congressional Redistricting Commission, pursuant to section 44.2(1)(a) of article V of the Colorado Constitution. The Commission will be responsible for determining the boundaries for Colorado’s Congressional districts and may be tasked with determining the boundaries for an 8th district, dependent upon reapportionment data from the federal […]

CO Sec of State Joins Coalition Condemning Threats Against Election Officials

CO Sec of State Joins Coalition Condemning Threats Against Election Officials

DENVER, Colo- Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold has joined a bipartisan coalition of Secretaries of State from around the country on a resolution condemning threats against election officials.  Leading up to and in the wake of the 2020 General Election, there has been a spate of threats directed specifically at state election officials throughout the United […]

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Board of Officers for 2021

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Board of Officers for 2021

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce, board of directors, has been selected for 2021. Jerry Roseberry will be President with Gabrielle Hammer as Vice-President. Melonee Marcum will serve as Secretary and Talle Harmon will assume the Treasurer duties. The officers for this year are: former President, Clifford Boxley, Holly Burton, Ginger Coberley, April Forgue, […]

Sec of State Griswold Certifies Colorado 2020 General Election

Sec of State Griswold Certifies Colorado 2020 General Election

  DENVER, Colo- Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold today certified the 2020 General Election, thereby making the results of the election official and final. The certification was conducted after each county’s bipartisan canvass boards submitted their official abstract of votes to the Secretary of State’s Office, as well as the conclusion of an automatic […]

Colorado Sec of State Updates Election Result Totals

Colorado Sec of State Updates Election Result Totals

DENVER, Colo- The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office announced today that it has posted official compiled results to its election night reporting website. The race for Judicial District 18 has triggered an automatic recount, which begins December 2nd.  This recount will involve the counties of Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert, and Lincoln. Statewide election certification will take place after the […]

Colorado Farm Bureau Elects New Leadership from Across Colorado

Colorado Farm Bureau Elects New Leadership from Across Colorado

  A new president, vice president and slate of board members take the reins of the state’s largest agriculture organization. Nov. 24, 2020 — CENTENNIAL, COLO. — During a historic Annual Meeting, districts from across the state connected virtually to elect a new group of leaders to the Colorado Farm Bureau’s board of directors on […]

County Clerk & Recorder Office Closed for Motor Vehicle Transactions on Nov. 3rd

County Clerk & Recorder Office Closed for Motor Vehicle Transactions on Nov. 3rd

  ELECTION NEWS: Ballots have now been sent out. Have you returned your voted ballot back to the County Clerk and Recorder’s Office? The earlier voted ballots are returned, the earlier election night unofficial results can be released. If you have not received a ballot you can request a replacement ballot but do it as […]