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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 […]

Governor Polis Statement on Space Command Announcement

Governor Polis Statement on Space Command Announcement

Statement on Space Command Announcement DENVER –  Colorado Governor Jared Polis and Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera released the following statement upon reports that the Trump administration is relocating U.S. Space Command from Colorado Springs to Alabama.  “Colorado’s proud military heritage, unparalleled aerospace ecosystem, and unmatched quality of life for our service members and their families […]

City of Lamar Prepares for 2021

City of Lamar Prepares for 2021

  The Lamar City Council finished business for 2020 with their final meeting of the year, Monday, December 21st with a reminder that city offices will be closed December 24th and 25th as well as January 1, 2021. City Administrator, Steve Kil, noted the Community Development Block Grant of $900,000 for the administration of funds […]

Colorado Employment Situation – November 2020

Colorado Employment Situation – November 2020

  Nonfarm Payroll Jobs Decline by 6,900 in November; Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 6.4% Household survey data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged in November at 6.4 percent. The national unemployment rate declined two-tenths of a percentage point from October to 6.7 percent. Other highlights from the household […]

CDLE: Unemployment Claims and Featured Job Openings Ending December 12

CDLE: Unemployment Claims and Featured Job Openings Ending December 12

    (DENVER) –Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) reported that 19,854 regular initial unemployment claims were filed the week ending December 12th. There were also 20,621 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims filed for the same week. Since mid-March, a total of 682,362 regular initial unemployment claims have been filed and a […]

Governor Polis, CDLE Announce Arrival of Direct Cash Payments for Hardworking Coloradans Impacted by Pandemic

Governor Polis, CDLE Announce Arrival of Direct Cash Payments for Hardworking Coloradans Impacted by Pandemic

    DENVER – Governor Polis and the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment announced that the state has begun issuing one-time stimulus payments of $375 to Coloradans facing economic hardships related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Whether you’ve suffered from the virus itself, faced economic struggles, or felt the mental toll – no one is […]

Colorado State Patrol Opens Applications for Trooper Position

Colorado State Patrol Opens Applications for Trooper Position

    COLORADO – The Colorado State Patrol is currently accepting applications for the Trooper career path. If you or someone you know has an interest in joining law enforcement, now is the time to apply online at CSP Cadet Announcement. The window for applications is set to close on December 18, 2020 at 5:00 […]

CDLE: 17,130 Regular Initial UI Claims Filed for Week Ending November 28

CDLE: 17,130 Regular Initial UI Claims Filed for Week Ending November 28

      (DENVER) — Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) reported that 17,130 regular initial unemployment claims were filed the week ending November 28th. The week prior, 15,219 regular initial unemployment claims were filed. Since mid-March, a total of 643,484 regular initial unemployment claims have been filed.* Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) […]

Council and Cobblestone Sign Construction Contract

Council and Cobblestone Sign Construction Contract

  The City of Lamar and Cobblestone Development, LLC are moving forward with plans for a franchise motel to be constructed over the next two years. The economic development incentive agreement has been approved and the council authorized Mayor Kirk Crespin to sign during their meeting on November 23rd. The motel project would be located […]

Colorado Employment Situation – October 2020

Colorado Employment Situation – October 2020

    According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged in October at 6.4 percent. The national unemployment rate declined one percentage point from September to 6.9 percent. Other highlights from the household survey: Colorado’s labor force grew by 17,600 in October to 3,138,700. The labor force participation rate rose […]

Applications Being Accepted for Colorado Ag Commission

Applications Being Accepted for Colorado Ag Commission

    Applications are currently being accepted by the Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions for numerous state advisory roles, including for upcoming positions on the Colorado Agricultural Commission. For all boards and commissions, we strongly encourage interested parties to apply at any time. For the upcoming Ag Commission seats, I encourage you to apply […]

Governor Polis Declares November as “Hire a Veteran First Month”

Governor Polis Declares November as “Hire a Veteran First Month”

  (DENVER) — Governor Jared Polis has declared November “Hire A Veteran First” Month. With Veterans Day on November 11, the entire month of November has long been a time to honor Colorado veterans and ensure they have opportunities to succeed in a post-military life. Although the national unemployment rate for veterans is 6.4 percent, […]

Addition of Providers to Prowers Medical Center Clinic

Addition of Providers to Prowers Medical Center Clinic

  (Lamar, CO) – October 29, 2020   Prowers Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of two (2) Providers to our Family Medicine Healthcare Team! Dr. Margaret Loewen is making a transition from working full-time in our Emergency Services Department to begin providing patient care in our Prowers Medical Center Clinic on Mondays, […]

Polis Issuing $375 Unemployment Check to Qualifying Colorado Residents

Polis Issuing $375 Unemployment Check to Qualifying Colorado Residents

Governor’s Executive Order Directs State Labor  Department to Issue One-Time Stimulus  Payments to Eligible UI Claimants.  Many Unemployed Coloradans to Receive $375 Payment Per Executive Order (DENVER) – Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment announced it would soon begin making one-time stimulus payments of $375 to Coloradans facing economic hardships related to the […]

Colorado Employment Situation – September 2020

Colorado Employment Situation – September 2020

  13,400 Nonfarm Payroll Jobs Added in September; Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.4%   Household survey data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 6.4 percent in September from 6.7 percent in August. During the same period, the national unemployment rate declined half of a percentage point to 7.9 […]