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Lamar School District RE-2 High School Logo Committee Nomination Information

Lamar School District RE-2 High School Logo Committee Nomination Information

December 1, 2021 In response to SB21-116 Concerning the Prohibition of American Indian Mascots in Colorado Schools, the Lamar RE-2 Board of Education conducted a community meeting in July. At that meeting a timeline for the adoption of a new logo for Lamar High School was shared. While SB21-116 is currently being challenged legally, the […]

Route for the 2021 Annual Lamar Chamber Parade of Lights

Route for the 2021 Annual Lamar Chamber Parade of Lights

    The annual Parade of Lights will begin at 6pm on Friday, December 3rd.  All entries will line up at the Lamar Swimming Pool parking lot.  The route will begin on Parkview Street to East Cedar, turning west to 4th Street and proceed north onto Oak Street.  From Oak, the route will head to […]

New MRI Unit Arrives at Prowers Medical Center

New MRI Unit Arrives at Prowers Medical Center

  The long-awaited MRI unit, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, arrived at Prowers Medical Center this past Tuesday, November 16th.  Amber Rider, Project Manager for Prowers Medical Center, provided a detailed tour of the new offices and suites that will accommodate the 10,000-pound imaging unit and associated equipment.   MRIs help providers diagnose various diseases and injuries, […]

Annual LHS DECA Chapter Coat Drive

Annual LHS DECA Chapter Coat Drive

(Lamar, Colorado, November 17, 2021) The Lamar High School DECA Chapter coat drive is underway. Donations can be taken to Washington Elementary, Parkview Elementary, Alta Vista Charter School, and Lamar High School. The goal is to have all goods donated by December 2, 2021, in order for coats, hats and gloves to be distributed as […]

Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Ready for the Holiday Season

Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Ready for the Holiday Season

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce has brought back their Shop Small Season promotion, November 26th through December 22nd.  Here’s a chance for you to shop locally and reap some returns. A number of participating businesses will issue one token per customer with a minimum of a $20 purchase.  Once you’ve collected four tokens, […]

Lamar Rotary Celebrates a Century of Service

Lamar Rotary Celebrates a Century of Service

  Rotarians and the Lamar community-at-large gathered this past Friday, November 5th to celebrate the centennial observance of the Lamar Rotarian organization which was founded in 1921. Co-President for 2021, Anne-Marie Crampton, emceed the historic event which was held at The Max Hotel, East Olive Street in Lamar.    Crampton introduced guest speaker, Kris Sarlo-Koelher, the […]

Toys for Tots – Food for Families, 2021

Toys for Tots – Food for Families, 2021

    Darlene Lopez and her crew of volunteers are preparing for their annual task of collecting toys for tots for the Christmas season. If you wish to be included in the gift list, applications are being processed only by local schools in Prowers County.  No other applications will be accepted and they are limited […]

2021 October Halloween Events

2021 October Halloween Events

    28th       Moonlight Madness, Lamar Chamber of Commerce, 5-8pm, Downtown Lamar Witches Dance and Cookies Class in Pocket Park Lamar High School, Trick or Treat, 5-6:30pm S.E. Health Group, former Payne Hotel, North Main St, Trick or Treat @ 6pm   29th       SDS Trunk or Treat, 5:30pm to 7:30pm at 1111 South 4th Street […]

Drug Take-Back Event Set for LPD, Saturday, October 23rd

Drug Take-Back Event Set for LPD, Saturday, October 23rd

  The Lamar Police Department will be participating in the National Drug Take-Back Initiative in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The program is designed for people with unwanted and unused prescription drugs to safely dispose of those medications. One goal of the […]

Groundbreaking for Cobblestone Motel

Groundbreaking for Cobblestone Motel

  The local owners/investors of the Lamar Colorado “Cobblestone Hotel & Suites” located at 1215 N. Main St., Lamar, Colorado held a ceremonial ground breaking for this much awaited addition to Lamar at the site on Wednesday, October 6th. The event was attended by members of the Prowers County Commissioners, Lamar City Council, Prowers Economic […]

Lamar Chamber Hosting Annual Moonlight Madness

Lamar Chamber Hosting Annual Moonlight Madness

Moonlight Madness will be held in Lamar on Thursday, Oct. 28, from 5PM to 8PM. The Lamar Chamber of Commerce will host the annual window decoration contest.  Let the Chamber know that you want to be judged. Here are the Prizes: 1st Place, Traveling Trophy, and Advertising in Reals Deals Magazine, and on KVAY. 2nd […]

City of Lamar Selects New City Administrator

City of Lamar Selects New City Administrator

After an extensive search, the City of Lamar Mayor and City Council have announced that Robert Evans will be the City’s new Administrator. Robert currently serves as City Manager in Willis, Texas, a position he has held since 2019. Mayor Kirk Crespin and the members of the Lamar City Council hosted the final candidates for […]

Election Information and Timeline

Election Information and Timeline

  If you have moved and didn’t update your voter registration you could be inactive at this time. Inactive voters will not automatically get a ballot in the mail for this election. Please call the County Clerk’s Office for election information regarding your voting status or go on line to: www.govotecolorado.gov for more information. What […]

Trinidad to Host Action 22 Annual Meeting

Trinidad to Host Action 22 Annual Meeting

    Action22 is proud to host this year’s Annual Meeting in historic Trinidad, Colorado during their Colexico Spaghetti Western Festival. This destination event will begin Friday, October 15th at Trinidad State College Auditorium and will finish Saturday at the Arthur Mitchell Museum. We invite you to come share, inspire and recharge with your fellow […]

Cobblestone Hotel Groundbreaking Set for October 6th, Joe Giadone Honored

Cobblestone Hotel Groundbreaking Set for October 6th, Joe Giadone Honored

    The Lamar City Council approved a modification of the incentive package for BriMark Buildings Construction, LLC for the Cobblestone Hotel Development project during their September 27th meeting.  Their attorneys had requested a change from the City and Redevelopment Authority Board regarding the Substantial Completion Date clause, as long as the owner is in […]