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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 Deploying Colorado National Guard to Washington, D.C. for Presidential Inauguration

Governor Polis Deploying Colorado National Guard to Washington, D.C. for Presidential Inauguration

DENVER –  Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed an Executive Order activating members of the Colorado National Guard to assist with the 59th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. “Colorado will proudly do our part, joining 40 other states across our great nation in sending members of our National Guard to the nation’s capital for our country’s […]

Toys for Tots Distribution Schedule for 12/24

Toys for Tots Distribution Schedule for 12/24

    The annual Toys for Tots, Food for Families Christmas give-away in Prowers County had to undergo some changes for the pandemic this year. Organizer, Darlene Lopez said gifts and a hot meal will be distributed on Thursday, December 24th in this manner: Holly residents may pick up their gifts and dinner between 9am […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives at Prowers Medical Center

COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives at Prowers Medical Center

    The first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived today at Prowers Medical Center, according to hospital Chief Executive Officer, Karen Bryant. “The hospital has received 175 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and we expect 100 doses of the Moderna vaccine will also be forthcoming once it has been approved for general distribution by […]

Lamar Chamber of Commerce, 2020 Parade of Lights

Lamar Chamber of Commerce, 2020 Parade of Lights

    There have been some needed changes to the annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Parade of Lights this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. The parade will be held Friday, December 11th, starting at 6pm. There is no theme to this year’s parade. Entries can use their own imagination for the event. All entries should […]

Prowers County Commissioners Ask for Community Support in COVID Safeguards

Prowers County Commissioners Ask for Community Support in COVID Safeguards

FROM PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, TOWN OF GRANADA, TOWN OF HOLLY, TOWN OF WILEY, AND CITY OF LAMAR November 20, 2020 The rate of COVID-19 cases is increasing at an alarming rate across much of Colorado and in Prowers County. Beginning Sunday, November 22, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., the State of Colorado has assigned Prowers County […]

COVID-19 Cases Move Prowers to Level Red (Severe Risk)

COVID-19 Cases Move Prowers to Level Red (Severe Risk)

    There have been 124 new pandemic cases in Prowers County since November 11th prompting the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to move the risk factor for Covid from orange to red. Prowers County is one of five with the new designation this week due to the climb in COVID-19 cases. The […]

Prowers County Clerk's Office Access by Appointment Only

Prowers County Clerk’s Office Access by Appointment Only

As of November 13, 2020, Prowers County moved to a Level Orange/High Risk of the SAFER AT HOME Directive, therefore the Prowers County Clerk and Recorder’s Office will be restricting public access to our office and will be moving to appointment only beginning Monday, November 16, 2020 due to the rapid increase of COVID cases in […]

Veterans Day Remembrance Observed at 9/11 Memorial

Veterans Day Remembrance Observed at 9/11 Memorial

  Veterans Day was observed in Lamar this past Wednesday, November 11th at the 9/11 and First Responders Memorial at Big Timbers Museum. The ceremony, marking the end of hostilities in WWI, was held, keeping with historical tradition on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the signing of the Armistice which brought an […]

(Corrected Information as of 11-19-20) Toys for Tots Gears Up for the Big Holiday

(Corrected Information as of 11-19-20) Toys for Tots Gears Up for the Big Holiday

    Darlene Lopez plans to offer brand new toys and a free holiday meal again this year, but she is altering how the Toys for Tots event is conducted in light of this year’s pandemic restrictions. “Applications for the new gifts will be available at all the schools in Prowers County and at the […]

The 5th Annual Lamar Community Thanksgiving to be Drive-Thru

The 5th Annual Lamar Community Thanksgiving to be Drive-Thru

  The annual dinner will be held as before, at the Hope Center (Lincoln School) on North 10th Street between 11:00am – 3:00pm on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2020. All are Welcome. Origin/Background: The Lamar Community Thanksgiving event started with a thought, then turned into an idea, and became a tangible event that has […]

Today, November 11, 2020, is Veterans Day

Today, November 11, 2020, is Veterans Day

  In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of […]

Lamar Family Honored by State for Adoption Month

Lamar Family Honored by State for Adoption Month

    In celebration of National Adoption Month and to encourage more Coloradans to adopt from foster care, the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) will recognize five adoptive families from across the state in a virtual celebration on Nov. 7. One of the five families being honored lives in Lamar.  Bill and Leilanie Kisamore, […]

State 2020 General Election Turnout Sets Records

State 2020 General Election Turnout Sets Records

DENVER, Colo- Even with ballots still being processed and counted throughout Colorado, it is clear that this is an historic election.  As of 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, a total of 3,303,265 ballots have been received into the statewide voter registration system to be processed for tabulation in the 2020 General Election, with more […]

COVID-19 Increasing in Prowers County

COVID-19 Increasing in Prowers County

This is a rapidly changing and fluid situation. We appreciate your patience.  There are several new developments in our efforts to contain this COVID-19 Pandemic: We are now at 197 cases as of 2:00pm today (October 30, 2020) and now have 8 COVID-19 associated deaths. We are in Safer at Home Level 2. Capacities are reduced […]