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Lamar Chamber of Commerce Hosts 103rd Annual Banquet

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Hosts 103rd Annual Banquet

  The 2023 Lamar Chamber of Commerce annual banquet highlighted the community service and economic efforts of individuals and businesses in the local community. County Commissioner, Ron Cook was presented with the Citizen of the Year Award for his on-going support of community activities including his 26 years of work with popular car shows for […]

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Banquet Set for January 27th

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Banquet Set for January 27th

    The Lamar Eagles Lodge will play host to this year’s annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce Banquet, Friday, January 27th at 6pm.  Tickets are $28 per person which includes the evening meal and may be ordered through the chamber at 336-4379 or purchased at the door. The new line-up of directors will be introduced […]

Good Citizens Honored by DAR

Good Citizens Honored by DAR

Six area students were honored on Saturday, January 7, 2023, by the Fort William Bent Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Lamar at the Las Brisas Restaurant.  They received recognition, a Good Citizen Pin and certificate along with a delicious breakfast buffet. The DAR Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is intended […]

Big Turnout for Toys

Big Turnout for Toys

    “This is the largest display of toys we’ve had yet,” said Don McBee, one of the organizers of the Prowers County Colorado Farm Bureau’s annual toy show, held every January at the Lamar Elks Lodge. The one-day event, held this past Saturday, January 14th showcased a lot of ag-oriented toys, from farm equipment […]

Riverside Communications, LLC signs agreement to purchase KLMR (AM) and KLMR-FM Radio

Riverside Communications, LLC signs agreement to purchase KLMR (AM) and KLMR-FM Radio

KLMR radio, in Lamar, Colorado, originally signed on the air as an AM radio station in December of 1948.  Nearly 28 years later, KLMR-FM was added and signed on the air in November of 1976.  Both stations were destroyed by a microburst in July of 2022 and 25/7 Media, Inc. subsequently elected to shut the […]

2022 Year in Review - AUGUST

2022 Year in Review – AUGUST

  Here are some news recaps highlighting events which had an impact on residents of Prowers County Area Veterans Get Welcome News on Lamar VA Clinic Status As had been published earlier, the VA announced the Lamar and three other rural VA Clinics will not be closing in 2026 as had been anticipated.  VA ECHCS […]

Year in Review - JULY

Year in Review – JULY

Here are some new events highlighting events which had an impact on residents of Prowers County Ribbon Cutting Held for MRI Unit at PMC “After several years of planning, we’re celebrating the official grand opening of Prowers Medical Center’s MRI unit with our ribbon cutting,” said PMC, Chief Executive Officer, Karen Bryant during the ceremony […]

2022 year in Review - JUNE

2022 year in Review – JUNE

  Here are some new events highlighting events which had an impact on residents of Prowers County   Lamar Lions Club Centennial Celebration, June 11, 2022 Members and family of the Lamar Lions Club celebrated their 100th anniversary at the Lamar Elks Club this past Saturday, June 11th.  The organization came into existence in Lamar […]

2022 Year in Review - MAY

2022 Year in Review – MAY

Here are some new events highlighting events which had an impact on residents of Prowers County   Lamar School District Offering Lamar Thunder as Mascot Alternative The Colorado Commission on Indian Affairs ruled the newly offered Lamar Savage mascot and logo (Savage Thunder) does not meet with the Commission’s approval.  The Re-2 district school board […]

2022 Year in Review - APRIL

2022 Year in Review – APRIL

  Here are some new events highlighting events which had an impact on residents of Prowers County     Lopes Day Ribbon Cuttings at Lamar Community College Lopes Day, April 14th, was an eventful day at the Lamar Community College campus as four ribbon-cutting events were held, highlighting the construction projects which will augment the […]

Missing Livestock Reported in Baca County

Missing Livestock Reported in Baca County

BACA COUNTY, Colo. – There is a report of stolen livestock in Baca County. It has been reported that approximately 80 head of bred cows are missing. The cattle are mostly black and predominantly have blue, Y-Tex ear tags. Cows will have one of two brands: S JM (connected) or the Lazy TC connected followed […]

2022 Year in Review MARCH

2022 Year in Review MARCH

    Here are some events from the past year which impacted residents of Prowers County Lamar School Board Works Last Minute Mascot Details Representatives from the Lamar Re-2 School Board will be given a five-minute opportunity on April 15th to present the mascot and logo alternatives to the Colorado Commission on Indian Affairs.  Board […]

Lamar Area Hospice Receives Record-Setting Donation

Lamar Area Hospice Receives Record-Setting Donation

    According to Rose Ann Yates, Chairman for the Lamar Hospice Fundraising Committee, “this year’s annual Dinner, Dance and Auction, as well as the Angel Open Golf Tournament surpassed all expectations. Our team of volunteers have been doing this for more than twenty years. It’s a labor of love. Our commitment to Lamar Area […]

2022 Year in Review FEBRUARY

2022 Year in Review FEBRUARY

  Here are some new events highlighting events which had an impact on residents of Prowers County   100th Anniversary Banquet for Lamar Chamber of Commerce Teamwork was the central theme for the Lamar Chamber of Commerce banquet held Friday, January 28th at the Lamar Eagles Lodge. The banquet was notable for several reasons, the […]

Toy Time Annual with Prowers County Farm Bureau

Toy Time Annual with Prowers County Farm Bureau

  Prowers County Farm Bureau is sponsoring the annual Lamar Elks Toy Show, to be held Saturday, January 14th, 2023, at the Lamar Elks Lodge 28157 Hwy 287 South, Lamar CO 81052. The show will start at 9 am and run until 3 pm mountain time. Toys of all shapes and sizes, new in the […]