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Guidance for Curbside Delivery

Guidance for Curbside Delivery

  Guidance for Non-Critical Businesses to offer curbside delivery of products. Specifically:   ❑ On-site staffing of Non-Critical Businesses is limited to the minimum number of employees necessary to fill and process orders and to provide curbside delivery, in addition to Minimum Basic Operations. ❑ In no event shall the number of employees permitted at […]

UPDATED MEDIA RELEASE-FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

UPDATED MEDIA RELEASE-FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

  On April 27th, the Governor’s Order will change from Stay At Home to SAFER AT HOME Directive. Per the Commissioners: • All County Buildings will have limited access to the General Public through May 12th. Manner in which department business will be conducted is at the Department Head’s discretion. Please call the County Department […]

CPW Seeks Public Input on Plan to Manage far Southeast Colorado Pronghorn Herd

CPW Seeks Public Input on Plan to Manage far Southeast Colorado Pronghorn Herd

  LAMAR, Colo. – Public input is being sought by Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) about how it proposes to manage the Two Buttes pronghorn herd in far southeastern Colorado over the next decade. Big game populations are managed t​o achieve population and sex ratio objectives established for various herds. CPW staff spent months drafting […]

Collins Ranch Receives Colorado Leopold Conservation Award

Collins Ranch Receives Colorado Leopold Conservation Award

    DENVER, Colo. – The Collins Ranch of Kit Carson has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award®. The Collins Ranch is owned and operated by the Toby and Amy Johnson family of Cheyenne County. The conservation practices that the Johnsons have implemented on their cattle ranch have improved […]

Media Release from Prowers County Commissioners RE: Safer At Home Directive

Media Release from Prowers County Commissioners RE: Safer At Home Directive

  On Monday, April 27th, the Governor’s Order will change from Stay At Home to SAFER AT HOME Directive. Per the Commissioners: All County Buildings will have limited access to the General Public through May 12th. Manner in which department business will be conducted is at the Department Head’s discretion. Please call the County Department […]

Polis Easing Some Social Distancing Restrictions

Polis Easing Some Social Distancing Restrictions

Gov. Polis Provides Update to Coloradans on State Response to COVID-19 DENVER – Today Governor Jared Polis discussed modeling data that shows how Coloradans are doing their part during the stay-at-home order and what next steps will look like as health and safety restrictions change in the coming days and weeks.  The Governor discussed new modeling […]

Lamar Community College Announces Alternate Plans for its 81st Annual Commencement Ceremony

Lamar Community College Announces Alternate Plans for its 81st Annual Commencement Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lamar, CO) – Despite hopes for one last gathering to celebrate student accomplishments, Lamar Community College has made the difficult decision to cancel in-person events through the end of May. This includes year-end LCC celebrations such as the 81st Annual Commencement Ceremony, the annual Antelope Night awards ceremony, and the Nursing Pinning […]

Social Distancing Entertainment with Virtual Easter Egg Run

Social Distancing Entertainment with Virtual Easter Egg Run

    Approximately 215 vehicles, from jalopies, to motorcycles, Quackers of the Rotary, Corvettes, cruisers and City of Lamar, First Responder Equipment gathered at the Cow Palace parking lot, Friday, April 10th, to assemble and register for the Easter Egg Cruise around town. Attendees maintained social distancing with many just staying in their cars, waiting […]

Prowers County Has First Case of COVID-19

Prowers County Has First Case of COVID-19

  Prowers County Public Health and Environment Please note that this is a fluid and frequently changing situation! Your patience is appreciated.  Prowers County has a confirmed case of COVID-19. • Public health practitioners are investigating. • The person has been in isolation since testing was obtained and close contacts have been notified and quarantined. […]

Polis Extends Stay-at-Home Order Until April 26th

Polis Extends Stay-at-Home Order Until April 26th

Gov. Polis Takes Further Action To Address COVID-19 DENVER – Gov. Polis signed Executive Orders Monday taking further action to address COVID-19 in Colorado.  Gov. Polis signed an Executive Order amending and extending D 2020 017 to extend the state-wide stay at home order until April 26, 2020. View here. The Governor also rescinded Executive […]

Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Assoc Hold 151st Annual Meeting via Zoom

Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Assoc Hold 151st Annual Meeting via Zoom

The 151​th​ annual Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association annual meeting was Saturday, April 4, 2020 in a Zoom virtual session. Highlights included elections, and educational round table, industry and legislative updates. New 2020/2021 officers are: Bo Karney of Las Animas, president; Randy McEndree of Springfield, 1​st vice president; Cory Crow of Rocky Ford, 2​nd​ […]

STATE LABOR DEPARTMENT: MORE THAN 60,000 INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FILED MARCH 22-28*

STATE LABOR DEPARTMENT: MORE THAN 60,000 INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FILED MARCH 22-28*

(DENVER) — Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced there were 61,583 initial unemployment claims filed the week ending March 28, 2020. This is more than three times the number of initial unemployment claims filed the week ending March 21, 2020, which was 19,745. The initial claims numbers are those weekly claims […]

Changes in Prowers County Commodity Distribution for April 14th

Changes in Prowers County Commodity Distribution for April 14th

    Due to the impact of COVID-19 in our communities, the Commodity Foods Distribution will still be held at 8am on Tuesday, April 14th, but with some safeguards for everyone’s health and protection. Darren Glover, TEFAP Coordinator for Prowers County has stated that in April, all sites will have drive-up distribution only. NO Walk-Ups […]

* Lamar VA CLINIC CLOSURE * (for face-to-face appointments)

* Lamar VA CLINIC CLOSURE * (for face-to-face appointments)

  Dear Eastern Colorado Veteran, In an effort to reallocate our resources to ensure that we can provide our Veterans with the safest care during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System has made the decision to close the Lamar VA Clinic for all face-to-face appointments beginning April 1, 2020. If you […]

CSP Investigating Possible Impersonator in S.E. Colorado

CSP Investigating Possible Impersonator in S.E. Colorado

The Colorado State Patrol, Otero County Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies in Southeast Colorado are currently investigating several reports where motorists have been contacted by a white male driving a dark, possibly black, unmarked Dodge Charger. Several drivers reported they have been asked for papers regarding their authority to drive to their […]