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Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site and Park Partners to Host Exhibit Grand Opening

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site and Park Partners to Host Exhibit Grand Opening

  National Park Service  – U.S. Department of the Interior Sand Creek Massacre  National Historic Site 1301 Maine Street  P.O. Box 249 Eads, CO 81036  719-438-5916   Eads, Colorado-      The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site and the Sand Creek  Massacre Foundation will host the grand opening of History Colorado’s satellite  exhibit titled The Sand […]

Prowers Economic Prosperity invites public to grand opening

Prowers Economic Prosperity invites public to grand opening

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2024 Prowers Economic Prosperity, 223 S. Main, Lamar, CO 81052   Prowers Economic Prosperity would like to invite the community out for Lamar Outdoor Sports’ Grand Opening. The Grand Opening will kickoff with a Ribbon Cutting on April 12th, 2024 @ 9:45am. Grand Opening hours will be Friday April […]

Cornhole Tournament Saturday, April 27, 2024

Cornhole Tournament Saturday, April 27, 2024

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2024   LAMAR ELKS LODGE – 28157 HWY 287 BAGS FLY AT 11:00 AM BRING YOUR OWN PARTNER SIGN UP ON SCOREHOLIO $30.00 PER TEAM 6 GAMES GUARANTEED DOUBLE ELIMINATION LUNCH SPECIAL SMASHBURGER AND FRIES ONLY $ 10.00 BAR OPENS AT 11:00 CALL GARY ( 719-691-9930 ) OR BRENT ( […]

Ground is broken for new Thunder Stadium

Ground is broken for new Thunder Stadium

A good-sized crowd anxiously gathered on 14th St. behind Lamar High School on Monday, March 18, 2024 to watch a new era ushered in for Lamar High School sports.  It was a beautiful, warm day in early spring and the late afternoon sun glinted off a row of shiny new shovels lined up in front […]

Lamar Outdoor Sports makes donation for upcoming Tri-State 9/11 auction

Lamar Outdoor Sports makes donation for upcoming Tri-State 9/11 auction

  Todd Horning, with Lamar Outdoor Sports, 10 N. Main Street, Lamar, Colorado recently donated a Springfield XD9 subcompact 9 mm pistol with holster to the Tri-State 9/11 Tribute Auction/Fundraiser.  The event will be held March 23, 2024 at 6 p.m. at Tavern 1301, 1301 N. Main Street in Lamar. Proceeds from the auction/fundraiser go […]

Farms Feeding Migrating Sandhill Cranes in Colorado in it for the Long Haul

Mike Schaefer and his family have spent a lifetime adoring the sandhill cranes that swoop into the San Luis Valley each spring and fall, crowding the sky and luring thousands of tourists. “We just like to watch them fly,” he said. “It’s something about the way they circle and circle, and then they catch a […]

Share the Spirit @ The Ranch Fundraiser slated for April 27, 2024

Share the Spirit @ The Ranch Fundraiser slated for April 27, 2024

The Share the Spirit Foundation will hold its biennial fundraiser on Saturday, April 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Amache Studio, located at 30785 CR 34.5 in Lamar, Colorado.   This event is the organization’s flagship fundraiser.  It promises to be a casually-elegant evening of fun, good food and drinks and an opportunity to purchase […]

CSU Extension Specialists/SE Area to Host Estate Planning Workshops

CSU Extension Specialists/SE Area to Host Estate Planning Workshops

  SOUTHEAST AREA EXTENSION   Contact: Brooke Matthew or Tearle Lessenden CSU Extension Specialists/Southeast Area Phone: 719-254-7608 (Brooke) Phone: 719-438-5321(Tearle) Email: Brooke.Matthew@colostate.edu Email: Tearle.Lessenden@colostate.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Colorado State University Extension to Host Estate Planning Workshops  Sensitive issues, such as money, death, and family relations are difficult issues not only to bring up but also to […]

Lamar School District RE-2 Prepares to Break Ground for State-Of-The-Art Stadium

Lamar School District RE-2 Prepares to Break Ground for State-Of-The-Art Stadium

  LAMAR, CO – February 20, 2024 – Lamar School District RE-2 is thrilled to announce the upcoming groundbreaking ceremony for its highly anticipated new stadium, set to be the pride of the community and home to the Thunder football, soccer, and track teams. The groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled to take place on March 18th, […]

Lamar Lions Club Has New Meeting Location

Lamar Lions Club Has New Meeting Location

The Lamar Lions Club has changed its meeting location to the Colorado Room at the Historic Cow Palace.  The group meets at noon the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month.  

Prowers Journal Website Adds Link to Monthly Lamar School Calendar

The Prowers Journal added a quick link to the Lamar City Schools monthly calendar.   We are looking for a local business to sponsor the calendar.  Your logo or business card would be featured at the top of the calendar each month.  Please call us at 336-9095 or email reportertpj@gmail.com if you are interested! We would […]

Lamar Tractor Supply Company makes large donation to Tri-State 9/11 Foundation

Lamar Tractor Supply Company makes large donation to Tri-State 9/11 Foundation

  Lamar’s Tractor Supply Company made a generous donation of a Pit Boss grill to the Tri-State 9/11 Tribute Foundation on Feb 9, 2024.  Jaime White, manager of the store, presented the Foundation with the grill, which uses pellets or charcoal and is valued at approximately $700. I spoke to Doug Harbour of the non-profit […]

Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association 2024 Conference

The 10th Annual Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association is Feb. 27-28 at the Westin Hotel in Westminster. We would love to have you join us! Registration rates go up Feb. 15. Please check out the CFVGA 10th Annual Conference website for schedule, speakers, pricing, and other details. Use the tab on this website to register. 2024 […]

Awards Presented at 102nd Lamar Chamber Banquet

Awards Presented at 102nd Lamar Chamber Banquet

The Lamar Chamber of Commerce held its 102nd annual banquet at the Lamar Eagles Lodge this past Monday, January 29th, emceed by KVAY personality, Ty Harmon. Four awards were presented during the banquet which included Citizen of the Year and Humanitarian of the year, both of which are selected from nominating letters from the public-at-large.  The […]

Benefit Auction for 9/11 Tri State Tribute Foundation

Benefit Auction for 9/11 Tri State Tribute Foundation

IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE 9/11 TRI STATE TRIBUTE FOUNDATION JANUARY 29, 2024   THE TRI-STATE 9/11 TRIBUTE FOUNDATION IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE A TRI-STATE 9/11 TRIBUTE SILENT AND LIVE BENEFIT AUCTION TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2024. THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD IN THE BANQUET ROOM AT TAVERN 1301 (FORMERLY THE COW PALACE) IN […]