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CSP Investigating Three Vehicle Crash in Bent County

CSP Investigating Three Vehicle Crash in Bent County

    On Thursday, January 2, 2020 at approximately 22:00 hours (10pm), a green Honda Element, driven by 47 year old Seanon Stracener of Lamar, Colorado, was westbound on Colorado 50 near milepost 423, which is located approximately eight miles east of the town of Hasty. The Honda Element crossed the roadway and collided with […]

2019 Year in Review – DECEMBER

2019 Year in Review – DECEMBER

  The following articles are a recap of various news events which have had an impact on residents of Prowers County this past year. Holly Trustees Welcome New Administrator, Sets Infrastructure Goals for 2020 Michael Tanner, Holly’s newly hired city administrator, attended his first Trustees meeting on Wednesday, December 4th and got right into the […]

2019 Climate Year in Review across Southern Colorado

2019 Climate Year in Review across Southern Colorado

  January of 2019 started out cold and unsettled, as a passing weather system ushered in some of the coldest air of the season across the area on New Year’s Day. The rest of January can be characterized by periodic weather disturbances moving through persistent moderate west to northwest flow aloft across the Rockies. This […]

Wiley Call for Nominations

Wiley Call for Nominations

  Nominations are being accepted at the Wiley Town Hall for members on the Wiley Town Council. A mail ballot regular election has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, 2020 for three trustees and mayor of the community. Those elected will serve four or two year terms and a four year term for mayor. The […]

January Agency on Aging Council Meeting Set

January Agency on Aging Council Meeting Set

A meeting of the Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council will be held on January 21st, Lamar Senior Opportunity Center, 407 East Olive, Lamar. Snacks 11:00 a.m., meeting to begin 11:30. Attend and participate in the exciting work the Advisory Council and Appointing County Commissioners of the Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency […]

CPW issues reminder that shed-antler collection restrictions start Jan. 1

CPW issues reminder that shed-antler collection restrictions start Jan. 1

  DURANGO, Colo. – To protect wintering big-game animals and sage grouse species, collection of shed antlers on all public lands west of I-25 is prohibited from Jan. 1 through April 30. “The purpose of the closures is to reduce disturbance of wintering wildlife during the time of year they are most vulnerable,” said Scott […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report - December 2019

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report – December 2019

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY:  Mostly dry weather across the state during the month of December coincided with a few seasonal snow storms, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.  Overall, soil moisture supplies declined from the previous report, as did the condition of winter wheat. Reporters in eastern counties noted […]

2019 Year in Review - NOVEMBER

2019 Year in Review – NOVEMBER

  The following articles are a recap of various news events which have had an impact on residents of Prowers County this past year. Crespin in as Lamar’s New Mayor   The new council line-up was presented to the public with the oath of office by incoming Mayor of Lamar, Kirk Crespin who replaced Roger […]

2019 Year in Review - OCTOBER

2019 Year in Review – OCTOBER

  The following articles are a recap of various news events which have had an impact on residents of Prowers County this past year. Gateway Safety Flare acquired by Orion Safety Products LAMAR, October 10, 2019 – As of Friday, October 4, 2019, Gateway Safety Flare (GSF) of Lamar announced that it has completed the […]

2019 Year in Review - SEPTEMBER

2019 Year in Review – SEPTEMBER

The following articles are a recap of various news events which have had an impact on residents of Prowers County this past year.   Advanced Treatment Center in Lamar Showcased Advanced Treatment Center at 800 East Maple Street in Lamar, owned by Doug Carrigan, held a by-invitation open house for those associated with the corrections […]

2019 Year in Review - AUGUST

2019 Year in Review – AUGUST

    The following articles are a recap of various news events which have had an impact on residents of Prowers County this past year.   Boxley of Lamar – 2019 Governor’s Service Awards Recipients Announced DENVER —Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera presented the 2019 Governor’s Service Awards, presented in recognition and appreciation to individuals, community […]

ELECTION NEWS for 2020:

ELECTION NEWS for 2020:

2020 will be a very busy election year. In 2016, Proposition 107 was approved by Colorado voters to recreate and reenact state laws for allowing Presidential Primary Elections. With this change, Colorado will hold a 2020 Presidential Primary Election.   2020 Presidential Primary will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 2020 Primary will be held […]

PRESS RELEASE: Holtorf Appointed to State House District 64 Seat

PRESS RELEASE: Holtorf Appointed to State House District 64 Seat

By Landan Schaffert, Campaign Manager, Holtorf for HD 64  On Saturday, December 28, 2019, Richard Holtorf, a Republican farmer, rancher, feedlot manager, and Army veteran of Washington County, was appointed as the new State Representative for House District 64. In Kiowa, 115 delegates gathered to appoint a representative to fill this position, which was recently […]

2019 Year in Review - JUNE

2019 Year in Review – JUNE

The following articles are a recap of various news events which have had an impact on residents of Prowers County this past year. Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Takes Southeast State Tour Lamar Community College was the last stop of the evening for Kate Greenberg, Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture, this past Thursday, June 20th. Greenberg, who […]

2019 Year in Review - May

2019 Year in Review – May

  The following articles are a recap of various news events which have had an impact on residents of Prowers County this past year. PMC Foundation Gala Honors Frederick Esgar Frederick Esgar, a staunch supporter of Prowers Medical Center, was honored and remembered during the annual Foundation Gala this past Friday, May 11th. The event […]