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Letter to the Editor:  Sam Zordel

Letter to the Editor: Sam Zordel

To the Citizens of Prowers County, It has been a great pleasure serving as the Sheriff of Prowers County, this term. This job hasn’t always been the easiest, but it has been the most rewarding, being able to interact and serve the citizens of Prowers County, my employees and with the other offices of this county. I […]

Letter to the Editor:  From Eric Niemeyer

Letter to the Editor:  From Eric Niemeyer

  “About three weeks ago I announced my retirement from High Plains Community Health Center. I did this with a heavy heart, having come to love my coworkers, our patients and many friends. My retirement will allow my family to focus on its personal needs and to be closer to extended family in another state. […]

Letter to the Editor:  A Note of Thanks

Letter to the Editor:  A Note of Thanks

    I would like to thank all those at Prowers Medical Center who helped so much with a recent medical emergency that resulted in an overnight stay. The ER physician, Dr. Sharon (from Colorado Springs) was excellent, as was our resident surgeon, Christine Bogardus, Radiology and Lab personnel were very helpful and all my […]

Letter to the Editor:  COVID-19 & Medical Information                 

Letter to the Editor:  COVID-19 & Medical Information                 

I am fascinated by irony in my life and witnessing it in our communities. We are a fickle species. While listening respectfully to some people’s concern while protesting COVID vaccine,  I have heard statements like “it is against my religion which does not allow me to put something in my body made from fetal tissue”. […]

Letter to the Editor:  Tri-State’s Attempt to Restrict Lower Ark Valley Irrigation Pumping Places Farms at Risk

Letter to the Editor: Tri-State’s Attempt to Restrict Lower Ark Valley Irrigation Pumping Places Farms at Risk

  Lamar, Colo. (October 6, 2021) — Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. is asking the Division 2 Water Court to require the Lower Arkansas Water Management Association (LAWMA) – a non-profit member-owned association of Lower Arkansas River Valley farmers, ranchers and agricultural businesses that use groundwater wells – to limit certain members’ initial pumping […]

Letter to the Editor:  RE: PMC and Mandates

Letter to the Editor:  RE: PMC and Mandates

  In response to the Board of Directors of Prowers Medical Center Letter to the Editor, dated Sept. 30, 2021, I would like to address concerns from the citizens of this county that these elected officials overlooked. First and foremost, during the State of Colorado Board of Health meeting on August 30, 2021, Representative Richard […]

Letter to the Editor:  Dear Residents of Prowers County:

Letter to the Editor: Dear Residents of Prowers County:

  Dear Residents of Prowers County: We would like to encourage you to use the link below or the QR Code to participate in our survey! We are working with the Colorado Tourism Office regarding the Restart Destinations Program which will help develop tourism recovery strategies and support adoption of the Colorado Tourism Roadmap to […]

Letter to the Editor:         

Letter to the Editor:         

Growing up in a household where Republicans, Democrats, Christians, Atheists, Jews, and people that did not speak English were welcome at the dinner table made for lively mealtimes. Arguing and debate was expected. Listening to perceptions, other than our own, was required. Questioning where you got your facts was anticipated. What was not tolerated were […]

Letter to the Editor:  9-11 Tribute Committee

Letter to the Editor: 9-11 Tribute Committee

  On behalf of the Tri-State 9/11 Tribute Foundation, we wish to extend a heart felt thank you to the many organizations, businesses and individuals that made this year’s Remembrance a success. Our goal of reflecting and honoring First Responders and Military has never wavered!  Their commitment, dedication and sacrifice for both community and country were brought into […]

November Ballot Measures 2A& 2B to Voters: Can Lamar Tax and Sell Regulated Marijuana

November Ballot Measures 2A& 2B to Voters: Can Lamar Tax and Sell Regulated Marijuana

  To The Editor: Did you know Lamar residents are funding education, recreation and infrastructure in other communities every time they drive to another jurisdiction to purchase legal marijuana?   Ballot Measures 2A & 2B ask voters to take money out of the hands of other jurisdictions and put it to work for the residents of […]

Crespin Announces Bid for Re-Election

Crespin Announces Bid for Re-Election

  Letter to the Editor: I am honored to announce my candidacy for re-election as the Mayor for the City of Lamar.  Since having been elected in 2019, many things have changed in our community. Shortly after my swearing in, the COVID pandemic hit our nation. Despite the challenges we faced during the COVID pandemic, the City […]

Letter to the Editor:  Successful Class Reunion

Letter to the Editor:  Successful Class Reunion

  Thank you to all who attended, participated and worked to organize the 50th year reunion of the Lamar High School Class of 1971. As we came together this past Saturday evening, July 31st, at the Shore Arts Center and Pocket Park, this truly was blessed.  That you also to those who prepared and brought […]

Search to Continue for Lamar City Administrator

Search to Continue for Lamar City Administrator

The City Council held interviews and hosted a community Meet and Greet for the new City Administrator on Friday, July 30th, 2021. The results of the interviews were discussed during a special Executive Session held on Monday, August 2nd, 2021. Following the Executive Session, I contacted the preferred candidate to discuss the opportunity. After some […]

Dear Editor:  Regarding Agriculture Environmentalism

Dear Editor: Regarding Agriculture Environmentalism

    If the country is serious about tackling climate change, we ought to be sure to include the original environmentalists: our farmers and ranchers. Senator Michael Bennet understands as much with the Growing Climate Solutions Act, of which he is a co-sponsor. The act enables the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide technical […]

Letter to the Editor:  Thank you for Community Assistance

Letter to the Editor:  Thank you for Community Assistance

  On behalf of the Tri-State 9.11 Tribute Foundation, I wish to express our gratitude to the many volunteers that helped on our workday held Saturday morning May 8th, 2021, at our site next to the Big Timbers Museum. Chad Sailors and Anthony La Tour brought over 20 young athletes from Lamar Middle and High […]