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Letter to Editor from CO Ag Commissioner, Kate Greenberg

Letter to Editor from CO Ag Commissioner, Kate Greenberg

  The past year has been a very challenging one for our state and the world. We’ve had to reinvent the way we do things in order to save as many lives as possible and get out of the crisis that has been brought on by the pandemic. As livestock producers, you face challenges few […]

Letter from Prowers County Board of Commissioners:

Letter from Prowers County Board of Commissioners:

    RE: SB21-033 – Conservation Easement Reparations Dear Senators & Representatives: The Board of Prowers County Commissioners urges our Colorado lawmakers to vote in favor of SB21-033, to finally repair the restore land owners and tax credit buyers who acted in good faith, but were severely damaged by the Colorado Department of Revenue’s wrongful […]

Letter to the Editor:  Zonta Rose Day

Letter to the Editor: Zonta Rose Day

  We are contacting you to remind you about Zonta Rose Day. Each year this day is held in conjunction with International Women’s Day, which was established by the United Nations in 1977, to celebrate the rights of women and international peace. The Zonta Club of Prowers County will be sponsoring its 17th annual Rose […]

Letter to the Editor:  Introducing State Rep. Holtorf, District 64

Letter to the Editor: Introducing State Rep. Holtorf, District 64

  To whom it may concern, With the start of Colorado’s 73rd General Assembly, it is my pleasure in writing to you today, to inform to you that Representative Richard A. Holtorf, was sworn in on January 13th to represent House District 64. Representative Holtorf, brings strong conservative and veteran leadership to House District 64 […]

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for the Holiday Parade of Lights and Holiday Schedule

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for the Holiday Parade of Lights and Holiday Schedule

  The Lamar Chamber would like to thank everyone who participated in this years’ Parade of Lights. I know it was different, and hopefully we can get back to normal next year. A big shout out to Police Chief, Kyle Miller for putting the route together, and making sure the parade went smoothly. I would […]

Dear Editor, Holiday Donations

Dear Editor, Holiday Donations

  Christmas is a time to celebrate the God’s gift of love and life. It’s a time of giving and gratitude. We live in a great community where many of us work together to make our community a better place to live and I’m thankful for that gift. A few years ago, our ministerial association […]

Letter to the Editor:  Pandemic Duration

Letter to the Editor: Pandemic Duration

Dear Friends and Neighbors, This Winter Solstice, I am looking forward to Saturn and Jupiter becoming aligned to make the Christmas Star. This is an event that will not happen for another 800 years. I will be out star gazing on December 21st and will not want to miss the awe and wonder it will […]

Dear Editor and Lamar Community: Civility and Generosity

Dear Editor and Lamar Community: Civility and Generosity

This has been a year to remember or maybe a year to forget? I am still not sure which! Phrases that many of us have never used are now part of our everyday vocabulary. These phrases include pandemic, lockdown, stay at home order, flatten the curve, mask required, quarantine, zoom meeting, remote learning, protect your […]

Letter to the Editor: Will Be Dearly Missed

Letter to the Editor: Will Be Dearly Missed

Many of you may not have heard that our community is losing two vital residents. Dr. Jim Smith and his wife Carrie will be leaving Lamar after the first of the year. As a fellow Rotarian with Dr. Smith I have seen firsthand their quiet generosity to our community, whether it is donating items from […]

Dear Editor, Salvation Army Bell Ringers Making Alteration this Year -(corrected mailing address)

Dear Editor, Salvation Army Bell Ringers Making Alteration this Year -(corrected mailing address)

  Wow! It’s been quite a year this year! And as we head into the last leg of it, we realize that we’re not quite done yet. As the result of our county’s COVID-19 numbers as well as the subsequent coin shortage, the Lamar Colorado Ministerial Alliance has decided to not hold the annual Salvation […]

Thank You: From Colorado State Senator Larry Crowder, District 35

Thank You: From Colorado State Senator Larry Crowder, District 35

  My eight-year term of office as your state senator is completed. I would like to thank you and humbly state that this has been a pleasure and an honor to serve the greatest senate district in Colorado. The Senate District 35 covers 16 counties in south central and south eastern Colorado and together we […]

Dear Friends and Neighbors; 10-18-20

Dear Friends and Neighbors; 10-18-20

  The haboob combed across our area last week, and as I gathered things in the yard that were not secured, I lost my mask that was hanging from my ear. The mask and words (X@!#) were carried away on the wind with the topsoil. More entertainment for the neighbors. Incredibly fortunate am I to […]

Letter to the Editor:  COVID19 Response

Letter to the Editor: COVID19 Response

  As a proud and new member of the city of Lamar, I am thrilled to see so much positivity in this community despite the impact of COVID19. The uplifting spirit and cooperative characteristics of the community members allow for anyone from anywhere to feel welcome. Although, as in any small town, there are always […]

Letter to the Editor:  Re:  Mask Precautions--Hello Friends and Neighbors!

Letter to the Editor: Re: Mask Precautions–Hello Friends and Neighbors!

After all the prayers for Melania and Donald, I wonder if anyone is praying for all the people they so recklessly exposed to COVID- 19? Nine months of denying COVID-19, stating it was a hoax and it would be over in April, goading anyone who wore a mask, suggesting Americans inject cleaning solution into their […]

Letter to the Editor: Another Economic View of Private Prisons

Letter to the Editor: Another Economic View of Private Prisons

  Mr. Crowder makes a good case for not closing private prisons, and I understand completely how much the money is needed in the communities, but he does not address the reason this law was proposed. The choice is to either close the private prisons or find some way to hold them accountable. The efforts […]