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Letter to the Editor - Mental Health Awareness needs to be destigmatized

Letter to the Editor – Mental Health Awareness needs to be destigmatized

  Dear Editor: My name is Adam and I’ve been a part of the Lamar community for about a decade and living here has been great. There are many local events and a lot of caring people here and many that I have grown to love and care about. This community has grown strong over […]

Letter to the Editor from Lamar Area Hospice

Letter to the Editor from Lamar Area Hospice

Dear Editor: Our community is at its best when we come together to help others in a time of need. At Lamar Area Hospice, seven trained volunteers give their time, attention, and compassion to help people facing the end of life, live as fully as possible. Our volunteers specialize in various areas of service, including […]

Letter to the Editor:  Stepping Up to the ‘Plate’

Letter to the Editor:  Stepping Up to the ‘Plate’

    In 1995, a group of motivated community members recognized the need to make significant improvements to Merchants’ Park. Two committees were formed to raise funds and make improvements, so contributions would stretch as far as possible.  According to initial documents, the group to solicit donations included Gib Sprout, L.D. Elarton, John Hartshorn, Gary […]

Letter to the Editor for Colorado County Clerks Association Executive Board

Letter to the Editor for Colorado County Clerks Association Executive Board

  Colorado County Clerks Association Executive Board ℅ Executive Director Matt Crane CCCAExecutiveDirector@gmail.com RE: Support of Prowers County Clerk Colorado County Clerks Association Executive Board, The Board of County Commissioners of Prowers County, Colorado, writes this letter to you as a response to your letter to elected officials dated December 8, 2023. Colorado deserves free, […]

BoCC Letter to Editor re: PUC

BoCC Letter to Editor re: PUC

  Chairman Eric Blank Commissioner Megan Gilman Commissioner Tom Plant Colorado Public Utilities Commission 1560 Broadway, Suite 250 Denver, CO 80202 RE: Xcel Energy’s Colorado Power Pathway Longhorn Extension Dear Commissioners: The Board of County Commissioners for Prowers County strongly supports Xcel Energy’s plans for the future of energy development in Southeast Colorado and Prowers […]

Letter to the Editor: Kate Greenberg, CDA

Letter to the Editor: Kate Greenberg, CDA

  As the end of the year approaches, we are preparing to say goodbye to our long time Brands Commissioner, Chris Whitney, as he enters retirement. Chris has led the Brands Division for the last twelve years, with its many hard-working inspectors in all regions of the state, with calm practicality and dedication to the […]

Letter to the Editor/ Governor Polis from Prowers County Commissioners

Letter to the Editor/ Governor Polis from Prowers County Commissioners

  Board of County Commissioners Prowers County December 6, 2023 Governor Jared Polis 200 E. Colfax Avenue Denver, Colorado 80203 Dear Governor Polis: The Board of County Commissioners of Prowers County would like to take this opportunity to share our concerns about your call to local governments to lower property taxes. As you are aware, […]

Letter to the Editor from SCEDD

Letter to the Editor from SCEDD

  December 5, 2023 The Southern Colorado Economic Development District (SCEDD) is an organization serving 13 counties in southern Colorado. SCEDD’s mission is to support the economic development efforts of our member counties, cities, and economic development partners. SCEDD has assisted the counties that make up the Economic Development District with a host of grant-funded […]

Letter To the Editor:  Facts vs Rumors on Proposed Stadium

Letter To the Editor: Facts vs Rumors on Proposed Stadium

Sorry for the long read, but I feel if someone doesn’t post the truth, all that remains out there are non-facts posted by folks who don’t show up to a single open meeting or even bother making a phone call to the district to find out. My name is Jake Chamberlain. I’m a Lamar RE-2 […]

Dear Editor and Lamar Community,

Dear Editor and Lamar Community,

  Are you ready to hear the Bells? The Salvation Army Bells to be specific. Ready or not, the Christmas season is almost upon us. If you are like me, you think it should be a punishable offense to play Christmas music before Thanksgiving is over. Also, Christmas decorations must wait until after thanksgiving. Regardless […]

Letter to the Editor:  Hello Fellow Community Friends and Neighbors

Letter to the Editor: Hello Fellow Community Friends and Neighbors

    Can you believe it has been nine years we have been hosting the Lamar Community Thanksgiving! We always give thanks to God and those who help make this event wonderful. I want to Thank you all ahead of time for your thoughts, energy, donations and effort in making this event happen. This is […]

New Lamar Theater Owners Monica Sutphin and Jeff Travis

New Lamar Theater Owners Monica Sutphin and Jeff Travis

A Message to the Community from New Owners of Lamar Theater We are working on a lot of exciting changes that we’d like to get operational first, so I won’t go into details.  We will stay open during our transition.  However, I will say that we are very mindful of the valued history of the […]

Letter To The Editor

Letter To The Editor

  Heritage Defenders is a grassroots organization inspired by the ideologies of the National Organization, The Heritage Foundation and specifically-The  Heritage Action Group for America. The group was formed 10 years ago by three local sentinels. Our goal was to educate and motivate citizens to “get involved” in educational, social and religious issues of today. […]

Letter to the Editor

    I am receiving criticism because as I as a candidate for Councilman in Ward 1, accepted donations from the “Families for Responsible Government” Political Action Committee. There is apparently some belief that because I did so, I will automatically adopt some radical agenda. If you know me, you know that I have spent […]

From Sparrow House Ministries

From Sparrow House Ministries

  Sparrow House is a faith-based public charity. We believe in government but we do not believe it is, nor has ever been, the government’s responsibility to feed people (aka food stamps/SNAP). Why? An example: the government may give money to the prostitute but they do not care about her actual soul or value as […]