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Letter to the Editor:  No Access

Letter to the Editor: No Access

As a 75 year old outdoor enthusiast I have watched while many of our recreational opportunities have diminished or totally disappeared over the last 50 years. Some changes were necessary but many seemed arbitrary. This generation of today has no idea how much they have been affected! I am sick of this continued nibbling away […]

Letter to the Editor from Sheriff Sam Zordel

Letter to the Editor from Sheriff Sam Zordel

July 20th, 2020 REF: Governor’s Executive Order Mandating the Wearing of Masks While I have never liked the saying often told to young children, in my presence, “You better be good or the Sheriff will arrest you”. This executive order feels very much the same. Addressing the Executive Order from Governor Polis that everyone must […]

Letter to the Editor: Colorado Mask Mandate

Letter to the Editor: Colorado Mask Mandate

  I am aware that people are upset over this mandate. I am also aware that one size does not fit all. Pueblo has reported low hospitalization to three patients and Alamosa has reported one patient. Other areas are not so fortunate. This is a 30 day mandate and if it will help move forward […]

Letter to the Editor:  Dear Friends and Neighbors!

Letter to the Editor: Dear Friends and Neighbors!

  Dear Friends and Neighbors! 7.11.20   I look forward to the cool evening and early morning hours to get outside. My salsa garden is thriving. Lately I have been camping out by my air conditioner during the day while I work with partners virtually who are also focusing on solutions to COVID. Of course, […]

Letter to the Editor-Needed USDA Safety Nets in SE Colorado

Letter to the Editor-Needed USDA Safety Nets in SE Colorado

  US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue US Senator Michael Bennet US Senator Cory Gardner RE: Drought Disaster in SE Colorado & FAILURE of USDA Safety Nets-Emergency Measures Needed Dear Secretary Perdue, Senator Bennet, & Senator Gardner, The past three years have been devastating for farmers in S/E Colorado, due to extreme weather events, that greatly […]

Editorial: A Message from the President of Lamar Community College Dr. Linda Lujan

Editorial: A Message from the President of Lamar Community College Dr. Linda Lujan

  (Lamar, CO) -Lamar Community College is open for business! While we were not “physically” on campus for the last couple months of the spring semester- we never stopped our instruction and service to our students. This summer we will begin a phased re-opening of our campus. As always, the safety of our students, faculty, […]

Letter to the Editor:  Hey Neighbors and Friends:

Letter to the Editor: Hey Neighbors and Friends:

      I don’t live in fear of the COVID virus. I act with measures I know will lessen the impact on you. When I am frustrated with adapting to COVID, I think of the health care workers, public health and emergency mangers who are working very hard on my behalf and yours. Inspiration […]

BoCC Recognizes Prowers Aggregate for Donation

BoCC Recognizes Prowers Aggregate for Donation

  We would like to say Thank You to Prowers Aggregate Operators, LLC for continued support to our County through your efforts of commitment of $100,000 to the SE COVID-19 Business Support Fund. We appreciate your commitment to our communities and support of our economy. The Prowers County Commissioners have enjoyed working with your company […]

Letter to the Editor RE: PMC Board Election-Rushton

Letter to the Editor RE: PMC Board Election-Rushton

  My name is Ty Rushton and I’m running to retain my seat on the Prowers County Hospital District Board of Directors. In 2015, I was appointed to be on the Prowers County Hospital Board, and today I am asking for your vote to serve a second term. Born and raised in Southeast Colorado, I […]

Letter to Editor:  Re: Pandemic Social Distancing

Letter to Editor: Re: Pandemic Social Distancing

Dear Friends and Neighbors; What I find interesting as I watch the COVID 19 pandemic move throughout the world is how states and countries respond makes such a difference. What is even more compelling is how individuals respond. The power of one person becomes evident. 1000’s of masks have saved lives because individuals are sewing […]

Letter to the Editor:  PMC Board Elections-Boxley

Letter to the Editor: PMC Board Elections-Boxley

  Fellow Prowers County community members, My name is Clifford Boxley, and I would like to represent you as a member of the Prowers County Hospital District Board of Directors. As a longtime resident of Lamar who has been active in community service, both through my many years as a volunteer for VA Transportation Services, […]

Letter to the Editor: from Jay Brooke-PMC Board Election

Letter to the Editor: from Jay Brooke-PMC Board Election

April 17, 2020 I present myself to you as a candidate for the Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors after spending the last thirty-two years in Prowers County doing striving to bring accessible and quality healthcare to you. My adventure in this great community started as a behavior health clinician, continued with the honor of […]

Letter to the Editor: from Jacob Chamberlain-PMC Board Election

Letter to the Editor: from Jacob Chamberlain-PMC Board Election

  Hello, my name is Jacob Chamberlain and I’m running to retain my seat on the Prowers County Hospital District Board of Directors. I was appointed to the board, Nov of 2019 and my job on the board is far from complete. I’m a commercial and ag banker for Frontier Bank, and I feel my […]

Letter to the Editor:  From Prowers Medical Center

Letter to the Editor: From Prowers Medical Center

April 2, 2020 Dear Prowers Community, I want to personally thank you for your offer of support and thanks to our amazing team. We have gotten many offers of food and other items from the community over the past weeks. While we absolutely appreciate the gesture, we kindly request that community members do not make […]

Letter to the Editor:  Lamar Area Hospice

Letter to the Editor: Lamar Area Hospice

  In light of the current and rapidly evolving circumstances surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Lamar Area Hospice Fundraising Committee and the Lamar Area Hospice Board of Directors have made the decision to suspend all fundraising for the remainder of 2020. We know many of our fellow citizens are suffering financially, as well as emotionally, […]