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Country, Motown, and Hip-Hop Artists Headline Iconic Summer Concerts at Colorado State Fair

Country, Motown, and Hip-Hop Artists Headline Iconic Summer Concerts at Colorado State Fair

PUEBLO, Colo. — The 2024 Colorado State Fair concerts feature a star-studded lineup that includes An Evening of Icons with the Commodores and The Spinners, Ludacris, Trace Adkins with special guest Cody Cozz, Shane Smith & The Saints, Scotty McCreery, Lonestar and Banda el Recodo, just to name a few. Tickets for all concerts will go on sale […]

Denver hosts National Veterans Creative Arts Festival for first time in nearly 20 years

Denver hosts National Veterans Creative Arts Festival for first time in nearly 20 years

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Lamar Redevelopment Authority Board votes to approve grant requests from The LaMar

Lamar Redevelopment Authority Board votes to approve grant requests from The LaMar

At its meeting of March 11, 2024, the Lamar Redevelopment Authority Board voted to approve two grant requests from ZAM, Inc./The LaMar for improvements to its facade and marquee as well as for structural rehab improvements.  The grants are for $20,000 for each project. The facade/marquee grant will, once the project is finished, reimburse the […]

SECCA Presents “Divas 3” March 7 @ 7:00 p.m. LHS Auditorium

Thursday, March 7 @ 7pm Lamar High School Auditorium   The next performance from the Southeast Colorado Concert Association will be coming to Lamar on Thursday, March 7. The all female act Divas 3 will take the stage at Lamar High School at 7 PM.   Divas 3 is an amazing group with powerhouse voices […]

Lamar Theatre Owners Retire After 29 Years of Dedicated Ownership

Lamar Theatre Owners Retire After 29 Years of Dedicated Ownership

Bittersweet farewells were shared during Moonlight Madness on October 26 as the Lamar Theatre owners Tina and Rick Ross handed out candy, took pictures, and played their last movies “Paw Patrol” and “Hocus Pocus” before they begin retirement.  Their retirement marks the end of an era for both the theater and the community it has […]

Solar Eclipse is on the Way

Solar Eclipse is on the Way

  The 2023 Annular Solar Eclipse will take place on October 14th, 2023, with most of south central and southeast Colorado seeing between 80 to 90 percent totality. In the morning, the moon will cover the face of the sun, so that the sun appears in the sky as a single ring of light, known […]

County Steering Committee Candidates Sought

County Steering Committee Candidates Sought

  Prowers County is updating its 2003 Master Plan to guide the day-to-day decisions of the County more accurately into the future. This planning effort will address topics pertinent to the rural unincorporated areas of Prowers County as well as areas of mutual interest with the local municipalities. As such, the engagement process seeks to […]

Snow Goose Festival Brings Record Crowds

Snow Goose Festival Brings Record Crowds

  The 20th Anniversary for the High Plains Snow Goose Festival happened February 3-5 in Lamar, Colorado with amazing success. The festival brought hundreds of participants into Lamar and the surrounding areas to see the astonishing number of snow geese. “This is the greatest success we have seen for a festival in the 20 years […]

Toy Time Annual with Prowers County Farm Bureau

Toy Time Annual with Prowers County Farm Bureau

  Prowers County Farm Bureau is sponsoring the annual Lamar Elks Toy Show, to be held Saturday, January 14th, 2023, at the Lamar Elks Lodge 28157 Hwy 287 South, Lamar CO 81052. The show will start at 9 am and run until 3 pm mountain time. Toys of all shapes and sizes, new in the […]

City Continues Clean-Up Program

City Continues Clean-Up Program

    The steam engine #1819 at the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Welcome Center in Lamar recently received some much-needed cosmetic and repair work which will also add to the train’s longevity.  This current week more city-wide cleanup activities were underway.   Back at East Beech Street, workers were taking advantage of the warm weather […]

September Edition of Lamar Chatter from Lamar Chamber of Commerce

September Edition of Lamar Chatter from Lamar Chamber of Commerce

I’m back again for our monthly Chamber Chatter article; this week, I plan to highlight a few of our exciting events for the upcoming fall season! Our next big event coming up is our annual Oktoberfest! This event runs in tandem with the Beers & Brats for Boobies 5K and is set to run from […]

Lamar Library Theater Production Company is Back!

Lamar Library Theater Production Company is Back!

  If you are looking for a little bit of spooky and a lot of fun, look no further than the Trailblazer Theatre Company’s summer production! The local theatre company will perform The Edgar Allan Poe Afterlife Radio Show on July 29-31 at the Lamar Public Library Cultural Events Center, 102 E. Parmenter St. Tickets […]

Charles and Carolyn Kelley, Lamar Days Royalty 2022

Charles and Carolyn Kelley, Lamar Days Royalty 2022

  The Kelley’s were asked by The Prowers Journal to offer some thoughts on their lives and times spent in Lamar as they will be honored as the reigning couple for Lamar Days, 2022 this Saturday, May 21st. “While we both grew up in Kansas, our lives are rooted in southeast Colorado.  We’ve lived in […]

Canyons & Plains Continues Work Under Restart Destination Program

Canyons & Plains Continues Work Under Restart Destination Program

    The Canyons & Plains of Southeast Colorado Regional Heritage Taskforce (C&P) was approved to participate in the Colorado Tourism Office’s Restart Destinations Program in July 2021. This program includes a Destination Recovery Assessment, a full-day workshop, 75 hours of technical assistance, and direct marketing support. The Destination Recovery Assessment included three core team […]

Alta Vista Charter School Celebrates America

Alta Vista Charter School Celebrates America

Alta Vista Charter School students presented an emotional and enthusiastic patriotic presentation for their spring program Thursday, April 28th. K through 6th grade students performed several songs and musical numbers ranging from a stirring drum beat ensemble to recorders and the full band from the student body.  Various students sang as a member of their […]