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Prowers County is on a Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

Prowers County is on a Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: 3/26/2020 You should stay home as much as possible except for critical activities including: •Obtaining food and other household necessities including medicine •Going to and from work if you are a critical employee •Seeking medical care •Caring for dependents or pets •Caring for a vulnerable person in […]

Governor Polis Issues Stay at Home Order (Press Release from PCPHE)

Governor Polis Issues Stay at Home Order (Press Release from PCPHE)

    Colorado Governor Polis issue STAY AT HOME orders effective 0600 hours for Thursday, March 26, 2020. The official order will be released at midnight tonight (Wednesday) and guidance will be available in the morning.   Prowers County Public Health and Environment will issue another release Thursday morning with complete guidance.   Please stay […]

LPD Make Arrest Following Homicide Investigation-March 25, 2020

LPD Make Arrest Following Homicide Investigation-March 25, 2020

  The Lamar Police Department, Prowers County Sheriff’s Office and the 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office thoroughly investigated the recent homicide which occurred on March 23, 2020. Continuous and diligent investigative efforts lead to officers being able to identify a male suspect and obtaining an arrest warrant for the individual. The individual was arrested and […]

Gov. Polis: Colorado is Leading by Example and Taking Action to Address COVID-19

Gov. Polis: Colorado is Leading by Example and Taking Action to Address COVID-19

**This has been updated to include CDPHE’s public health order. ***INFORMACIÓN SEGUIDA EN ESPAÑOL*** CENTENNIAL – Gov. Polis provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19. Yesterday he signed an executive order directing all of Colorado’s non-critical employers to reduce their in-person workforce by 50 percent. In accordance with the executive order, the Colorado […]

RE-2 District School Information Update

RE-2 District School Information Update

Dear Parents/Guardians:                                                                                    March 19, 2020 Governor Polis issued an executive order on March 18, 2020 suspending in-person instruction at all public and private schools from March 23, 2020 to April 17, 2020. The school district’s original plan to have parents and students pick up educational materials at the schools on March 24th has been cancelled. […]

Prowers County Public Health COVID 19 Update

Prowers County Public Health COVID 19 Update

Prowers County Public Health & Environment 1001 S. Main Street   Lamar, CO 81052 Phone: (719) 336-8721 Fax: (719) 336-9763 www.prowerscounty.net 03/18/2020 Press Release   Public Health COVID-19 UPDATE Public Health Update: Prowers County Public Health and Environment would like to remind everyone of the importance of adhering to the advice to stay home as much […]

Colorado Takes Further Action to Address Public Health Threat of COVID-19

Colorado Takes Further Action to Address Public Health Threat of COVID-19

State extends suspension of downhill ski operations, limits gatherings to no more than 10 people, suspends in-person learning in public & private schools   DENVER – Today Governor Jared Polis provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and announced new executive actions to protect the health and safety of Coloradans. Earlier today at […]

NOTICE- Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and 15th Judicial District: Baca-Cheyenne-Kiowa-Prowers County

NOTICE- Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and 15th Judicial District: Baca-Cheyenne-Kiowa-Prowers County

  Except for matters concerning public safety as listed below, all appearances set on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 – Friday, May 1, 2020 are VACATED & CONTINUED These matters will be rescheduled, either by written notice or by telephone.   Only the follow essential services will be provided:   Petitions for temporary civil protection orders […]

PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: Coronavirus

PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: Coronavirus

  DATE: 3/17/2020 Contact: Prowers County Administration Office 301 S. Main Street, Ste. 215 Lamar, CO 81052 719 336-8025 On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, declared a national state of emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Prowers County Commissioners have issued an Emergency Declaration and in response to the […]

City Offices Restricted; Residents Encouraged to Use City Offices On-Line & Drop Box Payments Receptacles

City Offices Restricted; Residents Encouraged to Use City Offices On-Line & Drop Box Payments Receptacles

  Lamar, Colorado – As part of the City of Lamar’s ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and health of its residents, employees, and community-at-large, the City of Lamar has restricted in-person access to all City Buildings for at least 30 days. The City of Lamar is also cancelling or postponing boards and commissions meetings, […]

Prowers County Sheriff’s Office RE: Coronavirus Response

Prowers County Sheriff’s Office RE: Coronavirus Response

  103 E. Oak Street, Lamar, Colorado 81052 719-336-8050 719-336-7900 fax   Sheriff Sam Zordel Beginning Immediately – March 17th, 2020.   TO: Agencies, Offices, and Public doing business with Prowers CSO FROM: Sheriff Sam Zordel – Prowers County REF: Operations at Prowers County Jail during COVID-19 responses   To Whom It May Concern,   […]

Prowers County Annex Closing to Public for Non-Essential Services

Prowers County Annex Closing to Public for Non-Essential Services

  NEWS RELEASE March 17, 2020 – Due to growing concerns related to the COVID-19 virus, the Prowers County Annex will be closed to the public until April 17th for all non-essential services. The Prowers County Department of Human Services reminds county residents that applying for public assistance programs does not require a visit to […]

Coronavirus Impact on Local Restaurants - Subject to Updates

Coronavirus Impact on Local Restaurants – Subject to Updates

      Dining – Lamar: BJ’s Burger & Beverage – Carry out 11 am – 10pm 1510 S. Main Street (719) 336-5386   Becky’s Restaurant – Carry out 8 am – 2 pm 105 West Lee Ave., Village Center (719) 336-0818   Burger King – Drive thru only 6 am – 11 pm 805 […]

Colorado Employment Situation - January 2020

Colorado Employment Situation – January 2020

    Employers in Colorado added 1,300 nonfarm payroll jobs from December to January for a total of 2,814,800 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 900 and government increased 400. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate was unchanged from December to January at 2.5 percent. […]

Gov. Polis Provides Update on State’s Response to COVID-19

Gov. Polis Provides Update on State’s Response to COVID-19

    DENVER – Gov. Polis declared a state of emergency in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). The declaration will help ensure resources are available to the state to combat COVID-19. “Our top priority is protecting public health and our vulnerable populations which is why we are taking swift bold action. Our administration’s response will be […]