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Colorado Mtr Vehicle License Plate Update from PC Clerk & Recorder

Colorado Mtr Vehicle License Plate Update from PC Clerk & Recorder

  On the night of October 14th, 2020, CCi and the License Plate tag plant were shut down due to a positive COVID-19 result. CCi will be shut down until health officials assess the situations and clear them to open. All production of license plates and registration products has been halted i.e. specialty license plates […]

December Dust Storm Creates Highway Havoc

December Dust Storm Creates Highway Havoc

On Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at approximately 08:55 hours, there was a 10 vehicle crash in a dust storm on Highway 40 just west of Wild Horse, Colorado. The Colorado State Patrol reported Vehicle #1 was travelling west on Highway 40 approximately at milepost 432 when it came upon a vehicle stopped in the west […]

County Clerk Offers Online Vehicle Registration

County Clerk Offers Online Vehicle Registration

  All motor vehicle yearly renewal transactions can be processed online at mydmv.colorado.gov, or mail your payment and renewal card notice to us through the Postal Service, or drop your payment and renewal card notice in the ballot drop box located in the parking lot east of the courthouse building, or call our office at […]

Trooper Tips - What’s around the Bend

Trooper Tips – What’s around the Bend

      I hope everyone has been enjoying the holidays this year. It’s been a hard and difficult year for a lot of people. With that being said, people don’t need anything else sad happening to them. The last thing I want for anyone is to get that knock on the door and being […]

Winter Wx Advisory for SE Colorado

Winter Wx Advisory for SE Colorado

  URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE – National Weather Service Pueblo CO 603 PM MST Fri Dec 11 2020 Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-Eastern Las Animas County- Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-Springfield Vicinity/Baca County- 603 PM MST Fri Dec 11 2020 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM […]

City Sidewalk Repair Underway

City Sidewalk Repair Underway

    This past fall, the City of Lamar decided which sidewalks are in most need of repair, mainly through the downtown area. The city council, working with a $50,000 grant for the project, designated a number of sidewalk areas they deemed in need of immediate concern. These sidewalks are not fronting Main Street, but […]

State Patrol Troopers Begin Accepting Colorado Digital ID™

State Patrol Troopers Begin Accepting Colorado Digital ID™

    DENVER — The Colorado State Patrol (CSP) announced that troopers will begin accepting the Colorado Digital ID™ within the myColorado™ mobile app as proof of identity, age and address for traffic stops within the state. The contactless Digital ID, downloaded by more than 75,000 Coloradans, provides residents a secure, safe and convenient way […]

Fall DUI enforcement results in 1,398 arrests

Fall DUI enforcement results in 1,398 arrests

    STATEWIDE — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law agencies statewide teamed up to conduct the Fall Fest heightened DUI enforcement period from Sept. 11 –Oct.28, resulting in 1398 DUI arrests. This is a decrease from the 1,534 arrests made during the same period last year. “While […]

Lamar, Colorado DMV Driver License Office Closed Dec 7th for Upgrades

Lamar, Colorado DMV Driver License Office Closed Dec 7th for Upgrades

  LAKEWOOD, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 — The Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is updating computer hardware and software at driver license offices throughout the state. This will impact the Lamar office on Highway 287, north of Spreading Antlers Golf Course on Monday, December 7th. The new hardware and software is part of a […]

Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket enforcement begins Monday

Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket enforcement begins Monday

    COLORADO SPRINGS— Starting Monday, Nov. 16, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and 29 local law enforcement agencies throughout the state will begin a two-week Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement period. The heightened enforcement period will run through Sunday, Nov. 29. El Paso County has had […]

It's Winter Driving Time!

It’s Winter Driving Time!

  Well, we have a couple of snowstorms under our belt already this year and we have had our standard crashes that come with those storms. Just as you need to get used to your sea legs when sailing, you need to be ready for snow when driving and how your vehicle will respond to […]

CSP - Bent County Fatal Accident

CSP – Bent County Fatal Accident

  On Friday, October 23, 2020 at approximately 0820 hours, the Colorado State Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Highway 50. The crash occurred approximately 8 miles east of La Junta Colorado. Troopers determined a Chevrolet Malibu was westbound when the driver lost control and went off the right side of the roadway. The […]

CSP Investigates Two Car Crash north of Wiley on 287

CSP Investigates Two Car Crash north of Wiley on 287

  The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at approximately 1:55 PM. The crash occurred 9 miles north of Wiley on Colorado 287 in Prowers County. A Black 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche driven by Michael Braeuer (40-year-old male from Austin, TX) was northbound on Colorado Highway […]

Law Enforcement Champions Announced by CDOT and MADD

Law Enforcement Champions Announced by CDOT and MADD

  Colorado Officers and State Troopers Win Awards: Area Recipients Noted   DENVER: The Colorado Department of Transportation and Mothers Against Drunk Driving have announced the winners of the 2020 Law Enforcement Champion Awards for Colorado. These awards focus on efforts to reduce impaired driving, increase the use of seat belts and reduce speeding in […]

CSP Investigates Roll-over Crash on Hwy 196 in Prowers County

CSP Investigates Roll-over Crash on Hwy 196 in Prowers County

  On Saturday, September 26, 2020 at approximately 05:48 am, a 1997 white GMC Suburban, driven by 19 year old Dakota Owens of McClave, CO, was eastbound on Prowers County Road 196, located west of Prowers County Road 5. Owens lost control of the vehicle and went off the left side of the roadway. The […]