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Hemp Processing Business Slated for Lamar

Hemp Processing Business Slated for Lamar

    The Lamar City Council added an extra item to its September 9th meeting agenda to provide information for a proposed hemp processing business to be located at the former Kmart building at 701 North Main Street in Lamar. The council contacted by phone, Hiver Salley of Isolate Kings LLC and Tara Hosick, Prowers […]

DoLA Severance Tax Dollars Help Improve S.E. CO Infrastructure

DoLA Severance Tax Dollars Help Improve S.E. CO Infrastructure

  DENVER, CO – August 16, 2019 – The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) awarded over $17M for the Tier I and Tier II Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Funds (EIAF) program. Programs that receive Tier I grant funding are eligible for up to $200,000 for their projects. In the most recent cycle, 19 […]

Holly Residents Involved in Single Vehicle Accident in Baca County

Holly Residents Involved in Single Vehicle Accident in Baca County

    On Sunday, March 24, 2019 at approximately 11:50 hours, an accident occurred on Baca County Road 44 approximately .5 miles north of Baca County Road Q, in Baca County Colorado.   A black 1994 Chevrolet Suburban was driven by Fred Salinas of Holly Colorado, was traveling southbound and went off the road into […]

Two Vehicle Crash Injures Baca County Residents

Two Vehicle Crash Injures Baca County Residents

    This past Friday, October 5, 2018, a two vehicle crash occurred at 5:44pm at the uncontrolled intersection of Baca County Road UU and Baca CR 33.  Marcella Swanson, age 70, with two passengers, was headed eastbound on CR UU and collided into the driver’s side of a pickup headed northbound on CR 33 […]

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Colorado Businesses and Residents Affected by Severe Thunderstorm

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Colorado Businesses and Residents Affected by Severe Thunderstorm

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Colorado businesses and residents affected by the severe thunderstorm, hail, straight-line winds and tornadoes that occurred June 25, 2017, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Linda McMahon announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA […]

Investigation Leads to Drug Arrest

Investigation Leads to Drug Arrest

  The Drug Task Force consisting of the Prowers County, Kiowa County, Baca County, and Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Offices have been conducting drug related investigations. The Colorado State Patrol also assisted for this incident. On 6-8-2017, the Task Force executed a search warrant for a residence in the 7000 block of County Road MM, in […]

Three Die in Early Morning Baca County Crash

Three Die in Early Morning Baca County Crash

The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash involving three fatalities. The crash occurred on Colorado 287 approximately five miles north of Campo.  On Wednesday morning, at approximately 2:23am, a semi tractor-trailer was southbound on Hwy 287 when it traveled into the northbound lane colliding head-on with a northbound semi-tractor flatbed trailer. After […]

CDOT Announces US 287 Concrete Roadway Preventative Maintenance

CDOT Announces US 287 Concrete Roadway Preventative Maintenance

  BACA COUNTY –Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Iowa Erosion Control have started roadwork improvements along Hwy 287. Work will extend from the south at Milepost (MP) 21.30 in Baca County northward to MP 133 in Cheyenne County, with anticipated completion at the end of the summer. Work primarily involves replacement of deteriorated pavement […]

4-Her’s Excel at Contests

4-Her’s Excel at Contests

LAS ANIMAS, COLORADO, June 20, 2016: Local 4-H members showed off their culinary and cake decorating skills at the annual District VI 4-H Creative Cooks and Cake Decorating Contests held in McClave last week.  As the Cake Decorators smoothed frosting and created artistic designs, the Creative Cooks contestants told the judge about the nutrition and […]

Baca County Chosen as CPW Partners in the Outdoors Collaborator of the Year

Baca County Chosen as CPW Partners in the Outdoors Collaborator of the Year

KEYSTONE, Colo. – When it comes to community interest projects, the people of Baca County don’t let a little thing like lack of funding get in their way, and their determination earned them the 2016 Colorado Parks and Wildlife Partners in the Outdoors Collaborator of the Year award. “Without a doubt, Baca County has no […]