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9/11 Tribute Offered New Events and Views

9/11 Tribute Offered New Events and Views

The 6th Annual 9/11 Tri State Tribute featured some notable first-time inclusions on Saturday, September 9th.  The parade’s Grand Marshall, Colonel Charles Jones, a former Air Force Astronaut, was honored in memoriam this year. He was a passenger on Flight 11, the first of the two hijacked airplanes that were flown into the Twin Towers […]

New Truck Stop Planned for Lamar

New Truck Stop Planned for Lamar

    Bill Mulligan, Vice President of Development for the franchise Pilot Flying J, said Pilot Travel Center will open their newest project in Lamar in about 100 days from the start of construction. The Center will occupy land just north of Avenida Colonia and to the east of Highway 50. The Lamar City Council […]

COAT DRIVE HELPS LOCAL PEOPLE IN NEED STAY WARM

COAT DRIVE HELPS LOCAL PEOPLE IN NEED STAY WARM

  Lamar High School DECA Program warming communities…one coat at a time. (Lamar, Colorado, October 6, 2016) – Nearly 50 million Americans are currently living in poverty.  For these families and individuals, a warm coat is a budget extra they simply cannot afford. Lamar High School’s DECA program invite(s) area residents to make a difference […]

The News is Illuminating

The News is Illuminating

Representatives from the Community State Bank in Lamar and City of Lamar Parks and Recreation Department, took a few moments from their busy day to formally dedicate the new information sign adjacent to the Lamar Community Building. The sign, donated by Community State Bank, has been in operation for the past week and more local […]

New Sign is Up and Running

New Sign is Up and Running

Community State Bank in Lamar donated a new electric sign at the Community Building. Plans were announced in April and work got underway in the early summer.  Work crews completed about 99% of the project on Wednesday, August 3rd. “All it needs is some fine tuning and then we can begin to program all the […]

On the Horizon, New Prospects for Lamar

On the Horizon, New Prospects for Lamar

From public bathrooms to dormitories, there have been some new developments around Lamar which began this spring and will continue through the summer. Here’s a brief look. North Gateway Park now has a permanent chemical bathroom. This facility had been planned for over a year and is being funded from a grant which will also […]

Local Funding for 9/11 Memorial Sought

Local Funding for 9/11 Memorial Sought

A montage of patriotic drawings by local school students is currently on display as part of the Tri-State 9/11 Memorial Fund. The display is on view at Community State Bank on North Main Street in Lamar.  The memorial, which is now planned to be located at Big Timbers Museum, will honor first responders and military […]

New Signs In and Around Lamar Community Building

New Signs In and Around Lamar Community Building

A new sign to announce community events is planned for the northeastern entrance to the Community Building.  The electric sign will face north and south just off the main parking lot and is being donated by Community State Bank.  The structure will be at least thirteen feet tall and almost 14 feet wide.   The electric […]