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Council Requests Clarifications on Resolution to Create Health Services District

Council Requests Clarifications on Resolution to Create Health Services District

    The Lamar City Council has asked the proponents of the Sage Brush Meadows Nursing Home project for additional detailed information on their service plan and distinctions regarding how the proposed 1% sales tax increase for the new district would distinguish sales tax from user’s tax applications. The proponents of the health services district […]

PEP Annual Meeting Notes County Economic Growth

PEP Annual Meeting Notes County Economic Growth

  The Prowers Economic Prosperity Board of Directors conducted their annual meeting on Tuesday, February 6th, at the Lamar Community Building. PEP President Rick Robbins and Executive Director Eric Depperschmidt capped the accomplishments of the revised economic development organization for 2017. Last year, the PCDI organization had been given new guidance by an economic focus […]

ITMATTRS Survey to Focus on Local Perceptions of Opioid Addiction

ITMATTRS Survey to Focus on Local Perceptions of Opioid Addiction

  Opioid addiction can be more prevalent in rural areas of the nation than major cities and southeast Colorado is not exempt from an influx of misuse of the pain-killing drugs. Colorado is high on the list for deaths by misuse with one study from 2014 indicating as many as three dozen deaths a month […]

PMC Sets Sights on New Strategic Plan, Recaps Current Accomplishments

PMC Sets Sights on New Strategic Plan, Recaps Current Accomplishments

  The final report on Prowers Medical Center’s Strategic Plan was summarized for PMC board members by CEO Craig Loveless this past Wednesday, August 23rd.  He noted that although it was a final report, many of the programs are on-going for improvements to the hospital’s interaction with the community and improved medical care for patients. […]

Nursing Home Proposal Presented to PEP Board

Nursing Home Proposal Presented to PEP Board

Jillane Hixson, Prowers County resident, represented her group for Sage Brush Meadows, Inc. to the Prowers Economic Prosperity board in their goal to develop a new nursing home in the Lamar area. She addressed the PEP members, Tuesday, June 6th, accompanied by Brad Semmens and Jay Brooke.  The concept of a new nursing home has […]