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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 […]

Crowder/Lewis Town Hall Covers Economics, Landfill, Easements and Hemp

Crowder/Lewis Town Hall Covers Economics, Landfill, Easements and Hemp

  Southeast Colorado residents who attended the PEP Town Hall Meeting at Lamar Community College this past Thursday, August 17, expressed an interest in economic development, landowner rights, hemp production, conservation easements, landfill regulations and the potential development of Camp Amache under the guidance of the National Park Service.   State Representative Kimmi Lewis, House […]

PEP Offers Matching Funds for Nursing Home Feasibility Study

PEP Offers Matching Funds for Nursing Home Feasibility Study

Proponents for Sage Brush Meadows, a planned 80 bed, nursing home, have until September 15th to submit a letter of intent to apply for a feasibility study grant from the USDA.  Jillane Hixson, a spokesperson for the project, briefed the Prowers Economic Prosperity (PEP) board of directors on the concept this past June.  She said […]

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 […]

Attorney General Coffman Holds Listening Tour Meeting for Prowers County

Attorney General Coffman Holds Listening Tour Meeting for Prowers County

    Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman spent the majority of her day, Tuesday, May 23rd at the Prowers County Annex in Lamar, holding a series of listening sessions that began with local, elected officials and continued through the day with such topics as farming/ranching, a sex assault program at Lamar Community College and efforts […]

Hixson of Lamar Selected to CALP Leadership Program

Hixson of Lamar Selected to CALP Leadership Program

Colorado Agricultural Leadership Program selects 20 participants for its 13th class  The Colorado Agricultural Leadership Program (CALP) recently selected  emerging leaders from across the state and with various backgrounds that will make up CALP’s 13th class. The nonprofit organization aims to strengthen effective agricultural leaders who reflect Colorado’s diverse population, by developing participants in the […]