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Lorrie Boyer Named 2019 NAFB President

Lorrie Boyer Named 2019 NAFB President

  Boyer to lead 900+ members   PLATTE CITY, Missouri (MONTH XX, 2018) – Veteran Farm Broadcaster Lorrie Boyer, current farm director at KSIR in Fort Morgan, Colorado, was named 2019 president at the 75th National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Convention, held November 7-9, 2018, in Kansas City, Missouri. “NAFB is honored to have […]

So You Think You Have an Interesting Job

So You Think You Have an Interesting Job

    A tower paint crew scaled the KLMR main tower last week as part of regular maintenance service, repainting the red and white colors that had been eroded by the elements of the past several years, as well as some probable damage to the paint from last August’s hail storm. The FCC/FAA dictates that […]

25-7 Media Acquiring Cherry Creek Media Radio Stations in S.E. Colorado

25-7 Media Acquiring Cherry Creek Media Radio Stations in S.E. Colorado

LAMAR, CO – 25-7 Media, Inc. and Cherry Creek Media announced today their plans to formally file with the Federal Communications Commission to transfer ownership of 920 KLMR-AM and 93.5 KLMR-FM in Lamar and 1400 KBLJ-AM and 92.1 KTHN-FM in La Junta from Cherry Creek Media to 25-7 Media, Inc. Regarding the transfer, Jonathan Brewster, […]

Building Permit Fees and Bridge Maintenance Issues Brought to Lamar City Council’s Attention

Building Permit Fees and Bridge Maintenance Issues Brought to Lamar City Council’s Attention

Two issues came before the Lamar City Council during the portion of the meeting which allows comments from the public on matters not listed on the agenda. Ed Jones, farmer/rancher, who lives in the county, asked the council about the pricing for  building permits issued by the city and the impact that has on the county. […]

Council Approves Replacement Equipment for Fire Department

Council Approves Replacement Equipment for Fire Department

The council authorized the purchase of a breathing air compressor with fill station for the Lamar Fire Department. Chief Burkhart explained that the current model, now 21 years old, has a failed compressor and will no longer charge the breathing apparatus used by the department.  The item, estimated at $51,502 is not a budgeted item […]

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 […]