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City Honors Local Wrestling Champs

City Honors Local Wrestling Champs

  Mayor Roger Stagner presented two young residents with Keys to the City at the outset of the City Council meeting on Monday, March 11th. High school freshman, Crystalyn Felan had her accomplishment entered into the record books with her first place finish in the first-ever sanctioned Colorado High School Girls State Wrestling Tournament held […]

Sorosis Donates to Lamar Fire and Ambulance

Sorosis Donates to Lamar Fire and Ambulance

  On behalf of the Sorosis Club of Lamar, Marie Buhrer presents a check in the amount of $700 to Chief of Lamar Fire and Ambulance Services, Jeremy Burkhart. This donation was given for the appreciation of the local fire department and their dedication to protecting this community and will be used to purchase a […]

Slow Burn on the Creek

Slow Burn on the Creek

    The Lamar Fire Department took advantage of the calm winds from Wednesday, February 14th, to burn off the growth of weeds in the Willow Creek Canal, east of the park. Although it has been a dry season, the creek still had a small supply of running water. Crews stood watch as clumps of […]

Update and Cause of Trailer Fire

Update and Cause of Trailer Fire

An investigation by the Lamar Fire and Lamar Police Departments determined that the trailer fire at 704 West Logan Street on Monday, December 18th was due to several factors related to an overheated laptop computer, charging cord and the placement of the laptop on a bed. The investigation showed a laptop computer in the rear […]

Oaths of Office for Stagner, Riley on Lamar City Council

Oaths of Office for Stagner, Riley on Lamar City Council

    The new City Council for 2018 was called to order with Mayor Roger Stagner and Councilman Oscar Riley taking their oath of office from Judge Lane Porter following the November General Election. The election of a Mayor-Pro-Tem was also held with Kirk Crespin voted to that position for another term. Several house-keeping procedures […]

Sunshine Prevails for Saturday Lamar Days Festivities

Sunshine Prevails for Saturday Lamar Days Festivities

It’s too bad there wasn’t a way to scoot the calendar around so this past Friday would have been sunny. The chilly rain that spread through Prowers County dampened the first-ever Lamar Chamber Noontime BBQ for Lamar Days, a change from the traditional Good Morning Lamar Breakfast.  Despite the weather, the board of directors served […]

Council Approves Permit for Sand and Sage Beer Garden

Council Approves Permit for Sand and Sage Beer Garden

  The Prowers County Sand and Sage Fair Board was granted a special events permit for a beer garden by the Lamar City Council during its regular meeting, Monday, May 8th.  The vote was held following a public hearing which allowed citizens to speak for or against the request.  The beer garden will be held […]

Lively Easter at Lamar Elks Lodge

Lively Easter at Lamar Elks Lodge

‘Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the Bunny Trail…’  Over one hundred youngsters and relatives were on hand this Easter Sunday, ready to collect all the Easter Eggs from three of the golfing greens at Spreading Antlers Golf Course.  Talk about hopping, one little girl could have given the rabbit some lessons as she scampered across […]

SECPA-/-SECOM Donations Make a Difference

SECPA-/-SECOM Donations Make a Difference

    Each year, SECPA and SECOM assist area groups with an annual donation and this past Wednesday, January 18th, four local groups received $500 each from the companies. Jack Johnson, CEO, said the four are Lamar Area Hospice, Toys for Tots and the fire departments of Lamar and Towner. “We try to give donations […]

Lodging Panel Funds Annual Car Show

Lodging Panel Funds Annual Car Show

The Lamar Days Car Show and Rod Run will hold its 22nd annual event next year, partially funded by the Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel.  Ron Cook, organizer, requested $3,500 for marketing funds for the show which will be held May 19th and 20th at Willow Creek Park during Lamar Days.  Cook said, “I’m requesting […]

Lamar Council Okays Police-Fire Department Equipment Upgrades

Lamar Council Okays Police-Fire Department Equipment Upgrades

The Lamar City Council approved a request for a software program to aid in police investigations. Police Chief, Kyle Miller, explained the free program from Tracers Information Specialists will provide access to public records and data sources to qualified organizations.  Chief Miller explained, “The information will only be used for investigations by the department.  The […]

Lamar Council Okays Future Event Dates, Equipment Funding for LFD

Lamar Council Okays Future Event Dates, Equipment Funding for LFD

County Commissioner, Ron Cook, is organizing the 21st Annual Car Show and Rod Run at Willow Creek Park on May 21st and received permission from the Lamar City Council to hold the event in a section of the park including an overnight stay for vendors on the 20th.  “We had 39 vendors last year as […]

Lamar Council Okays Vehicle Purchases for Fire & Public Works Departments

Lamar Council Okays Vehicle Purchases for Fire & Public Works Departments

The city’s Sanitation Department was given the go-ahead by the city council to piggy-back a bid with the City of Montrose for a 2016 Scorpion Automated Refuse Truck. The truck costs $247,224 and has been budgeted in the 2016 Capital Improvement Fund at $250,000.  The council authorized another $2,000 for a five year extended warranty […]