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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    The Lamar Police Department will participate in the National Drug Take-Back initiative in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The program is designed for people with unwanted and unused prescription drugs to safely dispose of those medications. One goal of the program is to ensure prescription medications are not used in an […]

LPD Hosts Annual Drug Take Back Day, April 27

LPD Hosts Annual Drug Take Back Day, April 27

    The Lamar Police Department will participate in the National Drug Take-Back Initiative in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Saturday, April 27th from 10am to 2pm.  The program is intended for people with unwanted and unused prescription drugs to safely dispose of those medications.  One goal of the program is to […]

Two Vehicle Accident at 6th and Hickory

Two Vehicle Accident at 6th and Hickory

    Lamar Police and Lamar Fire, Ambulance and EMS responded to a two vehicle accident that occurred shortly before 8am on Thursday, March 1st, at the intersection of 6th and Hickory Streets, due north of the railroad crossing in Lamar. While details are not available at this time, EMS responders appeared to be transferring […]

Two Arrested in Lamar Drug Bust

Two Arrested in Lamar Drug Bust

On Monday, October 2, 2017, members of the Lamar Police Department, Prowers County Sheriff’s Office, and Colorado State Parole served a search warrant in the 900 block of South 7th Street in Lamar.  Items used in the distribution of illegal narcotics were located along with methamphetamine. Robert Lucas Howell, 28 of Lamar, and Kayla Guerra […]

Council Reviews Assessments for Building Permit Fees

Council Reviews Assessments for Building Permit Fees

  The Lamar City Council is reviewing its pricing structure for building permits. The action is being taken following recent remarks made by Lamar area businessman, Ed Jones, on what he recounted was a disparity between the fees charged in Lamar versus the same scope of building project in metro Denver.  Using best available numbers […]

Lamar Transportation Projects Noted at City Council Meeting

Lamar Transportation Projects Noted at City Council Meeting

Transportation in one form or another was a topic of discussion for the Lamar City Council during their Monday meeting, June 27th.  The council approved an agreement between the city and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad for the replacement of sidewalks across the Main Street tracks which will be built by CDOT during the […]