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Prowers County Continues Outreach for Comprehensive Plan

Prowers County Continues Outreach for Comprehensive Plan

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY ADMINISTRATION OFFICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Prowers County Administration Office 301 S. Main Street, #215 Lamar, CO 81052 (719) 336-8025 ctyadmin@prowerscounty.net January 26th, 2024 Prowers County Continues Outreach for the Comprehensive Plan and Land Use Code Update In the first phase of the Comprehensive Plan Update, the community identified […]

Grasmick Announces Re-election Bid for 2024

Grasmick Announces Re-election Bid for 2024

      Prowers County Commissioner Tom Grasmick announced he has decided to run for commissioner in 2024 when his term expires.  Grasmick has been in office for the past seven years, representing District One. Grasmick said the Commissioners have been working on several areas of improvement for local residents, stressing economic growth and assisting […]

County Steering Committee Candidates Sought

County Steering Committee Candidates Sought

  Prowers County is updating its 2003 Master Plan to guide the day-to-day decisions of the County more accurately into the future. This planning effort will address topics pertinent to the rural unincorporated areas of Prowers County as well as areas of mutual interest with the local municipalities. As such, the engagement process seeks to […]

Prowers County Redistricting & Voting Precinct Procedures

Prowers County Redistricting & Voting Precinct Procedures

  The Prowers County Board of Commissioners set public meetings to allow residents to view and comment on the proposed commissioner redistricting and voter precinct redistricting maps.  The three county commissioner district boundaries are being redrawn to equalize the reflected population changes in the counties following the latest census.  District One is represented by Commissioner […]

Election Information and Timeline

Election Information and Timeline

  If you have moved and didn’t update your voter registration you could be inactive at this time. Inactive voters will not automatically get a ballot in the mail for this election. Please call the County Clerk’s Office for election information regarding your voting status or go on line to: www.govotecolorado.gov for more information.   […]

Prowers County COVID-19 Update for December 23, 2020

Prowers County COVID-19 Update for December 23, 2020

  As of 5pm, December 22, 2020, Prowers County Public Health and Environment noted there had been 948 cumulative cases of COVID-19 reported including 46 hospitalizations and 20 deaths for those who tested positive for COVID-19. The two age groups showing the most significant numbers, approximately 140 reported cases are 30-39 and 60-69 years. The […]

COVID-19 Update from Prowers County Public Health & Environment

COVID-19 Update from Prowers County Public Health & Environment

    Prowers County has registered 223 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday afternoon, November 3rd, 2020, according to PCPH&E. There have been 12 hospitalizations and 11 deaths associated with the pandemic. The county’s Positivity rate is at 17.01%, up from 11.63 the week prior. The goal is a minimum of 5%. 389 tests […]

Governor Polis Provides Update on State’s Response to COVID-19

    “The key to our success continues to be a strong response at the individual and community level. In order to avoid unnecessary loss of life and more economic pain, we are looking to our local governments to lead during this time,” said Governor Jared Polis. “No one wants a major setback and I […]

33 Cases in Prowers County-COVID WEEKLY UPDATE-PCPHE-July 8, 2020

33 Cases in Prowers County-COVID WEEKLY UPDATE-PCPHE-July 8, 2020

  Out case positivity rate is approximately 5.5% at this time. More than 600 tests have been done. Of the 33 cases in Prowers County, six are under 10 years of age, three are from 10 to 19 years, four are from 20-29, three from 30-39, seven each for 40-49 and 50-59 and one each […]

Prowers County is on a Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

Prowers County is on a Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: 3/26/2020 You should stay home as much as possible except for critical activities including: •Obtaining food and other household necessities including medicine •Going to and from work if you are a critical employee •Seeking medical care •Caring for dependents or pets •Caring for a vulnerable person in […]

PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: Coronavirus

PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: Coronavirus

  DATE: 3/17/2020 Contact: Prowers County Administration Office 301 S. Main Street, Ste. 215 Lamar, CO 81052 719 336-8025 On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, declared a national state of emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Prowers County Commissioners have issued an Emergency Declaration and in response to the […]

Planning Commission Approves Subdivision Requests, Discusses Enhancement Grant Provisions

Planning Commission Approves Subdivision Requests, Discusses Enhancement Grant Provisions

  The Prowers Planning Commission approved two subdivision requests at their March 11 meeting at the County Annex. The request from VCRAF Agis Bent 50, LLC to subdivide 13.7 acres, which contains a homestead, from the existing acreage was approved. This was a first subdivision for A-1 Irrigated Land. Ron Peterson told the board the […]

Prowers County Lodging Panel Starts 2020 with New Funding Guidelines

Prowers County Lodging Panel Starts 2020 with New Funding Guidelines

    The Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel allocated the majority of their funding for events for 2020 this past Tuesday, January 21st. The budgeted contingency line item has about $9,000 left to cover any requests for the balance of the year, reduced from the usual $17,000 kept in reserves. This action comes from a […]

Letter to the Editor-Prowers Journal

Letter to the Editor-Prowers Journal

  We are writing once again in regards to the murder case of Curly and Darlene Culbreth, the elderly couple murdered at the Lamar VFW in August 1991. As most of you know, the case was featured on an episode of Cold Justice. The Cold Justice crew was there in September 2018 and the show […]

County Moves Forward with Energy Efficiency Programs

County Moves Forward with Energy Efficiency Programs

    The Prowers County Commissioners, during their September 17th meeting, approved a resolution concerning the authorization of the Colorado New Energy Improvement District to conduct the program, called Colorado Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) within Prowers County. ‘(C-PACE) is a financing tool that allows commercial and multifamily property owners to finance qualifying energy […]