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In Prowers County, Colorado, Community Level is High for COVID-19

In Prowers County, Colorado, Community Level is High for COVID-19

  As of Thursday, November 24th, the COVID-19 Ranking for Prowers County was High according to the Center for Disease Control and CDPHE.  This is an increase from Medium from November 16th. Other counties rated as high are Kiowa and Otero, while Bent and Las Animas counties are Medium and Baca County is listed as […]

Senior Center to Transfer Operations to City of Lamar

Senior Center to Transfer Operations to City of Lamar

  The Lamar City Council and Prowers County Commissioners came to an understanding for the continued operation of the Community Resource Center on East Olive Street following a joint work session Monday, November 7th. Both groups contribute financial support to maintain its operation, but there will be future changes that will shift responsibilities from the […]

Voters Should Get their November Election Ballots by October 28th

Voters Should Get their November Election Ballots by October 28th

ELECTION ALERTS: 2022 General Election ballots are being sent out. Be on the watch for your ballot in the mail. If you have not received your ballot by October 28, 2022 contact our office for a replacement ballot at 719-336-8011. If your address on your voter registration is not up to date or incorrect, you […]

ARPA Funding to Assist EMT Training for County Recruits

ARPA Funding to Assist EMT Training for County Recruits

    Prowers County is attempting to address the shortfall of EMT responders in each community in the county.  To that end, the Prowers County Commissioners met with Lamar Fire Chief Jeremy Burkhart, Heather Burkhart from the LCC nursing program and Ann-Marie Crampton representing the Lamar Community College Foundation. The county has access to ARPA […]

County Vital Records Department Received Award on Perfect Performance

County Vital Records Department Received Award on Perfect Performance

    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) issues the Vital Records Five Star Award to counties that achieve 100% on audits, zero deficiencies, complete all required training, and have no customer complaints.  According to Megan Hillman, Prowers County Public Health Director, the county received the 2021 award recently and is one of […]

County Seeking Fair Board Candidates

County Seeking Fair Board Candidates

  The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents and/or property owners of Prowers County to fill three (3) positions on the Sand & Sage Round-Up Fair Board with a term of three (3) years and will expire in February 2025. Any person living in Prowers County or owning […]

Prowers County Budget Set for 2022

Prowers County Budget Set for 2022

    The Prowers County Commissioners approved the county budget of $39,713,407 for 2022 during its December 7th meeting, noting the mill levy of 27.17 mills remains the same as it did in 2021.  The release noted the mill levies for each of the funds receiving property tax revenues is also unchanged from 2021. The […]

Lamar Marijuana Ballot Survives Challenge

Lamar Marijuana Ballot Survives Challenge

    “The Elections Division of the Secretary of State’s Office (Division) moves the Deputy Secretary of State to dismiss the above-entitled Lobbyist Complaint on the grounds that Complainant failed to specifically identify violations of Colorado lobbyist laws under section 24-6-301, et seq, C.R.S.” Belinda Sturges approached the Lamar City Council during a public meeting […]

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold Announces Certification of Colorado’s 2021 Coordinated Election

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold Announces Certification of Colorado’s 2021 Coordinated Election

  DENVER, Colo– Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced yesterday the certification of the 2021 Coordinated Election. “Colorado’s 2021 Coordinated Election again proves that our state’s election system is the nation’s gold standard,” said Secretary Griswold.  “Once again I’m proud that we conducted a seamless election and that over 1.5 million Coloradans made their […]

Lodging Tax Panel Open for Board Members

Lodging Tax Panel Open for Board Members

  The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents of Prowers County to fill three (3) positions on the nine-member Prowers County Lodging Tax Tourism Panel. Each term is for three (3) years and will expire in December 2024. The Colorado Statutes stipulate that directors must be from the […]

Cases Continue to Climb: PCPHE COVID-19 Update - October 20, 2021

Cases Continue to Climb: PCPHE COVID-19 Update – October 20, 2021

    CURRENT OUTBREAKS: There are current active outbreaks in Prowers County! See  https://covid19.colorado.gov/covid19-outbreak-data. It is updated on Wednesdays. PCPHE will announce any outbreaks that put the public at risk. The seven-day average Test Positivity rate has climbed to 11.36% in the past week (goal is <5%). This is up from 6.01%from last week, ending October 13th.  […]

November General Election Information

November General Election Information

      November 2, 2021 Coordinated Election will be an all mail-in ballot delivery.   Ballots will be mailed to all actively registered electors the week of October 11 – 15, 2021. How do I return my ballot? After receiving your ballot in the mail, you may vote and return it in the return envelope […]

Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel Update

Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel Update

    Bryan Jordan from Vista Works, a social media marketing firm first employed by the Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel three years ago, gave an update on activities for the Lamar City Council during a recent work session. He also made a similar presentation to the Prowers County Commissioners on Tuesday, August 24th. The […]

Meagan Hillman, PA, Honored for Her Professional Services to Community

Meagan Hillman, PA, Honored for Her Professional Services to Community

  The Colorado Academy of PAs offered its first PA leader of the year award this year. CAPA board members elected to add this inaugural award to honor PAs in our state that have proven to be collaborative leaders. It was my pleasure to nominate my colleague, and friend, Meagan Hillman, MBA, PA-C for this […]

Covid Cases Going Up Again in Prowers County

Covid Cases Going Up Again in Prowers County

    The Covid weekly update from the Prowers County Department of Health and Environment indicates COVID-19 cases have recently climbed in the county. The 7-day average Test Positivity rate is 4.10%, up from 3.49% last week (goal is <5%).  There have been 13 cases in the past seven days and 22 cases in the […]