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Lamar Council Okays Renovation/Construction Projects for the City

Lamar Council Okays Renovation/Construction Projects for the City

    Craig Brooks, Lamar’s Chief Building Inspector, presented an ordinance for the dedication of a new city street. Originally, Ordinance 733 vacated Clifton Street and Fifth Street in March, 1979. Brooks explained the request to repeal the ordinance in light of the possible development of the property located north of the Lamar Inn and […]

Ron Manly Appreciation for Service with PCSO

Ron Manly Appreciation for Service with PCSO

  Ron Manly’s career with the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office began 41 years ago when he volunteered for the Junior Sheriff’s Posse. He retired this past Thursday, September 12th, after a career that saw him rise from junior volunteer to the rank of Senior Sergeant. Ron joined the Junior Sheriff’s Posse as a volunteer in […]

Lamar Days, 2019 – A Crowd Pleasing Event

Lamar Days, 2019 – A Crowd Pleasing Event

  You couldn’t buy a better day for this past Saturday’s Lamar Chamber of Commerce, 2019 Lamar Days Event on May 18th.  The day brought mild temperatures, sunny skies and a spring breeze that wasn’t trying to pass itself off as a hurricane.  This year’s theme, “Springing the Community Together”, turned out to be a […]

Holly Trustees OK Letter of Support Favoring Ballot for Ambulance Funding Tax

Holly Trustees OK Letter of Support Favoring Ballot for Ambulance Funding Tax

  Prowers County Voters will decide on a quarter percent sales and use tax this November to provide funding for ambulance service to area residents. The Prowers County Commissioners met with the Holly Trustees during their monthly meeting, Wednesday, August 1st to provide answers to questions from the Trustees regarding use of the funds for […]

Commissioners Approve Resolution to Place Ambulance Funding on Ballot

Commissioners Approve Resolution to Place Ambulance Funding on Ballot

    Prowers County voters will decide to approve or deny a quarter per cent county sales tax increase to fund future emergency ambulance services. The Prowers County Commissioners approved the resolution placing the question on the ballot for this November’s general election during their May 16th meeting.  The sales tax comes to twenty-five cents […]

Ron Cook Announces Bid for Re-election as County Commissioner

Ron Cook Announces Bid for Re-election as County Commissioner

  I am announcing my candidacy for re-election, for the Office of Prowers County Commissioner, District 2. It has been a honor to serve the citizens of Prowers County for the past three years. I have developed a positive working relation relationship with fellow Commissioners, elected officials, and Department Heads. I have worked with surrounding […]

Courthouse Rehab Project Gets Underway

Courthouse Rehab Project Gets Underway

Prowers County Courthouse employees are going to have to get used to some changes in the workplace while the HVAC and boiler system undergoes a complete top to bottom overhaul. Work is currently underway on the boiler complex and according to Lee Macke, construction manager of the project and Weston Gouger of 360 Energy, work […]

Schnabel Steps Down as Commissioner

Schnabel Steps Down as Commissioner

Prowers County Commissioner, Henry Schnabel, brought his eight years of municipal service to the county to a close shortly before noon today, January 10th. Just prior to the lunch break which would be followed by official swearing-in ceremonies in the county district courtroom at 1pm, Commission Chairman, Ron Cook, presented Schnabel with a framed photograph […]

County Seeks $1M Grant for Courthouse Repairs

County Seeks $1M Grant for Courthouse Repairs

The Prowers County Courthouse, constructed and dedicated in 1929, is in need of at least $1M in upgrades. The Prowers County Commissioners have applied for a grant to cover the costs of the comprehensive project which includes a new HVAC system, complete replacement of the electrical infrastructure and LED lighting replacement and retrofits. The courthouse […]

Unofficial Election Results from Prowers County and Colorado

Unofficial Election Results from Prowers County and Colorado

The following are the unofficial results on balloting in the State of Colorado and Prowers County from numbers issued by the Secretary of State’s office and from the Prowers Count Clerk and Recorder.  There were 7201 registered voters in the county. Prowers County Commissioner, Wendy Buxton-Andrade ran unopposed for her seat in District Three and […]

PCDI Annual Business Meeting Set for March 29

PCDI Annual Business Meeting Set for March 29

Prowers County Development Incorporated will hold a scaled-down annual meeting on Tuesday evening, March 29th at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn at 7pm. Traditionally the annual meeting offered a banquet and a featured speaker, but as there is no executive director at this time, it was decided to hold a brief business meeting which will […]