Welcome to

The Prowers Journal

The Prowers Journal was developed as a website and print edition newsletter to primarily serve the residents of Prowers County.  The online site serves as the primary source for community-oriented information within Prowers County, and will be updated with local news stories in as timely a fashion as possible.

The Prowers Journal uses the latest internet technology and print media to provide you with local news coverage in Prowers County.  It also serves as an effective advertising source for our many sponsors in Southeast Colorado.

Contact us if you have any community oriented news information you want to share with our readers.  We are open to community news, events, news from civic and service organizations, new business developments, school events and even special birthdays, anniversaries or birth announcements.  Our email address is theprowersjournal@gmail.com.

The Prowers Journal is distributed weekly, free of charge to several dozen businesses and locations in Prowers County. A new edition can be found at these locations every Wednesday afternoon: Alco, Taco Johns, Burger King, Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Santa Fe Trail Laundry Mat, North Loves, High Plains Community Health Center, Viaero Wireless, BMS, Thriftway, Convenient Care Clinic at PMC, SOS Center, PCDI, Little Caesars, Corner Wine and Liquor, Ports to Plains, LCC Library and Wellness Center, Hickory House, Cow Palace Inn, Daylight Donut, Department of Social Services (Annex), Holiday Inn Express, Tri County Ford, Lamar Library, County Courthouse, The Mane Attraction, A-1 Rental/Towing, Ark Valley Diesel, BJ’s Burger and Beverage, McClave General Store, Tank & Tummy, DeWitt Excavating,  H Manning, Kenroe’s Olive Street Station, Home Store, Brew Unto Others, County Acres RV Park and Motel, A & B Liquor, Legacy Banks, McClave State Bank, Valley Grocery, Ranchers Supply, Ace Tire Service, and Robinson Printing plus others.

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Letter to the Editor Policy: The identity of the letter writer must be verified before publication.  Phone numbers and street addresses will not be published, but are used to verify identity the of the letter writer.  Letters may be edited for grammar, length and civility.  No third party letters will be published or a submission that is part of a letter writing campaign. Letters addressed to individuals will not be published. The publication of a Letter to the Editor does not constitute an endorsement of the writer’s comments by The Prowers Journal or Robinson Printing, Inc.  Due to space consideration, Letters to the Editor may be published online, but not necessarily in our Wednesday newsletter.

Letters may be sent to:

The Prowers Journal
208 South Main Street
Lamar, CO 81052

Or emailed to: theprowersjournal@gmail.com.


Staff Reporters:
Russ Baldwin – Primary Reporter
Email: reportertpj@gmail.com

Vincent Gearhart & Kristin Lubbers
Phone: 719-336-9095
Email: theprowersjournal@gmail.com


The Staff at The Prowers Journal looks forward to providing you with the latest news developments in our community.

The Prowers Journal
208 South Main Street
Lamar, CO 81052
Phone: (719) 336-9095
FAX: (719) 336-3050