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Dear Editor: Savages Under Attack – Again

  Dear Editor: I also attended ‘the meeting’ to discuss the continued use of the name and mascot Savages for Lamar High School. ‘The meeting’ began with why they (the commission) were here and the purpose of their meeting.  Ernest House, the Executive Sec. explained that they weren’t here to tell us what to do […]

An Open Letter to the Citizens of Bent County:

My name is James Scott Curley, although I prefer to go by Scott. It is my intention to run for the office of Bent County Commissioner in District Three during the 2016 election. I am 57 years old and currently work for United Parcel Service as a package car driver for the past 32 years. […]

Editor: Lamar Police Say ‘Thanks’

  The Lamar Police Department recently partnered with the National Child Safety Council to provide learning materials to local youth. Several businesses donated money to the cause and the members of the Police Department would like to thank them for their contributions.  The businesses who donated are: PPP Investment LLC Valley National Bank BJ’s Burger […]

Buxton-Andrade Announces Candidacy for Re-election

  January 4, 2016 Dear Prowers County: I am proud to announce my candidacy for re-election of Prowers County District 3 Commissioner. The past three years have been full of rewards and challenges. Prowers County has started to move in a very positive direction and there are a lot of great things on the horizon.  […]

Dear Editor: On Christmas Decorations

  Thank you, everyone, who put up a Nativity scene on Main Street in Lamar.  They are all different and all very pretty. I don’t know who is responsible for the manger scene at the Prowers County Courthouse, but thank you for bringing it back and a big thank you to Henry Schnabel for keeping […]

Thank You From Domestic Safety Resource Center

  On behalf of the victims we serve, Domestic Safety Resource Center would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2015 Fantasy Tree event.  It was a spectacular evening.  A big thank you goes to the organizing committee members. Without their dedication and time, the Fantasy Tree would not be possible. Once again the […]

To Whom It May Concern:

  “Stand up! Stand Up for Jesus, ye soldiers of the cross.  Lift high your royal banner.  It must not suffer loss.  “Did you ever sing that! Or, “Onward Christian Soldiers, marching as to war, with the cross of Jesus going on before.”  So, where are the Christian soldiers in 2015 when Christianity is under […]

Dear Editor, From Imagination Library

  Prowers Area Imagination Library is an organization that mails a free age appropriate book to children 0-5 years of age each month until their 5th birthday. This program is a daughter program of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library that started in 1995.  We aim to excite children about books and reading with the long […]

Letter to the Editor: The Book

  I want to thank all the good folks all over southeast Colorado who bought the book titled, “Oscar Hasser, Cow Puncher, ‘South of the Arkansas’”. As you know 100% of the proceeds from the book goes to the “Make a Wish Foundation, Colorado” and Hospice.  I’m not keeping one dime of it. To date, […]

Dear Editor, RE: Common Core

  Dear Editor, It is about time for those who embrace the myth that the academic standards being used in the Colorado schools are “state-led”, being labeled as Colorado Academic standards, start doing their homework! They have researched no further that the CDE website and by doing so, are doing a disservice to our schools. […]

Thanks, from Granada Police Department

The Granada Police Department would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to Holly Cruikshank for her generous donation to purchase the fuming chamber in memory of her late loved one, Bart Cruikshank. This kind and thoughtful gesture will provide endless benefits to our department for years. Please accept our deepest thanks, sympathy and respect to […]

Dear Editor- Re: Breast Cancer Month

  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One in seven Colorado women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Breast cancer remains the third leading cause of cancer death in Colorado, killing more than 500 women annually. At the same time, there are more than 42,000 breast cancer survivors in Colorado. Like […]

Letter to the Editor: Thank You from Joan Weimer

  I would like to thank everyone for all their concerns and prayers since my accident on June 7. For the care I received in the ICU at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs and for my care during the two months I was at Prowers Medical Center for rehab. The nursing staff was wonderful, thank […]

Letter to the Editor/Opinion Article: State Fair in Pueblo

    As we move into August, we draw closer to the largest agricultural summer event in Colorado. This is an exciting time for families to enjoy the Fair atmosphere while learning more about the agricultural world around them including where their food comes from, the role agriculture plays in their lives, and learning more […]

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for Recreation on the Lakes

  Dear Sir: For the residents of Prowers and Kiowa Counties there is a remarkable event that has occurred! Thanks to the efforts of Tri-State Generation, the Amity Canal, and the Fort Lyon Canal there is a substantial amount of water in Upper and Lower Queens Reservoirs, ten miles north of Lamar! These two reservoirs […]

To the Editor: Beer Garden

As pastor of one of the many churches in our community, I attended the city council meeting on Monday, July 13, with the intention to speak against the granting of license to the fair board to have a beer garden. Coming in after the chambers were filled, I stood in the hall and listened to […]

To the Citizens of Prowers County: Regarding Beer Garden

The Sand and Sage Roundup Fairboard would like to clarify some information regarding the pending beer garden at this year’s fair. There will be a public hearing on Monday, July 13, 2015 at the City Council Chambers at 7:00pm and any questions or concerns will be addressed at this time. First, and foremost the beer […]

Letter to the Editor: Act for America Chapter

  Southeastern Colorado citizens have united to form an Act! For America chapter. Act! For America is a non-profit issues advocacy organization dedicated to defending American freedom against the assault of radical Islamism and Sharia law. The founder and President is Brigitte Gabriel. She is the author of two NY Times best sellers, “Because They […]

Letter to the Editor: Henry Schnabel Regarding Commissioner’s Beer Garden Meeting

I notice in the reporting of the commissioner meeting where alcohol at the fairgrounds was characterized as a public hearing. I would like to state that it in fact was NOT. A public hearing is when notice is published ahead of time so the general public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed […]

Letter to the Editor: Relay for Life

To the Editor, We have seen many changes take place in politics and our economy. However, one constant is that many people are battling cancer and many others are supporting their loved ones each and every day. These realities make dollars donated and hours volunteered to the American Cancer Society in Lamar and Southeastern Colorado […]