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Stay Safe and Legal Over the Fourth

Stay Safe and Legal Over the Fourth

  The Lamar Fire and Ambulance Department will be busy on Saturday, July 4th, setting up the annual fireworks display from the Sand and Sage Fairgrounds.  Hundreds of rockets and fireworks need to be mounted on their pads and ready to go by dusk. The Department reminds residents that there are laws pertaining to what […]

Local Law Agency's Joint Message Re: Fireworks/Fire Ban

Local Law Agency’s Joint Message Re: Fireworks/Fire Ban

June 22, 2012 The Law Enforcement agencies in Prowers County want to remind everyone that Governor Hickenlooper’s Executive Order “Ban on Open Burning in the State of Colorado” issued on June 14, 2012 bans the use of personal fireworks anywhere in Colorado including Prowers County and the City and Towns of Lamar, Granada, Holly, Wiley, […]

July 4th Holiday, More Drinking, Less Fireworking

July 4th Holiday, More Drinking, Less Fireworking

Click a picture to see it full siize – Photos by Russ Baldwin Most area residents apparently took notice of the holiday fireworks ban in Lamar and Prowers County. Due to on-going drought conditions, communities in Prowers and Bent County banned several types of fireworks during the holidays. Any type of firework such as regular […]

County and City Offices Closed for the 4th

County and City Offices Closed for the 4th

All City offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2011 in observance of Independence Day.  The Community Building will also be closed on Monday, July 4, 2011.  The Public Library will be open Saturday, July 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will be closed Sunday, July 3rd and Monday, July 4th in […]