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Lamar Receives Donation for Third K9 Patrol Dog

Lamar Receives Donation for Third K9 Patrol Dog

Funding for a third K9 dog has been provided to the City of Lamar through a VALE Board donation.  The city has usually had two dogs in service for the successful program, according to Lamar Police Chief, Gary McCrea.  The two original dogs, Joey and Wiley were retired from service, and two new dogs, Nero […]

Public Access to Valco Pond by this Summer?

Public Access to Valco Pond by this Summer?

  The Lamar City Council discussed opening a portion of Valco Ponds to the public this summer.  City Administrator, John Sutherland suggested renaming the site North Gateway Park during the council’s Monday meeting, June 24.  Last week he discussed the status of the 108 donated acres with the Prowers County Commissioners regarding vegetation and upkeep of the land.  Until the […]

Exercise and a Breakfast

Exercise and a Breakfast

Photos by Russ Baldwin – Click on picture for full version Several dozen Lamar area residents kept with a long-standing tradition, or began a new one, when they pedaled their way to work this Wednesday morning, June 22, to observe Bike to Work Day. A free breakfast was provided between 7am and 8am, courtesy of […]

June 22 is Bike to Work Day, Bike Rodeo this Saturday

For a little morning exercise and an earlier start on the day for some, you’ll get a free breakfast and a tee-shirt this Wednesday, June 22 at the Lamar Community Building. Bike to Work day is recognized this Wednesday by the Lamar Parks and Recreation Department and the Lamar Chamber of Commerce.  Chamber members will […]