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SDS Hosts Get Together for Softball Team

Every year Southeastern Developmental Services (SDS) gets a softball team together that consists of clients, staff and family members that are willing and able to play. This is an activity that the organization’s clients love to do. Each year they host an end of year softball ball party and pass out awards for players, fans and coaches. […]

Celebrate July 4th “1840s-Style” at Bent’s Fort

Cannon firings, games, speeches and a parade headline the festivities at Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site on Friday, July 4 as the park celebrates the great American holiday in 1840s fashion. Two flags that have flown over the fort will be given away and a piñata break will send kids scurrying for candy in […]

Juniper Village Salutes Local Veterans

Juniper Village at Lamar is proud of the local Veterans and were proud to salute them at their Veterans Day celebration. Two guest speakers came in to talk to about their time in the military and also to show some of their memorabilia. A former Marine, Mr. Rangel, brought in some of his gear and […]

Library Celebrates One Year of Line Dancing

Lamar Public Library recently celebrated one year of Line Dancing!  On Wednesday, October 16th the Library’s Cultural Events Center was filled with dancers of all ages to celebrate the occasion.  K&S Cottage Kitchen provided refreshments and a great time was had by all. The library would like to thank K&S Cottage Kitchen for the refreshments […]

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Schedule for 2013

HIGH PLAINS SNOW GOOSE FESTIVAL, FEB. 21-24 IN LAMAR LAMAR, Colo. – Hundreds of bird species migrate through eastern Colorado each year, but the migration of snow geese is by far the most dramatic. Flocks numbering in the tens of thousands make for a spectacular sight. Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Lamar Chamber of […]

College Kicks Off 75th

Lamar Community College’s 75th Anniversary Kick-off celebration occurred on Thursday, September 27th. With over 200 in attendance the event was marked with generous portions of history, recognition, prizes, food, music and socializing. LCC President John Marrin started the night by reading two letters of recognition from US Senator Michael Bennett and US Representative Cory Gardner. […]

9-11 Flag Ceremony at Rodeway Inn Cow Palace

Click on a picture to see a scrolling gallery. The American Flag was raised for the first time on a new flagpole at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn at noon on Tuesday, September 11.  Three new flagpoles were installed in time for the anniversary of the 9/11 observance. Cow Palace Inn General Manager, Doug Thrall, said earlier that it […]

LCC 75th Anniversary Kick-Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Lamar, Colorado; August 15, 2012) Lamar Community College is proud to observe its 75th birthday during the upcoming 2012-2013 academic year. In honor of this milestone LCC will be celebrating throughout the year with a variety of activities and events. The first community event will be LCC’s 75th Anniversary Kick-off on Thursday, […]

Business of the Week – American Family Insurance

You help your community thrive when you shop locally! Be sure to read The Prowers Journal each week when the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and The Prowers Journal highlight a featured Business of the Week. This week we are proud to spotlight American Family Insurance in Lamar. Call Tonya Chavira at: 719.336-5484. The American Family […]

“Powering Up” with Sun & Wind – LCC Earth Day

(Lamar, Colorado, April 6, 2012) Lamar Community College will host an Earth Day-related event focusing on renewable energy on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 9 a to 3 p at the Betz Technology Center. Renewable energy is that which can be constantly replenished, including sun and wind. This energy can change the way residents live, […]

Ted Floyd Keynote Speaker at Snow Goose Festival

The 10th Annual High Plains Snow Goose Festival will be held February 23-26, 2012. Honored guest and author, Ted Floyd will be attending our special 10th Anniversary celebration. Spot snow geese and other bird species, tour historic sites, plus attend workshops on birds and their habitats. Ted Floyd will be the keynote speaker during the banquet on Saturday […]

Surprise Reception Planned for Gary Peyton

Colorado East Bank and Trust is hosting a come and go reception to honor Gary Peyton’s 50 years in the banking industry. The reception will be held Saturday, May 7, 2011 at the Lamar Elks Lodge from 6:30pm to 9pm with the roast scheduled for 7:30pm. Please contact Colorado East Bank and Trust at 719-336-5200 […]

Lamar City Council Approves Officers for Caged Conflict Event

Lamar Days committee members received permission from the city council for waiver of carnival fees at $290 for Crabtree Amusements, a new concession conducting the carnival in Lamar. The council also approved permission to locate one carnival house trailer for three employees at Willow Creek Park from May 11 to May 15. Another house trailer […]

Voces Unidas Expanding Scholarship Offers

Voces Unidas in Lamar has planned several scholarship fund-raising events, including sale of red roses in time for Mother’s Day this year, May 8. Voces Unidas members will hand-deliver a rose to your mother on Friday, May 6 for a $5 fee, including the rose from Flower Boutique in Lamar. April 25 is the deadline […]