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City Council Acts on New Contracts for 2016

  The council approved a motion to ratify an earlier phone poll to authorize the acceptance of a JAG grant of $236,952 to purchase communication radios to be used by various law enforcement agencies within the 15th Judicial District.  Lamar’s share of the grant match is $9,081.51.  Lamar Police Chief, Kyle Miller told the council […]

Road Work Begins on Granada Safe Routes to School

Granada Police Chief David Dougherty informed the Trustees during their October 14th meeting, work on the CDOT, Safe Routes to School project, will begin the week of October 19th.  The major cost will be paid for through grant funding and as of October 5th, the contractor, MonCor LLC had been brought on board for the […]

Lamar Council Appoints New Mayor Pro-Tem, Receives ARPA Briefing on Coal Plant

  Lamar has been designated as an official “Relay for Life City” by the American Cancer Society and the city council approved a proclamation in recognition and support of the Lamar Relay for Life event Friday through Saturday morning, June 6-7 at Savage Stadium.  Sherry Kerr, representing the Relay committee at the council meeting said […]

Summer Activities, Fundraising Planned at Project HOPE

Members of the HOPE Center Coalition in Lamar attended what they thought would be the final monthly meeting before the summer break.  However, members agreed that there were too many projects that needed attention connecting the spring to the fall, so the monthly meetings will continue.  The Coalition, which serves to benefit the Project HOPE […]

Annual Banquet for Project HOPE this Thursday

  Project HOPE Coalition members met to discuss the seasonal finale of the HOPE Center Project set for Thursday, March 14 at 7pm at Lincoln Elementary School.  A portion of the evening will be devoted to a presentation of the Lead2Feed project highlighting efforts to curtail world hunger.   Lamar High School students, Lauren Tinnes and […]

Granada Trustees Approve Tree Trimming Project

The Granada Board of Trustees accepted a $30,000 bid for needed tree trimming in the community during their monthly meeting, October 10.  Tree branches are extending past a safety margin, coming into contact with power lines around the community.  The Trustees accepted the bid from All Seasons Tree Service out of Pueblo of which half […]

P3, Partners for Hope Receives Needed Grant Funding

There was good news and not so good news for P3 last Friday. Meg Day and Lori Hammer were awaiting word on a grant application for funding to take them through the approaching school year. The good news is the Justice Assistance Grant was awarded to them, but not in the amount they had hoped. […]