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Council Okays Contracts for Lamar Loop Planning and GoCO Inspire Grant

Council Okays Contracts for Lamar Loop Planning and GoCO Inspire Grant

A brief Lamar City Council meeting on January 25th dealt mostly with appointments and contract renewals. One of the next steps in the construction of the proposed Lamar Loop, a walking path encircling most of the city and connecting several exercise areas, is the hiring of a firm for design and construction documents. Two firms […]

Fire Department Incident Reports March 17, 2014

Fire Department Incident Reports March 17, 2014

Thursday, March 13 At 2:40 pm on March 13, fire personnel were dispatched to an alarm system sounding at 1104 South 4th Street in Lamar.  Upon arrival, fire crew spoke with an employee who stated that the alarm had activated two times that day but this was the first time that it sent a request […]

Playground Results In… Volunteers NEEDED!!

Playground Results In… Volunteers NEEDED!!

After counting the more than 400 votes, the results are in and design #3 won with 279 votes.  Lamar was chosen by the Colorado Health Foundation as a recipient of a grant and along with Kaboom and the citizens of Lamar dreamt up 3 different play areas.  This playground is going to be located at […]

Tin-Man Triathlon Enjoys Another Successful Year!

Tin-Man Triathlon Enjoys Another Successful Year!

Lamar Parks and Recreation hosted its annual Tin-Man Triathlon on chilly August morning. 30 adult participants braved the cool temperatures to swim 500 yards, bike 14.5 miles and run 5 kilometers. There were also 17 kids that came out and participated in a modified course to fit their ability. The fast time of the day […]

30+ Men’s Basketball has Familiar Champion!

30+ Men’s Basketball has Familiar Champion!

Lamar Parks and Recreation recently concluded its 30 and over men’s basketball season and for the 2nd year in a row. Cruikshank Reality was the last team standing! The league was comprised of seven teams that played a nine game regular season. The season was followed by a single elimination tournament in which Cruikshank Reality defeated […]

Affordable Community Wellness EXPO Returns!

Affordable Community Wellness EXPO Returns!

(Lamar, CO) The region’s most affordable health fair returns with the 2nd Annual Community Wellness Expo on April 19th & 20th. The Community Wellness Expo is sponsored by High Plains Community Health Center, Frontier Bank and the Lamar Parks and Recreation Department. A $30 fasting blood work panel includes: Lipids (cholesterol); A1C (diabetes); CBC (infection […]

LINCOLN FIFTH GRADERS PLANT TREES FOR ARBOR WEEK IN LAMAR

LINCOLN FIFTH GRADERS PLANT TREES FOR ARBOR WEEK IN LAMAR

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 was a busy day for the Lincoln Fifth Graders!  They celebrated Arbor Week by helping the Lamar Tree Board and City Crew plant 110 trees at the Ball Fields and the Paulin Grove Nursery area, close to their school.  All 110 students were bused to the Ball Fields.  Preparations had been […]