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Lamar Rotary Receives Updated Info from Community Development Manager

Lamar Rotary Receives Updated Info from Community Development Manager

  Angie Cue, Lamar’s Community Development Manager since January, provided an update on her department during the Lamar Rotary’s Thursday afternoon meeting, March 3rd.  Cue, a former Lamar native, is also the executive director of the Lamar Partnership Incorporated organization, and has been familiarizing herself with both departments since her return. “The LPI was created […]

Lamar’s Main Street Program Tops Other Colorado Towns

Lamar’s Main Street Program Tops Other Colorado Towns

Shawna Hodge, Executive Director for Lamar Partnership Incorporated, announced that the city has won first place for the 2014 Colorado Main Street of the Year. She said the selection was made by the Colorado Main Street Advisory Board and announced earlier this month by the State Department of Local Affairs.  The judging was based on […]

Lamar Partnership Incorporated Holds Annual Meeting

Lamar Partnership Incorporated Holds Annual Meeting

  Kevin Knight and Clifford Boxley were voted in as new LPI board members during the annual meeting, February 26. Sean Lirley was elected to a new three year term.  Board positions will remain the same with Kim Fornier as president, Melissa Bohls as vice-president, Denise Carder as treasurer and Carla Scranton as secretary.  Executive […]

Start the New Year by Recycling your E-Waste

Start the New Year by Recycling your E-Waste

  Did you receive a new TV, computer, microwave or any other electronic item for Christmas?  If so, now what do you do with the old equipment that you’re replacing?  Don’t throw it away in the trash!  Studies have shown that accumulated components of some electronic equipment are harmful to the land.  A state statute […]

Pedal the Plains, A Rolling Success

Pedal the Plains, A Rolling Success

Sunny skies, mild temperatures and gentle winds all contributed to a perfect weekend for the Pedal the Plains event held in Lamar this past Friday and Saturday, September 20-21.  Bike riders began arriving in Lamar from their starting point in Eads mid afternoon on Friday.  Once they checked their bikes at the Lamar Community Building, […]

Lamar Chosen to Host 2014 State American Legion Convention

Lamar Chosen to Host 2014 State American Legion Convention

  The City of Lamar will host the 2014 Colorado American Legion Convention.  Denise Carder, Lamar Chamber of Commerce President and Shanwa Hodge, Executive Director of Lamar Partnerships, Incorporated, made a presentation on behalf of the city to state American Legion dignitaries during this year’s convention in Ft. Collins this past weekend.  Carder said they […]

Looking Good: Lights, Benches, Trashcans

Looking Good: Lights, Benches, Trashcans

An initial phase of upgrades for downtown Lamar has recently taken place, now that the trash containers and benches that line a portion of Main Street have been painted and replaced.  Funds were made available last year for Lamar Partnership Inc., to move ahead with a painting project for a series of light poles, community […]

New Lamar Downtown Banners Posted

New Lamar Downtown Banners Posted

  City of Lamar workers got a fine day to be outdoors, setting up the new banners on the 28 recently painted light poles that line a portion of Main Street.  The banners carry the new logo which will be used as identification for Main Street Lamar, a branding project initiated by Lamar Partnership Incorporated.  […]

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Dear Letter to the Editor, GOOD THINGS ARE HAPPENING because of the Lamar Partnership Inc.  Founded in 2010, Lamar Partnership, Inc. is a non-profit organization comprised of local partners, business owners and interested citizens who want to preserve, promote and enhance Lamar.  The Partnership implements a variety of programs, including business attraction and retention, marketing, […]

Historic Buildings Can Assist Future Retail Prospertiy

Historic Buildings Can Assist Future Retail Prospertiy

Twenty of sixty-eight buildings around downtown Lamar have the historic potential to qualify for a National or State Historical Register designation, or as local landmarks.  Those numbers are part of the findings from a two year study conducted by architects, Tim and Chris Hoehne.    Shawna Hodge, Lamar Main Street Coordinator hosted the information presentation at […]

Painting Some of the Town Red

Painting Some of the Town Red

  City of Lamar street crews have begun to power wash 28 sidewalk light poles between the railroad tracks on Main Street up to the intersection at Oak Street. The crews will also break down the trash receptacles and benches to be repainted, part of a branding campaign developed by Lamar Partnership Incorporated. The light […]