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Urban Redevelopment Discusses Value Added Construction

Urban Redevelopment Discusses Value Added Construction

Discussion over funding a roof for a recently purchased downtown business and a new restaurant project was held by Lamar’s Urban Redevelopment Authority Monday, August 10. The Authority also decided to invite Prowers County Assessor, Andy Wyatt, to a future work session to discuss what constitutes added value to a property when basic infrastructure improvements […]

Governor, City Council Members Discuss Local/Regional Economic Growth

Governor, City Council Members Discuss Local/Regional Economic Growth

Governor Hickenlooper took a working lunch break at the Lamar SOS Center this past Tuesday, September 21, during a swing through portions of southeast Colorado. The governor highlighted the efforts made by residents and staff at the Fort Lyon Residential Supportive Center in Las Animas on their one year anniversary.  He also reviewed water issues […]

Lamar City Councilman Injured in Auto Accident

Lamar City Councilman Injured in Auto Accident

Lamar City Councilman Oscar Riley is recuperating from injuries sustained this past Saturday, September 7, when he was struck by a car while walking across the street near his home on South 6th Street. Riley was taken to Parkview Hospital in Pueblo where he will begin rehabilitation treatment for injuries to his right leg and […]

Making it Official

Making it Official

  Oscar Riley is sworn in as Lamar’s latest city council member by Judge Stanley Brinkley Friday morning, March 23.  The events are usually held during city council meetings, but as no judges will be available March 26 for the next council meeting, the event took place Friday morning.  Riley is replacing councilman P.J. Wilson […]

Oscar Riley New Lamar Councilman, Buzzard Gets Renewed License

Oscar Riley New Lamar Councilman, Buzzard Gets Renewed License

Oscar Riley was selected as a replacement Lamar City Councilman for PJ Wilson who resigned his position as he no longer resides within city limits. Wilson informed the council last month and Riley was one of three candidates who was interviewed by the council in executive session last Wednesday. Steven Rabe has been selected by […]