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Birth Announcement

Birth Announcement

Nathan A. and Roxanne Maestas of Lamar, CO announce the birth of their daughter, Loretta Sue Maestas at 8:06am, Monday, April 13, 2015 at Prowers Medical Center.  Loretta weighed eight pounds and one-half ounce and was twenty inches in length at birth.  Children of the home include Heavenly and Nathan E. Maestas.  Grandparents are Gerald […]

Lamar Council Approves Funding for LPD Policy Upgrades

Lamar Council Approves Funding for LPD Policy Upgrades

  The Lamar Police Department will receive a new policy and procedure manual from the firm, Lexipol.  Lamar Police Chief, Kyle Miller, explained the service will also provide local officers with daily scenarios-based training that reinforces agency approved policies and procedures, as well as regular updates for the life of the contract.  Chief Miller added, […]

PMC Hosts Groundbreaking for Expanded Facilities April 13

PMC Hosts Groundbreaking for Expanded Facilities April 13

After several years of planning, the expansion and renovation plans for Prowers Medical Center in Lamar are set to proceed.  The $7.6M venture will take an estimated 18 months and will impact about eight areas of the hospital including HVAC and electrical renovations. A groundbreaking ceremony has been planned for Monday, April 13th at 11am […]

Prowers Medical Group Hosts Two Events

Prowers Medical Group Hosts Two Events

    Two events were recently held at Prowers Medical Group, an open house to meet medical providers in an informal setting and enjoy some snacks and a celebration of a makeover of the Children’s Waiting Room at the entryway of the PMG Clinic. General Surgeon, Dr. James Smith was on hand to greet and […]

Time as a Hostage, Margaret Loewen, MD

Time as a Hostage, Margaret Loewen, MD

  Dr. Margaret Loewen’s early days as a young pre-teen could easily be made into an adventure novel or movie, based on an event in her life as a child of academics, teaching in the Belgian Congo in the early 1960s. The Prowers Medical Center based doctor recounted her 111 days spent as a hostage […]

PMC Selects Ty Rushton as New Board Member

PMC Selects Ty Rushton as New Board Member

Holly resident, Ty Rushton, was selected to replace Kevin McGrath on the Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors this past Wednesday evening, February 25.  The meeting was held at Shorty’s Café in Granada.  Rushton will serve the remainder of McGrath’s term, until May 20, 2016 which is the next board election cycle for PMC. “We’re […]

Two New Officers Join Lamar Police Depart, Council Discusses Permit Fees

Two New Officers Join Lamar Police Depart, Council Discusses Permit Fees

Rick Robbins, President of Prowers County Development Incorporated, invited the Lamar City Council to a March 2 meeting which will bring to the table, representatives from PCDI, Prowers County Commissioners, the City of Lamar as well as representatives from Wiley, Granada, Bristol and Holly.  “We’re going to review our goals and finances and have everyone’s input […]

Prowers Medical Center Enhances Customer Service

Prowers Medical Center Enhances Customer Service

In preparation for the building expansion project set to break ground in the Spring of 2015, Prowers Medical Center has initiated several projects focused on enhancing their customer service!   We are reorganizing operations and realigning patient care with best practices in an effort to move toward providing patients with the best possible encounter at every […]

Doug Harbour, Lamar Chamber Citizen of the Year for 2014

Doug Harbour, Lamar Chamber Citizen of the Year for 2014

Doug Harbour was honored by the Lamar community as Citizen of the Year for 2014 during the annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce banquet, Wednesday, February 4, at the Lamar Elks Lodge. Harbour thanked the Chamber for its recognition, remarking how, several years ago, the idea of a tribute to 9/11 victims and first responders brought […]

PMC Expansion  Construction Planned for April

PMC Expansion Construction Planned for April

The Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors plans to announce the newest board member by their February 25 meeting.  The hospital has advertised for a replacement board member since Kevin McGrath resigned late last year.  PMC is still open to candidates, as board chair, Julie Branes, stated,” Any interested candidate may contact Karen Bryant, Craig […]

Dias Selected to Lamar City Council

Dias Selected to Lamar City Council

  Lamar resident, Felix Dias, was elected by a split ballot vote by the City Council as the Ward III replacement for Ron Cook during the January 26 meeting.   Cook became a Prowers County Commissioner following the November General Election.  Dias was sworn in as the newest council member by Judge Larry Stutler and began […]

Year in Review 2014:  November/December

Year in Review 2014: November/December

  November: As 2014 began to close the City of Lamar had plans for future activities.  The city will thought to take advantage of CDOT’s deep resurfacing project along US Highway 287/Main Street through Lamar next year, and will replace all the affected water and storm water lines during the highway construction.  JVA Consulting Engineers […]

2014 Year in Review-May/June

2014 Year in Review-May/June

  The close of 2014 will put us at the halfway mark for the decade.  Some use the passage of time as a measuring tool…how much have we done…how much time have we got left.  But the timetable for a city or county should probably be measured in accomplishments, not a calendar.  Some projects and […]

2014 Year in Review-March/April

2014 Year in Review-March/April

The close of 2014 will put us at the halfway mark for the decade.  Some use the passage of time as a measuring tool…how much have we done…how much time have we got left.  But the timetable for a city or county should probably be measured in accomplishments, not a calendar.  Some projects and programs […]

New Floodplain Management Codes Approved by City

New Floodplain Management Codes Approved by City

The Lamar City Council conducted a public hearing on the adoption of an amendment for the Lamar Municipal Code regarding Floodplain Management.  The amendment change will bring the Lamar code into compliance with the rules and regulations issued by the Colorado Water Conservation Board in 2011.  Communities were given three years to make the needed […]

 Hounds for the Holidays - PMC Hosts Weekend in the Forest

Hounds for the Holidays – PMC Hosts Weekend in the Forest

Thirteen small dog entries and some larger pooches were entered in the first ‘Bark in the Park’ Pageant this past Saturday, December 6th,  at the Enchanted Forest in Lamar.  The smaller the dog, the fancier the costume for a lot of the entries, some as young as four months old, like Tonto Crum who needed […]

Parade of Lights Winners Announced by Lamar Chamber

Parade of Lights Winners Announced by Lamar Chamber

Temperatures were just chilly enough this past Friday evening, to bring a Christmas-like feel to the annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce Parade of Lights. Clear skies, a full moon and streets lined with area residents were on hand to watch the annual procession along Main Street that ended with a stop for Santa’s special sleigh […]

PCDI Holds Successful Business Seminar

PCDI Holds Successful Business Seminar

Rick Robbins, Prowers County Development Incorporated President, said there were 65 participants in the fork lift certification seminar held earlier this month at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn.  “We had to have three shifts for the numbers that took part, but we now have 65 certified forklift operators in the county,” he told the PCDI […]

PMC Revitalizing “A Star is Born” Wall

PMC Revitalizing “A Star is Born” Wall

Just as stars illuminate the heavens, a newly born infant can brighten a family’s world with their arrival.  To celebrate local births, Prowers Medical Center Foundation developed “A Star is Born” wall located just outside the New Beginnings Birth Center in 2012.  Parents, friends or relatives are invited to commemorate the new arrival with a […]

PMC Maintains Current Mill Levy for 2015 Budget

PMC Maintains Current Mill Levy for 2015 Budget

The Prowers Medical Center board of directors voted to maintain the current district mill levy at 2.7 mills for another year. The board is working to finalize the 2015 budget, but decided in favor of keeping it set instead of having to hold a last minute property owners district vote to increase the rate.  Board […]