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S.E. Colorado Offers Snow and Geese for Festival

There were geese and there was snow for the 13th Annual High Plains Snow Goose Festival in Lamar this past February 19-22.  Event organizers were leery of the potential for heavy snows cancelling some reservations for the weekend, especially for those who were traveling long distances.  Fortunately most of the tours went off as planned, with the exception […]

Summer Reading Program Registration to Begin Tuesday

Registration for the Summer Reading Program will begin at 9:00 am on Tuesday, May 27th at the Lamar Public Library! Every summer we offer programs and incentives for readers and this year is no exception. Our theme this year is “Fizz, Boom, Read.” Over the years, summer reading programs have grown to include all readers, […]

Craft Nights Successful at the Lamar Public Library

It is our mission to create a space where community members feel comfortable and have fun creating new and interesting things. The library is also becoming a place to collaborate and share ideas that will enhance our community and inspire future projects. We believe by being creative our community will grow stronger and add value […]

Parks and Wildlife Commission to Meet in Lamar

DENVER – The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will finalize 2014 fishing regulations and consider increases in 2014 non-resident big game hunting license fees when the Commission meets in Lamar on Thursday, Nov. 14 and Friday, Nov. 15. Commissioners will also finalizes minor changes to turkey regulations for 2014 and consider citizen petitions requesting changes to […]

Lamar Public Library Open House a Success

The Lamar Public Library closed for a week in March to complete renovations which included improving space usage, lighting and technology. The library officially celebrated the completed renovations with an Open House on Saturday, June 1st to thank the community for their patience and to highlight the fact that the library is open and ready […]

The Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers Visit to the New Partners for HOPE Center

The Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers pay a visit to the new Partners for HOPE Center – featured above, are several members of Partners for HOPE Board of Directors, teachers and volunteers and many of their wonderful students. The HOPE Center (formerly the Teen Center) has been providing a safe-haven for hundreds of Lamar students […]

Business of the Week – Welcome Home Child and Family Development Center

You help your community thrive when you shop locally! Be sure to read The Prowers Journal each week when the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and The Prowers Journal highlight a featured Business of the Week. This week we are proud to spotlight the Welcome Home Child and Family Development Center located in Lamar. Call them at: 719.336-1200. Welcome Home Child and Family Development […]

Prowers County 4-H Foundation Ushers in March Membership Drive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 17, 2012 By Lacey Mann, CSU 4-H Extension Agent, Bent & Prowers Counties Southeast Area—2012 is off and running and March has been declared “Membership Madness” month. The Prowers County 4-H Foundation is developing new ways to invest in our 4-H future and would like to ask your help to […]