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Buxton-Andrade Announces Candidacy for Re-election

  January 4, 2016 Dear Prowers County: I am proud to announce my candidacy for re-election of Prowers County District 3 Commissioner. The past three years have been full of rewards and challenges. Prowers County has started to move in a very positive direction and there are a lot of great things on the horizon.  […]

Buxton-Andrade Selected as Colorado County Commissioner of the Year

Prowers County Commissioner, Wendy Buxton-Andrade, has received a singular honor from her peers during the recent Colorado Counties Incorporated Winter Conference.  Buxton-Andrade was presented with the CCI Commissioner of the Year Award from her 275 counterparts, representing their counties throughout Colorado. The award recognizes the outstanding contributions to CCI made by a commissioner throughout the […]

Search Will Begin for New City Councilman

Lamar City Councilman, Ron Cook, will become Prowers County Commissioner Ron Cook representing District Two on January 13, 2015. He will replace Commission Chairman Joe Marble at that time, having won a run-off Republican party caucus in the county this past summer.  Cook will have to relinquish his seat on the city council and the […]

Zordel is New Prowers County Sheriff

The mid-term elections for 2014 are over. While some states across the country are still compiling ballots, in southeast Colorado, the unofficial results are in. The position of Prowers County Sheriff was the only election contest and Republican Sam Zordel defeated the unaffiliated challenger, Ron Manly 2,235 to 1,640 votes. Both men are employees of […]

June 24 Primary Election Information

  Jana Coen, Prowers County Clerk & Recorder issued a reminder for active registered voters that all ballots have now been mailed to either their street address or Post Office Box.  If you have not yet received your ballot, come to the Prowers County Clerk’s Office at 301 South Main Street to request a replacement, […]

Forum Highlights Candidates for Sheriff, Commissioner for June 24 Primary

Five candidates, running for two positions in Prowers County, addressed a gathering of about 90 citizens at the Lamar Cultural Events Center in Lamar Thursday evening, May 29.  Hosted by Voices of Southeast Colorado and Second Amendment Defenders, the candidates for the June 24 primary for Prowers County Sheriff and Prowers County Commissioner for District […]

Letter to the Editor: Cook Announces Candidacy for Commissioner

I’m Ron Cook, and I’m announcing my candidacy for the Office of Prowers County Commissioner District 2.  I’m a lifetime resident of Prowers County and for the past 16 years have owned my business in Lamar.  In my business dealings, I have worked closely with our law enforcement agencies.  I have also been involved in […]

Joe Marble Makes Bid to Retain Commissioner Seat

To the Citizens of Prowers County:  I am announcing my candidacy for re-election to the Prowers County Commissioner District 2 Seat.  This is my second term as a County Commissioner.  During the last seven (7) years I have seen our County face many challenges – blizzards, tornadoes, drought and one of the worst recessions in […]

Letter to the Editor: Thank You to Voters

Dear Editor:  Thank you to all the people in Prowers County who voted and put their trust in my abilities. It is truly an honor to be elected as your Prowers County Commissioner for the next four years. I am deeply grateful to the citizens of Prowers County who have supported me and believed in […]

Letter to the Editor

  As the 2012 elections results come to an end on November 6th, one thing that is 100% certain, Prowers County will elect its first female County Commissioner.  And, I hope Prowers County Colorado voters will join me and cast their vote for Wendy Buxton-Andrade.  The choice is very clear.  Wendy has a four-year college […]

Lodging Panel Funds October MMA, Sets 2013 Budget

  The Prowers Lodging Tax Panel voted to approve half the funding request for a MMA, Mixed Martial Arts Event in Lamar to coincide with the annual Oktoberfest celebration on October 6.  Local resident, Arnulfo Ortega, who helped coordinate the first MMA event held in Lamar, said he and a new promoter, Gabriel Charboneau from […]

Mike Parker Announces Candidacy for BOCC

To All Citizens of Prowers County: It is with great pleasure and vision that I announce my candidacy for the office of Prowers County Commissioner for District One. I am concerned for the economic future of Prowers County and want to dedicate my time to the betterment of Prowers County by being the best representation […]

Andrade Announces Candidacy for Commissioner Seat

With one election just over, one local candidate is setting her sights on next November, 2012.  Wendy L. Buxton-Andrade, Republican, will be contesting  for the District III County Commissioner seat currently held by Prowers County Commissioner Gene Millbrand.  Andrade, who has been attending various local and county meetings for the past several weeks, said that […]

Lamar Planning to Bid to Host State High School Rodeo Finals

Pat Palmer, Cade Spitz and Tim Tunink approached the Prowers County Commissioners March 29 with options involved in having Lamar and Prowers County host the 2012 and 2013 Colorado State High School Rodeo Finals. The events were held in Lamar for the first time in 2009 and 2010, after which Craig, Colorado received the two-year […]