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Prowers County Budget Passed for 2014

Prowers County Budget Passed for 2014

    The Prowers County Commissioners held a public hearing on the 2014 county budget this past Thursday, December 12 and approved resolutions for the budget amounting to $17,844,998 as well as a mill levy of 27.17 mills for assessable property within the county amounting to $3,339,233, based on an assessment of $122,901,471.  The county’s […]

Swift Response Contains Arkansas River Bottom Fire

Swift Response Contains Arkansas River Bottom Fire

Arkansas River Bottom Fire June 14th, 2013- Fire Report Prowers County Rural Fire Department was called to a fire on the Arkansas River bottom Friday evening June 14th, the fire was fueled by high winds and the extremely dry vegetation.  The department responded with 15 firefighters and 7 apparatus.  Mutual aid was immediately called for […]

Lamar Man Injured in Dust-Storm, Car Crash

Lamar Man Injured in Dust-Storm, Car Crash

Multiple crashes caused by “brown-out” conditions. On Saturday, November 10, 2012, at approximately 10:00 AM, The Colorado State Patrol, Prowers County Sheriff’s Office and the Lamar Police Department, responded to Colorado Hwy 287 between mile posts 73 and 74 for a report of a two vehicle crash caused by brown-out conditions. This location is in […]