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Letter to the Editor: Dear Editor,

Letter to the Editor: Dear Editor,

I am writing to affirm my support of Wendy Buxton-Andrade for Prowers County Commissioner. Both Wendy and her husband Greg’s families are rooted in our county. I know how deeply they care for our community and its future. As parents, they share with many of us a deep concern for our county’s economic well being. […]

Community leaders to examine issues facing kids in Prowers, Kiowa, Baca and Bent counties

Community leaders to examine issues facing kids in Prowers, Kiowa, Baca and Bent counties

Community leaders to examine issues facing kids in Prowers, Kiowa, Baca and Bent counties Public invited to Sept. 18 discussion in Lamar to explore child health and education issues. Community members from Prowers, Kiowa, Baca and Bent counties are invited to examine health and education issues facing local children in a community discussion Sept. 18. […]

Cattlemen to Host Meeting, Auction, and Banquet on March 31

Cattlemen to Host Meeting, Auction, and Banquet on March 31

LAMAR – Colorado’s oldest livestock organization will meet March 31st here. The annual Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association will mark the start of its 143rd year with its annual meeting, auction, banquet and cowboy ball. Events are open to the ranching community. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and the business session starts at 1 […]

Lamar Selected to Receive "It's About Kids" Grant

Lamar Selected to Receive “It’s About Kids” Grant

Nine “It’s About Kids” Communities Across Colorado Awarded $16,000 in Grants to Increase Understanding and Support for Access to Health for Kids.  The Colorado Children’s Campaign, through support from The Colorado Trust, today announced $16,000 in grants to nine Colorado communities to improve statewide understanding of children’s health care issues and increase support for improved […]

National Park Service Considering Boggsville in Bent County

National Park Service Considering Boggsville in Bent County

COLO. – Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) is pleased to announce that the National Park Service (NPS) is preforming a reconnaissance study of the Boggsville Historic Site in Bent County. If the study determines that the site qualifies to be a “unit” of the NPS then the agency will become responsible for operations, maintenance and preservation of […]

All County Offices Closing at Noon 12-22-11

All County Offices Closing at Noon 12-22-11

Notice: All Prowers County Offices will close at Noon, December 22, 2011 including Welcome Home.  

PCDI Board Urges Website Completion, Approves Pond Study Funding

PCDI Board Urges Website Completion, Approves Pond Study Funding

Don McBee, Vice President of the Prowers Conservation District, requested operating funds from the Prowers County Development Incorporated board to help cover the cost of a two-year study to determine seepage loss from 20 surface irrigation ponds in the lower Arkansas Valley.  The results, he said, will set the standard for determining pond loss for augmentation between Rocky […]

Drought Expanding Across Southeast Colorado

Drought Expanding Across Southeast Colorado

La Nina conditions are expected to weaken into June, which is expected to bring dry conditions for the eastern plains and southern Colorado. The National Weather Service out of Pueblo reports the current U.S. Drought Monitor now indicates extreme drought conditions across Baca County as well as extreme eastern Las Animas County, extreme southeastern Bent […]