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Website Troubles

Website Troubles

To Our Readers: We appreciate your understanding and patience in your attempts to access the website for The Prowers Journal. We are working to correct the situation in which either the website moves at a snail’s pace, or you simply cannot access it at all. Our website provider and our in-house IT staff are exploring […]

Lamar Alco Store Donates To Hospice

Lamar Alco Store Donates To Hospice

The Lamar Alco Store donated thousands of dollars’ worth of hardware to the Lamar Area Hospice Organization. The donation was in order when the store secured a new vendor and needed to remove all existing hardware from the shelves in order to restock. The items included paint and supplies, tools, ceiling fans, heaters, fans, extension […]

‘Banner Up’ at Shore Arts Center

‘Banner Up’ at Shore Arts Center

New banners, developed to highlight a brand for Historic Downtown Lamar, were presented during a public showing at the Shore Arts Center this past Friday evening, November 9. Hosted by Lamar Partnership Incorporated, Executive Director, Shawna Hodge, explained that the logo represents a stylized windmill which will be displayed on four differently colored banners.  The […]

Big Timbers History Corner #4 - 1965 Flood

Big Timbers History Corner #4 – 1965 Flood

This copy of the Sunday, June 20, 1965 issue of the Rocky Mountain News was recently donated to Big Timbers Museum by Clara Weber. When people think of the museum’s collection, they usually picture the items on display. But there are thousands of other treasures stored and filed, waiting to help fill in the blanks of local folks’ stories. The […]

Position Statement from City of Trinidad Re: ARPA Mediation

Position Statement from City of Trinidad Re: ARPA Mediation

ARPA Wants More Money and More Time— ARPA Management and Some Board Members Want 18 More Months of Conversion to Natural Gas  April 24, 2012 Denver, Co. – Two days of mediation with a Court-appointed mediator ended Friday, with no resolution for the Lamar Repowering Project (LRP) that has yet to produce electric power in […]

An Ill Wind Blows in Before the Games Begin

An Ill Wind Blows in Before the Games Begin

Photos by Russ Baldwin – click a picture for a larger image. The torrential rain and wind storm that swept through Lamar and Prowers County Thursday night, August 5, brought us some more much-needed precipitation to the area, but did it have to come in at 65 mph? Those were probably some of the thoughts […]

Lamar Utility Board Plans Wind Turbine Repairs

Lamar Utility Board Plans Wind Turbine Repairs

The main bearing in the gear box of the T-2 wind turbine is being damaged by excessive vibrations, and will have to be repaired in the next several months. The T-2 is one of four turbines located east of Lamar, off highway 50. Although it’s not designated an urgent issue, it is an involved process […]