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CPW Nets 4 Violations During Lamar Checkpoint Operation

CPW Nets 4 Violations During Lamar Checkpoint Operation

CPW conducts Wildlife Checkpoint in Lamar LAMAR, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers stopped nearly 2,500 vehicles during a wildlife checkpoint that occurred Nov. 5 and 6 on Highway 287, just outside of Lamar. The two-day operation netted four violations. During operations all eastbound vehicles on Highway 287, with the exception of commercial traffic, […]

Two Buttes Outdoor Adventure: Free Fun for the Whole Family

Two Buttes Outdoor Adventure: Free Fun for the Whole Family

LAMAR, Colo. – There’s just one week left to get signed up for a weekend getaway your family won’t ever forget. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is still accepting registrations for their Two Buttes Outdoor Adventure, a free two and half day event, that helps families reconnect with nature and the outdoors. This year the Two Buttes […]

Fishing and Burgers Highlight North Gateway Park's Saturday Opening

Fishing and Burgers Highlight North Gateway Park’s Saturday Opening

North Gateway Park, formerly known as Valco Ponds, is open and running following an informal opening celebration this past Saturday, September 7. Attended by City of Lamar, Prowers County and Department of Parks and Wildlife officials, a free hamburger fry was hosted by the city and Heath & Turpin for the public. About six dozen […]

Repair Work Continues at Two Buttes Reservoir

Repair Work Continues at Two Buttes Reservoir

  SPRINGFIELD, Colo. – A project to modernize the ageing dam at Two Buttes Reservoir is back on track after it was slowed by a rain event in April that flooded the work site. Last winter, when Two Buttes was dry, heavy equipment operators built a temporary cofferdam and removed 17 feet of sediment to […]