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Buyer Beware - Watch Out for Nursery Stock and Landscaping Scams

Buyer Beware – Watch Out for Nursery Stock and Landscaping Scams

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture is warning consumers to be wary of nursery stock (trees, shrubs, perennial plants and turf grass sod) that is included for “free” with the cost of exorbitant planting and landscaping costs. “If nursery stock is offered for ‘free’ it likely does not meet the States’ minimum standard,” […]

Severe Winds Damage Parts of Prowers County, Power Outages

Severe Winds Damage Parts of Prowers County, Power Outages

Winds in excess of 65mph swept through the middle of Lamar Saturday afternoon, April 2.  The awning atop the fuel pumps at Tank and Tummy at South Main and Lee Street was topped, crushing one set of pumps and sending a spray of glass across the parking lot.  There were no injuries.  The winds kept […]

Tree Board Braves Winds to Plant Seedlings

Tree Board Braves Winds to Plant Seedlings

Members of the Lamar Tree Board and Lamar city employees combined their efforts to plant windbreaks at the Lamar sports field this past Saturday. Jane Felter, Tree Board member said she and her crew were planting three rows of Colorado Rocky Juniper trees to the southwest of the ball fields. She said the trees would […]