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Lodging Panel Receives Long-Range Funding Requests

  The Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel entertained some new ideas for funding requests during their monthly meeting on October 20th.  The first came from the Spreading Antlers Golf Course, represented by Gib Sprout and Jack Van Hook, board members of the club.  Van Hook explained that in an effort to bring more revenue into […]

Share the Spirit Foundation Holds Annual ‘Shoe-Fest’

Youngsters, some as young as three years, enjoyed a pre-Christmas gift this past Friday, October 16th as the Share the Spirit Foundation held their annual shoe give-away event at J and N Shoes in downtown Lamar. The Foundation received an extra financial assist towards the estimated $5,000 price tag, with a $1,000 donation from the […]

Great Turnout for the Two Shot

The top three teams were honored Friday, December 5, at the Cow Palace Inn, at the conclusion of this year’s Southeast Colorado Celebrity Two Shot Goose Hunt.  The dinner event and awards presentation was hosted by Bob and Rose Ann Yates, co-administrators of this year’s 48th annual event. Rose Ann Yates said earlier that, “We […]

Lodging Panel Funds New/Old Events

Members of the Two Shot Goose Hunt are at work finalizing the 48th annual get-together for Lamar and Southeast Colorado.  Bob and Rose Ann Yates, President and Executive Director, respectively, detailed some of the financial benefits the Two Shot has brought to Prowers County for almost a half century for members of the Prowers County […]

Snowy and Cold for 47th Two Shot this Week

  The National Weather Service in Pueblo is predicting southeast Colorado will see high temperatures only in the teens and a chance of snow towards the end of the week.  The hunters coming to Lamar for the 47th Annual Southeast Colorado Celebrity Goose Hunt will need to dress warmly.  Hunters from across the country, including […]

Mike Flower Donates $100,000 to Lamar Area Hospice

Mike Flower, a recognized entrepreneur based in California, donated $100,000 to Lamar Area Hospice to support their renovation project. Mike, son of Glen and Delores Flower, grew up in Lamar and attended high school with Deb Pelley, the director of Lamar Area Hospice. Mike, a big supporter of the Two Shot Goose Hunt, is also […]

Two Shot Goose Hunt Winners!

Winning teams were announced recently for the 46th Annual Two Shot Goose Hunt, held in Lamar, Colorado, November 28 through the 30th.  Headquartered at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn, hunters from around the country converge for the annual event which features a mixture of local upland game hunting, sporting clays, a goose hunt, a fund-raising […]

Public Invited to President’s Reception for Annual Two Shot Goose Hunt

It is that time of the year and a bit of a kick off for the holiday season. Hunters from across the United States will be arriving on Wed., Nov. 28 for three days to participate in sporting clays, upland hunt and goose hunt. Wed. Nov. 28 is the President’s Reception beginning at 6:30 p.m. […]

Lamar Hosts Annual Two Shot this Week

The 45th Annual Southeast Colorado Two Shot Goose Hunt will be kicking off its activities on Wednesday, November 30 with the President’s Reception. The public is welcome to attend and greet the hunters that will be traveling from all over the United States to Lamar. The reception will be held at 6:30pm in the Empire […]

‘Tis the Season

Lamar City workers have been busy the past few days, putting up the holiday decorations along Main Street in town.  With just over a month to go before Christmas arrives, there’s a slate of holiday related activities on the way.  The 8th Annual Fantasy Tree Celebration is set for Saturday, November 19 at the Lamar Elks […]

2012 City Budget, Cow Palace Inn License Approved

The Lamar City Council approved The Cow Palace Inn’s application for a new Hotel & Restaurant Liquor license. The Cow Palace Inn has recently been sold and the former owners had allowed the liquor license to expire. The license was granted to Palace Holdings, LLC. The vote was unanimous with the exception of an abstention […]