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State to Granada on Landfill-Correct It or Close It

Granada Trustee Jerene DeBono led an open meeting for local residents, Wednesday, April 10, informing them of the changes needed at the Granada landfill as mandated by the Colorado Department of Health and Environment, based on a site inspection several months ago.  DeBono said there were about 19 deficiencies requiring correction and some of those […]

Helping Cure Cancer, a Snip at a Time

The kick-off meeting for the annual Lamar Relay for Life event was highlighted with two haircuts this past Monday evening, January 21 at the United Methodist Church. Wendy Buxton-Andrade, Prowers County Commissioner, and Becky Navarette, Case Aid Employee for Child Welfare in Prowers County, donated lengths of their hair to be used for wigs for […]

County Lodging Panel Seeks New Board Members

  No event funding requests were presented to the Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel during their monthly meeting, Tuesday, January 15, although funds were appropriated from their 2013 budget for the annual concert at the Sand and Sage Fair, the annual Snow Goose Festival and payment for the Lamar Chamber of Commerce website in the […]

Andrade, Schnabel Begin New Term as County Commissioners

The first meeting of the year for the Prowers County Board of Commissioners was brief as commissioners Millbrand, Marble and Schnabel approved the low bid from Tri County Ford for a 2013 Fusion for the County Health Department.  Commissioners discussed the 2013 LiveWell contract and Wellnet Contracts with Justin Lee, Director of County Public Health […]

Letter to the Editor: Thank You to Voters

Dear Editor:  Thank you to all the people in Prowers County who voted and put their trust in my abilities. It is truly an honor to be elected as your Prowers County Commissioner for the next four years. I am deeply grateful to the citizens of Prowers County who have supported me and believed in […]

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. […]

To the Editor and residents of Prowers County:

I’ve been fortunate to meet many great people from Prowers County over the last seven years serving as your State Senator.  People who pour their souls into improving healthcare delivery, education and economic development in the area.  Meeting people who strive to make their community stronger is one of the biggest bonuses of serving in […]

Letter to the Editor

  As the 2012 elections results come to an end on November 6th, one thing that is 100% certain, Prowers County will elect its first female County Commissioner.  And, I hope Prowers County Colorado voters will join me and cast their vote for Wendy Buxton-Andrade.  The choice is very clear.  Wendy has a four-year college […]

Decision Time for Prowers County Commissioner Voters

The Prowers Journal hosted a Prowers County Candidates forum for the local Commissioner’s race on Monday, October 15. Four candidates are vying for two positions available for District One and District Three. The District One race is between incumbent Henry Schnabel and challenger Don Seufer. District Three is an open race between Jillane Hixson and […]

Lamar Hosts 36th Annual Senior Speak Out

Seniors from around the region gathered information and voiced their concerns on several levels during their two day, 36th annual Senior Speak Out gathering, “Rockin’ & Rollin’: Seniors on the Go”.  The annual event was held at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn, Thursday and Friday, October 4 and 5 and got underway Thursday afternoon following […]

Prowers Journal Hosting Candidate Forum October 15th

The Prowers Journal is sponsoring a forum for candidates for Prowers County Commissioner, Monday, October 15, from 6pm to 8pm, hosted by Rodeway Cow Palace Inn. This may be the final local campaign forum held for the County Commissioner’s race and an opportunity for you to receive information that will help you decide your vote […]

Prowers County GOP Hosts Candidate/Business Meet & Greet

The Prowers County Republican Party has scheduled two Business Expo and Meet & Greet sessions for the next two Saturdays, the 15th and the 22nd. Businesses are encouraged to participate by setting up a table at the various locations to showcase the business to all that attend. There is no charge for the table space. […]

Primary Victory for Andrade, Hixson and Schnabel

Prowers County Unofficial Primary Results Early voting and tabulation helped speed the June 26 primary vote count for Prowers County Clerk and Recorder Jana Coen and the election judges. Shortly after the polls had closed, by 9:25pm, the unofficial results were made available to the public. For District 1, Democrat challenger Don Seufer of Holly […]

Letter to the Editor: Wendy Buxton-Andrade

Wendy Buxton-Andrade is ready to work full time to make Prowers County stronger and position the county and it’s communities for future economic growth and stability. “To accomplish these goals, we must offer farmers and businesses incentives to grow and expand; “To provide an affordable tax base along with reducing and/or eliminating crippling rules and […]

Precinct Voting is Underway in Prowers County

Over 2,000 mail-in ballots have been sent out to Prowers County registered voters for the June 26 primary. Those voters who are not receiving theirs through the mail may stop in this week to precincts in Lamar, Granada, Holly and Wiley to cast their ballots in person. Early voting is open June 18 through the […]

Voices of S.E. Colorado Hosting May 31 Commissioner Candidate Forum

A candidate forum will be hosted by Voices of Southeast Colorado on Thursday, May 31, 2012, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Lamar Community Building, dance practice room. All candidates running for a County Commissioner’s seat, whether opposed or unopposed, have been invited to participate. This forum is to provide an opportunity for […]

Prowers County GOP Assembly Selects Commissioner Candidates

The Prowers County Republican Party will offer a full slate of commissioner candidates for election in November. Their county assembly was held this past Saturday, March 24, at Lamar Community College. The two candidates for District I and the two candidates for District III each garnered sufficient delegate votes to be placed on the ballot. […]

Prowers County Democrats Prepare for March 31 Assembly

  The Prowers County Democratic party held their caucus at the Lamar High School Tuesday, March 6, electing precinct committee persons and issuing a sign-up sheet for potential election judges for the primary and general elections. With only President Obama as the Democratic nominee to run for that office, the gathering was able to move […]

Local GOP Candidates Gather for County Straw Poll

The Prowers County Republican Party met Tuesday, February 7 at the Lamar Missionary Baptist Church to take a straw poll on presidential candidates and to hear from the four local candidates who will be running for two seats in two districts for Prowers County Commissioner in November.  It may have been a record turnout, as […]

Prowers County GOP Caucus Set for February 7

NEWS RELEASE: The Prowers County Republicans, along with Republicans throughout the state of Colorado, will be holding precinct caucuses on Tuesday February 7th, starting at 7:00 p.m. This year, as in the past few years, Precincts 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12 will hold a combined caucus at the […]