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Two Hasty Residents Injured in Wiley Junction Rollover

Two Hasty Residents Injured in Wiley Junction Rollover

  On Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 4:49pm, the Colorado State Patrol responded to a one-vehicle rollover accident on Hwy 50 approximately six miles west of Lamar in Prowers County. The vehicle, a 1996 Silver Honda Accord, was westbound when it drifted into the center median. The driver, Christine Schmelzer of Hasty, Colorado, overcorrected to […]

JBS 5 Rivers Cattle Water Development Plans

JBS 5 Rivers Cattle Water Development Plans

The Prowers County Commissioners hosted a public hearing Thursday, June 9, on plans submitted by Colorado Beef to dry up land irrigated by the Ft. Lyon Canal, and use the water for feedlot purposes.   Commission chairman Henry Schnabel said the county has 120 days to make a decision on the proposal, but doesn’t believe it […]

Mop Up Operations Contain Bent County Fire

Mop Up Operations Contain Bent County Fire

Highway 50 between Las Animas and Hasty opened to traffic around 7pm Saturday night, but firefighters from five counties are continuing their efforts to contain the last remnants of the fire that began just after 1pm Saturday afternoon. The fire, which consumed about 800 acres of grassland and several farm structures, was in the John […]