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Saving future lives— a mourning citizen and a mayor bring much-needed change to the Arkansas Valley

The intersection of US 50 and CO 71 brings fear and mourning among residents throughout the Arkansas Valley, who travel through the intersection often, many of whom know someone who had been in a devastating or fatal car accident. And although the dangerous intersection has existed for many decades, causing numerous casualties, no one has stepped up to make a change— until now.
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Death Notice – Johnny F. Maxwell

Memorial Services are pending for Lamar resident Johnny F. Maxwell. Mr. Maxwell, known to his family and friends as John, was born May 24, 1954, to Prince and Rose (Phinnessee) Maxwell and passed away June 21, 2022, at his home. John was 68. He is preceded in death by his...
LAMAR, CO
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Popular Nashville-based vocal band presenting free local Concert in La Junta

Ground-breaking Nashville-based New Legacy Project will be live in concert on Sunday, July 10, 6:30 pm, at La Junta First Christian Church. Formerly the Blackwood Legacy, they are best known for their intricate harmonies, true Southern Gospel sound, and homespun humor. This content is for Online Access Only (1 Month),...
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Area athletes earn All-State honors

Six area high school baseball players have been recognized by the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) as members of the prestigious All-State team for the 2022 baseball season. Las Animas High School sophomore TJ Ortiz earned the top honor regionally, being named to the Class 2A Second Team All-State.
LAS ANIMAS, CO
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Southeast Housing Solutions Summit – July 14 at OJC, La Junta

Serving Baca, Bent, Crowley, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, and Prowers counties. The Southeast Housing Solutions Summit is a highly-interactive opportunity to collaborate on one of the key issues contributing to the crisis of housing in the region – housing stock. This action-planning intensive will focus on building regional capacity to address this issue and educating statewide stakeholders on the successes and specific needs of the region.
LA JUNTA, CO
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Manuelita C. Saldana – October, 27, 1947 – June 29, 2022

A Memorial Mass for Lamar resident, Manuelita C. Saldaña will be held at 10am Monday July 11th, 2022 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Rev. Ernesto Rodriquez as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30am at the church with Deacon Allan Medina reciting. A Rite of Committal will be held at Fairmount Cemetery.
LAMAR, CO
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Irene Estabrooks

Irene Estabrooks, 87, died of cancer on June 11, 2022, in Baker City, Oregon. Irene, a resident of Baker City and a life-long resident of Las Animas, Colorado before moving to Baker City to live with her family, died surrounded in love with family by her side. Irene was proud...
LAS ANIMAS, CO
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Archive for June, 2022

The Lamar Utilities Board approved $37,608.28 in purchase orders this past Tuesday, June 28th, from a total of $48,432.54. The board paid bills for May amounting to $895,434.58 of which $803,263 was for the monthly power purchase from Arkansas River Power Authority. Light Plant Superintendent Houssin Hourieh told the board six bids were submitted […]
LAMAR, CO
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Lamar Utility Board Covers Finances on June Agenda

The Lamar Utilities Board approved $37,608.28 in purchase orders this past Tuesday, June 28th, from a total of $48,432.54. The board paid bills for May amounting to $895,434.58 of which $803,263 was for the monthly power purchase from Arkansas River Power Authority. Light Plant Superintendent Houssin Hourieh told the board...
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NRCS Schedules Local Work Group Meeting

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, (NRCS) gives notice that it will hold a Local Work Group meeting for Prowers Conservation District/Prowers County. This meeting is open to the public. The event will take place on Wednesday, July 20th, 2022 from 9am to 11am at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife...
LAMAR, CO
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Ronald "Ron" Scobee

Ronald “Ron” Scobee, 72, went home to be with the Lord on June 28, 2022. He was born in Lamar, Colorado on July 10, 1949, to Eugene and Alberta Joy Scobee. He grew up in the Walsh and Two Buttes area in southern Colorado. From the age of 5 to 18, he worked on his grandfather and father’s farms in the fields.
LAMAR, CO

Tarantula's? In La Junta, Colorado

Come along has Rich and Rachel explore La Junta, Colorado while hunting for TARANTULAS! Love you Fam!! The Steel One PO Box # 441186 Aurora, Co 80044-1186 If you send something, let me know because I don't check my PO box very often. The Steel One Merch! <a href="https://teespring.com/stores/the-steel-one-merch">https://teespring.com/stores/the-steel-one-merch</a> Facebook Group! <a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/748605672138789">https://www.facebook.com/groups/748605672138789</a>/ Twitter! <a href="https://twitter.com/thesteelone">https://twitter.com/thesteelone</a> Instagram! <a href="https://www.instagram.com/thesteelonetv/?hl=en">https://www.instagram.com/thesteelonetv/?hl=en</a>
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Lamar Council Discusses Tiny Homes Regulations, Accepts Brownsfield Grant

The Lamar City Council, under the June 27th consent agenda, approved Ordinance No. 1523 which amends the Lamar Municipal Code, encouraging the residents to enjoy and safely use North Gateway Park. The body of the ordinance pertains to an off-leash area for dogs at the park and use of a future designated archery range. Ordinance No. 1254 was also passed and sets a program for identifying and registering vacant commercial buildings and provides for the responsibilities of owners of vacant buildings and structures as well as to work to speed the rehabilitation of those properties. Ordinance No. 1255 annexes the Farm Credit of Southern Colorado property at 1301 East Olive Street into the boundaries of the City of Lamar.
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