Prowers County Colorado

Camp Amache
8:00 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Unearthing Amache: The story begins

Credit Angela Rueda

Denver University anthropology student, Anika Cook, shares her impression of the people who lived at Camp Amache and what she's learned so far.

My name is Anika Cook.  I'm an anthropology student at the University of Denver (DU).  DU is conducting a field school at Camp Amache.  The project is focused on researching, interpreting, and preserving the tangible history of Amache, one of ten WWII-era Japanese American internment camps.

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Camp Amache
8:00 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Unearthing Amache: A brief history lesson

http://www.amache.org/photo-archives/

The Granada War Relocation Center, also known as Camp Amache, was a Japanese American internment camp located just south of US Highway 50 about a mile west of the small, farming community of Granada, Colorado.  It is an agricultural area with a semi-arid climate.  The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad track lies just south of the camp.  

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Southeastern Colorado
8:00 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

High winds leave aftermath of destruction

Tree Damage on West Elm Street in LaMar
http://theprowersjournal.com/

Skies over southeast Colorado have cleared of the choking dust propelled by high winds, but the effects are evident.  Prowers County residents are dealing with the aftermath of fallen trees and dumpsters scattered like bowling pins.  More about the storm and its lingering effects are available from the Prowers Journal.

Strengthening Service
12:15 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Expanding public radio in SE Colorado

A map of the proposed expansion to the KCSE Lamar coverage area.

HPPR has had a presence in SE Colorado dating back to the mid 1980s and now we plan to expand and strengthen that service to the region.

Our objectives and benefits for this project are expansion and enhancement. This project has four primary objectives:

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Marijuana in Colorado
8:01 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Pot Industry Not Welcome in Prowers County

Commercial marijuana cultivation operation

  At a recent Prowers County, Colorado, Commissioner meeting, The Prowers Journal reported unanimous approval was given to an ordinance prohibiting marijuana cultivation facilities, manufacturing facilities, testing facilities, and retail stores within the unincorporated portions of the county.

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