Summer fun in the shade

Pioneer Photo     These youngsters enjoyed a relaxing Friday afternoon playing cards in the shade while sitting on the sidewalk along the 300 block of S. Main St., June 26. Pictured (clockwise from left) are Adwin Momaca, Aimee Trejo, Ashley Momaca and Emely Trejo.     Read More...

RRWCD meeting July 9 in Haxtun

    The Republican River Water Conservation District Board of Directors will hold its regular quarterly meeting Thursday, July 9, at the Haxtun Community Center, 125 E. Wilson St.
    Among the items on the agenda is approving the purchase of surface water rights with Bonny Company Trust.     Read More...

YC valuation going back up

    There is good news for the Yuma County government as it appears the county's assessed valuation will be up in 2015.
    Yuma County Assessor Cindy Taylor provided the estimated 2015 Valuation Notification during the Yuma County Commissioners' regular meeting, Tuesday, June 30.     Read More...

Tom's World: Reflections of being a father

    On June 17, 1976, I completed the course work for my Master’s program. On June 21st, my son was born. On June 22nd, I remember carrying him out of the hospital thinking, “How do you keep these little guys alive?” Fortunately for Grayson, his mother was nurturing and had excellent maternal instincts and he thrived.     Read More...

Firemen win another state racing title

Pictured above are Yuma volunteer firemen Trevor Neb, Gary Trute, Elmer Smith, Darcy Stallings, Jud Hall, Treat Heberlein, Dave Aagesen, Garrett Pickett and Zach Wall with all of the trophies they won at the state fire fighter races, last Saturday in Del Norte. (Pioneer Photo)    The Yuma Volunteer Fire Department continues to dominate the racing competition at the Colorado State Fire Fighters Association state convention.
    Yuma won the 6-Person overall championship for the third consecutive year, last Saturday at the CSFFA's 98th annual convention, held Tuesday through Saturday in Del Norte.     Read More...

U.S. Senators made stop in Yuma

    The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers held a wheat tour last Saturday with special guests United States Senators Bennet and Gardner. 
    Republican Wayne Allard began the tour in 1991 and it has become a tradition maintained by Colorado’s elected officials ever since.     Read More...

Search continues 10 years later for driver in fatal accident

Federico Orona-Trejo    It has been more than 10 years since a Yuma man lost his life in a two-vehicle accident a few miles east of Yuma.
    It also has been 10 years the driver of the other vehicle has eluded capture by law enforcement — but now the Colorado State Patrol has turned to social media to help bolster its continuing efforts to find Federico Orona-Trejo.     Read More...

Fair tickets

      Tickets for this year's Yuma County Fair are now available to the public.
Ticketed events are the PRCA Rodeos on August 4 and 5 and the Craig Wayne Boyd concert on Tuesday evening, August 4. Ticket prices remain at $10 for both rodeos, and $20 for reserved seating for the concert or $25 for standing room tickets.     Read More...

LEGAL NOTICES

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Estate of Lela Fern Korf, a/k/a Lela E. Korf and Lela Korf, Deceased Case Number 2015PR30024
All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to District Court of Yuma, County, Colorado on or before October 26, 2015, or the claims may be forever barred.
Barbara Rose Chrismer
4763 County Road 41
Yuma, CO 80759
First Date of Publication: June 25, 2015
Last Date of Publication: July 9, 2015
Name of Publication: The Yuma Pioneer, Inc.     Read More...

Newsflash

Fair singing tryouts July 20
The National Anthem Contest for the Yuma County Fair will be held July 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the rodeo arena, at the Yuma County Fairgrounds in Yuma. Contestants must be present to try out. There will be five singing engagement to fill, including the rodeos and parade. Please call Kim Latoski at 630-1615 with any questions.
 
Yuma County Fair Parade theme
The first Yuma County Fair was held in 1915, making this year’s the centennial fair. With that in mind the theme  for this year’s parade will be “Yuma County Fair, 100 Years Strong.” Registration forms will be available toward the end of June online at the Yuma and Wray Chamber websites, as well as at the Yuma County website, yumacounty.net.
 

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