Photo courtesy of Jim Powell PhotographyThe 2014 Yuma High School Junior/Senior Prom was held last Saturday with “The Roaring 20s” serving as the theme. Crowned the 2014 Prom King and Queen were Harrison Gillaspy and Savanna Neb.     Read More...

Shaw wins state science fair

Casey Shaw is pictured with his state science fair-winning project. (Courtesy Photo)     Casey Shaw was named First in Junior Animal Science at the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair held April 8-12 in Ft Collins.     Read More...

Brophy's gubernatorial effort over at assembly

    Greg Brophy's bid to be the Republican candidate for governor came to an end Saturday at the Colorado Republican State Assembly in Boulder.
    Brophy received 19-percent of the delegates' vote, falling short of being on the ballot for the June primary election. The state senator from Wray was one of six hopefuls for the GOP nomination.     Read More...

Gardner earns party nomination for senator

    Well-known candidates dropped out the Republcan race for U.S. Senate when Cory Gardner announced his candidacy earlier this year.
    However, it turns out there were still two others vying with Gardner for the party's nomination to take on incumbent Democrat Mark Udall in November: state Sen. Randy Baumgardner of Hot Sulphur Springs and Tom Janich of Adams County.     Read More...

Storm hit harder than anticipated

Pioneer Photo    Unexpected ferocity accompanied a winter storm that visited the region all day Sunday, bringing welcomed moisture but also many hassles.
    The forecast had been for some rain and a little snow, but it ended up being much more than that.     Read More...

Withrow has hearing, to be arraigned in May

Tyler Withrow    It has taken 19 months for the prosecution and defense to collect the evidence
to set in motion the procedure to formally charge Tyler Withrow with two counts
of first-degree murder of his mother, Dianne Withrow, 60, and grandmother Elva
Doddridge, 88, at their rural home north of Kirk on August 13, 2012.     Read More...

Broadband site for YC

      There’s a new website that Yuma County businesses and residential consumers need to check out. Yuma County Economic Development Corp (YCEDC) and the Yuma County Broadband Task Force have constructed a website that will be used as a broadband marketplace for Yuma County.     Read More...


There will be a public hearing on possible text amendments to the Yuma Zoning Ordinance to be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
Date of Publication: April 17, 2014
Name of Publication:  The Yuma Pioneer, Inc.    


Siren testing to begin April 11
Severe weather season is almost here, and in preparation for it the Yuma County Office Of Emergency Management will begin the weekly siren tests on Friday, April 11. The tests will be initiated by the W-Y Communications Center at approximately 8:30 a.m. and will last for 15-20 seconds. The tests will continue every Friday until October. For questions please call Roger Brown, Yuma County Emergency Preparedness director, at 848-3799 or 630-3799, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

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